Did track work on box cars in a transporation company cause asbestos cancer? File a claim with our lawyers.
A man recently contact our firm because of the asbestos injury he sustained while working on box cars.
He said he was exposed to asbestos during his 29-year career with a transportation company.
The man would service, replace and install asbestos containing brakes on box cars on tracks, which disturbed the asbestos content of the friction product which he breathed into his lungs, which caused or contributed to his lung cancer diagnosis.
He worked in close proximity around other tradesmen who were regularly using asbestos wrap, which caused respirable asbestos to become airborne which he breathed into his lungs.
He believes his employers should have warned him of the dangers of asbestos and provided him with protective gear.
Many people who worked on tracks and repaired box cars have come forward to say their work environment led to a diagnosis of mesothelioma, asbestosis or lung cancer from asbestos.
If this has been your experience, our asbestos lawyers may be able to help you receive compensation for your health problems.
For over two decades, Weitz & Luxenberg P.C. has handled some of the most legally complicated and groundbreaking asbestos litigation in the country, winning many millions of dollars in verdicts and settlements along the way.
Men and women diagnosed with mesothelioma or lung cancer caused by asbestos exposure or secondary exposure may be entitled to compensation from the companies responsible for their disease.
If you would like a free consultation or more information about your legal options, please complete the form on this page, and a representative of our law firm will contact you as soon as possible.