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Exposed to Asbestos at their workplace

Carpenters who worked in construction or home remodeling industries were exposed to large quantities of asbestos dust through the application and removal of building products. The exposure risks greatly increased when they were using a power saw. By cutting different materials and products, it was very likely that a large amount of asbestos fibers containing dust to be generated. This made the environment where carpenters used to work incredibly dangerous.

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Carpenters often found themselves in the immediate vicinity of other workers including roofers, electricians and plumbers who also applied and removed asbestos-containing materials.

This line of work may have increased the chances for the people working in it to develop serious cases of lung diseases like mesothelioma, different types of cancer and other respiratory conditions.

Relevant Job Titles

  • carpenter
  • marine carpenter
  • commercial building trades carpenter
  • joiner

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We also represent the close relatives of carpenters that handled asbestos and are now sick or have passed away.

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Diseases Contracted after Asbestos Exposure in carpenters

Having been exposed to asbestos repeatedly, the plant workers and their families have a high risk of developing asbestos-related illnesses. These illnesses consist not only of pulmonary affections but also of different types of cancers, all of which can result in fatal resolutions.

Lung cancer Mesothelioma Asbestosis Gallbladder Cancer Kidney Cancer Laryngeal/Esophageal Cancer Gastrointestinal Cancer Colon/Colorectal Cancer Ovarian Cancer Pulmonary Fibrosis

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How can we help carpenters that were exposed to asbestos?

It usually takes up to 10 years for the symptoms of lung cancer to show up and 30 to 40 years for those of mesothelioma and asbestosis. Contact us in order to get examined and find out what your diagnosis and treatment options are.

We want you to get compensated for the dangers you were exposed to when you were working as a carpenter. Let us prepare and submit the required legal documents to file claims with the asbestos trust funds.

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