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Weil-Mclain Co.

Workers exposed to asbestos

Weil-Mclain Co. was established in 1881, in Chicago. They are a manufacturer of hydronic comfort heating systems for residential, commercial and industrial use. With manufacturing facilities all throughout the US, they have become one of the leading boiler companies, constantly expanding. Because up until 1980, the use of asbestos in products that required resistance to high temperatures was very common, Weil-Mclain has chosen to incorporate it, exposing their employees to huge health risks.

Asbestos Screening

Former Weil-Mclain Co. employees should keep a close eye on their health

During the last century, Weil-Mclain Co. made use of asbestos in large amounts, as the mineral has numerous convenient properties, such as excellent resistance to fire, electricity and a wide range of chemicals. Furthermore, it was also very cheap at the time. Asbestos is a naturally formed mineral that has heat-resistant properties. This particular quality, plus its durability has made it an attractive material for a various number of industries that have incorporated it in their products, up until 1980 when its use has been regulated. Regardless, during the manufacturing or maintenance process of products that contain it, small asbestos fibers get released into the air, contaminating it. Weil-Mclain is one of those companies that incorporated it, disregarding the health risks that they were putting their workers at. The occupations at the highest risk of developing a disease as a result of exposure to the asbestos products of this company are:

If you are a former Weil-Mclain employee, you need to pay attention to your health. Asbestos fibers can get caught in the lungs and accumulate over time, thus leading to the possible development of serious lung disease. Our specialists are offering free screenings based on your latest x-rays, in order to determine whether or not you may be at risk. If you have any questions regarding the subject of asbestos-related lung diseases, please contact us and we will gladly provide more information.

Thousands of Weil-Mclain 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 Weil-Mclain Co. workers

During the last century, secondary asbestos exposure was a frequent occurrence among the family members of asbestos workers. When a person inhales or ingests asbestos fibers from indirect sources, such as the work clothes of asbestos employees, secondary asbestos exposure occurs. Thereby, the wives of Weil-Mclain Co. employees would be exposed to asbestos while laundering their work clothes, whereas their children would breathe in and swallow asbestos fibers when greeting their fathers upon returning home from the job with toxic dust on his clothes. If you developed a disease you suspect is the result of secondary asbestos exposure, please contact our law firm, as you may be entitled to compensation. We will thoroughly review your situation to tell you with certainty if you have a case. If you do, our attorneys will promptly begin working on your claim, which will also be filed with Weil-Mclain Co. The only documents you will have to provide your lawyer with are the employment records of your family member who worked for the company and your medical records, documents which will be used as evidence to support your case. In the end, you will recover the maximum compensation you qualify for from the liable company, a process which will take between 3 months to one year to complete. With the legal assistance of our attorneys and their legal team, you are bound to recover fair compensation for your injury.

Legal assistance in wrongful death asbestos exposure cases for family members

Oftentimes, people who were severely injured by occupational asbestos exposure refuse to seek compensation from the responsible company, usually out of fear of a long and complicated legal process. If, however, you have a family member who worked for Weil-Mclain Co. and lost their life to a disease caused by occupational asbestos exposure, you can file a wrongful death claim to recover financial compensation on their behalf. Since 1990, our attorneys have been pursuing compensation for victims of asbestos exposure and their family members and will gladly help you as well. After a thorough initial discussion, you will have to send your attorney the employment and medical records of your deceased loved one, as well as their death certificate, which must state that their death was the result of a disease stemming from asbestos exposure, such as lung cancer or mesothelioma. Depending on factors such as the severity of their diagnosis, you will receive the compensation you deserve on their behalf within 3 months to one year. It is important to know that the legal process requires minimal involvement on your part, which will allow you to focus on more important aspects in the meantime. Lastly, you should know 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.