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Norton Air Force Base

Workers exposed to asbestos

Named after Captain Leland Francis Norton, the Norton Air Force Base was located in San Bernardino, California. It operated between 1942 and 1994 and was a logistics depot and heavy-lift transport facility for numerous military aircraft, equipment, and supplies. However, the company made use of significant amounts of asbestos while it was in business. For this reason, former employees are now at high risk of developing a terrible disease as a result of occupational asbestos exposure, such as lung cancer or mesothelioma. The company was a United States Air Force facility. People who were working for the Norton Air Force Base were mostly pipefitters and they would also have to cut asbestos pipes.

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Norton Air Force Base employees exposed to asbestos

Because they would have to handle asbestos without protective equipment, people who had a job at the Norton Air Force Base were heavily exposed to asbestos. If you are a former worker and developed a disease as a result of occupational asbestos exposure while you were employed at the Norton Air Force Base, you are eligible for compensation, which a lawyer whose primary area of practice is toxic exposure will help you recover. They will help you file a claim with the company, as they do not have a trust fund to provide former workers injured by asbestos exposure with the compensation they deserve. The occupational groups that were exposed to the asbestos products of this military base are:

Your involvement in the legal process, which is very complex, will be minimal as you will only have to provide your attorney with your employment and medical records as proof of workplace asbestos exposure and of related diagnosis. Eventually, you will recover the compensation you are entitled to from the liable company, which can take between 3 months and one year, depending on the severity of your diagnosis. However, it is important to know that you need to have worked at the Norton Air Force Base for at least 3 years to qualify for compensation.

Thousands of the Norton Air Force Base 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 the Norton Air Force Base workers


Chances are if you lived under the same roof as a Norton Air Force Base worker, you were secondarily exposed to asbestos since employees would often return home covered in asbestos fibers, which their family members would subsequently inhale and ingest. This is how secondary asbestos exposure would occur. For this reason, we strongly advise you to undergo regular medical examination if you have a family member who is a former employee of the Norton Air Force Base, as you may have unknowingly developed a serious disease. In the regrettable event that you came to struggle with a disease as a consequence of secondary asbestos exposure, our attorneys are here to help you recover the compensation you deserve for your physical and emotional suffering. You will only have to send your lawyer the employment records of your family member who worked at the Norton Air Force Base, as well as your medical records, documents that will be used as evidence to support your asbestos claim with the company. You will eventually recover the compensation you are entitled to from the responsible company, which may take between 3 months and one year, depending on the severity of your diagnosis.

Legal assistance in wrongful death asbestos exposure cases for family members

Numerous former workers decide not to seek legal assistance for the disease they came to struggle with as a result of occupational asbestos exposure during their lifetime. Therefore, if you have a family member who passed away due to a disease caused by workplace asbestos exposure at the Norton Air Force Base, you can recover compensation on their behalf with the help of our attorneys, who specialize in toxic exposure cases. By filing a wrongful death asbestos exposure claim with the company, you are bound to receive the compensation you deserve on behalf of your deceased loved one. With over 25 years of experience in pursuing compensation for asbestos victims and their family members, our attorneys will provide you with quality legal assistance in the case of a wrongful death claim. In this case, your involvement in the legal process will also be minimal, as you will only have to send your attorney the employment and medical records of your family member, as well as their death certificate, which must state that they lost their life as a result of a disease caused by occupational asbestos exposure. However, it is important to keep in mind that, in the majority of states, wrongful death asbestos exposure cases have a statute of limitations of 2 years, which should prompt you to take legal action immediately.