Halliburton Company

Workers exposed to asbestos

Halliburton was founded in 1919 in Duncan, Oklahoma, as an oil well-cementing business, and by 1922, the company cemented its 500thoil well. By the 1950s, Halliburton expanded its activity in Europe, and in 1986, it was conducting business on China’s mainland. With the passing of time, Halliburton acquired different other companies that used asbestos in their products due to the heat-resistant characteristics this mineral possessed. Along with the people involved in their making, these products affected the lives of the people working in the oil-related industries.

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Halliburton Company employees exposed to asbestos

As a worldwide leader in manufacturing products and providing services to the oil and gas industries, Halliburton Company is still in business today, operating in more than 70 countries. Ever since the beginning, the company has used asbestos in their products, which include compressors, locomotives, as well as drilling fluid. Over 58,000 people have worked at Halliburton Company until now, a significant portion of whom was subjected to occupational asbestos exposure. In addition to the people who participated in the manufacturing of their products, oil refinery workers are also at high risk for a wide range of diseases. From asbestosis and COPD to lung cancer and mesothelioma, asbestos exposure is responsible for harrowing illnesses. It can also cause other malignant diseases in the body, such as colorectal or gastrointestinal cancer.

The occupations at the highest risk of developing a serious disease as a result of the asbestos exposure which occurred either by working at Halliburton Company or with their products are:

Considering the fact that asbestos-related diseases may take a long time to develop, it's extremely important that anyone who has a history of asbestos exposure regularly monitor their health. In the interest of promoting the importance of early diagnosis, we are offering screenings free of charge for Halliburton Company employees.

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.

Secondary asbestos exposure, a serious concern for the family members of Halliburton Company workers

Completely disregarding safety measures, Halliburton Company executives did not provide workers with appropriate equipment to wear on the job, such as dust masks or respirators, which could have prevented the majority of them from developing terrible diseases several decades later. Between the 1930s and the 1970s, asbestos would also be advertised as non-toxic to humans, so people did not have a reason to believe the mineral represented a health threat. The family members of Halliburton Company employees were not concerned either when the person in question would return home covered in asbestos dust. However, asbestos is a carcinogen whose inhalation or ingestion can result in awful diseases such as lung cancer. By the end of the last century, millions of workers and family members were exposed to asbestos.

If you inhabited the same house as someone who was employed at Halliburton Company while asbestos was still in use and now struggle from a related disease, please take legal action at your earliest convenience. Victims of secondary asbestos exposure are eligible for financial compensation, which a specialized lawyer will efficiently help you obtain by filing a claim with the trust fund of the manufacturer. Because we are aware of the extent to which the physical and emotional suffering of asbestos victims can go, the legal process requires minimal involvement on your side. Our attorneys and their team will collect reliable evidence to support your claim, which they will also submit on your behalf. Whether you have decided to take legal action or just have a few questions about the process, please feel free to contact us and we will gladly assist 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.