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Bell Asbestos Mines

Workers exposed to asbestos

As the name indicates, Bell’s main activity was mining and milling raw chrysotile asbestos. The company underwent several acquisitions and mergers so that its asbestos products reached the Canadian, British, and U.S. markets, as well as many international markets. Now, the company’s lawsuits are handled by a subfund of Federal-Mogul, through Turner & Newell.

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Bell Asbestos Mines employees exposed to asbestos

Located in Quebec, Canada, Bell Asbestos Mines had been in use for over a century until 2008 when it finally shut down. Between 1932 and 1970, it supplied raw chrysotile asbestos to hundreds of U.S. companies, which would subsequently employ it for the manufacturing of various products. The occupations at the highest risk of developing a serious disease as a result of the asbestos exposure which occurred through Bell Asbestos Mines are:

Considering the tremendous carcinogenicity of asbestos, it is probably not surprising that numerous people who worked at Bell Asbestos Mines have lately developed serious types of pulmonary disease such as lung cancer, COPD, asbestosis, and mesothelioma.

Thousands of Bell Asbestos Mines 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

The spouses and children of Bell Asbestos Mines workers might have also been exposed to toxic fibers


Nowadays, secondary asbestos exposure, which would happen when one inhaled or ingested mineral fibers without being in direct contact with the source, is accountable for up to 10% of asbestos victims. Asbestos mining was a very high-risk job as far as secondary exposure was concerned since workers were not required to change their clothes at the end of the day due to lack of proper industrial hygiene. This way, asbestos fibers would easily spread throughout the environment outside the mining site, endangering the health of other people.

The family members of Bell Asbestos Mines employees, however, were facing the greatest danger in this regard, as they would live under the same roof as a person who was regularly exposed to asbestos directly. Under these circumstances, breathing in asbestos fibers was inevitable. Therefore, not only asbestos workers face the risk of developing a serious disease, but also their families. If you struggle with a disease and have a former Bell Asbestos Mines employee in your family, you might be eligible for compensation. For a complete evaluation, please contact our lawyers, who have been handling asbestos cases since 1990.

Legal assistance in wrongful death asbestos exposure cases for family members

The surviving family members of a worker who developed a disease as a result of occupational asbestos exposure but has not taken legal action during their lifetime are also eligible for compensation. With over 25 years of experience in pursuing compensation for the victims of asbestos exposure and their family members, our attorneys will help you recover the money you deserve on behalf of your loved one. While it is very complex, the legal process requires minimal involvement on your part, as the majority of the aspects, such as the claim and the documents which must accompany it, will be efficiently handled by our legal team. If you have a family member who lost their lives to a disease that was caused by workplace asbestos exposure, do not hesitate to contact our law firm for quality legal assistance. It is important to know that, because we work on a contingency fee basis, you will not have to pay anything unless we recover compensation for you.