Auto Supply Companies: Mesothelioma
People that worked for Auto Supply Companies may have been exposed to high levels of toxic asbestos from a list of over 3,000 asbestos-containing products. Tradesman that worked at Auto Supply Companies installing, repairing and replacing products and materials are also at risk of developing an asbestos-related disease in their lifetime.
Asbestos was used heavily in U. S. Building Trades between 1930-1980. Over 27 million workers are at risk for developing Malignant Mesothelioma in their lifetime. Asbestos Trust Funds have paid out nearly 21 billion to more than 600,000 asbestos claimants. There are about 65 active Asbestos Trust Funds with an estimated $32 billion in remaining assets.
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Asbestos-containing products were used in the building and construction of office buildings, industrial parks, plants, factories, refineries, mills, and shipyards. U. S workers were exposed to toxic asbestos products on a daily basis in their workplace. Asbestos was used in walls, ceilings, flooring, wiring, drywall, paints, metals, glues, pipes and heating systems.
Asbestos fibers are very tiny as small as .03 microns. The human eye can see particles to about 40 microns. These microscopic particles are very dangerous and when inhaled or ingested and can lay dormant in a human body for 10-50 years. These asbestos particles can weaken the human immune system and may lead to malignant Mesothelioma and other asbestos-related cancers. The average age for a person diagnosed with Mesothelioma is 69.
Diagnosed With Mesothelioma?
If you have been diagnosed with malignant Mesothelioma or an Asbestos related cancer you may be eligible to receive compensation from responsible asbestos manufacturers and Asbestos Trust Funds for your asbestos exposure.
- Asbestos exposure is responsible for approximately 10,000 deaths each year in the United States.
- 1 in every 125 males over 55 will be diagnosed with an asbestos related cancer in their lifetime.
- More than 20 million American workers have been exposed to asbestos with the heaviest usage in the U. S. during 1930-1980.
- Malignant Mesothelioma is commonly diagnosed in people between the ages of 50 and 75 years old.
- There are 2,500-3,000 malignant Mesothelioma cases diagnosed each year in the United States.
- 1 in 3 U. S. military veterans will develop an asbestos related disease in their lifetime.
- Men are 4 times more likely to be diagnosed with malignant Mesothelioma than females.
- 70-80% of all diagnosed Malignant Mesothelioma cases reported had workplace experience.
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Auto Supply Companies and Asbestos Exposure
|3C Auto Flint, MI|
|ABC Auto Motive Co. San Francisco, CA|
|AC & S Advance Auto Parts|
|Advance Auto Parts, Inc.|
|Advance Auto Supply|
|Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance|
|American Auto Top Co. Delphi, IN|
|Antique Auto Restoration|
|Arrow Auto Service|
|Arts Auto Service – Hecla, OH|
|Associated Auto Body, 1st St. Boston, MA|
|Austin Auto Parts Inc.|
|Auto Agency Gresham, OR|
|Auto Assembly Factory|
|Auto Assembly Plant|
|Auto Barn Stores, Inc.|
|Auto Body Credit Union|
|Auto Bolt & Nut Co. – Cleveland, OH|
|Auto Car Co. Ardmore, PA|
|Auto Care By Jerry – Greenville|
|Auto Cast, Inc. Grandville, MI|
|Auto City Plating Co.|
|Auto Clave 3 Seattle, WA|
|Auto Club of Southern California|
|Auto Craft & Arts & Craft Shops Savannah, GA|
|Auto Dealership Companies|
|Auto Doc – Greenville|
|Auto Friction – MA|
|Auto Friction Corp.|
|Auto Friction Lawrence, IN|
|Auto Industry Companies|
|Auto Light Presto Light|
