Fitter dies of asbestos illness after working on locomotive engines
A woman has received asbestos
lawsuit compensation after her father, who worked on locomotive engines,
died as a result of exposure to
asbestos at work, reported the Wiltshire Gazette on September 2,
She filed the case against a car factory after her father died in 2005 from
mesothelioma caused by exposure to asbestos
at two separate job sites.
According to the Gazette, he worked as a fitter, turner and erector in
a shop where large quantities of asbestos were used on boilers, pipes and cylinders on the old
He also worked as a millwright in a factory, where he
was exposed to asbestos which was used in the brakes and clutches on the presses and
also on the tie rods.
Reportedly, he was never given any masks or protective clothing or warnings
about the dangers of asbestos.
Many people 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
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