The spouses and children of Ford Motor Company employees might have also been exposed to asbestos
Since the carcinogenicity of asbestos has not been officially recognized until 1971, companies that made use of this fibrous mineral – although knowing about the disastrous health consequences exposure could have – did not bother to protect their employees and ensure a safe work environment. Unfortunately, Ford Motor Company is no exception, as it has been hit with thousands of related lawsuits over recent years. Former workers are not the only demographic who take legal action against the company, as inhaling asbestos fibers in occupational settings was not the only route of exposure. Also known as domestic exposure, secondary exposure takes place when a person is in contact with a hazardous agent without being nearby the source of pollution. Tragically, as Ford Motor Company workers involved in the production of automotive components were not required to change clothes at the end of the day, numerous of their family members were exposed to asbestos via this route.
If you have a former Ford Motor Company worker in your family, as well as a diagnosis of asbestosis or lung cancer, please seek legal assistance from a specialized attorney immediately. The sooner you file a claim, the larger the compensation you are going to receive will be, as your lawyer will have the necessary time to thoroughly prepare your case and collect additional evidence. We have recovered over $1.4 billion for asbestos victims so far and are bound to provide you with satisfactory results, as our primary area of practice is asbestos litigation. All you have to do is set up a consultation with one of our lawyers, bring your medical and employment records as proof of diagnosis, and, respectively, work history, and we will gladly take care of the rest for you. Whether you have decided to file a claim or would just like to clear up some aspects of the process, feel free to contact us and we will do all in our power to assist you.
Legal assistance for victims of asbestos exposure and their families
While Ford Motor Company did not set up a trust fund for asbestos victims, as they have not been needed to seek bankruptcy protection hitherto, thousands of people have recovered the compensation they were eligible for from the company. If your health was also compromised after working at Ford Motor Company, whether this means pulmonary fibrosis or lung cancer diagnosis, we strongly advise you to seek legal assistance at your earliest convenience. Depending on the statute of limitations effective in your state, you have between one and six years to file a claim since the moment of diagnosis. Therefore, taking action as soon as you discover you are ill is vital. A lawyer specialized in asbestos cases will eagerly help you prepare a solid case against your former employer and eventually provide you with the money you deserve for your physical and emotional suffering. With over 25 years of experience in asbestos litigation, Environmental Litigation Group, P.C. is here to promptly take over your case. Contact us now and benefit from the compensation you are entitled to!