Air Force Veterans Mesothelioma Lawsuits
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Air Force Veterans and Mesothelioma Claims
Military Workers AFH-AFR
U. S. Air Force Veterans that have been diagnosed with Mesothelioma or any Asbestos related diseases may be eligible to receive compensation from responsible asbestos companies and manufacturers.
Air Force Veterans who served in the Armed Forces are being diagnosed with Mesothelioma and other asbestos related diseases. Most Veterans do not start showing asbestos related symptoms until 10-50 years after their initial exposure. Asbestos exposure is responsible for approximately 10,000 deaths each year in the United States. From 1930 through 1980 U. S. Air Force planes were built with parts containing toxic asbestos.
From the 1930s to the 1970s, many U.S. Air Force planes were constructed with parts containing asbestos, such as engines, brakes, wiring and other materials that needed to be insulated from the extreme heat. Asbestos was used in Air Force base buildings and base housing used by Air Force service members and their families.
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Air Force Mesothelioma Facts
- The U. S. Air Force (USAF) was founded in 1907 as the air power division of U. S. Army.
- The U. S. Air Force broke away from the U. S. Army in 1947.
- Because asbestos has an ability to withstand extreme heat, it was used widely throughout the U. S. Military.
- The U. S. Armed Forces used asbestos-containing products in ships, aircraft, buildings, barracks, mess halls, and other military facilities.
- The Department of Veterans Affairs states that there are over 25 million Americans that have previously served in the U.S. Military.
- USAF Veterans were also exposed to asbestos working in aviation crash crews and when fighting fires and rescuing personnel from burning planes.
- Asbestos was found in the Eagle Ridge housing area on Ellsworth Air Force Base after a recent inspection of military housing.
Many Air Force Veterans diagnosed with Mesothelioma have complained that they were not given any warning, training or respiratory protective gear when handling, installing, loading, repairing, or removing asbestos-containing products.
The Navy Surgeon General became aware In 1939 that asbestosis was being caused by extended asbestos exposure to Veterans yet the Navy continued its use of asbestos for 4 more decades. U. S. regulations on asbestos exposure began in the late 1970s. Because of its long latency period asbestos-related diseases like Mesothelioma cancer has made Veterans sick through no fault of their own. U. S. Courts are now holding asbestos companies and manufacturers that exposed Veterans to the toxic asbestos dust and fibers accountable by awarding mesothelioma victims large settlements for their pain and suffering.
U. S. Branches of Service and Asbestos Exposure
Air Force Trade Workers and Asbestos Exposure
Air Force Workers AFH-AFR
More than 4.1 million people in the United States suffer a workplace injury or occupational illness each year.
|Air Force Heating AC System Installers||Air Force Navigational Aids Technicians|
|Air Force Heating Facility Maintenance Workers||Air Force Navigational Workers|
|Air Force Heating Installers||Air Force Navigators|
|Air Force Heating System Installers||Air Force Network System Maintainers|
|Air Force Heavy Mobile Equipment Mechanics||Air Force Network System Operators|
|Air Force Heavy Construction Equipment Workers||Air Force NFO Jet Mechanics|
|Air Force Helicopter Engine Mechanics||Air Force NG – SIGINT Exploitation Technicians|
|Air Force Helicopter Maintenance Apprentices||Air Force Nose Gunners|
|Air Force Helicopter Repairers||Air Force Nuclear Engineers|
|Air Force Hoist Operators||Air Force Nuclear Missile Operations Officers|
|Air Force Holds Workers||Air Force Observation Aircraft Mechanics|
|Air Force Hoopers||Air Force Observation Engine Mechanics|
|Air Force Hospital Workers||Air Force Observation Jet Engine Mechanics|
|Air Force Hull Maintenance Workers||Air Force Officers|
|Air Force Hull Operators||Air Force Oil Fitters|
|Air Force Hull Workers||Air Force Oil Tanker Workers|
|Air Force Hydraulic System Workers||Air Force Oil Workers|
|Air Force Hydraulic Workers||Air Force Oilers|
|Air Force Hydrodynamics Workers||Air Force Operation Workers|
