Michael Gonzales died of mesothelioma, the deadly cancer caused by asbestos exposure. On May 30, 2008, his estate has filed a suit against 12 defendants in Madison County Circuit Court in Illinois, claiming that Michael’s disease was wrongfully caused.
The defendant corporations include Atlas Asbestos Company, Bell Asbestos Mines, Bondex International, Federal-Mogul Asbestos Personal Trust, Foseco, Georgia-Pacific, John Crane, Pneumo Abex, RPM International, RPM Inc., and T.H Agriculture and Nutrition.
Mr. Gonzales was employed from 1951 to 1987 as a chipper, grinder and welder. In this capacity he worked at various locations. While on the job and during home and automotive repairs, he was exposed to and inhaled, ingested or otherwise absorbed asbestos fibers emanating from certain products made by these companies. Gonzales was diagnosed with Mesothelioma on October 3, 2007, and died on November 24.
To learn more, contact the Mesothelioma Lawyers at Williams Kherkher at 1-800-220-9341.