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Atlantic Richfield Company

Workers Exposed to Asbestos

Atlantic Richfield Company (ARCO) has been founded in 1966 and operated as an oil and gas extraction company with over 1.300 refineries in the US, and operations in Indonesia, the North Sea, the South China Sea, and Mexico. Between 1970-1980, ARCO was one of the biggest oil companies in the world. Since petroleum is highly flammable, fireproof materials containing asbestos were used in refinery sites. Former employees of Atlantic Richfield Company may have cause for concern regarding asbestos-related lung diseases.

If You Worked at Atlantic Richfield Company You Need to Regularly Check on Your Health

Asbestos products were heavily used in the oil industry until the 80s, for its abilities to withstand high temperatures and for the fireproofing and durability qualities it possessed. It was usually found in gaskets used to seal pipes or other pieces of machinery, fireproof equipment and other construction equipment. When gaskets are disrupted or removed for repairs, they can release small asbestos fibers into the air, thus putting the workers at risk of developing lung diseases.

Although the manufacturing of asbestos products has stopped in the 80s, workers are still at risk if they are working with old pipes or machinery. Employees that have been working during the asbestos use years, need to keep a close eye on their health, as the exposure to it can lead to serious diseases. Our specialists offer free screenings based on your latest X-rays. Upon examination, they will establish if you have cause for concern. Contact us and we will help with all the information you might need.

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Victims Who Have Worked at Atlantic Richfield Company May Be Eligible for Compensation

Exposure to asbestos is a serious risk for human health. Companies have known it for years, but they continued to use products containing it because they were convenient. When these products break down, they release tiny fibers into the air that can lead to a various number of serious diseases. Former engineers, boiler operators, machine operators or maintenance workers have been exposed to huge health risks.

If you are a former employee who has been diagnosed with asbestos-related lung disease, you can file a claim and receive compensation. Our team of lawyers, with over 25 years of experience in litigating asbestos cases are prepared to help you. Contact us for more information and we will gladly analyze your case and help you get compensated.