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Families of Workers Who Die From Diesel Exposure Aided by State

Posted 11/9/21

Seven years ago, in a breakthrough state Workers' Compensation case, the widow of a city Bus Maintainer was awarded death benefits because a judge found his death was caused by chronic exposure to diesel fumes.

Thanks to a law signed Oct. 29 by Governor Hochul, families who lost a spouse, parent or even grandparent to cancer under similar circumstances will have one year to file a claim.

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