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We Provide Aggressive Representation and Compassionate Support for Mesothelioma and Asbestos Cancer Victims
Despite knowing that there were serious health risks presented to workers, railroad companies used asbestos extensively and for a long time. While regulations largely prohibited the use of asbestos after the 1970s, there are some reports that railroad companies used asbestos as late as the 1990s. As a result, a large number of railroad workers were unsafely exposed to asbestos for many years.Types of Asbestos-Containing Products
There are several types of asbestos-containing products to which railroad workers were exposed, such as:
The railroad workers who were exposed to asbestos face an increased risk of mesothelioma diagnosis.Railroad Companies That Used Asbestos
Some of the railroad companies that have been determined to have used asbestos include the following:
For railroad workers, asbestos used at roundhouses, back shops, or repair facilities was the most dangerous. When asbestos fibers are inhaled, they can end up attached to the mesothelial lining of a person’s lungs. Often times, these fibers eventually lead to mesothelioma, which is a deadly type of cancer that affects the linings of a person’s abdomen, heart, or lungs.Types of Railroad Workers Exposed to Asbestos
While all railroad workers are at risk of being exposed to mesothelioma, some of the positions that we most often encounter while helping asbestos victims include the following:
After losing his father-in-law to the condition, attorney Michael Throneberry has helped numerous mesothelioma victims pursue legal action and the compensation they deserve for their losses. Attorney Throneberry has an intimate understanding of the complicated issues faced by mesothelioma victims including the legal challenges to obtaining just compensation. From start to finish, attorney Throneberry remains committed to making sure that asbestos victims obtain the best results possible.
Contact The Throneberry Law Group today by calling 888-506-1131 or scheduling an online consultation.