|Air Force Hydrostatics Workers||Air Force Operations Equipment Mechanics|
|Air Force ICBM Launch Facilities Workers||Air Force Operators|
|Air Force ICBM Missile Workers||Air Force Ordnance Corps Workers|
|Air Force ICBM Weapon System Workers||Air Force Ordnance Depot Workers|
|Air Force Industry Workers||Air Force Ordnance Disposal Specialists|
|Air Force Information System Agency||Air Force Ordnance Equipment Mechanics|
|Air Force Inspection Schedulers||Air Force Ordnance Fuse Laboratory Workers|
|Air Force Inspection Workers||Air Force Ordnance Handling Experts|
|Air Force Inspectors||Air Force Ordnance Materials Service Workers|
|Air Force Installation Specialists||Air Force Ordnance Materials Workers|
|Air Force Instillation Installers||Air Force Ordnance Mechanics|
|Air Force Instructors||Air Force Ordnance Plant Workers|
|Air Force Instrumentman||Air Force Ordnance Repairers|
|Air Force Insulation Installers||Air Force Ordnance Technical Workers|
|Air Force Insulation Workers||Air Force Ordnance Technicians|
|Air Force Insulators||Air Force Ordnance Test Station Workers|
|Air Force Integral Fuel Workers||Air Force Ordnance Testers|
|Air Force Intelligence Agency||Air Force Ordnance Workers|
|Air Force Intelligence Analysts||Air Force Overhauling Workers|
|Air Force Intelligence Officers||Air Force Painters|
|Air Force Intelligence Operations Specialists||Air Force Pallet Truck Workers|
|Air Force Intelligence Technicians||Air Force Parachutist Training Workers|
|Air Force Intelligence Workers||Air Force Pavement Equipment Workers|
|Air Force Intercept Controllers||Air Force Pavements Workers|
|Air Force Intercontinental Ballistic Missile Workers||Air Force Personnel Apprentices|
|Air Force Interdiction Agents||Air Force Personnel Officers|
|Air Force Interpreters||Air Force Personnel Transport Workers|
|Air Force Iron Workers||Air Force Personnel Workers|
|Air Force Ironfitters||Air Force Pest Management Workers|
|Air Force Jamming Pod Mechanics||Air Force Petroleum Workers|
|Air Force Janitors||Air Force Photographers|
|Air Force Jeep Mechanics||Air Force Physicians|
|Air Force Jet Base Workers||Air Force Physicists|
|Air Force Jet Engine Mechanics||Air Force Pilots|
|Air Force Jet Fuel Workers||Air Force Pipe Coverers|
|Air Force Jet Mechanics||Air Force Pipe Installers|
|Air Force Jet-Engine Mechanics||Air Force Pipe Insulators|
|Air Force Job Workers||Air Force Pipefitters|
|Air Force Junkyard Operators||Air Force Pipes Workers|
|Air Force Laggers||Air Force Plane Builders|
|Air Force Lagging Operators||Air Force Plane Cabin Pressurization Workers|
|Air Force Lagging Workers||Air Force Plane Captains|
|Air Force Landing Gear Mechanics||Air Force Plane Mechanics|
|Air Force Landing Gear Workers||Air Force Plant Maintenance Workers|
|Air Force Lathe Cutting Workers||Air Force Plant Workers|
|Air Force Launch Control Inspectors||Air Force Platform Workers|
|Air Force Launch Control System Inspectors||Air Force Plumbers|
|Air Force Launch Control System Maintenance Workers||Air Force Port Engineers|
|Air Force Launch Control System Operators||Air Force Port Workers|
|Air Force Launch Control System Workers||Air Force Portable Air Defense System Workers|
|Air Force Launch Rocket System Crewmembers||Air Force Porters|
|Air Force Launch Workers||Air Force Postal Apprentices|
|Air Force Launcher Equipment Workers||Air Force Post-Flight Inspectors|
|Air Force Launching Workers||Air Force Precision Grinding Workers|
|Air Force Leaderman||Air Force Precision Measurement Equipment Workers|
|Air Force Leadman||Air Force Pre-Flight Equipment Inspectors|
|Air Force Liaison Service Officers||Air Force Pressurized Cable System Workers|
|Air Force Loaders||Air Force Pressurized Cable Workers|
|Air Force Loadmasters||Air Force Preventive Maintenance Workers|
|Air Force Logistics Officers||Air Force Processing Station Commanders|
|Air Force Logistics Plans Specialists||Air Force Production Assemblers|
|Air Force Logistics Workers||Air Force Propeller Workers|
|Air Force Machine Assemblers||Air Force Propulsion System Workers|
|Air Force Machine Gun Workers||Air Force Propulsion Workers|
|Air Force Machine Gunners||Air Force Public Health Officers|
|Air Force Machine Operators||Air Force Pump Workers|
|Air Force Machine Shop Workers||Air Force Pursers|
|Air Force Machinery Repairman||Air Force Quartermaster Officers|
