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Bergen Tile & Linoleum Co.

Workers exposed to asbestos

Bergen Tile & Linoleum Co. is a New York-based manufacturer of flooring products. Like many other companies up until the 80s, they have used asbestos in their products for its strengthening qualities, thus exposing their workers to serious diseases.

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Bergen Tile & Linoleum Co. employees exposed to asbestos

During the last century, Bergen Tile & Linoleum Co. made use of asbestos in large amounts, as the mineral has numerous convenient properties, such as excellent resistance to fire, electricity and a wide range of chemicals. Furthermore, it was also very cheap at the time. Asbestos is a naturally occurring mineral, which has been heavily used in various industries, from shipbuilding to construction, automotive, or even in power plants. The occupations at the highest risk of developing a serious disease as a result of exposure to the products of this company are:

Manufacturers of flooring products have used it for its great strengthening qualities, in order to provide more durability. Handling asbestos products or equipment on a daily basis has proven to be a hazard for human health, leading to serious diseases such as mesothelioma, lung cancer, or asbestosis. If you are a former employee of Bergen Tile & Linoleum you need to pay close attention to your health. Asbestos-related diseases can take a long time to start showing signs, and they can develop even after the exposure has stopped.

Thousands of Bergen Tile & Linoleum 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

Victims of secondary asbestos exposure need to take action in order to get compensated

Ever since 1920 studies have shown a strong link between serious lung diseases and asbestos exposure. During WW2, asbestos use has seen exponential growth in the US, until the 80s when its use was regulated. Despite the fact that manufacturers knew it was carcinogenic, or they had the obligation to know it, they exposed not only their workers by incorporating it in their products, but in some cases, the public at large as well. Bergen Tile & Linoleum is one of the companies that have been involved in asbestos lawsuits over the last years, as the numbers of former employees affected by serious lung diseases have started to increase in the US.

Unfortunately, not only the workers of Bergen Tile & Linoleum are at high risk of developing severe diseases, but their family members too, due to secondary exposure. If you have developed a severe disease as a result of secondary exposure, contact us as soon as possible.

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.