Frequently Asked Questions – Mercury Exposure
How can one be exposed to mercury?
You can be exposed to mercury through occupational hazards, consumption of certain fish and shellfish, household items, and certain cosmetics.
What is mercury?
Mercury is a naturally occurring element found in the earth’s crust, air, soil, and water.
What are the health effects of mercury?
Mercury exposure can lead to severe health issues, including damage to the nervous, digestive, and immune systems, and harm to the lungs and kidneys.
Can mercury exposure be fatal?
Yes, in some cases, prolonged or acute mercury exposure can be fatal.
I work in a factory, how can I prevent mercury exposure?
Employers are legally obliged to provide safety measures to minimize exposure to harmful substances. Regular health check-ups and maintaining workplace safety protocols can prevent mercury poisoning.
How do Gianaris Trial Lawyers help injured parties?
Gianaris Trial Lawyers offers free consultation, detailed legal advice, and relentless representation to mercury poisoning victims actively seeking justice against negligent parties.
What is the process of filing a lawsuit for mercury?
The process involves gathering evidence of exposure and health impact, filing legal proceedings, and potentially going to trial. Gianaris Trial Lawyers can guide you through each step.
How long does a mercury exposure lawsuit take?
The timeline can vary depending on the specifics of the case. Our experienced lawyers work diligently to expedite the process wherever possible.
Can I still claim compensation if mercury exposure occurred years ago?
Yes, it’s possible depending on the statute of limitations in your jurisdiction. Get in touch with us to evaluate your case.
What if I can’t afford a lawyer?
Gianaris Trial Lawyers offers a free consultation, and we operate on a contingency basis – you don’t pay unless we win your case.
Who can be held liable for mercury exposure?
Various parties can be held liable depending on the case, such as employers, product manufacturers, or other third parties.
How do I contact Gianaris Trial Lawyers for a mercury exposure case?
You can reach out to Gianaris Trial Lawyers through our contact page or call us directly for a free consultation.