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Occupational Asbestos Exposure

Asbestos 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.

Veterans / Military
Construction Workers
Power Plant Workers
Oil Refinery Workers
Insulation Workers
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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 […]

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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.

Insulation Workers

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

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.


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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