Civilian Contractors Mesothelioma Lawsuit

 

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

Mesothelioma and other asbestos-related cancers can lay dormant for 10-50 years before a person will start showing symptoms from asbestos exposure.

Civilian Contractors were exposed to asbestos working in and around building trades and from the more than 3,000 asbestos-containing products that were used throughout the U. S.

People exposed to asbestos in the workplace are 7 times more likely to develop an asbestos-related disease in their lifetime than the general population.

Civilian Contractors and laborers diagnosed with Mesothelioma may be eligible for financial compensation with the help of an experienced Mesothelioma lawyer.


Adhesive Products and Asbestos Exposure

Asbestos manufacturers knew as far back as the early 1920’s that asbestos caused asbestosis and the first case of Malignant Mesothelioma was definitively linked to asbestos exposure in workers and laborers in 1964.

More than 600,000 asbestos and Mesothelioma cases have been brought against asbestos manufacturers and distributors, claiming the companies failed to protect workers and laborers from harmful asbestos contamination, and failed to warn workers about health risks.

The World health Organization reported that there have been 92,253 mesothelioma deaths (and counting) reported by 83 countries.

Mesothelioma cancer has 4 stages and rarely diagnosed in stages 1 and 2 because it looks like many other diseases like COPD, a chronic cough, the flu and pneumonia. If you have a history of work-related asbestos exposure you should be checked each year by a qualified doctor.


Quotes From Asbestos Executives About Their Workers

Evidence in thousands of court documents have shown that asbestos companies hid and destroyed memos, documents and ignored doctor’s medical reports about the dangers of asbestos exposure. Despite all of the information about the deadly dangers of asbestos exposure available in the scientific and medical literature asbestos companies chose not to take any action to protect workers.

They chose profit over the safety of their workers and then lied and covered it up. This is why U. S. Courts are making asbestos manufacturers and companies pay millions to asbestos victims for their asbestos cover up.

  • “…if you have enjoyed a good life while working with asbestos products, why not die from it.” 1966 memo from an executive of the Bendix Corporation (now part of Honeywell)
  • In early 1940s, the president of Johns-Manville called the managers of another company a bunch of fools for notifying employees who had asbestosis.” When asked by another company executive, Do you mean to tell me you would let them work until they drop dead? he responded, “Yes. We save a lot of money that way.”

Mesothelioma has been medically linked to workplace asbestos exposure.


Mesothelioma Facts and Statistics

  • More than 20 million American workers have been exposed to asbestos.
  • Mesothelioma cases are found in 9 out of every 1 million people.
  • 3,000 new cases of Mesothelioma are diagnosed each year in the U. S.
  • Each year in U. S 10,000 Americans will die from an asbestos related disease.
  • 30% of U. S. Veterans will develop an asbestos-related disease in their life time.
  • 1 in 125 U. S. males who live over the age of 50 will die from an asbestos-related disease.
  • Experts believe 60,000 Malignant Mesothelioma deaths will occur between 2010 and 2030.

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List of Industrial Plant Workers Exposed to Asbestos

 

Adjusters Formers Pullers
Analysts Glazers Punchers
Applicators Graders Regulators
Assemblers Grinders Removers
Assorters Handlers Repairers
Binders Hands Researchers
Blenders Helpers Rewinders
Breakers Inserters Sanders
Brushers Inspector Saturators
Buffers Inspectors Sawyers
Carvers Installers Screeners
Casters Instructors Seperators
Cementers Investigators Servicers
Changers Ironers Set Ups
Chippers Kneaders Setters
Choppers Laborers Sewers
Cleaners Laminators Shapers
Coaters Lay Out Shavers
Collectors Layers Shearers
Colorers Liners Shrinkers
Compounders Loaders Singers
Coordinators Locators Sizers
Coverers Maintainers Sorters
Crushers Mappers Spayers
Cutters Markers Specialists
Decorators Mechanics Spinners
Designers Melters Sprayers
Developers Millers Stackers
Diggers Mixers Stampers
Disassemblers Modifiers Steamers
Dismantlers Molders Strainers
Dispatchers Monitors Stretchers
Drawers Mounters Strippers
Drillers Movers Superintendents
Drivers Observers Supervisors
Dryers Offbearers Surveyors
Dumpers Operators Technicians
Embossers Overhaulers Techs
Engravers Packagers Tenders
Estimators Packers Testers
Etchers Painters Throubleshooters
Examiners Patternmakers Trimmers
Extruders Pickers Turners
Feeders Pilers Twisters
Felters Planers Unloaders
Filers Planners Washers
Fillers Platers Waxers
Finishers Polishers Weavers
Fitters Pourers Weighers
Fixers Preppers Welders
Folders Pressers Winders
Foreman Processors Workers
Forgers Programmers Wrappers

Inside Office Workers and Mesothelioma

 

Industrial workers were not only exposed to asbestos working at outside job sites, plants and factories they were also exposed inside of company offices. Asbestos was used throughout office buildings pre 1980 in pipes, insulation, drywall, paints, wiring, floors, tiles, wallboards, cements, glues, adhesives along with 3,000 other products used on a daily basis. If you have a history of work-related asbestos exposure you should be checked each year by a qualified doctor. Office workers exposed to asbestos includes; 

Accountants Data Processing Workers
Administrators Department Workers
Agents Directors
Aides Financial Manager
Analysts Human Resources Workers
Assistants Inventory Workers
Associates Managers
Attendants Office Workers
Auditors Operations Manager
Billing Workers Planners
Board Members Posting Workers
Bookkeepers Presidents
Buyers Public Relations Workers
Chief Executives Purchasing Agents
Clerks Representatives
Collectors Salesman
Computer Workers Secretary
Consultants Timekeepers
Coordinators Treasurers

