A contractor in Rochester, New York has been charged for possible asbestos exposure. He is charged on 15 counts, all stemming from asbestos law. If convicted, the contractor faces up to 20 years in prison as well as a $250,000 fine. All of the charges are a result of the man's work at Gordon Smith Contracting.
Asbestos exposure is incredibly dangerous. The substance can get into the lungs and cause cancer and other medical conditions. Unfortunately, asbestos related conditions like mesothelioma can take decade to present. This makes them very difficult to diagnose and treat.
If you or someone you know has been exposed to asbestos, contact the New York mesothelioma attorneys of Williams Kherkher at 800-781-3955.