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American Cyanamid Company

Workers Exposed to Asbestos

American Cyanamid Company was founded in 1907 and became one of the top 100 manufacturing companies in the 70s and the 80s. Originally a manufacturer of agriculture chemicals, the product line expanded into many types of industrial and specialty chemicals, synthetic fibers, pharmaceuticals, surgical products, plastics, later adding cosmetics, building products, and perfumes. Even though American Cyanamid Company understood the risk that they were exposing their employees to, they failed to take the necessary precautions.

If You or a Family Member Have Been Exposed to Asbestos in the Workplace We Can Offer a Free Screening

American Cyanamid Company’s use of asbestos has been extended from 1920 until 1980. With the growth of the company, so came the heavy use of toxic chemicals in a different array of products, thus putting their workers at risk. As a result of their harmful work environment, the company started facing numerous lawsuits over the workers' deteriorating health. Some of the occupations affected by asbestos use at American Cyanamid Company include chemical plant workers, electricians, engineers, industrial plant workers.

If you or a family member are former employees of American Cyanamid Company you need to pay careful attention to your health. Asbestos exposure can lead to the development of lung diseases even 20 years after the exposure stopped. Our team of specialists can offer you a free screening based on your most recent X-ray. You can contact us to learn more information.

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Victims of Asbestos Exposure Are Entitled to Compensation


Asbestos exposure can harm even the families of the workers. Second-hand exposure is just as dangerous as exposure in the workplace. Fibers can accumulate on clothes and can be further transmitted in the air, thus putting family members at risk of inhaling it and developing asbestos-related lung disease. American Cyanamid Company is no stranger to lawsuits over a faulty work environment, having been involved in over 8000 lawsuits.

Even though the company is not around anymore, you still have the right to get compensated. Our team of lawyers can help you file a claim and access your rights. We have handled thousands of cases, with over 25 years of experience in this field. Contact us, and our lawyers will evaluate your case and help you obtain the compensation you deserve.