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Asbestos lawsuit filed against 138 companies

A Colorado Springs man has filed an asbestos lawsuit against 138 companies that he claims are responsible for him developing mesothelioma.

The man was diagnosed with mesothelioma in March and filed his complaint in September. Because the man never smoked, he claims that this rare lung cancer was caused from his career between the years 1954 and 1979.

During his career, he worked as an electrician and a laborer where he was exposed to asbestos and asbestos-containing products. He claims that the defendants should have warned him of the dangers associated with the toxic material.

If you or a loved one has been injured as a result of being exposed to asbestos and you have questions about the material or its link to rare lung cancers, contact us or visit our site today at www.mesothelioma-asbestoshelp.org.

Merlin Olsen’s family settles asbestos lawsuit

The family of actor and football star, Merlin Olsen, has now settled an asbestos lawsuit that was filed after their family member died of mesothelioma lung cancer that he was diagnosed with later in life.

Olsen was once a member of the Los Angeles Ram’s “Fearsome Foursome”  while he was a defensive tackle in the 1960s. He later appeared on the television show “Little House on the Prairie”  as well as commercials for the National Football League.

Olsen died in March 2010 after battling the rare cancer that is primarily caused by exposure to asbestos particles. The lawsuit was filed against 10 companies that Olsen worked at when he was younger and they either manufactured asbestos products or used them.

If you have been exposed to this asbestos and would like to learn more, contact us or visit our site today at www.mesothelioma-asbestoshelp.org.

Developer sued for violating asbestos removal laws

A developer must  now pay $100,000 for allegedly violating the laws put in place by the Environmental Protection Agency when removing asbestos.

The incident occurred as the developer worked on a renovation and converted the former Union Products plastics into retail space. The project was shut down in 2009 after investigators noticed that the correct precautions were not put into place in order to prevent dangerous asbestos fibers from becoming airborne.

Asbestos particles are the primary cause of a rare cancer, mesothelioma. Workers illegally removed asbestos fibers from pipes that were covered with it. After the project was stopped, the attorney general filed a lawsuit against the developer.

If you or a loved one has been exposed to asbestos and would like to learn  more, contact us or visit our web site www.mesothelioma-asbestoshelp.org/today.

Asbestos lawsuit blames Texaco in man’s death

The family of a man that died of mesothelioma on June 27 has filed a lawsuit against Texaco alleging that the man was exposed to the asbestos while he worked there.

The suit claims that the man was exposed to asbestos while he worked at Texaco and they knew of the dangers if exposed to asbestos and did not do anything to prevent employees from being exposed. The family stated that the company acted with malice and they are seeking damages from them as a result.

If you or a loved one has been exposed to asbestos and were diagnosed with mesothelioma as a result, you need experienced representation on your side. Contact us for more information or visit our web site today at www.mesothelioma-asbestoshelp.org.

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