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Kaiser Gypsum Company

The Kaiser Gypsum Company steamed from the mind of Henry J. Kaiser, an entrepreneur that entered the business field in 1923. From a sand and gravel plant, Kaiser ventured into shipbuilding and later into the housing industry. Due to the limited products like plaster and wallboards found on the market, in 1952, he founded the Kaiser Gypsum Company. After his retirement, the company was sold several times – in 1978 to Domtar and in 1996 to Georgia Pacific. The naturally occurring mineral known as asbestos was used by Kaiser in the company’s building supplies, even though Kaiser might have known the dangers of its toxicity as early as 1952.


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If You Worked for Kaiser Gypsum 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 Kaiser Gypsum 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 Kaiser Gypsum, 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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