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H.K. Porter Company

In 1866, H.K. Porter was founded as a small shop that repaired industrial equipment. In the following years, the company became one of the largest locomotive builders. This lasted until the year 1950 when the company produced the last locomotive for the railroad industry. Nowadays, H.K. Porter continues to manufacture industrial equipment. The locomotives made by H.K Porter generated a lot of heat and in order to make them fireproof asbestos was utilized in manufacturing some of their parts.

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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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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 H.K. Porter, 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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