Former Chevron refinery worker sues for asbestos-related lung
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The Southwest Texas Record reported on Feb. 13, 2008 that the family
of a refinery worker who died of asbestos-related lung cancer, has filed suit
against E.I. DuPont De Nemours and Chevron USA.
The suit claims that the chemical companies negligently exposed the man to
asbestos during his career.The family contends that during his employment,
he used and was exposed to toxic and carcinogenic dusts, including
Furthermore, reported the Record, the suit says Dupont
and Chevron knew for decades that asbestos could cause deadly lung disease and
cancers and still allowed their employees to work with and around that product
in the workplace.
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