|Auto- Lite Battery Corp. Niagara Falls, NY|
|Auto- Lite Battery Corp. Vincennes, IN|
|Auto- Lite Battery Corp. Woodstock, IL|
|Auto Lite, Inc. Niagara Falls, NY|
|Auto Owners Insurance Building Lansing, MI|
|Auto Owners Insurance Co.|
|Auto Parts Alliance Companies|
|Auto Parts Companies|
|Auto Parts Stores|
|Auto Parts Warehouses|
|Auto Ranch of Wheeling – Wheeling, WV|
|Auto Repair Facilities|
|Auto Restoration Companies|
|Auto Salvage Yards|
|Auto Shop Buildings|
|Auto Specialties Manufacturing Co. St Joseph, MI|
|Auto Springs Co. Columbia, SC|
|Auto Stamping Companies|
|Auto Steam Equipment Co. Philadelphia, PA|
|Auto Supply Companies|
|Auto Supply Machine Shop|
|Auto Terminal Corp. Detroit, MI|
|Auto- Therm Co. Shop|
|Auto Tronic Control Co. Northwood, OH|
|Auto Warehouses, Inc. – NJ|
|Auto Wheel Service, Inc. Portland, IN|
|Auto World Co.|
|AutoCar Trucks Exton, PA|
|Autodin Facilities Oklahoma City, OK|
|Autogas Bellwood, IL|
|Autolite – Sharonville, OH|
|Auto-Lite Battery Corp. – IL|
|Auto-Lite Battery Corp. – IN|
|Autolite Co. Niagara Falls, NY|
|Autolite Factory – OH|
|Autolite Newton Falls, NY|
|Autolite Spark Plug Co.|
|Autolite Toledo, OH|
|Automantic Heating Supply|
|Automobile Club Building – OH|
|Automobile Club of America Jersey City, NJ|
|Automobile Club of America New York City, NY|
|Automobile Manufacturing Plant – MO|
|Automobile Manufacturing Plants|
|Automobile of America|
|Automobile Owners Tire Corp. St Paul, MN|
|Autonetics Anaheim, CA|
|Autopoint Co. Chicago, IL|
|Autossee Mobile, AL|
|B & B Auto St. Louis, MO|
|B & O Auto Collision|
|Bay City Auto Lite Plant|
|Beaverton Auto Parts|
|Benny’s Auto Store – RI|
|Bergen Auto Mechanic|
|Bimel Spoke Auto Wheel Co. – IN|
|Blue Chip Auto Co. Omaha, NE|
|Booths Auto & Electric|
|Bourgs Auto Inc.|
|Brasier Auto Service Robertsville, MO|
|Burton Auto Spring Corp. Chicago, IL|
|Butler Auto Auction – Butler, PA|
|C & C Auto Parks – PA|
|C C Auto Parts Cochranville, PA|
|C S Auto Parts Birmingham, AL|
|California State Auto Association – Larkspur, CA|
|Canton Auto Parts, Inc.|
|Carpenter Auto Repair Centralia, IL|
|Carquest Auto Parts|
|Cheatham Auto – Huntington, WV|
|Chiefs Auto Parts, Inc.|
|Chip Auto Co.|
|Chrysler Auto Plant – Highland Park, CA|
|Chrysler Auto Plant – Perrysburg, OH|
|City Auto Stamping Co. Inc. Toledo, OH|
|City Auto Stamping Toledo Terminal OH|
|Clarks Ford Auto Sales – Nessenear|
|Cleveland Automobile Co. East Cleveland, OH|
|Comet Auto Supply, Inc.|
|Compton Auto Dock Compaton, CA|
|CorCoran Brown Lamp, Div. Electric Auto Lite Co. Sharonville, OH|
|Croydon Automobile Co. Limited|
|CSK Auto, Inc.|
|Delphi Auto Systems Corp. Dayton, OH|
|Delphi Auto Systems Corp. Vandalia, OH|
|Detroit Auto Dash Co. Detroit, MI|
|Dna Auto Auction – New Stanton, PA|
|Domboske Auto Dealership|
|Dora Auto Glass & Custom Vinyl Tops, Inc. AL|
|Dutch Auto Body – Youngstown, OH|
|East Bay Auto Group, LLC – NC|
|Eastman Auto Services|
|Electric Autolite Co. Bay City, MI|
|Electric Autolite Co. Cincinnati, OH|
|Electric Autolite Co. Decatur, AL|
|Electric Autolite Co. Evendale, OH|
|Electric Autolite Co. Hazelton, PA|
|Electric Autolite Co. La Crosse, WI|
|Electric Autolite Co. Niagara Falls, NY|
|Electric Autolite Co. Spark Plug Division Fostoria, OH|
|Electric Autolite Co. Spark Plug Division Port Huron, MI|
|Electric Autolite Co. Toledo, OH|
|Electric Autolite Co. Willys Overland Co.|
|Electric Autolite Co. Woodstock, IL|
|Electric Autolite Spark Plug Plant Division 4 Fostoria, OH|
|Electric Automobile Co. Honolulu, HI|
|Emils Auto Service – Moundsville, WV|
|Fisher Auto Parts, Inc.|
|Ford Auto Body Plant Houston, TX|
