Did work as a mechanic's helper lead to asbestos disease? File a lawsuit
claim with our attorneys
Our firm recently heard from a former mechanic's helper who was employed by
Northern States Power Company (now known as Xcel Energy) in a variety of
positions from the late 1950s to early 1960s.
In that job, he worked as a mechanic's helper at a steam plant.
He said he "hauled ashes" most days, but was also responsible for applying insulation on the exterior and
interior of boilers,
repacking steam valves and wrapping steam pipes.
The insulation, steam valve packing and steam pipe wrapping, however, all involved
exposure to asbestos-containing
Thousands of mechanic's helpers 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
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
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.