New Jersey shipyards exposed workers to asbestos
Did your work in New Jersey shipyards cause asbestos-related lung cancer, mesothelioma or asbestosis?
According to the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, (an agency
of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services), between 1940 and 1980,
approximately 27 million American workers had an occupational exposure to asbestos that can affect their health.
This includes the thousands of veterans and other laborers who
were exposed to asbestos in jobs at shipyards across the United
States. Many of these workers spent their careers working at shipyards in New
The shipyards in New Jersey include:
- The Bethlehem Steel Bayonne Shipyard
- The Bethlehem Steel Hoboken Shipyard
- The New York Shipbuiding Camden Shipyard
- The New York Shipbuilding Company
- The Port Newark Shipyard
- The Submarine Boat Corp. Shipyard
- The Todd Shipyards
The New Jersey workers at these shipyards who were exposed to asbestos are at
an increased risk for developing serious lung diseases such as mesothelioma, lung
cancer and asbestosis.
If you are a New Jersey resident that has been diagnosed with mesothelioma or lung cancer, you are likely concerned with
receiving the best care for your illness.
You will also need a highly qualified and experienced team of the best
asbestos lawyers to fight for you.
Please complete the form below to start the process of filing a lawsuit to cover your medical bills, pain
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