A-Best Products Company

Workers exposed to asbestos

This Ohio based textile maker was specialized in manufacturing asbestos-containing safety gear. The asbestos use went on until the year 1984 when A-Best decided to stop producing these contaminated articles of protective clothing and in 2002 the company filed for bankruptcy. Their line of asbestos-containing safety clothing was meant to prevent the people wearing these products from getting burned at their workplace. Unfortunately, they were exposed to another kind of danger – airborne asbestos fibers.

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A-Best Products employees exposed to asbestos

During the last century, A-Best Products made use of asbestos in large amounts, as the mineral has numerous convenient properties, such as excellent resistance to fire, electricity and a wide range of chemicals. Furthermore, it was also very cheap at the time. Specializing in the manufacturing of safety clothing such as gloves, aprons, and coats, A-Best Products Company is another business that heavily made use of asbestos. Due to the remarkable fire resistance it has, asbestos was the raw material of choice when it came to protective textiles throughout the past century. However, the mineral is also highly carcinogenic, so, while the clothing of A-Best Products Company might have shielded people like welders against fire, they also posed a serious threat to their health with wear and tear. Unfortunately, plenty of people who partook in the manufacturing of asbestos textiles later developed harrowing diseases such as pulmonary fibrosis and lung cancer.

Diseases that occur as a consequence of asbestos exposure have a long latency period of 10 to 50 years and vague symptoms, which is why they are so problematic to diagnose. The occupation at the highest risk of developing a serious disease as a result of exposure to the asbestos products of this company is factory workers.

Asbestos related cancer eligible for filing a claim

If you developed one of the following cancers as a result of occupational exposure, you are eligible for compensation. If you are too ill, a family member can help you with the legal process. In the unfortunate event that you pass away before recovering compensation, your surviving family members will receive compensation on your behalf.

Lung Cancer Mesothelioma Throat Cancer Esophageal Cancer Bronchial Cancer Gastrointestinal Cancer Colorectal Cancer

If, however, you struggle with non-cancerous pleural diseases such as asbestosis, pulmonary fibrosis, pleural plaques, pleural effusion, diffuse pleural thickening, COPD (emphysema & chronic bronchitis), pleurisy, lung nodules, lung spots, asthma, pneumonitis, tuberculosis, rounded atelectasis or lung scarring, please seek a second or even a third opinion as the rate of misdiagnosis is very high among the victims of asbestos exposure.

If someone in your family was employed at A-Best Products Company, you might have been exposed to asbestos too

Lack of adequate industrial hygiene is the reason why so many people who never handled asbestos themselves came to suffer from diseases such as COPD, asbestosis, pleural plaques, and lung cancer. Asbestos workers – including those at A-Best Products Company – did not have to change their clothes at the end of the day and thereby, toxic fibers would be brought home, where family members could easily inhale or ingest them. This route of exposure is referred to as secondary asbestos exposure. Regrettably, it can result in the same terrible illnesses as occupational asbestos exposure.

While money can never replace health, it is important to know that, if you are a victim of secondary asbestos exposure as a consequence of living with a family member who worked at A-Best Products Company, you are eligible for compensation. A lawyer specialized in asbestos exposure cases is the most suitable professional to assist you with this matter, as they have the necessary resources to obtain maximum compensation on your behalf. Since 1990, our attorneys have been striving to help people injured by asbestos exposure and have so far recovered over $1.4 billion. For superior legal assistance and representation, please contact Environmental Litigation Group, P.C.

Legal assistance in wrongful death asbestos exposure cases for family members

The surviving family members of a worker who developed a disease as a result of occupational asbestos exposure but has not taken legal action during their lifetime are also eligible for compensation. With over 25 years of experience in pursuing compensation for the victims of asbestos exposure and their family members, our attorneys will help you recover the money you deserve on behalf of your loved one. While it is very complex, the legal process requires minimal involvement on your part, as the majority of the aspects, such as the claim and the documents which must accompany it, will be efficiently handled by our legal team. If you have a family member who lost their lives to a disease that was caused by workplace asbestos exposure, do not hesitate to contact our law firm for quality legal assistance. It is important to know that, because we work on a contingency fee basis, you will not have to pay anything unless we recover compensation for you.