|Air Force Machinery System Workers||Air Force Quartermasters|
|Air Force Machinery Workers||Air Force Radar Base Workers|
|Air Force Machinist Mates||Air Force Radar Control Station Workers|
|Air Force Machinists||Air Force Radar Man|
|Air Force Machinists Mates||Air Force Radar Operators|
|Air Force Maintenance Analysts||Air Force Radar Repairers|
|Air Force Maintenance Crews Workers||Air Force Radar Site Workers|
|Air Force Maintenance Man||Air Force Radar Sonar Technicians|
|Air Force Maintenance Mechanics||Air Force Radar Sonar Workers|
|Air Force Maintenance Officers||Air Force Radar Station Workers|
|Air Force Maintenance Warrant Officers||Air Force Radar Technicians|
|Air Force Maintenance Workers||Air Force Radar Workers|
|Air Force Mammal Commission||Air Force Radio Broadcasting Apprentices|
|Air Force Master Machinists||Air Force Radio Communications Apprentices|
|Air Force Materials Engineers||Air Force Radio Communications Repairers|
|Air Force Materials Transport Workers||Air Force Radio Equipment Operators|
|Air Force Mates||Air Force Radio Operators|
|Air Force Mechanics||Air Force Radio Relay Squadron Mechanics|
|Air Force Medical Corp Workers||Air Force Radio Squadron Mobile Equipment Workers|
|Air Force Medical Materiel Specialists||Air Force Radioman|
|Air Force Mess Hall Cooks||Air Force Railroad Workers|
|Air Force Mess Hall Workers||Air Force Railway Gun Workers|
|Air Force Messboy||Air Force Railway Operations Crew Members|
|Air Force Messman||Air Force Railway Operations Crewmember|
|Air Force Metalsmiths||Air Force Reactor Engineers|
|Air Force METOC Observer Workers||Air Force Rebuilders|
|Air Force MI System Maintainer Integrator||Air Force Wrecker Company Workers|
|Air Force Military Ship Builders||Air Force Wrecking Workers|
|Air Force Mine Excavators||Air Force Wrecker Crew Workers|
|Air Force Mine Exploders||Air Force Wrecking Workers|
|Air Force Missile Assemblers||Air Force Reconnaissance Aircraft Mechanics|
|Air Force Missile Assembly Workers||Air Force Reconnaissance Aircraft Workers|
|Air Force Missile Crew Members||Air Force Reconnaissance Engine Mechanics|
|Air Force Missile Electronic Maintenance Specialists||Air Force Reconnaissance Jet Engine Mechanics|
|Air Force Missile Facilities Workers||Air Force Reconnaissance Man|
|Air Force Missile Inspectors||Air Force Reconnaissance Mechanics|
|Air Force Missile Maintenance Workers||Air Force Reconnaissance Squadron Mechanics|
|Air Force Missile Maintenance Apprentices||Air Force Reconnaissance Workers|
|Air Force Missile Maintenance Officers||Air Force Records Officers|
|Air Force Missile Maintenance Specialists||Air Force Recovery Officers|
|Air Force Missile Officers||Air Force Refitters|
|Air Force Missile Operations Officers||Air Force Refitting Workers|
|Air Force Missile Operations System Workers||Air Force Refrigeration Mechanics|
|Air Force Missile System Engineers||Air Force Refuel Bomber Aircraft Maintenance Workers|
|Air Force Missile Technicians||Air Force Refueled Transport Workers|
|Air Force Missile Warning System Workers||Air Force Refueling Bomber Aircraft Maintenance Workers|
|Air Force Missile Workers||Air Force Refueling Maintenance Workers|
|Air Force Missiles Assemblers||Air Force Refueling Observers|
|Air Force Mission Support Officers||Air Force Refueling Workers|
|Air Force Mission System Specialists||Air Force Renovation Workers|
|Air Force Missile Software Engineers||Air Force Renovators|
|Air Force Mobile Gun Weapon System||Air Force Repair Builders|
|Air Force Mobility Officers||Air Force Repair Facility Workers|
|Air Force Mobility Support Squadron||Air Force Repair Riggers|
|Air Force Morse Intercept Operators||Air Force Repair Station Workers|
|Air Force Mortar System Workers||Air Force Repair Workers|
|Air Force Mortuary Affairs Specialists||Air Force Repair Yard Workers|
|Air Force Motor Generator Workers||Air Force Repairman|
|Air Force Motor Machinist Mates||Air Force Rescue Helicopter Aircraft Mechanics|
|Air Force Munitions Maintenance Officers||Air Force Rescue Helicopter Engine Mechanics|
|Air Force Munitions System Specialists||Air Force Rescue Helicopter Mechanics|
|Air Force Munitions System Workers||Air Force Rescue Swimmers|
|Air Force Munitions Transport Workers||Air Force Rescue Workers|
|Air Force NASA Launch Workers||Air Force Reserve Pilots|
