Mercury Poisoning

Though present day instances of mercury poisoning are far less common than they were a hundred years ago, poisoning does still occur. Usually, individuals suffer mercury poisoning when they use a faulty or unsafe product that is not labeled as such.

Individuals who suffer mercury poisoning from using faulty products should learn more about how they can hold the responsible manufacturer accountable for their negligence by contacting the Sheboygan personal injury lawyers of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ® at (920) 459-8000.

Signs and Symptoms

Mercury poisoning occurs when an individual ingests mercury through eating it, breathing it, or coming in contact with it in another way. Common sources of mercury include thermometers, seafood, and fluorescent light bulbs.

When an individual has suffered from mercury poisoning, he or she will develop distinct symptoms that may include:

  • Excessive sweating
  • Itching and burning skin
  • Skin discoloration
  • Muscle weakness
  • Mental and behavioral changes

Individuals experiencing these symptoms should seek immediate medical attention, as it is possible to treat mercury poisoning and reduce its effects. After receiving treatment, individuals should attempt to identify the source of their poisoning.

If an individual can pinpoint the source of poisoning, he or she may be able to file a personal injury lawsuit against the responsible party.

Contact Us

Mercury poisoning is a serious illness that often results from negligence. If you or someone you love suffered mercury poisoning as a result of a dangerous product, contact the Sheboygan mercury poisoning attorneys of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ® at (920) 459-8000 today.