D. A. Collins Refractories of Savannah Inc.

Workers exposed to asbestos

Founded in 1977 in Savannah, Georgia, the company initially specialized in manufacturing refractory materials, as the name suggests, which are defined as materials resistant to decomposition by pressure, heat, or chemical attack and preserve their strength form at extreme temperatures. They are used in furnaces, kilns, incinerators, reactors, and make crucibles and molds for casting glass and metals. Because it was active during the last century, D. A. Collins Refractories of Savannah heavily exposed workers to asbestos, as the mineral was extremely common within the industry, which is part of the construction industry. Therefore, if you worked for this business and now struggle with a disease caused by occupational asbestos exposure, you should give our legal team a call, as you might be entitled to compensation.

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D. A. Collins Refractories of Savannah Inc. employees exposed to asbestos

Refractory materials have been used across the U.S. for roughly 57 years, from 1929 to 1986. One type of refractory material is fireproof bricks or firebricks. Because asbestos was extremely popular as a building material during the last century, it was only natural for refractory materials companies to use it in their products, as it is durable and resistant to fire and chemical corrosion. However, refractory materials would deteriorate over the years, which led to asbestos fibers coming off these products.

The following are the occupational groups D. A. Collins Refractories of Savannah exposed to asbestos during the last century, whether directly or indirectly:

People who had the task of disturbing old refractory materials in any way were at high risk of asbestos exposure, as carcinogenic fibers would be released in the air they would breathe with the slightest movement. Most facilities had poor ventilation, which only exacerbated the extent of toxic exposure among these workers.

Thousands of D. A. Collins Refractories 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 the family members of D. A. Collins Refractories workers

Family members who shared the same home with a D. A. Collins Refractories of Savannah worker are at moderate risk of developing a disease caused by asbestos exposure themselves. This is because, during the last century, asbestos companies were striving to cover up the health dangers of asbestos exposure and, thereby, employees were not given protective gear to wear on the job. As a result, they would often come back home covered in asbestos dust that their spouse and children would unavoidably breathe in. Over the years, these carcinogenic fibers would accumulate in their lungs, leading to the very same harrowing diseases asbestos workers often suffer from.

If you have a disease that has a link to asbestos exposure and have a family member who was employed at this company, you should call our law firm, as you might be eligible for compensation. After you give us a phone call, you just have to describe your situation in-depth, answer our questions, and send us a copy of your medical records as evidence. Following a thorough assessment from our skilled attorneys, you will know for sure whether you qualify for filing a claim, and if you do, they will shortly begin preparing it. You will ultimately receive the money you deserve if you work with our legal team.

Legal assistance in wrongful death asbestos exposure cases for family members

Often, people who develop a disease due to occupational asbestos exposure pass away without having benefited from the money they were entitled to. This is where their surviving family members can step in and file a wrongful death claim. While it will not bring the family as much compensation as a claim filed by the deceased person would have, the sum of money will still be significant and might prove helpful in covering costs such as funeral expenses and past medical expenses.

If you wish to file a wrongful death claim, you will have to contact our law firm, explain your circumstances, and send us the employment and medical records of your departed loved one, as well as their death certificate as evidence and as a starting point for our lawyers. After a thorough review of your case, we will inform you whether you are entitled to compensation, and if you are, our attorneys will promptly begin working on your claim. In the end, you will get the money you deserve on behalf of your lost family member.