|Air Force Navigation Crew Workers||Air Force Retro Fitting Workers|
|Air Force Navigation Equipment Maintainers||Air Force Rifleman|
|Air Force Navigation Equipment Repairers||Air Force Riggers|
|Air Force Navigation Equipment Workers||Air Force Rocket Chillers|
|Air Force Navigation Maintenance Workers||Air Force Rocket Launch System Repairers|
|Air Force Navigation Specialists||Air Force Rocket Launch System Workers|
|Air Force Navigation System Specialists||Air Force Rocket Launch Workers|
|Air Force Navigation System Workers||Air Force Rocket Launcher Equipment Workers|
Air Force and Asbestos Exposure
|Air Combat Command (ACC)||Air Force National Security Emergency Preparedness Agency|
|Air Education and Training Command||Air Force News Agency (AFNEWS)|
|Air Education and Training Command (AETC)||Air Force Office of Scientific Research|
|Air Force Academy||Air Force Office of Special Investigations|
|Air Force Administration Buildings,||Air Force Office of Survivor Assistance|
|Air Force Agency for Modeling and Simulation||Air Force Oil Fields|
|Air Force Air Education and Training Command||Air Force Personnel Center|
|Air Force Air Station||Air Force Power Plants|
|Air Force Air Training Command||Air Force Radar Site|
|Air Force Aircraft Repair Facilities||Air Force Radar Stations|
|Air Force Aytos Logistics Center||Air Force Research Laboratory|
|Air Force Armament Museum||Air Force Reserve Command|
|Air Force Audit Agency||Air Force Reserve Command (AFRC)|
|Air Force Bands||Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps (AFROTC)|
|Air Force Barracks||Air Force Reserve Personnel Center|
|Air Force Base Conversion Agency||Air Force Reserves|
|Air Force Base Squadrons||Air Force Safety Center|
|Air Force Bases||Air Force Services Agency|
|Air Force Center for Environmental Excellence||Air Force Space and Missile Museum|
|Air Force Civil Engineer Support Agency||Air Force Space Command (AFSPC)|
|Air Force Colonel Matters Office||Air Force Space Command: Air Force Flying Tigers|
|Air Force Communications Agency||Air Force Space Museum|
|Air Force Dental Clinic||Air Force Special Operations Command (AFSOC)|
|Air Force Dispensary||Air Force Storage Facility|
|Air Force Fire Stations||Air Force Studies and Analyses Agency|
|Air Force Flight Test Museum||Air Force Technical Applications Center|
|Air Force Fuel Storage Tanks||Air Force Weather Agency|
|Air Force Global Strike Command (AFGSC)||Air Force Yard Fuel Annex|
|Air Force Hangars||Air Force Yard Fuel Depot|
|Air Force Historical Re Agency||Air Force Yard Fuel Depot Annex|
|Air Force Historical Research Agency||Air Mobility Command (AMC)|
|Air Force History Support Office||Air National Guard|
|Air Force Hospitals||Army Air Corps Technical School – Building 898|
|Air Force Housing||Competitive Sourcing|
|Air Force HQ Air Intelligence Agency||Department of the Air Force|
|Air Force Information Warfare Center||Department of the Air Force Homepage|
|Air Force Inspection Agency||Field Operating Agencies|
|Air Force Installations||Headquarters United States Air Force|
|Air Force Intelligence Agency||Information Systems Division|
|Air Force Logistics Management Agency||Major Commands (MAJCOMs)|
|Air Force Major Command (MAJCOM)||Museum of the United States Air Force|
|Air Force Manpower & Innovation Agency||National Museum of the United States Air Force|
|Air Force Manpower Readiness Flight||Pacific Air Forces (PACAF)|
|Air Force Materiel Command||Programs Integration Division|
|Air Force Materiel Command (AFMC)||Requirements Determination & Utilization|
|Air Force Medical Support Agency||Technical Guidance, Modeling & Simulation|
|Air Force Military Base||U.S. Air Force Office of Special Investigations (OSI)|
|Air Force Military Hospitals||U.S. Air Forces in Europe|
|Air Force Mobility Command||United States Air Force Academy|
|Air Force Motor Pools||United States Air Forces in Europe (USAFE)|
|Air Force Museum Aircraft Galleries||USAF Aircraft Maintenance Stations|
|Air Force Museums||USAF Personnel Center|
Air Force Veterans and Asbestos Exposure
Asbestos is most dangerous when inhaled or ingested. Most Air Force Veterans are particularly at risk because they worked on building and demolition projects that exposed them to asbestos fibers and dust. It was nearly impossible to avoid coming into to contact with asbestos if you worked on military construction sites.
