Pacor Incorporated

Workers exposed to asbestos

The company was formed in Philadelphia in the year 1921 as an industrial contractor and supplier of insulation materials. The Philadelphia Asbestos Corporation collaborated with a wide range of industries, the company preferring to address directly businesses and not the consumer market. Nowadays, the company has factories in New Jersey, Georgia and North Carolina. At that time, their most sought after products were the insulation materials containing asbestos fibers. One of Pacor’s leading business partners was Johns Manville, another company that heavily used asbestos for its roofing products.

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Pacor Incorporated employees exposed to asbestos

During the last century, Pacor Incorporated 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. Catering primarily to other companies, Pacor Incorporated was a supplier of asbestos products such as fire cloth and insulation during the last century. The occupations at the highest risk of developing a serious disease as a result of exposure to the asbestos products of this company are:

While they are still in business today, their products are now asbestos-free and completely safe for human health. Regrettably, numerous workers who took part in the manufacturing of asbestos products before the 1980s are currently struggling with lung disease as a result of heavy exposure. Unable to pay out financial compensation to each former employee who came to be diagnosed with a terrible disease, Pacor Incorporated filed for bankruptcy protection in 1986. Nowadays, people who were injured by the asbestos exposure they were subjected to while working for the company can easily recover the compensation they deserve with the help of a lawyer from the asbestos trust fund set up by Pacor Incorporated.

Thousands of Pacor Incorporated 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

We also provide legal assistance to the families of Pacor Incorporated workers

Undeniably, most asbestos exposure took place in occupational settings throughout the better part of the last century. From shipyards to chemical plants, asbestos would be present in enormous amounts and the workers who were in charge of handling it rarely wore adequate equipment. Nevertheless, the workplace was not the only environment in which asbestos exposure would happen. Since industrial hygiene was almost non-existent, as asbestos was deemed safe by companies, workers would unwittingly bring home carcinogenic fibers on their clothes. Thereby, the health of family members was also at risk.

Secondary exposure, which resulted in approximately 10% of the asbestos victims in the U.S. today, occurs when one inhales or ingests toxic fibers from indirect sources. If you ever inhabited the same house as a Pacor Incorporated worker and currently struggle with a diagnosis such as lung cancer, COPD, or pulmonary fibrosis, please seek legal assistance immediately. You might have a case of secondary asbestos exposure and therefore be entitled to financial compensation. With nearly 30 years of professional experience, the specialized attorneys at Environmental Litigation Group, P.C. will help you recover the money you deserve from the company’s asbestos trust fund.

Legal assistance in wrongful death asbestos exposure cases for family members

The surviving family members of a worker who developed a disease as a result of occupational asbestos exposure but has not taken legal action during their lifetime are also eligible for compensation. With over 25 years of experience in pursuing compensation for the victims of asbestos exposure and their family members, our attorneys will help you recover the money you deserve on behalf of your loved one. While it is very complex, the legal process requires minimal involvement on your part, as the majority of the aspects, such as the claim and the documents which must accompany it, will be efficiently handled by our legal team. If you have a family member who lost their lives to a disease that was caused by workplace asbestos exposure, do not hesitate to contact our law firm for quality legal assistance. It is important to know that, because we work on a contingency fee basis, you will not have to pay anything unless we recover compensation for you.