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A.W. Chesterton Company

The company was founded in 1884 by A.W. Chesterton and it was selling steamboat and engineering supplies. By 1905, A.W. Chesterton acquired Ingall’s Boiler Cleaners and Scrapers and by the late 1940’s, the company expanded its product line into Nova Scotia, Newfoundland, Mexico and Canada. Between the 1960’s and the 1990’s, the company grew even more by manufacturing new products like sealants, cleaners and lubricants. One of the main product lines of A.W. Chesterton were industrial sealing products and prior to the 1980’s, the company used asbestos as a key component in their production.

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Asbestos has been extensively employed by an astounding number of companies throughout the U.S. before the mid 1980s, due to either negligence or willful ignorance. Nowadays, the hazardous effects of prolonged exposure are well-known and undeniable. If you or a family member has worked for one of these companies, it is highly recommended to get screened for asbestos, as exposure is very likely to have occurred.

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Although the majority of people who suffer from asbestos-related diseases have been exposed in the workplace, secondary exposure is common as well. If you are diagnosed with a malignant or non-malignant disease and have a family member who worked at A.W. Chesterton Company, there is a high chance your illness is the result of secondary asbestos exposure. Because most companies did not require employees to wear protective equipment on the job, you could have easily inhaled fibers of asbestos which remained on your loved one’s clothes.

If you believe asbestos may be the cause of your injury, we strongly encourage you to contact us. Our experienced attorneys have successfully represented thousands of clients and can also help you obtain the compensation you deserve.

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