can I sue my employer for creating an unsafe work environment
Question Details: I work for home depot in the tool rental dept. for approx. 3 years ,I have been cleaning sanding machines in an unventilated area, which caused me to develope andeocarcinome cancer. In march of 2009 I had lung surgury to remove most of my lung. since the company has known of this problem with dust for about 5 years
It sounds like you may, indeed, have a case. You should contact a personal injury attorney who specializes in lung diseases (like mesothelioma, emphyzema, etc.) and have him or her evaluate the facts of your situation. You can find personal injury attorneys on www.attorneypages.com or contact your local bar association for some names.
The Answer(s) provided above are for general information only. The attorney providing the answer was not serving as the attorney for the person submitting the question or in any attorney-client relationship with such person. Laws may vary from state to state, and sometimes change. Tiny variations in the facts, or a fact not set forth in a question, often can change a legal outcome or an attorney's conclusion. Although AttorneyPages.com has verified the attorney was admitted to practice law in at least one jurisdiction, he or she may not be authorized to practice law in the jurisdiction referred to in the question, nor is he or she necessarily experienced in the area of the law involved. Unlike the information in the Answer(s) above, upon which you should NOT rely, for personal advice you can rely upon we suggest you go to AttorneyPages.com
and retain an attorney to represent you.