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Asbestos-related diseases have revealed themselves to be common occurrences in the state of New York. One factor that has led to a large number of asbestos cases in the state is relaxed work safety standards.
If you or a loved one is a New York resident who has been diagnosed with mesothelioma or another related condition following exposure to asbestos, you should not hesitate to speak with an experienced attorney.The Rate of Asbestos Exposure in New York
In New York, there are a number of locations where workers have been determined to have been exposed to asbestos. Between the years of 1999 to 2015, more than two thousand New York residents died as a result of mesothelioma. Additional data reveals that there are approximately 23 natural asbestos deposits in the state. The highest rates of mesothelioma diagnosis are in New York City as well as Buffalo.New York Industries Where Workers Were Exposed to Asbestos
The use of asbestos in industry in New York began with the material’s role in construction projects in the 1850s. Over the decades, some of the industries where workers have been exposed to asbestos include the following:
The state of New York has created a number of regulations addressing the use and distribution of asbestos products in the state. A number of these laws focus on improving air quality as well as controlling workers who handle asbestos.
Safety guidelines in New York are enforced by the state’s Department of Health, Department of Labor, and Department of Environmental Conservation.
In the area of asbestos litigation, New York is one of the most active states in the country. In particular, New York City is home to a large number of asbestos-related lawsuits. To make sure that you successfully the various legal obstacles that arise, it is often critical to obtain the assistance of an experienced attorney.Speak with a New York Asbestos Lawyer
If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with asbestos in New York state, you should not hesitate to speak with an experienced attorney. Contact the Throneberry Law Group today to schedule a free initial consultation.To schedule your free consultation, please fill out the form below.