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This well known automobile and parts manufacturer was established in 1908 when William C. Durant bought more than 20 companies putting them under one parent company – General Motors. By purchasing other companies, GM expanded its range of products to boilers and air-conditioners. Starting from the 1930s until the 1980s, the company used asbestos for its friction materials. It was utilized in products like brakes and clutches. As the company diversified its line of products, they started selling boilers lined with materials containing this dangerous mineral.

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If You Worked for General Motors 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 General Motors 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 General Motors, 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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