Black Lung Disease And Workers Compensation
If you work in a coal-related industry, you are at risk for a debilitating condition called black lung disease. You may qualify for compensation for your disease from your employer, even if you no longer are working. Read on for more information about this disease and how to be compensated for your illness. What Causes Black Lung Disease? Inhalation of coal dust causes black lung disease, and it affects workers who work not only underground, but also above ground.