Virginia Man Sentenced For Improper Asbestos Removal
(Washington, D.C. - Aug. 1, 2007) John Edward Callahan, a two-time convicted felon, was sentenced to 21 months in prison for improperly removing cancer-causing asbestos from a building in Roanoke, Va., without following federal environmental laws, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
Callahan employed unwitting homeless men to conduct the dangerous work.Courtesy of The EPA Weitz & Luxenberg is a leading plaintiffs' law firm that has represented people affected by mesothelioma for over 20 years. Men and women diagnosed with mesothelioma or lung cancer caused by asbestos exposure may be entitled to compensation from the companies responsible for their disease.
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