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Kansas City Power & Light Company

Workers exposed to asbestos

Founded in 1882, the company is a producer of electricity serving the Kansas City, Missouri metropolitan area. It was a subsidiary of Great Plains Energy during the last century. While Kansas City Power & Light Company did not manufacture asbestos products, it made use of the dangerous mineral in large amounts, mostly in the form of insulation. Nonetheless, welders were also exposed to asbestos while working at this company, as the welding rods they would use were made with asbestos. If you came to struggle with a disease as a consequence of workplace asbestos exposure, please contact our law firm, as we can help you recover the compensation you are entitled to from your former employer. With over 25 years of experience in pursuing toxic exposure cases, our attorneys are ready to provide you with quality legal assistance.

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Kansas City Power & Light Company employees exposed to asbestos

Although everyone who was employed at Kansas City Power & Light Company was exposed to asbestos to a certain extent, welders are one of the occupational groups with the heaviest asbestos exposure. Since they were not required to wear any protective equipment against inhaling and ingesting asbestos on the job, they would regularly breathe in and swallow toxic fibers that were released in the air by their activities. In the regrettable case you developed a disease as a result of working at Kansas City Power & Light Company before 1980, we strongly encourage you to contact our law firm, as we specialize in toxic exposure cases and will recover fair compensation for your injury. Before preparing your claim for submission, our attorneys will need your employment and medical records, documents that will stand as evidence to support your personal injury claim. The rest of the paperwork will be carefully taken care of by our resourceful legal team. Eventually, you will receive the maximum compensation available from the liable company if you choose to work with our law firm. However, it is important to know that asbestos exposure cases have a statute of limitations of 3 years from the moment of diagnosis in the majority of states, which should make taking legal action a priority for you.

Thousands of Kansas City Power & Light Company employees began suffering from terrible diseases after 1980

If you are diagnosed with a cancerous disease, you or a family member will deal with our staff over the phone and via emails ONLY, no need to travel at all. If you pass away before or during the process, surviving family members will receive the amount awarded by the claims.

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

If you receive the diagnosis of a noncancerous disease, we will need to do more testing (X-rays, breathing, and blood tests) done at our medical facility in Birmingham, Alabama, where you will be accurately diagnosed.

Asbestosis Pulmonary Fibrosis Pleural Plaques Pleural Effusion Diffuse Pleural Thickening COPD Emphysema Chronic Bronchitis Pleurisy Lung Nodules Lung Spots Asthma Tuberculosis Pneumonitis Histoplasmosis Rounded Atelectasis Lung Scarring Bladder Cancer

Secondary asbestos exposure, a serious concern for the family members of Kansas City Power & Light Company workers

Secondary asbestos exposure occurs when a person inhales or ingests asbestos fibers from indirect sources. Because they were not provided with adequate protective equipment on the job while handling asbestos products, workers would often return home with toxic fibers on their clothes, skin and hair, thereby exposing their family members. Their wives would mostly breathe in and swallow asbestos fibers when laundering their work clothes, whereas their children would come in contact with the dangerous mineral when greeting their father upon coming back home from the job. If you suffer from a disease you believe is the result of secondary asbestos exposure, please contact our law firm to recover the financial compensation you deserve for your physical and emotional distress. After a thorough discussion with our legal team, during which you will be asked to describe the circumstances of your asbestos exposure, our attorneys will promptly begin preparing your claim for submission. Your claim must be accompanied by the employment records of your family member and by your medical records, documents that will be used as evidence to support it. Eventually, you will obtain fair compensation for your diagnosis if you decide to work with our experienced law firm.

Legal assistance in wrongful death asbestos exposure cases for family members

It is not uncommon for victims of workplace asbestos exposure to refuse to take legal action during their lifetime, usually out of fear of a long and complicated process. While the legal process is very complex, it will require minimal involvement on your part if you lost a family member to a disease caused by occupational asbestos exposure and would like to recover compensation on their behalf. The only documents we will need from you are the employment and medical records of your deceased loved one, as well as their death certificate, which must clearly state that they passed away due to a disease stemming from asbestos exposure. Afterward, the rest of the necessary paperwork will be efficiently handled by our skillful legal team. You will eventually receive the maximum compensation available on behalf of your lost family member if you choose to work with our knowledgeable legal team. It is important to keep in mind, however, that wrongful death asbestos exposure cases have a statute of limitations of 2 years from the moment of death in most states, which should prompt you to take legal action as soon as possible.