Most Air Force Veterans were daily exposed to toxic asbestos dust and fibers where they inhaled and ingested them without any protection in their workplace. Families of workers and other Most Air Force Veterans that were exposed to asbestos secondhand are also developing Mesothelioma and other asbestos-related disease.
Many Most Air Force Veterans diagnosed with Mesothelioma have complained that they were not given any warning, training or respiratory protective gear when handling, installing, loading, repairing, or removing asbestos-containing products.
Air Force Veterans Have the Right to sue Manufacturers that exposed them to Asbestos.
Air Force Vehicles and Asbestos Exposure
|Air Force Aircraft Trailers||Air Force Light Tractors|
|Air Force Ambulances||Air Force Light Trailers|
|Air Force Amphibious Cargo Carriers||Air Force Light Wheeled Tractors|
|Air Force Armored Cars||Air Force Locomotives|
|Air Force Armored Personnel Carriers||Air Force Medium Tanks|
|Air Force Armored Trailers||Air Force Mortar Motor Carriages|
|Air Force Armored Vehicles||Air Force Motor Pool|
|Air Force Artillery Tractors||Air Force Motor Scooters|
|Air Force Boarhound Armored Cars||Air Force Motor Toboggans|
|Air Force Bomb Trailers||Air Force Motorcycle with Sidecars|
|Air Force Bomb Truck||Air Force Motorcycles|
|Air Force Bulldozers||Air Force Mount Trailers|
|Air Force Cargo Carriers||Air Force Multiple Gun Motor Carriages|
|Air Force Cargo Sleds||Air Force Ordnance Tractors|
|Air Force Cargo Vans||Air Force Otter cargo Carriers|
|Air Force Cars||Air Force Passenger Cars|
|Air Force Chemical Trailers||Air Force Personnel Carriers|
|Air Force Combat Car Trainers||Air Force Plotting Room Trailers|
|Air Force Combat Cars||Air Force Rail Tractors|
|Air Force Cranes||Air Force Scooters|
|Air Force Cross Country Carriers||Air Force Scout Cars|
|Air Force Cross Country Cars||Air Force Semitrailers|
|Air Force Director Trailers||Air Force Sherman Vehicles|
|Air Force Flame Thrower Tanks||Air Force Shop Trailers|
|Air Force Gama Goats||Air Force Snow Tractors|
|Air Force Gasoline Tankers||Air Force Snow Trailers|
|Air Force Generator Trailers||Air Force Station Wagons|
|Air Force GMC Fisher Tanks||Air Force Swinging Boom Cranes|
|Air Force GMC Tanks||Air Force Tank Bulldozers|
|Air Force Greyhound Buses||Air Force Tank Destroyers|
|Air Force Gun Motor Carriages||Air Force Tank Dozers|
|Air Force Gunnery Trainer Tanks||Air Force Tanks|
|Air Force Half Track Cars||Air Force Tractor Cranes|
|Air Force Halftracks||Air Force Tractors|
|Air Force Heavy Tractors||Air Force Trains|
|Air Force High Speed Tractors||Air Force Transport Vehicles|
|Air Force Instrument Trailers||Air Force Universal Carriers|
|Air Force Jeeps||Air Force Walker Bulldog Cadillacs|
|Air Force Light Ordnance Tractors||Air Force Water Tankers|
|Air Force Light Tanks||Air Force Water Tanks|
Air Force Ranks and Asbestos Exposure
|Air Force 1st LT||Air Force Master Sergeant|
|Air Force 1st Sergeant||Air Force Nurse Corps|
|Air Force 2nd LT||Air Force Officer|
|Air Force Academy Cadets||Air Force Private First Class|
|Air Force Brigadier General||Air Force PVT 1|
|Air Force Cadets||Air Force PVT 2|
|Air Force Captain||Air Force Sergeant|
|Air Force Chaplain||Air Force Sergeant First Class|
|Air Force Colonel||Air Force Sergeant Major|
|Air Force Corporal||Air Force Staff Sergeant|
|Air Force Generals||Air Force Veterans|
|Air Force Lieutenant||Air Force WACS|
|Air Force Lt Colonel||Air Force Woman Veterans|
|Air Force LT General||Air Force Women Fliers|
|Air Force Major||USAF Airman|
|Air Force Major General||USAF Personnel|
Air Force Veterans and Asbestos Containing Products
Asbestos was used in the building and maintenance of aircraft, primarily to aid in the protection against fire and heat. Asbestos-containing materials (ACMs) were used in barracks, hangars, aircraft repair facilities, fire stations, administration buildings, fuel storage tanks, and motor pools. Asbestos-laced cement and other materials were also used when constructing on-base housing for enlisted personnel, officers, and their families. Air Force Veterans Workers Veterans that worked in boiler rooms, engine rooms, installing brakes, gaskets, insulation, valves and pipes have a higher risk of developing an asbestos related disease in their lifetime.
