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An Occupational Disease That Manifests Less Than 300 Weeks After a Worker’s Last Exposure to its Cause is Subject to Workers’ Compensation Law

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Pennsylvania’s Supreme Court recently heard an appeal concerning a former auto shop worker. His claim involved toxic benzene exposure. The claim had been barred under the state’s workers’ compensation law. What needed to be resolved is whether or not his disease could have begun earlier to trigger an exemption to the law.  The claimant, John […]