Occupational Asbestos ExposureAsbestos was widely used for years in a variety of industries and ongoing risk continues for millions.
Despite the dangers of asbestos exposure being known for decades, people are still exposed to asbestos everyday at work.
Asbestos Exposure in the Military
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) estimates that 220,000 United States Military veterans, and other personnel have sustained asbestos exposure in the military between World War II […]Read Article
Military veterans are at high-risk for exposure to asbestos and may experience damage to lung tissue, lung cancer, mesothelioma, throat and stomach cancer, and other asbestos-related diseases later in life. Veterans with service-related asbestos diseases can file VA claims for disability compensation and treatment.
Power Plant Workers
Many power plant workers may have been exposed to asbestos and could experience lung tissue damage, mesothelioma, lung cancer, stomach and throat cancer, and other asbestos related diseases. Power plant workers with asbestos related conditions can file claims after coming directly in contact with asbestos on-site.
Shipbuilders and shipyard workers are often exposed to asbestos during the assembly or dismantling of ships, a task that can cause asbestos fibers to become airborne. Shipyard workers with asbestosis, lung cancer, or other asbestos related diseases can file claims after coming directly in contact with asbestos on-site.
Insulation workers are often exposed to asbestos in confined spaces, which heightens the risk to develop lung cancer, mesothelioma and other asbestos related diseases. Insulation workers with lung cancer, throat and stomach cancer, mesothelioma and other asbestos related diseases can file claims after coming directly in contact with asbestos on-site.
Construction workers are one of the most at-risk groups for asbestos exposure and development of mesothelioma, as thousands of workers are diagnosed every year. Construction workers who have been diagnosed with stomach and throat cancer, lung cancer, or are experiencing other asbestos-related conditions can file claims after coming directly in contact with asbestos.
Oil Refinery Workers
Oil Refinery Workers have historically been exposed to asbestos on the job making them one of the most at-risk groups for mesothelioma and other asbestos related diseases. Oil refinery workers who have developed lung cancer, mesothelioma, asbestosis, or are experiencing other asbestos related conditions can file claims after coming directly in contact with asbestos.
Miners are often exposed to asbestos and inhale asbestos fibers during work-related tasks, making these workers an at-risk group for the development of asbetsos related diseases. Miners who have been diagnosed with mesothelioma, throat cancer, lung damage or lung cancer, or are experiencing other asbestos related conditions can file claims.
Electricians are often at risk for asbestos exposure as the mineral is used in various electrical products and construction materials. Electricians who have been diagnosed with lung cancer, mesothelioma or are experiencing other asbestos related conditions can file claims after coming directly in contact with asbestos.
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