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Foster Wheeler Corporation

Foster Wheeler was formed after the merger between Power Specialty and Wheeler Condenser & Engineering Company in 1927. The company was involved in oil refinery design and construction, engineering, petrochemicals and the production of generators and boilers. The relationship established between the two former companies and the U.S. military continued with Foster Wheeler supplying boilers and steam-condensers. By the 1990’s, the company expanded in Europe and Asia. The products manufactured by the Foster Wheeler Corporation before the 1970’s contained asbestos as this mineral was used for its fireproofing characteristics, low costs and versatility. These contaminated products affected the health of the people working in refineries, plants and on ships.


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If You Worked for Foster Wheeler Corporation 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 Foster Wheeler Corporation 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 Foster Wheeler Corporation, 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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