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There are a number of services that have been instituted for members of the United States armed forces. Search for an up to date list of the help centers in Georgia.
Known for pioneering asbestos cases, Weitz & Luxenberg won a notable consolidated trial in 1991 in regards to men who had worked at the Brooklyn Navy Yard in the 1940s and 1950s.
Our firm dealt with 36 clients in that case and collected $75 million. Another case yielded a $64.65 million award for four asbestos plaintiffs in 1996 (NY, docket # 10893/95), and, in 2002, the firm won a $53 million decision in New York for a brake mechanic suffering from mesothelioma (docket No. 12658-00). The Asbestos team has recovered hundreds of millions more for its clients, many of whom formed the basis of the triumphant Allied war effort in the second World War.
Asbestos is a mineral. It is composed of silicon, oxygen, hydrogen and other metals. Its fibers are tough, flexible and flame retardant. Asbestos also insulates very well and won't break down easily. Other asbestos uses include older plastics, paper products and floor tiles. Often, asbestos fibers are combined with a matter that holds them together, leading to the creation of asbestos containing material, otherwise known as ACM. Assorted industrial products are made of ACM, including sealants, cement pipe and insulation.
Numerous people served in the armed forces and lived alongside asbestos for an extended amount of time without knowing that this could one day cause the fatal disease: lung cancer.
Exposure to asbestos can negatively impact your health. Weitz & Luxenberg understands this and wants to help. For a free consultation, fill out the form below.
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