Chemical Exposure Job Injury

I work for a startup biotech / pharmaceutical company. After I few months I started to feel 'less than myself'.

I was a vibrant, active young woman who all of a sudden had severe headaches, decreased appetite, exhaustion, increased thirst, and hair loss.

I complained repeatedly about smelling chemical odors and about the fact that one lab was located 5 feet from the lobby (where I worked 8 hours a day.)

After going to 2 doctors I was diagnosed with chemical exposure and have been out of work since Halloween.

The workers compensation insurer (Liberty Mutual) has denied the claim based on further testing; well, it has been 6 weeks and Liberty Mutual hasn't done a damn thing. I am now out of work on an unpaid 'leave of absence'.

I am incensed at Liberty Mutual and their lack of concern for employees who are injured at work.



Important Notice

These stories represent the experiences and opinions of individual workers, and do not necessarily represent the views of Worker's Compensation Insurance . com, its owners or administrators. There can be great value in learining from the experiences of others, but nothing on this site constitutes legal or medical advice. If you require legal or medical assistance, please consult a licensed legal or medical professional in your state.