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A.P. Green Industries

Workers Exposed to Asbestos

The company got its start in 1910 in Mexico, Missouri, as a brick and clay making plant. The business grew at a fast pace, in five years doubling its net worth. In short time, A.P. Green bought a larger plant and became a producer of refractory products selling and distributing them internationally. From the 1940s until the 1970s, A.P. Green manufactured a variety of products using the poisonous mineral known as asbestos. Due to their use in high heat applications, boiler workers and steamfitters were the most affected by asbestos exposure.

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A.P. Green Industries employees exposed to asbestos

Headquartered in Moon Township, Pennsylvania, A.P. Green Industries was anything but green between 1947 and 1972, as it did not refrain from employing asbestos – a naturally occurring carcinogenic mineral – for the manufacturing of their products. Some of the most popular brand names of building materials produced by this company were A.P. Green SK-7 Cement, A.P. Green Kast-O-Lite, Mizzou GR, and A.P. Green P.C. Chrome Plastic.

The occupations at highest risk of developing a serious disease as a result of the asbestos exposure which occurred at A.P. Green Industries are factory workers, people who directly participated in the manufacturing of these building materials, boilermakers, and steamfitters. However, veterans may also have been exposed to asbestos products manufactured by A.P. Green Industries, particularly those who served in the U.S. Navy. In addition to refractory materials, these were the most common asbestos products manufactured by A.P. Green Industries during the last century.

Thousands of A.P. Green Industries employees began suffering from terrible diseases after 1980

If you are diagnosed with a cancerous disease, you or a family member will deal with our staff over the phone and via emails ONLY, no need to travel at all. If you pass away before or during the process, surviving family members will receive the amount awarded by the claims.

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

If you receive the diagnosis of a noncancerous disease, we will need to do more testing (X-rays, breathing, and blood tests) done at our medical facility in Birmingham, Alabama, where you will be accurately diagnosed.

Asbestosis Pulmonary Fibrosis Pleural Plaques Pleural Effusion Diffuse Pleural Thickening COPD Emphysema Chronic Bronchitis Pleurisy Lung Nodules Lung Spots Asthma Tuberculosis Pneumonitis Histoplasmosis Rounded Atelectasis Lung Scarring Bladder Cancer

Secondary asbestos exposure, a serious concern for the family members of A.P. Green Industries workers

In 2009, seven years after filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, A.P. Green Industries established a trust fund, which has since then been providing both former workers and family members injured by asbestos exposure with financial compensation. Secondary asbestos exposure, which entails the inhalation or ingestion of toxic fibers without being near the primary source of contamination, would happen frequently during the last century, which is why today, up to 10% of asbestos victims are estimated to have developed their illness due to this type of contact with the mineral. Either by laundering the asbestos worker’s clothes or by greeting him upon returning home from the job, numerous women and children have come to suffer from the same diseases as people exposed in occupational settings.

If you shared a living space with someone who was employed at A.P. Green Industries while the company was using asbestos, please keep a close eye on your health. In the unfortunate event you are diagnosed with one of the diseases asbestos exposure is notorious for, our lawyers will help you recover the compensation you deserve from the company’s trust fund. With over 25 years of professional experience, our attorneys and legal team will efficiently handle your case so that you can keep focusing on your treatment. For additional information, do not hesitate to call us and we will thoroughly answer any question you might have pertaining to the eligibility criteria or the legal process.

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.