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Asbestos companies in the U. S. mined over 800,000 tons of asbestos ore during the peak consumption period from 1930 to 1980.
Asbestos companies were negligent in warning their employees and product users about the dangers of asbestos exposure to their long-term health.
Asbestos was used in over 3,000 consumer products through 1980.
Thirty million tons of asbestos materials were used in U. S. during the 20th century.
One hundred twenty-five million Americans have been exposed to asbestos in their workplace.
One hundred seven thousand people worldwide die from asbestos-related diseases each year.
Asbestos kills between 12,000 to 15,000 Americans each year.
Eleven million people were exposed to toxic asbestos products between 1940 and 1978 (National Institutes of Health (NIH).
Workers exposed to asbestos are seven times more likely to die of an asbestos-related disease than the general population.
Asbestos was first used in the U. S. in steam engines in 1928. Asbestos was used during WW2 in ships, military bases, vehicles, aircraft and building products. Asbestos materials are resistant to heat, insulating, fireproofing, cheap, flexible and were used in over 3,000 products from the early 1900s to 1980.
Asbestos Products used in the U. S. (1930-1980)
Building Materials & Products
Duct Insulation Products
Gloves & Mitten Products
Hair Dryer Products
Joint Compound Products
Rope, Cord & Wicking Products
Asbestos manufacturers of products and materials have admitted fault and set up trust funds to compensate workers for their asbestos exposure. There are more than 30 billion dollars in 60+ asbestos trust funds for patients diagnosed with Mesothelioma cancer, asbestos lung cancer, and other asbestos-related diseases. If you know someone who has been diagnosed with Mesothelioma contact us to learn more about your legal rights for compensation.
If you have been diagnosed with an asbestos-related disease such as Mesothelioma, you have legal rights and may eligible able to recover compensation from Asbestos Trust Funds.
Get a free consultation from an experienced Mesothelioma lawyer to know if you have a valid legal claim today.
Asbestos Trust Funds have a strict Statute of Limitations.
Statutes of Limitations is the time a Mesothelioma victim has to file a lawsuit.
The Statute of Limitations for Mesothelioma and asbestos exposure varies from state to state.
The Statute of Limitations for Mesothelioma begins when a person is either diagnosed or dies, not the date of their exposure.
An experienced Mesothelioma attorney can help you file a claim before your Statutes of Limitations expires.
Veterans diagnosed with Mesothelioma have legal rights and may be eligible to recover compensation from negligent asbestos companies and asbestos trust funds.
There are approximately 25 million veterans in the U. S. Military United States.
U.S. Navy Ships contained more than 300 asbestos-containing products and materials that were used regularly in the constructions of ships until 1980. Thousands of military veterans served on U. S. Navy ships with the peak exposure years from 1930-1980.
Asbestos products onboard ships included insulation, pipes, boilers, cement, sealers, gaskets, cables, tubes, valves, electrical fixtures, wiring, pumps, decking, paints, non-skid flooring, and in bulk headwalls, ship hulls, mess halls, engine rooms, navigation rooms, and sleeping quarters.
Military personnel most at risk include boilermakers, electrician's mates, enginemen, demolition workers, machinist mates, mechanics, metalsmiths, repairmen, pipefitters, ship fitters, technicians, welders, and civilian contractors. 1 out of 3 veterans will develop an asbestos-related disease in their lifetime.
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