Construction Workers

Dust and Fume Injuries

The list of health hazards involved in construction work is lengthy. One of the chief dangers is prolonged exposure to harmful dust, fumes, gases and vapors. It is far from uncommon for exposure to these dangerous substances to result in chronic illness, serious injury, disability, and sometimes even death. Examples of hazardous fumes and dust would be: lead, silica, cadmium, carbon monoxide, welding fumes and spray paint.

A vast array of construction workers and contractors are exposed to excessive amounts of hazardous dust and fumes. Drywall installers frequently inhale plaster dust; Carpet layers are exposed to glue vapors; Roofers are exposed to tar; Drillers and excavating and loading machine operators are exposed to silica dust; Pipe-fitters face exposure to lead fumes; Insulation workers face contact with asbestos; Painters experience excessive contact with spray paint fumes and solvent vapors. The list is endless, and virtually no area of the profession is shielded from these dangers.

If you or a loved one has sustained a work injury related to the inhalation of a harmful substance or any other workplace hazard, it is in your best interest to speak with an experienced Construction Site Accident Lawyer as soon as possible to understand your rights and options.

Greater Boston Construction Site Injury Lawyers at Altman & Altman, LLP

For over 40 years, the Greater Boston Law Firm of Altman & Altman, LLP has been representing injured workers with great success throughout the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Our attorneys will carefully evaluate your case and will seek compensation on your behalf through a Personal Injury Lawsuit and/or a Workers' Compensation Claim.

At Altman & Altman LLP, our lawyers will be clear and direct with you. We will create the perfect strategy based on the facts and circumstances of your case. With decades of experience, we have a thorough understanding of the law and its intricacies. We will explore every avenue available and will handle every aspect of your Lawsuit and Workers' Compensation Claim in order to ensure that you and your family receive the compensation that you are entitled to. Our dedicated Greater Boston Construction Site Injury Lawyers provide our clients with the zealous advocacy that they deserve, and we approach every case with passion and eagerness.


If you or a loved one has become sick or injured from inhaling dust or fumes, please Contact Us to schedule a Free Initial Consultation with one of our experienced Attorneys. We are available twenty-four hours per day, seven days a week to answer all of your questions and address all of your concerns. Call our outstanding professionals at 617.492.3000 or 800.481.6199 toll-free, or Contact Us Online for a free consultation. Our attorneys and staff are fluent in a variety of different languages. All consultations are completely confidential.

Client Reviews
★★★★★
ALTMAN AND ALTMAN LLPDavid was very aggressive and professional with the insurance companies in this settlement of this case. He kept me up to date on a regular basis through the whole process. I can't thank David and his staff enough and strongly recommend them to anyone.
★★★★★
ALTMAN AND ALTMAN LLPOn the behalf of all the Bikers in Massachusetts .... Dave Altman is the man you want representing you. He treats you like family from day 1. His team will recovers any and all damages you are entitled too. Tell him Kathy sent you.
★★★★★
ALTMAN AND ALTMAN LLPRick Floor is who I often to go to and he is amazing! Great customer service, and always exceeds my expectations but the whole office is always pleasant and helpful when I call or walk in!
★★★★★
ALTMAN AND ALTMAN LLPI am not very good at words. I was involved in a horrible accident. David and his team (Thank You Asia & Rick) are wonderful, talented and compassionate. If it were not for their help, I don’t believe the outcome would be as good as it is. I am glad my case is settled, Altman & Altman are my go to team from now on. Thank you so very much.
★★★★★
ALTMAN AND ALTMAN LLPExceptional team of attorneys, very helpful and knowledgeable.