Corpus Christi Mercury Poisoning Attorneys
Mercury exposure at certain levels can cause serious harm to people. Dangerous mercury exposure has serious effects on the brain, respiratory system, cardiovascular system, kidneys, and immune system. Property owners have a duty to prevent mercury exposure on their premises. When they fail in this duty, they can be held liable for the resulting injuries.
If you have been exposed to mercury due to a property owner’s negligence, you have options. A skilled premises liability attorney can help you pursue compensation for any injury or illness you have experienced due to mercury poisoning.
The lawyers at Brunkenhoefer, P.C. Injury Attorneys have been fighting for injury victims since 1976. We know the profound difference that financial compensation can make toward victims’ recovery, so we fight to help injury victims seek the maximum amount possible. Our lawyers have been named to the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum due to the massive settlements that we have secured for our clients.
If someone else’s carelessness has caused you harm, don’t try to seek a settlement without the help of a skilled injury lawyer. Our team leads with integrity and compassion, guiding you through every step of the process. Call us today at (361) 888-8808 to discuss your situation with a member of our Corpus Christi team.
Do I Need A Mercury Poisoning Lawyer?
Unfortunately, the effects of mercury poisoning can be severe, potentially leading to respiratory failure and even death. The immune system, heart, brain, kidneys, and lungs are all vulnerable to damage from prolonged or concentrated exposure to mercury. As such, victims of poisoning often need medical attention to stabilize and treat their condition. Hospital bills and treatment expenses subject victims and their families to undue financial strain. A lawyer can help you fight to make sure that the party responsible for your condition is the one who gets the bill for your medical costs.
Victims whose lives have been disrupted by an injury or illness are often not looking to complicate their lives further while they recover. Many accident victims believe that involving a lawyer will only make the situation messier. The good news for accident victims is that a lawyer often eases the situation by helping them get a better settlement faster. Your lawyer will investigate your case, negotiate with insurance agents, and even take your case to trial for you while you focus on your recovery.
Why Hire Brunkenhoefer, P.C. Injury Attorneys to Handle My Case?
The lawyers at Brunkenhoefer, P.C. Injury Attorneys have over 80 years of combined experience. We understand all of the strategies that insurance agents and defense attorneys use, and we know what it takes to fight your case and win. Many people seek our counsel in the midst of truly difficult situations. Though we can’t undo the pain that you have suffered through, we will lead with compassion and fight for the best possible results. We have recovered millions of dollars for our past clients and we are ready to do the same for you.
Cases We Handle
Mercury can be found in a variety of household and industrial items like thermometers, thermostats, and light bulbs. Mercury poisoning symptoms vary depending on the type of exposure. If mercury dissipates into the air and is breathed in, victims may experience the following:
- Severe cough
- Trouble breathing
- Swollen gums
- Bleeding gums
- Mouth tastes like metal
This often occurs when a CFL lightbulb breaks and is cleaned up improperly.
Different symptoms can occur is mercury is swallowed. These symptoms include:
- Stomach ache
- Throat burning
Exposure to mercury over a prolonged period of time can cause severe damage to the nervous system. Some symptoms of chronic mercury exposure are:
- Skin numbness
- Tingling feeling on the skin
- Impaired ability to walk
- Involuntary shaking
- Seeing double
- Loss of memory
If you believe you may be suffering from mercury poisoning, seek immediate medical attention. Then, contact a lawyer from Brunkenhoefer, P.C. Injury Attorneys. We can investigate to determine whether a negligent property owner allowed you to become exposed, and help you hold them financially accountable. With our help, you may be able to recover money to pay for your medical expenses, lost wages, rehabilitative costs, disability, and pain and suffering. If your loved one passed away after mercury exposure, we can help you pursue a wrongful death claim to recover compensation for funeral expenses and loss of support, among other losses.
A Corpus Christi Lawyer Will Fight For You
The effects of mercury poisoning can be devastating. If your mercury poisoning injuries were the fault of a property owner, they should be held accountable for their negligence. The premises liability attorneys at Brunkenhoefer, P.C. Injury Attorneys have what it takes to fight for you and win. We work on a contingency fee basis, so you won’t owe any fees until we win your case. To speak with us about your situation, call us today at (361) 888-8808.