Firm News: Mesothelioma: Page 18

Asbestos Exposure Among Navy Vets

For over 20 years, the lawyers in Weitz & Luxenberg’s asbestos litigation unit have fought for the rights of veterans affected by serious diseases like mesothelioma, asbestos lung cancer and asbestosis that are caused by exposure to asbestos. For more information about your legal options to seek compensation for asbestos-related disease, please complete the form…

Boilermakers and Job-Related Asbestos Exposure

Weitz & Luxenberg would like to send a message of caution to those who have worked at a job involving old boilers. Perhaps you worked in a boiler room in the Navy, or were a boiler tender decades ago on commercial premises. If so, you should know that many old boilers are insulated with an…

$5.5 Million in Asbestos Factory Deaths

A McLean County, Illinois jury awarded three widows $5.5 million in a lawsuit alleging their husbands were exposed to asbestos at a Bloomington factory. The men, Merlon Dukes, Bob Blessing and John Watkins, worked at Union Asbestos & Rubber Co., later called UNARCO Industries Inc., during the 1950s and 1960s. All three workers died of…

$2 Million for Illinois Postal Worker

Weitz & Luxenberg has protected the legal rights of workers since 1986. And in that time the firm’s mesothelioma lawyers have won several billion dollars in verdicts and settlements for clients injured by asbestos. A former Illinois postal worker charged in a lawsuit that he developed mesothelioma cancer from occupational asbestos exposure. After a three-week…

Dangers of Improper Asbestos Abatement

Weitz & Luxenberg P.C. is troubled by the recent rash of violations in New York State that were committed by unscrupulous asbestos abatement contractors and construction business owners that are responsible for the improper handling of asbestos despite the known health risks. The firm has represented tens of thousands of men and women who were…

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