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Picattiny Arsenal

Workers exposed to asbestos

As a military research and manufacturing facility located in Morris County, New Jersey, Picattiny Arsenal made numerous asbestos products during the last century. The employees who were heavily exposed to asbestos before 1980 while working at Picattiny Arsenal were constructionmen and laborers. Nowadays, 20% of former construction workers struggle with terrible disease as a consequence of occupational asbestos exposure. The facility was founded in 1880 under the name of Picattiny Powder Depot. They manufactured weapons and ammunition for the U.S. Army. If you developed a serious disease because you were exposed to asbestos while working in this facility, you are entitled to compensation from the liable party.

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Picattiny Arsenal employees exposed to asbestos

In the unfortunate event that you came to struggle with a disease such as lung cancer or mesothelioma after working at Picattiny Arsenal, our skillful attorneys will help you recover the compensation you deserve from the responsible facility. With over 25 years of experience in pursuing toxic exposure cases, we are ready to provide you with quality legal assistance and representation. After a thorough case review, we will begin working on your claim, for which you will have to send your attorney your employment and medical records to be used as evidence to support your case. Even though the legal process is very complex in asbestos exposure cases, your involvement will be minimal, as you will only have to send the previously mentioned documents to the attorney who is working on your claim. This way, you will be able to continue focusing on your health and treatment. Furthermore, because solid evidence must be presented in your claim, our resourceful legal experts will conduct research of their own to find additional proof for your case, which will grant you a favorable outcome. However, it is important to keep in mind that asbestos exposure cases have a statute of limitations of 3 years from the moment of diagnosis in the majority of states, which should prompt you to take legal action as soon as possible.

Thousands of Picattiny Arsenal 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 Picattiny Arsenal workers


Chances are, if you lived under the same roof as a Picattiny Arsenal worker, you were also exposed to asbestos. Secondary asbestos exposure was a frequent occurrence during the last century, as workers were not provided with the protective equipment they needed while handling asbestos, which resulted in them returning home covered in asbestos dust. Thereby, their wives would inhale and ingest asbestos while laundering their work clothes, whereas their children would be in direct contact with the dangerous mineral when greeting their fathers upon returning home from the job. If you developed a disease which you suspect is the result of secondary asbestos exposure, please contact our law firm immediately and we will gladly help you with a free of charge case review. After a thorough discussion with our attorneys and their legal specialists, you will know with certainty whether you have a case. If you qualify for compensation for secondary asbestos exposure, our attorneys, who specialize in toxic exposure cases, will begin preparing your claim with Picattiny Arsenal. Depending on the severity of your diagnosis, you will receive the financial compensation you deserve within 3 months to one year. Finally, you should know that our law firm works on a contingency fee basis, which means that you do not have to pay our attorneys anything unless they obtain compensation for you.

Legal assistance in wrongful death asbestos exposure cases for family members

It is not unusual for a victim of workplace asbestos exposure to refuse to take legal action while they are alive out of fear of a long and complicated process. Nevertheless, if you have a family member who worked at Picattiny Arsenal and lost their life to a disease caused by occupational asbestos exposure, you can file a wrongful death claim with the facility. Our attorneys and their legal team will help you throughout the entire legal process and will gladly answer all your questions and address all your concerns. Please contact our law firm today for a free of charge case review. If we find that you are eligible for compensation, our experienced attorneys will promptly begin working on your wrongful death claim. The only documents you will have to send your lawyer will be the employment and medical records of your deceased loved one, as well as their death certificate, which must state that their cause of death was a disease stemming from asbestos exposure. Afterward, our legal team will take over and attend to the additional necessary paperwork on your behalf. Lastly, you should know that wrongful death asbestos exposure cases have a statute of limitations of 2 years from the date of death in most states, which should make taking legal action a priority for you.