H.B. Fuller Company

Workers exposed to asbestos

This adhesive manufacturing company was founded in 1887, initially as Fuller Manufacturing Company. In 1915, the company became H.B. Fuller Company and started its road to become one of the most important adhesive producers and distributors in the world. The H.B. Fuller Company is one of the many companies guilty of using asbestos in some of their products. This led to many claims against H.B. Fuller from workers affected by asbestos exposure.

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H.B. Fuller Company employees exposed to asbestos

During the last century, H.B. Fuller Company made use of asbestos in large amounts, as the mineral has numerous convenient properties, such as excellent resistance to fire, electricity and a wide range of chemicals. Furthermore, it was also very cheap at the time. Specializing in the manufacturing of adhesives, H.B. Fuller Company was no exception when it came to knowingly exposed their workers to asbestos. As one of the leading adhesives producers worldwide during the last century, the company is responsible for jeopardizing the health of thousands of workers, who were oblivious to the dangers of occupational asbestos exposure. The occupations at the highest risk of developing a serious disease as a result of exposure to the asbestos products of this company are:

Nowadays, a considerable number of former H.B. Fuller Company employees are struggling with serious types of lung disease – such as asbestosis or pulmonary fibrosis – as a consequence. However, since it usually takes between 10 and 50 years for a disease to develop, early signs are often difficult to spot and, to make matters worse, they also mimic the symptoms of less severe conditions, such as asthma or pneumonia.

Asbestos related cancer eligible for filing a claim

If you developed one of the following cancers as a result of occupational exposure, you are eligible for compensation. If you are too ill, a family member can help you with the legal process. In the unfortunate event that you pass away before recovering compensation, your surviving family members will receive compensation on your behalf.

Lung Cancer Mesothelioma Throat Cancer Esophageal Cancer Bronchial Cancer Gastrointestinal Cancer Colorectal Cancer

If, however, you struggle with non-cancerous pleural diseases such as asbestosis, pulmonary fibrosis, pleural plaques, pleural effusion, diffuse pleural thickening, COPD (emphysema & chronic bronchitis), pleurisy, lung nodules, lung spots, asthma, pneumonitis, tuberculosis, rounded atelectasis or lung scarring, please seek a second or even a third opinion as the rate of misdiagnosis is very high among the victims of asbestos exposure.

Asbestos exposure was also common in the households of H.B. Fuller Company workers

Not only did the unethical attitude of asbestos companies affect workers, but it also took a heavy toll on their family members. Oftentimes, H.B. Fuller Company employees would unknowingly carry home carcinogenic fibers on their work clothes, which could later be inhaled or ingested by a loved one. This is referred to as “secondary asbestos exposure” and can have the same dire health consequences as direct contact with the mineral in occupational settings. While the wives of H.B. Fuller Company workers would usually be exposed to asbestos by laundering their clothes, children would frequently breathe in toxic fibers upon greeting their fathers.

In addition to providing superior legal assistance and representation to people whose contact with asbestos took place on the job, our lawyers also help those who struggle with the effects of secondary exposure recover the compensation they deserve. If you shared the same dwelling with a family member who, at the time, was working at H.B. Fuller Company and are now dealing with a disease such as lung cancer or mesothelioma, please contact our attorneys at your earliest convenience. With over 25 years of professional experience, they are bound to obtain excellent results for you.

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.