|Forest City Auto Parts Co. Inc.|
|Franklin Automobile Works Syracuse, NY|
|Franks Auto & Tractor Repair – AR|
|G & T Auto Parts of Mid Orange, Inc.|
|G T Auto Parts of Mid Orange, Inc.|
|General Motors Auto Parts Warehouse|
|General Motors Corp. Auto Parts Warehouse|
|General Motors Corp. Chevrolet Autoburn|
|General Overland Auto Transport Benicia, CA|
|Gengas Auto Co.|
|Globe Foreign Auto Parts, Inc.|
|Great Western Auto Parts Co. – NE|
|H. H. Auto Parts – North Canton, OH|
|Handy Auto Supply Co.|
|Harry’s Auto Repairs Philadelphia, PA|
|Hauto Steam Electric Station|
|Hendrickson Auto Spring Chicago, IL|
|Henkes Auto Electric Lorain, OH|
|Hickey Auto Sales|
|Huntington Auto Supply Machine Shop – Huntington, WV|
|Imported Auto Transport, Inc. Long Beach, CA|
|Isaacs Auto Sales Hamilton, OH|
|Jaskeirny S Auto Body Garage – Dillonvale, OH|
|Joe Bassarab Oldsmobile Dealer – Auto Repair|
|Jonas Automobile Co. Service Building – WI|
|K. G. Auto Parts Brooklyn, NY|
|Kaiser Hospital Autopsy Room San Francisco, CA|
|Koehler Autobody Winona, MN|
|Krell Auto Grand Piano Co. Connersville, IN|
|L M Scanlon, Inc. – Scanlons’ Auto Parts, Inc.|
|Langley Auto Wrecking Co. Kansas City, MO|
|Lapeyrouse Auto Parts|
|Lehigh Coal & Navagation Co. Hauto, PA|
|Lehigh Industrial Power Co. Hauto, PA|
|Lehigh Industrial Power Co. Stauto, PA|
|Lehigh Navigation Electric Co. Hauto, PA|
|Lehigh Valley Plant Hauto Steam Electric Station Hauto, PA|
|Libbey-Owens Ford Autoclave Department Ottawa, IL|
|Lockheed Auto Clave Building 103 Sunnyvale, CA|
|Logan Auto Parts Plant|
|M. & W. Auto Parts – IL|
|Macy’s Auto Center Concord, CA|
|Manning & Son Gulf & Auto Repair – Weirton, WV|
|Manning Son Gulf & Auto Repair – Weirton, WV|
|Max Curtis Ford Auto Dealership|
|Mazezka Auto Body – Follansbee, WV|
|Midwest Tire Auto Stores, Inc. Waukegan, IL|
|Mikes Auto Parts Inc.|
|Mitchell Auto Plant|
|Mitchell’s Auto Salvage New Melle, MO|
|Mobile Automobile Car|
|Napa Auto Parts|
|New Kensington Auto Parts – New Kensington, PA|
|Niks Iron & Metal Auto Salvage – NE|
|Ninos Auto Body – Braddock, PA|
|Oak Auto Supply, Inc.|
|Ohio Valley Auto Service – Wheeling, WV|
|Pelham Tri-More Auto Glass, Inc. AL|
|Pennsylvania Power & Light – Hauto Steam Electric Station|
|Pennsylvania Power & Light Co. Hauto Steam Electric Station|
|Petaluma Auto Parts, Papi Inc. Petaluma, CA|
|Phoenix Utility Co. Hauto, PA|
|Potsdam Auto Parts, Inc.|
|Potter Auto Supplies|
|Pull Auto Body Cleveland, OH|
|Radio S Auto Wrecking Pittsburgh, PA|
|Rockauto Parts Brakelines|
|Sander’s Auto Salvage New Melle, MO|
|Sardis Western Auto – Sardis, OH|
|Sarum Auto Electrical Services|
|Scanlonõs Auto Parts, Inc.|
|Simplex Automobile Co. New Brunswick, NJ|
|Stanley Works Auto Door Division|
|State Auto Association Larkspur, CA|
|State Building Commission Texas Auto Austin, TX|
|State Commission – Texas Auto – TX|
|T & E Auto Wrecker – GA|
|Tauton Cooperative Bank – MA|
|Toth Auto – Hartstown, PA|
|Toy Town Auto Body Winchendon, IN|
|Truck & Auto Supply Co.|
|United Auto Black Lake Resort|
|Vance Auto Parts & Service|
|Vice Auto Sales|
|Warner Auto Parts Div Borg-Warner Auburn, IN|
|Weirton Tire & Auto Center|
|West Penn Auto|
|West River Auto Elyria, OH|
|Western Auto Supply Co. – NY|
|Western Auto Supply Co. – TX|
|Western Auto Supply Company|
|Whitlock Auto – Bridgeville, PA|
|Wilson Square Auto Supply Peabody, MA|
|Wilsons Auto Service Station – Ponca City, OK|
Products Containing Asbestos – Pre-1980
Workers and people that were exposed to asbestos products are at higher risk than the general population for being diagnosed with Mesothelioma or an asbestos-related disease in their lifetime.
