Chase Brass and Copper Co. Inc.

Workers exposed to asbestos

Established in 1876 in Waterbury, Connecticut, the company was once the largest manufacturer of brass and copper products across the country. In 1929, the company built its first midwestern plant on Babbitt Road in Euclid, Ohio. That same year, Chase Brass and Copper became a subsidiary of Kennecott Copper, which was the largest producer of copper in the country at the time. The presence of the company in Connecticut gave the city the nickname “The Brass City.” Sadly, because it was a company that manufactured metals, Chase Brass and Copper exposed workers to asbestos during the last century to a great extent. If you worked for this company and now have a disease that might have a connection with occupational asbestos exposure, we advise you to get in touch with us, as we can help you recover financial compensation.

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Chase Brass and Copper employees exposed to asbestos

Because working in a metal plant would involve a lot of extreme heat and fire, asbestos was seen as the ideal material for insulation and for fireproofing machinery, equipment, and components. Even the employees would have to wear gloves, aprons, and masks containing asbestos fibers to shield themselves against high temperatures. They would also use asbestos blankets and cloths to handle hot components. Furthermore, metal workers designed, cut, and welded metal, which would only worsen their degree of asbestos exposure, as these processes generated toxic dust.

These are the occupational groups Chase Brass and Copper exposed to asbestos during the last century, whether directly or indirectly:

Workers would often spray or coat metals with asbestos finishes to make the products both more durable and resistant to heat. Eventually, the coatings broke down and released asbestos fibers into the air. Finally, metal workers would carry out their tasks around insulated walls, floors, and ceilings that contained asbestos. Asbestos cement, bricks, pipes, and different kinds of insulation were common in these facilities. Disturbing and working around these materials could lead to significant exposure over time.

Thousands of Chase Brass and Copper 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 Rounded Atelectasis Lung Scarring Bladder Cancer

Secondary asbestos exposure, a serious concern for family the members of Chase Brass and Copper workers

If you lived in the same house as a Chase Brass and Copper worker, you were inevitably exposed to asbestos, too, although to a less severe extent. Since employees were not provided with protective equipment to wear when handling asbestos materials, they would bring home toxic dust on their clothes, skin, and hair. Upon returning home, their family members would greet them and breathe in asbestos fibers from their clothes. Over the years, the asbestos fibers would accumulate in their lungs, and many family members of asbestos workers developed the same terrible diseases as the employees themselves.

Have you lived under the same roof as a Chase Brass and Copper worker and now struggle with a disease that might be related to asbestos exposure? If so, we encourage you to get in touch with our legal team, explain your situation, and send our experts the employment records of your family member and your medical records. We will thoroughly analyze your situation, and if we determine that you are eligible to file a claim, our attorneys, who specialize in toxic exposure, will promptly begin preparing it for submission. Eventually, you will benefit from compensation if you decide to work with our law firm.

Legal assistance in wrongful death asbestos exposure cases for family members

Regrettably, not few are the asbestos exposure victims that refuse or fail to seek financial compensation for their diagnosis from their former employer. This happens either because they are afraid of a long and complex legal process or because they pass away suddenly following diagnosis. However, their family members now have the option to file a wrongful death claim, which will help them obtain a part of the money the deceased person would have been entitled to.

To file a wrongful death claim, all you have to do is to contact our legal team, describe your circumstances, and send us the employment and medical records of your departed loved one and their death certificate. After a careful evaluation, our attorneys will decide whether you qualify for filing a claim and if you do, they will shortly take care of it. In the meantime, you can go on as usual, as we will do the hard work for you. In the end, you will receive the money you deserve.