In national news:

The Center for Public Integrity has published another piece in its “Unequal Risk” series about workplace hazards. “Disease Victims Often Shut Out of Comp System” highlights several individuals and their struggle to receive benefits for occupational diseases due to chemical exposure. In many cases, the legal burden, especially reporting requirements that set deadlines for the filing the claim based on the date of last exposure rather than the onset of the occupational disease, can be too much for families seeking benefits.

Read the investigation here.

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