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Asbestos Problems Among Miners

Many miners are exposed to some form of asbestos while working at their jobs. These individuals work in poorly ventilated areas in which exposure to asbestos can prove extremely concentrated. As a result, asbestos exposure is a serious concern for many miners. However, many miners who have developed a health problem related to asbestos exposure may not realize the level of danger they face until it is too late.

If you are suffering from mesothelioma because of asbestos exposure from a career in mining, we may be able to help you better understand your legal rights. To learn more, please fill out the contact form at the top of this page.

Dangerous Types of Mining

Different kinds of asbestos have been found in various types of minerals. As a result, mesothelioma is a widespread concern among miners who work with these types of minerals. The following types of minerals have been linked to asbestos exposure, meaning that miners working in these mines may develop serious conditions:

  • Asbestos
  • Vermiculite
  • Talc
  • Taconite

Some of these minerals may not normally contain asbestos, but particular mines may have become contaminated with asbestos at some point. As a result, unexpected asbestos exposure can occur.

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If you or someone you love has been exposed to asbestos, leading to the development of mesothelioma or another asbestos-related condition, legal action may be available. For more information on your medical and legal options, fill out the contact form at the top of this page.

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