Mechanics at risk for exposure to asbestos in brake linings. Our lawyers can
help if you were harmed by asbestos.
In recent news about the dangers of asbestos exposure, the family of a mechanic who
died of the cancer mesothelioma, has won a
lawsuit settlement from the garage
they say was responsible for his exposure to asbestos in brake linings.
The man, who was just 64 when he died, reportedly worked in the garage for
eight months. During this time, they said he had been exposed to
asbestos brake linings, which he had used to replace old worn brake linings in the company’s commercial
His family claimed that neither he nor his colleagues were provided with
protective overalls or breathing masks.
Reports have indicated that many mechanics and employees in the
automotive repair shops as well as do-it-yourselfers are unaware that asbestos
may be present in both old and replacement brakes and clutches.
Although the use of asbestos in
friction products is declining annually, it remains a substantial source of
Sadly, our mesothelioma
lawyers are all too familiar with the health risks associated with asbestos.
Weitz & Luxenberg P.C. represents tens of thousands of individuals suffering
Our firm continues to set an unmatched standard of excellence for mass tort
litigation, achieving more verdicts than most firms in America. We hope to have
an opportunity to assist you with your legal matter.
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