|Access Panels||Cords||Marine Hosing|
|Acoustic Tiles||Cork Board||Military Aircraft|
|Acoustical Insulation||Deck Covering Materials||Military Vehicles|
|Air Handling Systems||Drywall||Mortar|
|Aircraft Braking Systems||Ducts||Motor Parts|
|Aircraft Engines||Electrical Equipment||Packing Assemblies|
|Aircraft Stitching Wire||Electrical Insulation||Packing Materials|
|Ammunition Hoists||Electrical Wiring||Paints|
|Army Gas Masks||Engine Heat Shields||Pipe Coverings|
|Asbestos Blankets||Engine Parts||Pipe Insulation|
|Asbestos Boards||Epoxies||Pipe Wrap|
|Asbestos Cement Sheets||Felts||Pipes|
|Asbestos Coated Steam Pipeline||Fire Bricks||Plane Compartments|
|Asbestos Concrete||Fire Doors||Plumbing Systems|
|Asbestos Containing Coots||Fire Resistant Clothes||Propeller assemblies|
|Asbestos Containing Gloves||Fireproofing||Protective Fire Retardant|
|Asbestos Containing Parts||Fireroom Equipment||Pumps|
|Asbestos Filters||Firewall Seals||Pyrotechnics|
|Asbestos on Planes||Flexible Duct Connectors||Refractory|
|Asbestos Sheets||Floor Tile||Rivets|
|Asbestos Suits||Flooring Materials||Rods|
|Asbestos-Containing Parts||Foundation Cement||Roof Shingles|
|Asphalt Plastic Cement||Furnaces||Roof Tar|
|Base Floor Covering Materials||Gaskets||Roofing Materials|
|Block Insulation||Grinders||Sealing Firewalls|
|Boiler Insulation||Gun Mounts||Seals|
|Boiler Room Equipment||Heat Resistant Gloves||Smoke Screen Generators|
|Boiler Valves||Heat Resistant Materials||Soil on AFB Bases|
|Boilers||Heat Shields for Engines||Sound Dampening Materials|
|Brake Linings||Heating Systems||Soundproofing Panels|
|Brake Pads||Hot Water Pipes||Steam Pipes|
|Brakes||Hot Water Tank Insulation||Steam Valves|
|Bulkhead Systems||Hulls||Structural Fireproofing|
|Capacitors||Hydraulic Assemblies||Surfacing Materials|
|Caulks||Hydraulic Systems||Systems Used to Heat Cockpits|
|Ceiling Tiles||Instrument Paneling||Tadpole Tapes|
|Cement Asbestos Shingles||Insulating Materials||Tanks|
|Cement Chalk Boards||Insulation||Tar Joint Compound|
|Cement Covered Flues||Insulation Cement||Thermal Insulation|
|Cement Mixtures||Insulation Felts||Torque Valves|
|Cement Pipes||Insulation in Cargo Bays||Tubes|
|Cements||Insulation of Tanks||Turbines|
|Clutch Facings||Insulation on Boilers||U.S. Air Force Aircraft|
|Clutch Pads||Insulation on hot water pipes||Valves|
|Clutches||Insulation on Steam Pipes||Vibration Dampeners|
|Cockpit Heating Systems||Jet Engines||Vinyl Flooring|
|Communication Systems||Jet Exhaust Insulation||Wall Insulation|
|Concrete Additives||Joiner Bulkhead Systems||Wallboard Joint Compound|
|Concrete Foundations||Joint Compound||Walls|
|Construction Equipment||Lubricants||Weapon Systems|
Military Personnel and Asbestos Exposure
|Academy Graduates||Fleet Interns||Planners|
|Air Controllers||Geoscientists||Poultry Cutters|
|Air Crews||Graders||Powder Mixers|
|Artillery Crews||Gunners Mate||Pumpman|
|Ballistics Experts||Handyman||Radar Man|
|Band Members||Honor Guard||Radiology Technologist|
|Biochemists||Hull Man||Ratchet Man|
|Brigade Combat Teams||Investigators||Reserve Units|
|Cavalry Scouts||Leak Man||Scrap Loaders|
|Combat Teams||Machinist Mates||Security Guard|
|Commodores||Mail Carriers||Staff Sergeants|
|Couriers||Mess Hall Cooks||Splicers|
|Custodians||Metal Craftsman||Steam Crews|
|Deck Cadet||Metallurgists||Stockroom Keeper|
|Decorators||Meter Readers||Strike Groups|
|Demolition Crews||Meter Setters||Subcontractors|
|Developers||Military Policeman||Tail Gunners|
|Disabled Vets||Missile Batteryman||Tankerman|
|Doctors||Mortar Man||Telephone Lineman|
|Door Gunners||Movers||Third Mates|
|Draftsman||Mud Man||Throttle Man|
|Drywallers||Nose Gunners||Tire Changers|
|Enlisted Men||Oil Drillers||Translators|
|Ensigns||Oil Riggers||Truck Unloaders|
|Etchers||Oilfield Man||Unit Commanders|
|Expediters||Ordnance Blasters||Utilities Man|
|Experts||Ordnance Experts||Vessel Crews|
|Explosive Man||Packagers||Warehouse Man|
|Extruders||Paint Strippers||Warfare Man|
|Field Man||Pararescue Man||Weapons Mates|
|Field Teams||Pastry Man||Weather Observers|
|Fire Controlman||Petty Officers||Winders|
|Fire Crews||Pharmacists||Wing Crews|
|First Mates||Physicists||Wrecking Crews|
TO GET HELP – Our nationwide toll free Mesothelioma Helpline number is 888.640.0914
Veterans and Asbestos Exposure
The U. S. Armed Forces used asbestos-containing products in ships, aircraft, buildings, military bases, barracks, mess halls, and other military facilities. The Department of Veterans Affairs states that there are over 25 million Americans that have previously served in the U.S. Military.
