Perchloroethylene, better known as PCE or PERC, is a chemical that is commonly used in dry cleaning. The EPA has labeled the chemical as a carcinogen. Exposure to this chemical can also lead to other serious health effects and even death. People who have medical conditions due to the exposure to PCE – PERC should get legal advice. Medical Claim Legal can help you get the advice you need to make sure you are properly compensated.
The Clean Air Act
Created in 1970, the Clean Air Act requires the EPA to regulate air emissions from factories and companies. Perchloroethylene is one of the main chemicals that is regulated. Companies that emit in excess of the allowed amount are in direct violation of the Act and legally liable for the damages they cause.
Effects of PCE – PERC Exposure
Long and short term exposure to PCE – PERC has serious health effects. According to the U.S. National Library of Medicine, the following are common side effects from exposure to the chemical:
- damage to central nervous system
- respiratory failure
- memory loss
- skin, colon, lung, larynx, bladder and urogenital tract
Why Medical Claim Legal is Right for Your Case
Exposure to dry cleaning chemicals can be very harmful. Medical Claim Legal can use its network of lawyers to make sure you get the representation you deserve. If you or a loved one have been affected by unsafe PCE – PERC levels, you could be entitled to compensation. Contact Medical Claim Legal for a free consultation today.
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