CDC Investigates Lung-Related Deaths in Dentists

Recently, dental professionals have been reported as being diagnosed with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) and/or silicosis.  A study presented by the Centers for Disease Control showed a higher percentage of dental professionals being diagnosed with IPF than what would be expected in the public at large.  A link between your profession and IPF could mean that you are eligible for compensation under workers’ compensation in North Carolina.  Ward Black Law can help determine if you may have a valid workers’ compensation claim and assist you in pursuing benefits under the workers’ compensation system.

https://www.usnews.com/news/best-states/virginia/articles/2018-04-15/virginia-dentist-tips-off-cdc-to-dentists-with-rare-disease

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