Did your job in the United States Navy Cause an Asbestos related Disease?
Our Asbestos attorneys may be able to help you file a claim.
"My duties as a machinists mate was to install and remove asbestos lagging from piping and machinery on the ships I was stationed on while in the Navy," he said.
"We did not use any kind of safety protective measures so as not to inhale the stuff because no one told use the stuff was bad to inhale," he recalled.
Now, unfortunately, he has been diagnosed with asbestosis by a pulmonary specialist.
Navy veterans frequently had exposure to asbestos from jobs or removal operations, for example, ripouts.
Many United States World War II veterans, including ex-Navy and ship personnel, were exposed to asbestos dust and fibers from frayed materials, insulation or overheads.
Additionally, the US Navy used asbestos products in ship construction, repair and overhaul at naval shipyards.
If this has been your experience, we may be able to help.
For over two decades, Weitz & Luxenberg P.C. has handled some of the most legally complicated and groundbreaking asbestos litigation in the country. 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.
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