American Cast Iron Pipe Co.

Workers exposed to asbestos

Also known as ACIPCO, the company made use of asbestos to manufacture pipes, which led to heavy exposure among workers. Employees were not provided with the protective equipment they needed, so after they made the molds to pour melted iron to manufacture asbestos pipes, they would have to grind off rough areas of the finished products to get the asbestos pipes ready for sale. Thereby, asbestos fibers would be released in the air, which employees of American Cast Iron Pipe Co. would subsequently inhale and ingest. Their occupational asbestos exposure now places them at high risk of developing a serious disease such as lung cancer or mesothelioma. The company was located in Birmingham, Alabama, and is still in business today, which means that former workers injured by asbestos exposure will have to file a claim with American Cast Iron Co. to recover the compensation they deserve.

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American Cast Iron Pipe Co. employees exposed to asbestos

Because they would have to polish asbestos pipes after the products cooled down, heavy asbestos exposure occurred in the employees of American Cast Iron Pipe Co. Today, they are at high risk of developing a terrible disease as a consequence of occupational asbestos exposure. In the unfortunate event that you worked for this company and came to struggle with a disease as a result of asbestos exposure, it is important to know that you are eligible for compensation, which a lawyer whose main area of practice is toxic exposure will help you recover. The occupational groups that were exposed to the asbestos products of this company are:

While the legal process is very complex, your involvement will be minimal, as you will only have to provide your attorney with your employment and medical records, documents that will be used as evidence to support your claim. However, because solid proof is required for a favorable outcome of your asbestos claim, our legal experts will conduct additional research to discover more evidence for your case. In the end, you will receive the maximum compensation you are entitled to from your former employer. Lastly, it is worthy of note that asbestos exposure cases have a statute of limitations of 3 years from the moment of diagnosis in the majority of states, which should prompt you to take legal action as soon as possible.

Thousands of American Cast Iron Pipe Co. 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 American Cast Iron Pipe Co. workers

If you lived under the same roof as a worker of American Cast Iron Pipe Co. you were most likely secondarily exposed to asbestos as, when they would return home, employees would bring asbestos fibers in the house on their clothes, as well as on their skin and hair, since they had no protective equipment against asbestos exposure. By laundering their work clothes, their wives would be exposed to asbestos, whereas their children would come in contact with asbestos when greeting their fathers upon returning home from work. Thereby, if you developed a disease which you suspect is the result of secondary asbestos exposure, which is as dangerous as direct asbestos exposure, do not hesitate to contact our law firm, as we specialize in toxic exposure cases and our attorneys will be able to help you recover the financial compensation you deserve for your physical and emotional suffering. The only documents you will have to send your lawyer are the employment records of your family member and your medical records, as solid evidence is necessary to accompany your claim, which will be filed against American Cast Iron Pipe Co. With over 25 years of experience in pursuing compensation for the victims of asbestos exposure and their family members, our attorneys are bound to obtain a fair amount of money from the responsible company for you.

Legal assistance in wrongful death asbestos exposure cases for family members

Unfortunately, it is not uncommon for victims of workplace asbestos exposure to refuse to take legal action against the liable company during their lifetime. Consequently, if you have a family member who lost their life to a disease caused by asbestos exposure, you can recover compensation on their behalf with the legal assistance of a lawyer who specializes in toxic exposure cases. Since 1990, we have been helping victims of workplace asbestos exposure and their surviving family members recover the compensation they deserved and will gladly provide you with the legal assistance you need. The only documents you will have to send your attorney are the employment records of your deceased loved one, their medical records, and their death certificate, which must state that they passed away due to a disease related to occupational asbestos exposure. After a thorough discussion with our skilled attorneys, they will promptly begin working on your wrongful death claim, which will eventually result in the financial compensation you are eligible for. Nevertheless, it is important to keep in mind that wrongful death asbestos exposure cases have a statute of limitations of 2 years in most states, which should make taking legal action a priority for you.