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Metalclad Insulation Corporation

Workers exposed to asbestos

Metalclad is an insulation manufacturer established in 1933, in California. They have started to make and sell insulation in the same period when asbestos was on the rise as the main component in a variety of products, but especially in insulation due to its heat-resisting and fireproofing properties. The maritime industry was a big customer, using their products in many Navy ships, exposing this way not only their workers but even Navy veterans to asbestos-related diseases.

Asbestos Screening

Former Employees of Metalclad Insulation Need to Pay Close Attention to Their Health

During the last century, Metalclad Insulation made use of asbestos in large amounts, as the mineral has numerous convenient properties, such as excellent resistance to fire, electricity and a wide range of chemicals. Furthermore, it was also very cheap at the time. It is worthy of note that veterans may also have been exposed to asbestos by using the products of this company while they were serving in the military. Ever since their beginning in 1933, Metalclad has been using asbestos in manufacturing insulation and fireproofing materials. These products were used in various industries, including construction, maritime and plumbing. They manufactured different types of insulation products, such as pipe covering, insulating cement, insulated metal panel, and asbestos cloth. Up until the 80s, many manufacturers chose to use asbestos in their products, especially insulation because it was a cheap and lightweight material that provided vital properties like heat resistance. Metalclad has used it in almost all of their products, putting their workers at huge health risks. The occupations at the highest risk of developing a serious disease as a result of exposure to the asbestos products of this company are:

If you worked at Metalclad during their asbestos usage time, you might be at risk of developing serious diseases such as mesothelioma, lung cancer or asbestosis. As these diseases take a long time to start showing signs and they can develop even after the exposure has stopped, you need to constantly check-up on your health. In order to promote early diagnosis, we are offering screenings free of charge for former Metalclad employees. Our specialists will examine your latest chest X-ray and inform you if there are any abnormalities you need to worry about. Contact us if you would like more information regarding this matter.

Victims of Asbestos Exposure at Metalclad Insulation Corporation Can Get Compensated

Although very useful for manufacturers, asbestos was discovered to be carcinogenic ever since 1920. Companies had the obligation to warn their employees and customers over the hazardous health risks linked to asbestos exposure but failed to do so. This has led to an increasing number of workers and veterans getting ill in the last years. Metalclad employees that made their products, working directly with asbestos run the highest risk of developing serious diseases. Also, veterans working on Navy ships, power plant, construction, refinery workers and many other individuals that may have come in contact with Metalclad insulation may be at risk.

If you are a former Metalclad employee and have been diagnosed with an asbestos-related disease, you may be eligible to receive compensation. We can help you file a claim. Our team has over 25 years of experience working with asbestos cases and has helped thousands of victims get compensated. Contact us if you have any questions regarding this process and we will gladly help you.