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Union Carbide Corporation

The company was first established in 1917 under the name Union Carbide and Carbon Corporation as an ethylene producer and purchaser. Between 1920 and 1957, the company went through an extraordinary growth opening an ethylene plant in West Virginia, merging with Bakelite Corporation and finally changing its name into Union Carbide Corporation. In 2001, Union Carbide became a subsidiary of The Dow Chemical Company. In the 1960’s, Union Carbide mined for asbestos in California, selling it to other companies that manufactured asbestos-containing products.

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If You Worked for Union Carbide Corporation Get Screened for Asbestos

Asbestos has been extensively employed by an astounding number of companies throughout the U.S. before the mid 1980s, due to either negligence or willful ignorance. Nowadays, the hazardous effects of prolonged exposure are well-known and undeniable. If you or a family member has worked for one of these companies, it is highly recommended to get screened for asbestos, as exposure is very likely to have occurred.

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If You Have a Family Member Who Worked at Union Carbide Corporation Contact Us


Although the majority of people who suffer from asbestos-related diseases have been exposed in the workplace, secondary exposure is common as well. If you are diagnosed with a malignant or non-malignant disease and have a family member who worked at Union Carbide, there is a high chance your illness is the result of secondary asbestos exposure. Because most companies did not require employees to wear protective equipment on the job, you could have easily inhaled fibers of asbestos which remained on your loved one’s clothes.

If you believe asbestos may be the cause of your injury, we strongly encourage you to contact us. Our experienced attorneys have successfully represented thousands of clients and can also help you obtain the compensation you deserve.

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