Bronchial Pneumonia caused by Mesothelioma Takes Life of
Death of carpenter from asbestos exposure highlights
An autopsy has revealed that a carpenter who cut asbestos sheets in the 1960s,
died almost 50 years later from the carcinogen. Asbestos-linked mesothelioma cancer caused
bronchial pneumonia, inflammation of the lungs beginning in the terminal
His son recalled that his father "cut asbestos sheets with a handsaw to fit
backing plates to fires”.
A pathologist found asbestos in dry lung
tissue, at a level higher than would be found in someone who had never been
exposed to asbestos at work.
He rendered a cause of death: bronchial pneumonia due to mesothelioma.
Many carpenters 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, our asbestos lawyers may be able to help you
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