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American Standard Inc.

Workers Exposed to Asbestos

American Standard Inc. was founded over 90 years ago, through the merger of American Radiator Company and Standard Sanitary Manufacturing Company. They manufactured mainly plumbing fixtures, HVAC systems and automotive braking systems. All of these products contained asbestos fibers, which may have put their workers at risk of developing a related lung disease. If you are a former employee of American Standard, you might be at risk.

Former American Standard Inc. Employees Need to Pay Closer Attention to Their Health

Up until 1980, asbestos was a very common component in a various number of products, because of its properties of strength, heat, and water resistance and its very low cost. As a result, many manufacturers have chosen to use it, despite warnings of its toxicity as early as the 1920s. American Standard Inc., as well as its divisions, have manufactured asbestos products. All over the US, plant workers may have been exposed to asbestos fibers, by manufacturing boilers, radiators, HVAC systems and brakes. All of these products incorporated asbestos either for insulation or for strengthening.

Asbestos fibers can get released into the air even by simply handling products containing it, more so if the process of manufacturing said products involves direct contact with it. These fibers can get trapped in the lungs and accumulate over time, creating an inflammation that can later lead to asbestos-related lung diseases. If you are a former employee of American Standard Inc. you need to keep a close eye on your health. ELG’s specialists can help you assess the health state of your lungs. We offer free screenings based on your latest X-ray results. Contact us for further information and we will quickly help by determining if you have cause for concern.

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Former American Standard Inc. Employees Need to Pay Closer Attention to Their Health

Closely working with asbestos products for an extended period of time, represents a huge risk for human health. Former plant workers or maintenance workers at American Standard Inc. might be at risk of developing asbestos-related lung disease. Knowing about its risks and still continuing to use it in their products, makes companies liable for claims of compensation.

The ELG team has over 25 years of experience in litigating asbestos cases and has helped thousands of victims get compensated. If you are a former American Standard Inc. employee who has developed asbestos-related lung disease, you might be eligible for compensation. Contact us and our lawyers will analyze your case and help you file a claim.