Thousands of U. S. servicemen and women came into contact with asbestos fibers during their tour of service. Many Veterans diagnosed with Mesothelioma have complained that they were not given any warning, training or respiratory protective gear when handling, installing, loading, repairing, or removing asbestos-containing products.
- Asbestos was used by the U. S. Military in more than 300 different materials and products.
- Millions of U. S. Veterans have been exposed to asbestos during their tour of service.
- A recent study showed that as many as 30-40% of Mesothelioma victims is U. S. Veterans.
- Mesothelioma has affected veterans from all branches of service including those who worked in Navy shipyards.
- The U.S. Military used thousands of asbestos-containing products in their ships between the 1920-late 1970’s.
- Asbestos was listed as the top contaminant at 32 U.S. Army base closures during the 1990s.
- There are 21.5 million current living Veterans according to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
- Malignant Mesothelioma and other asbestos related diseases primarily occurs in Veterans between the ages of 55-75.
- Veterans who served between 1940 and 1970 have the greatest risk of developing Mesothelioma or an asbestos-related cancer.
- 14 in every 1,000 WW II shipyard workers died of an asbestos-related disease compared to 18 in every 1,000 combat related deaths.
- Asbestos was used heavily in the shipbuilding and in military ships. Many veterans working in confined quarters have been exposed to asbestos.
We Do Not Sue the Military or the Government
Asbestos related cancers among Veterans are not the fault of the military or even the government. It is the fault of the asbestos manufacturers and companies. Asbestos companies knew of the potential health issues related to asbestos exposure as far back as the 1920’s, but knowingly hid this information from the public, the medical community and even the U.S. Military and continued to profit off their deadly asbestos materials.
If you are a Veteran and are suffering from Mesothelioma cancer, you can seek justice from these greedy asbestos manufacturers. It’s not unpatriotic to fight back against the big asbestos companies that have exposed you deadly asbestos products.
Veterans injured from asbestos exposure during their service have the right to sue the asbestos companies that produced and sold the asbestos materials and products used by the U. S. Military
Mesothelioma and Asbestos Veteran Related Settlements & Verdicts
- $1.25 Million Navy Veteran Mesothelioma Settlement: For a Navy carpenter that developed malignant Mesothelioma at age 76.
- $2.7 Million Veteran Mesothelioma Settlement: For a Navy sheetmetal worker that developed malignant Mesothelioma at age 79.
- $2.4 Million Navy Veteran Mesothelioma Verdict: For a Veteran telephone installer and repairman that developed Mesothelioma at age 61.
- $1.1 Million Navy Veteran Mesothelioma Settlement: For a Navy mechanic and drywall installer that developed malignant Mesothelioma at age 71.
- $4 Million Army Veteran Mesothelioma Verdict: For a U. S. Army Corps of Engineers veteran that developed Mesothelioma at age 76.
- $6 Million Veteran Mesothelioma Verdict: For a Navy fireman and boiler tender that developed Mesothelioma at age 64.
- $7.2 Million Air Force Veteran Mesothelioma Verdict: For a Navy electrical engineer and electronic technician that developed malignant Mesothelioma at age 67.
- $2.4 Million Navy Veteran Mesothelioma Verdict: For a Veteran telephone installer and repairman that developed Mesothelioma at age 61.
