Former employer ordered by court to pay workers who were forced to retire due to asbestos exposure.
The ruling could also encourage other affected workers who had put off seeking early
retirement for financial reasons to now do so.
It also ordered the company to pay for stress and anxiety to the workers, none of whom has so far contracted an asbestos-related disease.
Sadly, as the lawyers in the Weitz & Luxenberg Asbestos Litigation unit have seen through their
work, this is a common example of people who were exposed to carcinogens simply
because the powers that be failed to have in place routine safety
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