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Energy Future Holdings

Workers exposed to asbestos

Energy Future Holdings Corp. has its origins in several electric service companies in Texas, in the late 19th and early 20th century. Several mergers and acquisitions in the following decades consolidated the company into one of the largest players in the energy market. Litigation in the field of pollution and asbestos-related illnesses from power plants and other facilities using high amounts of asbestos in their products led to the bankruptcy of EFU.

Asbestos Screening

Energy Future Holdings employees exposed to asbestos

As one of the leading companies in the energy market during the last century, Energy Future Holdings specialized in manufacturing products such as generators and wiring insulation. Regrettably, it did not refrain from using asbestos either, which would pose a serious threat to the health of workers on a daily basis.

The occupations at the highest risk of developing a serious disease as a result of the asbestos exposure which occurred through Energy Future Holdings are:

Once they make their way into the body via inhalation or ingestion, asbestos fibers – which are recognized as a known human carcinogen by multiple U.S. federal agencies – attach themselves to various organs, where they will gradually produce inflammation and tissue scarring. Within 10 to 50 years, these symptoms might give way to a terrible disease such as gastrointestinal cancer, pulmonary fibrosis, asbestosis, or mesothelioma.

Thousands of Energy Future Holdings 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 are also entitled to financial compensation from Energy Future Holdings

Occupational exposure is not the only way one may come in contact with asbestos. Although the vast majority of people who are now experiencing the awful health effects of asbestos exposure encountered the mineral in the workplace, there is a handful who never worked with asbestos themselves, yet are struggling with illnesses such as lung cancer or mesothelioma. These individuals are mostly family members of asbestos workers. Because asbestos fibers have microscopic dimensions, they can easily infiltrate non-occupational environments, including households. During the last century, Energy Future Holdings employees would frequently bring home asbestos fibers on their clothes, as the company did not require them to change before leaving the facility.

Numerous family members of Energy Future Holdings workers have been diagnosed with asbestos-related diseases within the past three decades, while many others are expected to develop terrible illnesses as well in the near future. If you, too, shared a living space with someone who was employed at this company, we encourage you to undergo a medical examination at least once a year, as the risk never diminishes. As for the people who are already struggling with a disease as a result of secondary asbestos exposure, we urge you to take legal action immediately. You are also eligible for financial compensation, which might help you tremendously with affording the treatment you need. Specializing in cases of asbestos exposure, our attorneys will provide you with quality legal assistance and representation.

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.