Escanaba Blastomycosis Outbreak

Blastomycosis Outbreak at Escanaba Billerud Paper Mill

An outbreak of blastomycosis (frequently referred to as blasto) has occurred at a paper mill in Escanaba, Michigan, causing illness and the hospitalization of several employees. Blastomycosis is a fungal infection that can be acquired by inhaling spores from contaminated soil or organic matter. It’s believed that workers at the paper mill were exposed to the fungal spores through their work environment.

Workers' Compensation Attorney Can Help

If you or someone you know has been affected by the blastomycosis outbreak at the Billerud Escanaba paper mill, you may be eligible for workers' compensation benefits. Workers' compensation is a type of insurance that provides benefits to employees who are injured or become ill in the course of their employment.

Experienced Legal Representation for Blastomycosis Cases

Navigating the workers' compensation claims process can be challenging and complex, especially in the case of a blastomycosis outbreak. That's why it's essential to seek experienced legal representation. Attorney Sam Larrabee is one of only a few workers' compensation attorneys in Michigan with experience and success handling blastomycosis cases. He will work with you every step of the way to ensure your rights are protected, and you receive the medical care and financial support you need to recover.

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If you or a loved one have been affected by the blastomycosis outbreak at the Billerud Escanaba paper mill, don't hesitate to contact Upper Michigan Law today. Schedule a free consultation with Sam Larrabee and learn how we can help you.

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