- $12.3 Million Navy Veteran Mesothelioma Verdict: For a Veteran cement worker that developed malignant Mesothelioma at age 57.
- $32 Million Navy Veteran: For a veteran who worked in fire and boiler rooms of naval ships that he served on.
- $75 Million Navy Supplier Trust Award: Against a Navy Supplier Sets Up $75 Million Trust for Veterans with Mesothelioma.
- Mesothelioma has been linked to asbestos exposure in U. S. Veterans.
Asbestos Trust Funds and Mesothelioma Claims
U. S. Asbestos Bankruptcy Trusts Funds have paid out nearly 21 billion to more than 600,000 asbestos claimants. There are about 60 active Asbestos Trust Funds with an estimated $32 billion in remaining assets.
Asbestos Settlement Trusts were established to help compensate workers and their families for asbestos exposure causing Mesothelioma and other asbestos-related diseases. When an Asbestos company establishes a Trust Fund all settlements are managed by trustees that decide the compensation amounts paid to Mesothelioma claimants. U. S. Courts allow Asbestos defendants to file for protection under a legal process known as bankruptcy reorganization. This allows the company to pay claims and stay in business.
Asbestos Trust Fund settlements typically do not come with an admission of guilt by the asbestos company that set up the trust.
If you have a history of asbestos exposure you should be checked each year by a qualified doctor.
We have been helping victims of asbestos exposure and their families for more than 20 years.
If you or a family member has been diagnosed with Malignant Mesothelioma or an Asbestos-related disease, we are here to help you file a claim with an experience Mesothelioma lawyer that will fight for you!
Need Help Choosing a Mesothelioma Lawyer?
We have been counseling Veterans and Mesothelioma patients for more than 15 years on the legal and medical sides of Mesothelioma and other asbestos related cancers. A Mesothelioma case can settle in the seven figure range. Be very careful in choosing a Mesothelioma lawyer to represent you and your family.
Mesothelioma is highly specialized legal field and having an experienced Veterans Mesothelioma lawyer can make a huge difference in the amount of your settlement.
Mesothelioma cases can take 1-3 years in the busy U. S. Court system. Lawyers for Asbestos companies will try to stretch out the time to settle and some Mesothelioma patients will die during this time. At this point, it will become a Mesothelioma Wrongful Death case.
Family members are allowed to seek financial compensation from negligence of asbestos manufacturers for their loss.
Malignant Mesothelioma Cancer
Malignant Mesothelioma is rare form of cancer that affects lining of the lungs, abdomen, heart, and major organs in the body. Mesothelioma is a disease in which malignant cancer cells are found in the sac lining the chest (pleura) or the abdomen (peritoneum).
There are about 3,000 new malignant Mesothelioma cases diagnosed each year in the U. S. If you are experiencing any Mesothelioma symptoms you should contact a doctor immediately.
Veterans Diagnosed With Mesothelioma?
If you or a family member has been diagnosed with malignant Mesothelioma you are going to have a lot of questions about living with Mesothelioma and what legal options you have against asbestos manufacturers and asbestos companies for your asbestos exposure. Mesothelioma is a seriously deadly disease.
According to the American Cancer Society with the average survival time for people with Mesothelioma is 4-18 months.
Call TOLL FREE 888.640.0914 right now to talk with a live Mesothelioma Counselor that can answer many of your questions and give you the peace of mind that you need.
Family Member Died From Mesothelioma?
If you have a family member that has died from Mesothelioma cancer you should immediately consult with an experienced Mesothelioma diagnosis lawyer about what compensation may be available to you from asbestos trust funds that total more than 30 billion dollars.
It is VERY IMPORTANT that you file your Mesothelioma claim within your states Statute of Limitations.
We have seen many families lose their right to file a lawsuit because their Statute of Limitations had expired while they were grieving. We know it is a tough time to grieve the loss of a loved one, but please do not let your Statute of Limitations expire for filing your Mesothelioma lawsuit. In most states the Statute of Limitations is 2-3 years. Some states have 6 year Statute of Limitations.
Mesothelioma Latency Period
Mesothelioma has a long latency period of 10-50 years. Many Veterans, Shipyard Workers, Construction Workers, Power Plant Workers, Mill Workers, Steel Workers, Railroad Workers, Pipefitters, Insulators, Electricians, Carpenters, Welders, Auto Mechanics, Veterans, Factory Workers, and laborers are living in the early stages of a variety of asbestos related diseases.
Many Mesothelioma lawyers will not accept asbestosis, asbestos lung cancer, pleural plaques, pleural thickening, colon cancer and esophageal cancer cases.
There is More Than 30 Billion Dollars Set Aside for Mesothelioma and Asbestos Victims in Asbestos Bankruptcy Trusts
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