Are you a rigger who has been diagnosed with asbestosis or lung cancer?
A retired rigger has died of the lung disease asbestosis, reported the
Philadelphia Inquirer on August 22, 2008.
The newspaper said he was 86 and had served in the army during World War
He worked primarily in rigging and hauling.
Riggers operate cranes to
install, erect and dismantle heavy machinery.
That job carries a high risk for exposure to asbestos as many machines were built with that
Many riggers 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, 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
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.