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Eagle-Picher Industries

The company started in 1942 but became what we know today as Eagle-Picher in 1916 when the merger between Eagle White Lead Works and Picher Lead Company took place. It was initially a corporation that manufactured products based on zinc. In time, Eagle-Picher acquired different companies that were using other minerals in their products. One of these minerals was asbestos, known at that time for its fireproofing characteristics. Until the mid-1970’s, this poisonous mineral was used in manufacturing some of their products.


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If You Worked for Eagle-Picher Industries Get Screened for Asbestos

Asbestos has been extensively employed by an astounding number of companies throughout the U.S. before the mid 1980s, due to either negligence or willful ignorance. Nowadays, the hazardous effects of prolonged exposure are well-known and undeniable. If you or a family member has worked for one of these companies, it is highly recommended to get screened for asbestos, as exposure is very likely to have occurred.

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If You Have a Family Member Who Worked at Eagle-Picher Industries Contact Us

Although the majority of people who suffer from asbestos-related diseases have been exposed in the workplace, secondary exposure is common as well. If you are diagnosed with a malignant or non-malignant disease and have a family member who worked at Eagle-Picher, there is a high chance your illness is the result of secondary asbestos exposure. Because most companies did not require employees to wear protective equipment on the job, you could have easily inhaled fibers of asbestos which remained on your loved one’s clothes.

If you believe asbestos may be the cause of your injury, we strongly encourage you to contact us. Our experienced attorneys have successfully represented thousands of clients and can also help you obtain the compensation you deserve.

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