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Plant Insulation

Workers exposed to asbestos

Plant Insulation Company was established in 1966 in Emeryville, California as an industrial insulation installer and distributor. Its insulation products contained high levels of asbestos, and those who worked on the numerous Plant sites were heavily exposed. The Plant had $1 billion or greater in claimed asbestos tort liabilities from former employees, and ceased activities in 2001, filing for bankruptcy and establishing an asbestos settlement trust that has been since marred by legal battles.

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Plant Insulation employees exposed to asbestos

Both a distributor and installer of insulation, the company is responsible for exposing thousands of people to asbestos, as the carcinogenic mineral proved ideal for enhancing the properties of the products they were providing. The occupations at the highest risk of developing a serious disease as a result of the asbestos exposure which occurred through Plant Insulation are:

After 1980, more and more former employees have begun suing Plant Insulation for the diseases the asbestos exposure they underwent on the job had caused them, which eventually prompted the company to file for Chapter 10 bankruptcy protection and establish a trust fund. Regardless of the circumstances, one comes in contact with it, asbestos inhalation or ingestion can lead to a wide range of serious diseases, from asbestosis to gastrointestinal cancer.

Thousands of Plant Insulation 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

If someone in your family was employed at Plant Insulation, you might have also been exposed to asbestos

Since industrial hygiene was almost non-existent within asbestos companies during the last century, asbestos fibers would often find their way out of occupational settings and infiltrate the households of workers, thereby endangering the lives of their family members. Accordingly, plenty of people who have never handled asbestos came to suffer from diseases like asbestosis and mesothelioma, whose only known cause is asbestos exposure. It is estimated that 10% of asbestos victims fell ill due to secondary exposure. Since fibers are very tiny and have a rough texture, inhalation and ingestion would take place very easy and once inside the body, asbestos would remain there for decades, gradually producing inflammation and scarring to tissue. When inflammation became very severe, it would give way to a disease per se, such as lung cancer.

If you inhabited the same house as a Plant Insulation worker before 1980 and have a diagnosis that seems to be related to asbestos exposure, we urge you to seek the financial compensation you deserve. With over 25 years of professional experience, our attorneys focus primarily on cases of asbestos exposure and will strive to provide you with the assistance you need. By filing a claim with the asbestos trust fund set up by the company, you will benefit from a sum of money which can help you afford better treatment and healthcare. The legal process will be mostly taken care of by our law firm, so you can rest assured you will not have to spend hours on end looking for documents and filling out forms. Please contact Environmental Litigation Group, P.C., and claim the compensation you are eligible for!

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.