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Couple names 37 companies as defendants in asbestos lawsuit

A couple from Jefferson, Kentucky has filed an asbestos lawsuit and named 37 defendants that they claim are responsible for the man’s development of lung cancer.

The couple claims that the defendants are responsible for the diagnosis because they exposed the man to asbestos. The man worked for the U.S. Navy from 1955 to 1959. He also worked for multiple coal strip mines in Kentucky and Charleston.

According to the lawsuit, the defendants did not provide the appropriate protective wear or equipment that needs to be used when dealing with asbestos. Asbestos is a toxic material when it is disturbed because it can lodge insuide a person’s lungs and cause certain types of cancer.

If you or a loved one has been exposed to asbestos and would like to learn more about the health hazards associated with harmful material, contact us or visit us at our site today at www.mesothelioma-asbestoshelp.org.

Concerns of asbestos cause closure of high school

Classes have been canceled at a junior and senior high school in the St. Louis Park public school district because of asbestos concerns.

Students were all sent home yesterday because of precautionary concerns about asbestos and classes were canceled again today. A spokesperson for the district said that a wintry mix of dust and sand has started to wear away at the tile on the floor and has exposed the toxic material.

Asbestos was commonly used prior to the 1970s in many buildings before any of the health concerns associated with the product became known.

If you or a loved one has been exposed to asbestos without knowing it, you may have questions about the health concerns associated with the material. Contact us or visit us at our website www.mesothelioma-asbestoshelp.org today.

Cooper industries to pay over $300 million to settle asbestos claims

Cooper Industries, a maker of electrical products for utilities, has announced that the company will be paying $307.5 million to a fund that will settle all claims related to asbestos with Pneumo Abex LLC.

The settlement comes from personal injury claims that are related to asbestos exposure. Asbestos, which is now partially banned, was once used frequently in the manufacturing industries. The terms of the settlement state that the Cooper subsidiary will pay $307.5 million and a parent and another affiliate will pay $5 million and 15 million.

If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with mesothelioma after being exposed to asbestos, contact us or visit our website at www.mesothelioma-asbestoshelp.orgĀ  for more information on the subject.

Survivor at Pearl Harbor dies of mesothelioma

A man from Billings, Montana who fought in Pearl Harbor when he was 19-years-old has now died of mesothelioma.

In December 1941, the teen was the one who sent the message that alerted the rest of the world that Pearl Harbor was under attack. He remembered the morning vividly. He was told by an officer to call in the message and that this was not a drill.

Now, the man had died of mesothelioma, which is a lung cancer that affects the lining of the lungs, heart and abdomen and is primarily caused from exposure to asbestos. Many navy veterans were exposed to asbestos when they were younger because it was used commonly then.

If you or a loved one has been exposed to asbestos and you would like to learn more about the health hazards that are associated with the toxic material, contact us or visit our web site at www.mesothelioma-asbestoshelp.org with any questions.

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