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Standard Brake Shoe & Foundry Co.

Workers exposed to asbestos

Located in Memphis, Tennessee, the company was a manufacturer of automotive components that made use of asbestos during the last century. They specialized in the production of brake shoes, a process which required the employment of asbestos. As a consequence, numerous former workers came to struggle with awful diseases after several years of employment at Standard Brake Shoe & Foundry Co. If you developed a disease after you were exposed to asbestos by this company, please contact our law firm, as we have over 25 years of experience in pursuing toxic exposure cases. Our skilful attorneys will carefully review your situation and, if you are indeed eligible for compensation, they will promptly begin working on your case.

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Standard Brake Shoe & Foundry Co. employees exposed to asbestos

The majority of the employees of the company were exposed to asbestos when manufacturing brake shoes, as the process required the use of asbestos. Since asbestos has numerous convenient properties, such as fire resistance, and was also very cheap during the last century, it was heavily used by Standard Brake Shoe & Foundry Co. Because the dangers of asbestos exposure were not acknowledged by companies before 1980, workers were not provided with any protective equipment against inhaling and ingesting toxic fibers, which is why exposure occurred. If you struggle with a disease as a former employee of Standard Brake Shoe & Foundry Co. that may be the consequence of asbestos exposure, do not hesitate to contact our law firm, as we specialize in toxic exposure cases. Since 1990, our attorneys have been pursuing compensation for the victims of asbestos exposure and are bound to help you recover the money you are entitled to as well. The only documents we will need from you to be able to begin working on your case are your employment and medical records, which will be used as evidence to support your case. Eventually, you will recover the maximum compensation available for your physical and emotional distress from the liable company. 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 most states, which should prompt you to take legal action as soon as possible.

Thousands of Standard Brake Shoe & Foundry Co. 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 Standard Brake Shoe & Foundry Co. workers

Secondary asbestos exposure, which can be as dangerous as occupational asbestos exposure, was a very frequent occurrence among the family members of workers during the last century. Because they were not given any protective equipment when handling asbestos products, the employees of Standard Brake Shoe & Foundry Co. would often bring home toxic dust on their clothes, as well as on their skin and hair. Thereby, their wives would breathe in and swallow asbestos fibers when laundering their work clothes, while their children would be exposed to asbestos when greeting their father upon returning home from the job. In the regrettable event that you have a disease you suspect is the consequence of secondary asbestos exposure, please reach out to our attorneys and they will promptly review your case. If you are eligible for compensation, they will begin working on your case and eventually recover the maximum cum of money available for your diagnosis from the responsible company. The only documents you will need to send your attorney are the employment records of your family member and your medical records, documents which will be used as evidence to support your case. While the legal process is complex and tedious, it will require minimal involvement on your part, which will allow you to focus on more important aspects in the meantime, such as your health and treatment.

Legal assistance in wrongful death asbestos exposure cases for family members

It is not uncommon for people injured by workplace asbestos exposure to refuse to take legal action while they are alive, usually out of fear of a long and complicated process. Nevertheless, if you lost a family member to a disease caused by occupational asbestos exposure, our attorneys will help you file a wrongful death claim with Standard Brake Shoe & Foundry Co. to recover fair compensation on their behalf. Your involvement in the legal process will be minimal, as you will only have to provide your lawyer with the employment records of your deceased loved one, their medical records and their death certificate, which must clearly state that they passed away due to a disease stemming from asbestos exposure. The rest of the paperwork will be efficiently taken care of by our skillful legal team. In the end, within several months to one year, you will receive the maximum compensation available on behalf of your lost family member if you choose to work with our law firm. It is important to know, however, that wrongful death asbestos exposure cases have a statute of limitations of 2 years from the moment of death in the majority of states, which should make taking legal action a priority for you.