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Kearney Powerhouse

Workers exposed to asbestos

Situated in South Kearny, New Jersey, the company was founded in 1923 with the help of the famous Thomas Edison. Kearney Powerhouse is still in business today. However, workers who held down a job at this company before 1980 were heavily exposed to asbestos, as numerous machinery and equipment which had to be maintained and repaired contained asbestos. Once disturbed, asbestos will release millions of toxic fibers in the air, from which employees would inhale and ingest them, as they were not provided with the protective equipment they needed. Thereby, asbestos exposure occurred at Kearney Powerhouse and people who developed a disease as a consequence of it can now recover the compensation they deserve with the help of a lawyer who specializes in toxic exposure cases.

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Kearney Powerhouse employees exposed to asbestos

Out of the numerous employees of Kearney Powerhouse, construction laborers were exposed to asbestos to the greatest extent, as they would have to disturb asbestos products when moving and arranging them, which released toxic dust in the air. Nevertheless, the other workers were also exposed to asbestos, as they would have to maintain and repair machinery and equipment insulated with asbestos. If you came to struggle with a disease after working at Kearney Powerhouse, please contact our law firm immediately, as you may be eligible for compensation. After a thorough case review, our attorneys will tell you with certainty if you have a case. If you have a case, they will promptly begin working on your claim, which will be filed against the company. The occupational groups that were exposed to asbestos products through this company are:

The only documents you will have to provide your lawyer with are your employment and medical records, which will subsequently be used as evidence to support your case. Your involvement in the legal process will be minimal, which will allow you to continue focusing on your health and treatment. Eventually, you will receive the maximum compensation you qualify for if you decide to work with our law firm. However, you have to keep in mind that asbestos exposure cases have a statute of limitations of 3 years from the moment of diagnosis in most states, which should prompt you to take legal action as soon as possible.

Thousands of Kearney Powerhouse 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 Kearney Powerhouse workers

Chances are if you shared a living space with a family member who was working for Kearney Powerhouse at the time, you were also exposed to asbestos, though to a less severe degree. Nonetheless, secondary asbestos exposure can be as dangerous as occupational asbestos exposure, as once inside the body, asbestos fibers will attach themselves to the lining of various organs, particularly the lungs, and gradually produce inflammation and scarring. Over the years, these symptoms may give way to the development of a serious disease, such as lung cancer or mesothelioma. In the regrettable event that you suffer from a disease you suspect is the result of secondary asbestos exposure, please contact our law firm immediately and we will promptly evaluate your situation. If you are eligible for compensation, our skillful attorneys will file a claim with Kearney Powerhouse, which is bound to result in the money you deserve for your physical and emotional distress. The only documents you will have to send your attorney are the employment records of your family member and your medical records, which will stand as evidence to support your claim. In the end, you will receive the maximum compensation available for your diagnosis.

Legal assistance in wrongful death asbestos exposure cases for family members

Surprisingly, it is not unusual for victims of workplace asbestos exposure to fail to take legal action during their lifetime, as they fear a long and complicated process. In the unfortunate event that you lost a family member to a disease caused by occupational asbestos exposure, we strongly encourage you to file a wrongful death claim with the responsible company, which will result in fair compensation if you choose to work with our attorneys, who have been helping victims of asbestos exposure and their family members since 1990. While the legal process is complex and tedious, your involvement will be minimal, since you will only have to provide your attorney with the employment and medical records of your deceased loved one, as well as with their death certificate, which must state that their death was the result of a disease caused by asbestos exposure. Afterward, our resourceful legal team will take over and carefully attend to the remaining legal aspects of your claim. By filing a wrongful death claim, not only will you recover the compensation you deserve on behalf of your lost family member, but you will also hold liable the company for their negligent actions, as all asbestos companies have been aware of the dangerous health effects of exposure since 1920. It is important to know, however, that wrongful death asbestos exposure cases have a statute of limitations of 2 years from the moment of death in the majority of states, which should prompt you to take legal action as soon as possible.