Secondary asbestos exposure, a serious concern for the family members of Turner & Newall workers
Since asbestos companies – including Turner & Newall – went to outrageous lengths to cover up the potentially fatal consequences of asbestos exposure, it should not come as a surprise that industrial hygiene did not rank very high among their list of priorities. Accordingly, the work environment was extremely hazardous, both for the people who handled asbestos directly and for those who worked in close proximity to the former. However, the danger was not confined to the facilities of the company. Because they were not required to change before leaving the workplace, Turner & Newall employees would often return home with asbestos dust on their clothes, which led to secondary exposure. Unaware of the real health threat asbestos entailed, family members would greet asbestos workers upon coming back from the job and shake out their clothes before laundering the garments. These were two of the most common ways secondary asbestos exposure took place during the last century.
It is important to know that victims of secondary asbestos exposure are just as entitled to financial compensation as people who inhaled and ingested toxic fibers in the workplace. Therefore, if you shared the same living space with someone who was employed at Turner & Newall while the company was employing asbestos and have a diagnosis of asbestosis, pulmonary fibrosis, lung cancer, or any other related disease, we strongly encourage you to contact our lawyers. With nearly 30 years of experience in assisting and representing individuals whose health was compromised by asbestos exposure, they will eagerly take over your case and invest all their efforts in achieving the optimal results for you. So far, our attorneys have recovered over $1.4 billion for their clients and will gladly help you as well.
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.