Defunct Railroads and Mesothelioma Claims

Railroad Workers are at risk for developing Mesothelioma and other asbestos-related cancers. People that worked in Defunct railroads in Railroad Train Stations, Railroad Train Yards and other Railroad buildings may have been exposed to asbestos dust and fibers and are still at risk of developing Mesothelioma and other asbestos related disease in their lifetime. Defunct Railroads are no longer in business and some have set up asbestos trust funds for people diagnosed with Mesothelioma.

More than 20 million American workers including Railroad Workers have been exposed to asbestos with the heaviest usage in the U. S. was during 1930-1980. Mesothelioma and other asbestos-related cancers can lay dormant in Railroad Workers for 10-50 years.

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

U. S. Courts are now holding asbestos companies and manufacturers that exposed Railroad Workers to the toxic asbestos dust and fibers accountable by awarding mesothelioma 

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 Defunct Railroads and Asbestos Exposure

Adak Defunct Railroad
Akron Defunct Railroad
Alameda Defunct Railroad
Atlanta Defunct Railroad
Cecil Field Defunct Railroad
Corpus Christi Defunct Railroad
Dallas Defunct Railroad
DeLand Defunct Railroad
Denver Defunct Railroad
Ellyson Field Defunct Railroad
Fallon Defunct Railroad
Ford Island Defunct Railroad
Fort Lauderdale Defunct Railroad
Glenview Defunct Railroad
Glynco Defunct Railroad
Grosse Ile Defunct Railroad
Imperial Beach Defunct Railroad
Jacksonville Defunct Railroad
Key West Defunct Railroad
Kingsley Defunct Railroad
Kingsville Defunct Railroad
Kodiak Defunct Railroad
Lakehurst Defunct Railroad
Lemoore Defunct Railroad
Lincoln Defunct Railroad
Litchfield Park Defunct Railroad
Litchfield Park Defunct Railroad
Los Alamitos Defunct Railroad
Memphis Defunct Railroad
Meridian Defunct Railroad
Miami Defunct Railroad
Miramar Defunct Railroad
Moffett Field Defunct Railroad
New Orleans Defunct Railroad
New York Defunct Railroad
Niagara Falls Defunct Railroad
Norfolk Defunct Railroad
North Island Defunct Railroad
Olathe Defunct Railroad
Patuxent River Defunct Railroad
Pensacola Defunct Railroad
Point Mugu Defunct Railroad
Pu’unene Defunct Railroad
Quonset Point Defunct Railroad
Richmond Defunct Railroad
Sand Point Defunct Railroad
Sanford Defunct Railroad
Saufley Field Defunct Railroad
Squantum Defunct Railroad
St Louis Defunct Railroad
Stimons Defunct Railroad
Tillamook Defunct Railroad
Twin Cities Defunct Railroad
Vero Beach Defunct Railroad
Weeksville Defunct Railroad
Weymouth Defunct Railroad
Wildwood Defunct Railroad
Willow Grove Defunct Railroad

Military Railroads and Asbestos Exposure

Anacostia Naval Railroad
Concord Naval Railroad
Crane Naval Railroad
El Centro Naval Railroad
Great Lakes Naval Railroad
Gulfport Naval Railroad
Indian Head Naval Ordnance Station
Naval Railroads
San Diego Naval Railroad
Treasure Island Naval Railroad
Washington Naval Railroad
China Lake Naval Railroad

Defunct Railroads and Asbestos Containing Products

Railroad Workers that worked in rail yards, rail stations, engine rooms, installing brakes, gaskets, insulation, valves and pipes have a higher risk of developing an asbestos related disease in their lifetime

AdhesivesAir Compressor Pipes

Air Conditioning Systems

Asbestos Heat Wrap

Asbestos Insulation


Balcony Railing


Brake Clutches

Brake Lining

Brake Pads

Brake Shoes

Braking Systems

Ceiling Tiles

Cement Products

Cement Ties


Coal-Powered Engines

Cobra Railroad Brakes

Collapsible Guard Rails


Crossing Arm

Crossing Gates

CrosstiesDynamic Grid Braking Systems

Electrical Panels

Electrical Rail Signaling

Flexible Trainline


Floor Tiles

Friction Materials

Friction Products

Gasket Covers


Grade Crossings


Hand Rails

Heat Shields

Heating Systems

High Temperature Gasket

Hot Water Lines

Journal Boxes

Locomotive Clutches


Packing Materials

Pipe Coverings

Pipe Joint Insulation

PlasterRail Equipment

Railroad Brakes

Railroad Ties

Railroad Tracks

Refrigeration Units



Sealing Cement

Signal Equipment

Spray Insulation

Steam boilers

Steam Generators

Steam Lines

Steam Pipes

Steel Railing


Tracks Beacon

Trolley Wire

Tunnel Handrails



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Mesothelioma and Asbestos Exposure

  • 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.

Veterans that held certain trade jobs were exposed to asbestos. Many military jobs involved working in confined spaces with bad ventilation, operating machinery and equipment that had asbestos-containing products.

Asbestos was also used extensively as fireproofing and insulation in Navy ship engine rooms, decking, sleeping quarters, hulls of ships and boiler rooms because of its resistance to heat.

One in three Navy Veterans will develop an asbestos related disease in their lifetime and are at greater risk of developing mesothelioma, an aggressive form of cancer.

Mesothelioma has been medically linked to workplace asbestos exposure.

Median Survival Rate for Mesothelioma Patients by Stage

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.

TO GET HELP – Our Nationwide Toll Free Mesothelioma Helpline Number is 888.640.0914

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?

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.

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