Asbestos in the Workplace

Workplace Asbestos Exposure

People that worked in manufacturing plants, factories, steel mills, shipyards and old buildings that contained asbestos may have been exposed to toxic asbestos dust and fibers.  Mesothelioma and other asbestos-related cancers can lay dormant in people for 10-50 years.

People that were exposed to asbestos in the workplace are still at risk of developing Mesothelioma and other asbestos related disease in their lifetime.

More than 20 million American workers have been exposed to asbestos in U. S. buildings with the heaviest usage during 1930-1980.

Workers diagnosed with Mesothelioma may be eligible for financial compensation with the help of an experienced Mesothelioma lawyer.

Asbestos Exposure

Millions of American workers were exposed to toxic asbestos fibers and dust from more than 3,000 asbestos-containing products and materials. Many of these products still exist in old Government, factory, and manufacturing buildings throughout the U. S.

Patients diagnosed with Mesothelioma from workplace asbestos exposure have complained that they were not given any warning, training or respiratory protective gear when handling, installing, loading, repairing, or removing asbestos-containing products when using them in many building trades.

Asbestos dust is most dangerous when inhaled or ingested. During 1930-1980 many U. S. workers were daily exposed to toxic asbestos dust and fibers where they inhaled and ingested them without any protection in their workplace.

Workplace’s with Asbestos Exposure

Aircraft PlantsAluminum Plants

Auto Plants

Asbestos Mines

Chemical Plants

Canneries

Construction Sites

Factories

Fertilizer PlantsFoundries

Glass Plants

Machine Shops

Manufacturing Plants

Military Bases

Oil Refineries

Paper Mills

Pesticide Plants

Pharmaceutical PlantsPower Plants

Railroads

Rubber Plants

Shipyards

Smelters

Steel Mills

Sugar Plants

Textile Mills

More than 10,000 Americans will die each year from an asbestos-related disease

Median Survival Rate for Mesothelioma Patients by Stage

  • Stage 1 – 21 months
  • Stage 2 – 19 months
  • Stage 3 – 16 months
  • Stage 4 – under 12 months

Mesothelioma Symptoms Include:

  • Chest pain
  • Chronic cough
  • Difficulty breathing
  • Difficulty swallowing
  • Dyspnea)
  • Fatigue
  • Fever or night sweats
  • Fluid build-up in lungs
  • Heart palpitations
  • Heart murmurs
  • Irregular heartbeat (arrhythmia)
  • Nausea
  • Orthopnea (dyspnea when lying down)
  • Shortness of breath
  • Thickening of Pericardial Layers

Recent Mesothelioma Verdicts

  • $4.6 Million Mesothelioma Settlement: For a union insulator that developed malignant Mesothelioma from asbestos exposure.
  • $10.2 Million Mesothelioma Verdict: For a Paper Mill worker suffering from pleural Mesothelioma.
  • $1.1 Million Veteran Mesothelioma Settlement: For a Navy veteran machinist that developed malignant mesothelioma at age 71.
  • $245,000 Asbestosis Settlement: For a Paper mill worker suffering from Asbestosis.
  • $2.6 Million Shipyard Worker Mesothelioma Settlement: For the family of a 72-year old shipyard worker with mesothelioma who suffered second hand exposure.
  • $5 Million Navy Veteran Mesothelioma Verdict: For a Navy Boilerman who developed Mesothelioma during his service.
  • $7.5 Million Mesothelioma Verdict: For a woman that developed peritoneal mesothelioma from laundering her husband’s work clothes.

Malignant Mesothelioma has been linked to workplace asbestos exposure.


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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.


There is More Than 30 Billion Dollars Set Aside for Mesothelioma and Asbestos Victims in Asbestos Bankruptcy Trusts


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