U. S. Military Veterans and Asbestos Exposure
Military Veterans have a 1 in 3 chance of developing an asbestos related disease in their lifetime. Veterans have the right to bring lawsuits against negligent asbestos companies for exposing them to toxic asbestos-containing products and materials.
There are 21.5 million current living Veterans according to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. Veterans who served between 1940 and 1970 have the greatest risk of developing Mesothelioma or an asbestos-related cancer. Navy Veterans who served during World War II and the Korean War have the highest incidence of Asbestos-related diseases.
The U.S. Military used thousands of Asbestos-Containing Products in their ships between the 1920-late 1970’s. 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.
- Mesothelioma primarily occurs in Veterans between the ages of 55-75.
- Asbestos was listed as the top contaminant at 32 U.S. Army base closures during the 1990s.
- A recent study showed that as many as 30-40% of Mesothelioma victims is U. S. Veterans.
Malignant Mesothelioma has been medically linked to workplace asbestos exposure.
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
- Fever or night sweats
- Fluid build-up in lungs
- Heart palpitations
- Heart murmurs
- Irregular heartbeat (arrhythmia)
- Orthopnea (dyspnea when lying down)
- Shortness of breath
- Thickening of Pericardial Layers
How Second-Hand Asbestos Exposure Occurs
When asbestos is disturbed, broken apart, cut, decayed, or damaged, it releases tiny asbestos microscopic fibrous particles that can cling to hair and clothing. These asbestos fibers are easily transferred to others where they can accumulate in the lining of lungs that cause mesothelioma lung cancer.
Asbestos is most dangerous when it is;
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Recent Mesothelioma Verdicts and Settlements
7.5 Million Mesothelioma Verdict: For a construction worker who developed mesothelioma against 6 companies that manufactured or distributed asbestos-cement pipe (2012).
$13 million Mesothelioma Jury Verdict: For a 73-year-old woman who contracted Mesothelioma after using asbestos-containing talcum powder manufactured by Colgate-Palmolive Company.
$7.5 Million Mesothelioma Settlement: For a 1970s and 1980s Worker with Mesothelioma who worked installing underground water and sewer lines.
$26.6 Million Mesothelioma Settlement: For a 62-Year-Old Drywaller exposed to asbestos dust on residential and commercial job sites who developed Mesothelioma.
$8.6 Million Mesothelioma Jury Award: For a family man diagnosed with malignant pleural mesothelioma was exposed to asbestos while working as a refinery worker and heavy equipment operator.
$4.4 Million Mesothelioma Verdict: For a Steamfitter diagnosed with Mesothelioma who worked on asbestos containing pumps, valves, and gaskets used in power plant during the 1950’s and 1960’s.
$2.1 Million Mesothelioma Award: For a 77-year-old man who developed pleural mesothelioma from work as a machinist and planner at a Naval Shipyard.
$7.5 Million Mesothelioma Settlement: For a woman who developed peritoneal mesothelioma from laundering her refinery worker husband’s work clothes and died from “take-home asbestos exposure.”
Asbestos Trust Funds
- There are more than 65+ Asbestos Trust Funds set up by U. S. Courts.
- Asbestos bankruptcy reorganization can be a lengthy process that can span several years.
- Asbestos Trusts publish additional information about their Trust guidelines, qualifications, and rules.
- Representatives of current and future Mesothelioma claimants must consent to any significant changes to these trusts.
- Since 1988, Asbestos trusts have paid out about $17.5 billion, representing more than 3 million claims.
- Since 2011, Asbestos Trust Funds have combined assets of $36.8 billion.
- Since 2010, the average percentage paid per asbestos victim is 25 percent of a claim.
- Asbestos Trust Funds set Statutes of Limitations that only allow a certain amount of time to file an Asbestos claim.
- Mesothelioma Claimants can sometimes file both Asbestos Trust lawsuits and Asbestos claims.
- Court must approve the amount set aside before the Asbestos Company will be granted bankruptcy protection.
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