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Levingston Shipbuilding Company

Workers exposed to asbestos

Founded in 1859, the company made use of tremendous amounts of asbestos, as military ships would have over 300 different asbestos products aboard during the last century. Levingston Shipbuilding Company was located in Orange, Texas on the Sabine River. By disturbing asbestos products such as building materials, workers would be heavily exposed to the dangerous mineral, which now places former employees at high risk of developing a serious disease. If you came to struggle with a disease as a result of working at Levingston Shipbuilding Company, please contact our law firm for a free of charge case review. Our attorneys will help you recover fair compensation for your injury from the liable company if you are eligible.

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Levingston Shipbuilding Company employees exposed to asbestos

The process of shipbuilding required large amounts of asbestos before 1980, when proper regulations with regard to asbestos use finally came into effect. Military ships had to be insulated with asbestos to prevent the risk of fire, while the construction materials they would contain were manufactured with asbestos as well. This would not only endanger the health of workers, but also the health of the people who would subsequently serve on the ships, which is why today, over 30% of veterans suffer from terrible diseases as a consequence of military asbestos exposure. The U.S. Navy was particularly notorious for having employed enormous amounts of asbestos. The occupational groups that were exposed to the asbestos products of this company are:

If you developed a disease after working for Levingston Shipbuilding Company, you are eligible for compensation. Our attorneys, who have been pursuing asbestos exposure cases for over 25 years, will promptly assess your situation and, if you have a case, will subsequently begin working on your claim, which will be filed against the responsible company. The only documents you will have to send your lawyer are your employment and medical records, which will stand as evidence in your asbestos claim. Furthermore, because pertinent evidence must accompany your claim, our resourceful legal experts will conduct research of their own to discover additional proof for your case. In the end, you will receive the maximum compensation you qualify for from Levingston Shipbuilding Company. However, you should know 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 immediately.

Thousands of Levingston Shipbuilding 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 Levingston Shipbuilding Company workers


Chances are, if you lived under the same roof as a worker of Levingston Shipbuilding Company during the last century, you were also exposed to asbestos. Because they would not be provided with adequate protective equipment, employees would regularly return home with asbestos dust on their clothes, skin and hair. Subsequently, their wives would inhale and ingest asbestos fibers when laundering their work clothes, whereas their children would be exposed to the toxic mineral when greeting their fathers upon returning home from the job. This is how secondary asbestos exposure would occur during the last century. If you struggle with a disease you suspect is the consequence of secondary asbestos exposure, do not hesitate to contact our law firm, as our main area of practice is toxic exposure. We will thoroughly evaluate your situation and tell you with certainty if you have a case. If you do, our attorneys and their legal team will promptly begin working on your claim, which will be filed against Levingston Shipbuilding Company. While complex and tedious, the legal process only requires you to send your attorney the employment records of your family member and your medical records, as your claim must be accompanied by solid evidence. Eventually, you will recover the maximum compensation available for your diagnosis if you choose to work with our law firm.

Legal assistance in wrongful death asbestos exposure cases for family members

Oftentimes, people injured by occupational asbestos exposure fail to seek the financial compensation they deserve while they are alive, usually out of fear of a long and complicated legal process. Nevertheless, if you lost a family member to a disease that was caused by workplace asbestos exposure, we strongly encourage you to file a wrongful death claim with the liable company, as you are entitled to compensation. With over 25 years of professional experience, our attorneys will help you recover the financial compensation you are eligible for on behalf of your lost family member. You will only have to provide your attorney with the employment and medical records of your family member, as well as with their death certificate, which must states that they passed away due to a disease caused by asbestos exposure. These documents will be used as evidence to support your wrongful death claim with Levingston Shipbuilding Company. In the end, you will receive the compensation you deserve on behalf of your deceased loved one if you decide to work with our law firm. Lastly, you need to know 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 make taking legal action a priority for you.