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Florida ranks second for the largest number of mesothelioma- and asbestos-related deaths. The state, however, has less strict asbestos laws than some other states.
In 1982, the Florida Department of Environmental Protection began its Asbestos Removal Program, which was created to protect against asbestos fibers that were released during the demolition and repair of buildings.
Florida’s asbestos laws, which are contained in the Florida Administrative Code, dictate the type of asbestos that can be used as well as how the material must be handled.
Florida’s Department of Environmental Protection is tasked with overseeing the state’s asbestos removal program.How Asbestos Exposure Occurs in Florida
Prolonged or frequent exposure to asbestos in Florida greatly increases a person’s chances of eventually being diagnosed with mesothelioma or one of a number of other serious medical conditions.
Statistics compiled by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reveal that the state of Florida has a slightly greater than average death rate due to mesothelioma.
Florida is one of just a number of few states that has naturally occurring asbestos. Among the areas with the highest asbestos deposits are the counties of Gadsden and Union.
Some of the industries in Florida where asbestos exposure is known to have occurred include the following:
No matter how your asbestos exposure occurred, if you are a Floridian who has been diagnosed with mesothelioma, you should not hesitate to speak with an experienced attorney. Contact the Throneberry Law Group today by calling (888) 506-1131 or schedule an initial consultation online.To schedule your free consultation, please fill out the form below.