Roofers: Did your exposure to asbestos cause health problems? Get a free lawsuit review below.
Over 27 million Americans had significant asbestos exposure on the job between 1940 and 1980, according to the EPA. This includes those in building trades such as roofers and construction workers.
According to OSHA, "An estimated 1.3 million employees in construction and general industry face significant asbestos exposure on the job, particularly roofers.
In the past, asbestos fibers were added during the production of roofing and siding materials to strengthen them, to increase their durability, and to provide a limited amount of insulation and fireproofing to your home. Luckily, the use of asbestos in roofing and siding materials has declined rapidly since the early 1980s.This placed roofers at particular risk for asbestos-related illnesses.
Men and women diagnosed with mesothelioma or lung cancer caused by asbestos 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 from a mesothelioma lawyer, please complete the form on this page, and a representative of our law firm will contact you as soon as possible.