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Cleaver-Brooks Company

Workers exposed to asbestos

Cleaver-Brooks was founded in 1929 and has its headquarters in Thomasville, GA. They are a boiler room equipment manufacturer, who focused on energy-efficient and environmentally friendly designs. Despite this, they have used asbestos in their products as many other manufacturers did up until the 80s. Their use of asbestos may have put numerous workers at risk of developing asbestos-related lung diseases.

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Cleaver-Brooks Company employees exposed to asbestos

Cleaver-Brooks Company manufactures products aimed at optimizing the total boiler exhaust system to maximize energy efficiency while minimizing emissions. Because these products are intended to withstand great heat, many of them were made using asbestos, up until the 80s when there have been laws introduced to regulate it. It is worthy of note that veterans may also have been exposed to asbestos by using the products of this company while they were serving in the military.

The workers' repeated exposure to it, might have raised their risk of developing asbestos-related lung diseases. Inhaling asbestos fibers imposes a huge risk on human health because they get trapped inside the lungs and can lead to inflammations that later develop into serious diseases. The occupations at the highest risk of developing a serious disease as a result of the asbestos exposure which occurred through are:

The problem though isn’t the mineral itself that if left in its natural state has no effect on human health. When processed for use in these products, it not only affects workers who are involved in the manufacturing process but also individuals further working with them. If you have been exposed to asbestos, you need to check up on the state of your lungs.

Thousands of Cleaver-Brooks 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 Cleaver-Brooks workers might have also been exposed to asbestos

Also known as domestic exposure, secondary exposure refers to the instances in which a person comes in contact with a harmful agent without being nearby the source of contamination. Secondary asbestos exposure takes place when one inhales or ingests asbestos fibers indirectly, such as from the clothes of a family member who works with the mineral. In fact, this was the most common way secondary asbestos exposure would occur during the last century, as companies did not require employees to change clothes or shower before leaving the facility. Thereby, workers would often come home covered with asbestos dust, unwittingly putting the health of their dear ones in danger. Since asbestos fibers are microscopic, they could also easily attach themselves to furniture covered with fabric, such as armchairs and couches, where they would remain for decades.

Have you shared the same house with someone who worked at Cleaver-Brooks and is now struggling with a serious disease? If so, we advise you to contact our attorneys at your earliest convenience, as you, too, are eligible for compensation from the asbestos trust fund of the company. With the aid of a specialized lawyer, you will benefit from the money you deserve in the shortest amount of time possible. It is important to take action as soon as you find out about your diagnosis, as asbestos cases have a statute of limitations. If the statute of limitations, which varies depending on the state, expires, you lose your right to compensation. Do not hesitate to give us a call and we will gladly help you navigate the legal process.

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.