List of Industrial Plant Work & Labor Duties

 

Adjust Fold Prep
Apply Grade Press
Assemble Grind Process
Assort Handle Program
Bind Help Pull
Buff Insert Regulate
Cast Inspect Remove
Change Install Repair
Clean Instruct Research
Coat Investigate Rewind
Collect Labor Saw
Coordinate Lay Out Service
Coverer Line Set
Crush Load Set Up
Cut Locate Sort
Design Maintain Spray
Develop Map Stack
Disassemble Mark Stamp
Dig Mix Strip
Dismantle Modify Supervise
Dispatch Monitor Survey
Draw Mount Tend
Drill Move Test
Drive Observe Troubleshoot
Dump Operate Trim
Estimate Overhaul Turn
Examine Pack Unload
Feed Package Wash
File Pile Weave
Fill Plan Weigh
Finish Plate Wind
Fit Polish Work
Fix Pourers Wrap

Military Veterans and Asbestos Exposure

Veterans Mesothelioma LawsuitsMilitary Veterans have a 1 in 3 chance of developing an asbestos related disease in their lifetime. Veterans and laborers 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.

Evidence Required to File for an Asbestos claim may Include:

  • Diagnosis– Medical documentation (pathology reports).
  • Physician Statement– From a qualified physician regarding Mesothelioma diagnosis.
  • Exposure Evidence– Product information, witness affidavits, employment records, invoices.

Recent Mesothelioma Verdicts

 

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.”

Malignant Mesothelioma has been linked to workplace asbestos exposure.

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 Median Survival Rate for Mesothelioma Patients by Stage


Mesothelioma Symptoms Include:

  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Cough
  • Difficulty Breathing
  • Difficulty Swallowing
  • Dyspnea
  • Fatigue
  • Fever
  • Fluid Build-up in Lungs
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart Murmurs
  • Irregular Heartbeat (arrhythmia)
  • Nausea
  • Night Sweats
  • Orthopnea (Dyspnea When Lying Down)
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Thickening of Pericardial Layers

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?

f 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.


Civilian Contractors and Mesothelioma Damages

 

Disfigurement Damages (past and future)
Economic Damages (past and future)
End of Life Cost Damages
Exemplary Damages
Funeral Expense Damages
Future Economic Damages
General Damages
Gross Negligence Damages
Loss of Companionship
Loss of Consortium Damages
Loss of Earning Capacity Damages
Loss of Life Damages
Loss of Wages Damages (past and future)
Medical Expense Damages
Mental Anguish Damages
Monetary Compensation Damages
Nominal Damages
Non-Economic Damages
Pain and Suffering Damages
Pecuniary and Non Pecuniary Damages
Physical Impairment Damages (past and future)
Asbestos Trust Funds
Treble Damages
Workers Compensation Damages
Wrongful Death Claims

Mesothelioma Lawsuits: Civilian Contractors

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Asbestos Products and Mesothelioma Lawsuits

 

Acoustic Products Friction Products Pottery Products
Adhesive Products Furnace Products Powder Products
Air Conditioning Products Galvanized Products Power Products
Aluminum Products Gas Products Protective Products
Apron Products Gasket Products Pump Products
Artificial Products Gauge Products Putty Products
Asphalt Products Glass Products Refractory Products
Automotive Products Glazing Products Refrigeration Products
Bathroom Products Glove Products Resin Products
Belt Products Glue Products Roofing Products
Blanket Products Gravel Products Rope Products
Board Products Grease Products Rubber Products
Boiler Products Heat Resistant Products Rust Products
Bonding Products Hoist Products Sand Products
Box Products Hose Products Sealant Products
Brake Products Hydraulic Products Sheathing Products
Brick Products Industrial Products Sheetrock Products
Building Products Insulation Products Shield Products
Cable Products Iron Products Shingle Products
Caulking Products Joint Compound Products Shipping Products
Cement Products Laboratory Products Siding Products
Chalk Products Lagging Products Silicone Products
Chemical Products Laundry Products Soundproofing Products
Circuit Products Lead Products Spackling Products
Cleaning Products Lighting Products Spray-On Products
Clothing Products Linen Products Staining Products
Coating Products Lining Products Steam Products
Compressed Products Linoleum Products Steel Products
Concrete Products Lubricant Products Stone Products
Cooling Products Marble Products Structural Products
Copper Products Masking Products Stucco Products
Cord Products Masonry Products Surfacing Products
Cork Products Mastic Products Synthetic Products
Corning Products Mechanical Products Talc Powder Products
Covering Products Metal Products Tape Products
Cylinder Products Mineral Products Tar Products
Decorative Products Mixing Products Textile Products
Diesel Products Molded Products Thermal Products
Door Products Mortar Products Tile Products
Drilling Products Motor Products Transite Products
Dryer Products Mud Products Tubing Products
Drywall Products Nylon Products Turbine Products
Electrical Products Packing Products Valve Products
Electronic Products Padding Products Varnish Products
Elevator Products Paint Products Veneer Products
Energy Products Pallet Products Ventilation Products
Engine Products Panel Products Vermiculite Products
Epoxy Products Paper Products Vinyl Products
Fabric Products Patch Products Wallpaper Products
Felt Products Patternmaking Products Water Products
Fiberglass Products Paving Products Wax Products
Finishing Products Petroleum Products Weatherproofing Products
Fireproofing Products Pipe Products Welding Products
Fitting Products Plaster Products Window Products
Flange Products Plastic Products Wire Products
Flashing Products Plumbing Products Wood Products
Flexboard Products Plywood Products Wool Products
Flooring Products Polishing Products Wrapping Products
Foam Products Polymer Products Yarn Products
Framing Products Porcelain Products Zinc Products