Electrical Equipment Possible Source of Asbestos
Our team of asbestos attorneys at Williams Kherkher not only serves many clients who have been exposed to asbestos, but we also maintain a high level of concern regarding the potential for exposure people face in their everyday lives. Although asbestos has not been used prominently for some time now, it is still a substance that remains in several locations and products that remain in use.
Our asbestos attorneys are constantly hearing about new ways in which otherwise unsuspecting people are exposed to this substance, and the consequences can be severe. Below are just a few daunting facts regarding asbestos exposure:
- Many of the diseases caused by asbestos exposure do not appear for years
- Many misdiagnoses are made given the otherwise-common symptoms shown
- None of the main diseases caused by asbestos has a known cure
Below is a set of products you need to be careful with in order to be sure to avoid asbestos exposure. If you have been exposed, contact the asbestos attorneys at Williams Kherkher today for a free initial consultation.
Materials to Be Wary of – Electrical Products
Electrical products were traditionally put together with asbestos, as this was a material with positive qualities, especially its durability and its tendency to retard flames. However, as news of the negative aspects of this substance came to light, asbestos use was greatly reduced. If you have come in contact with older versions of the following:
- HVAC Duct Insulation
- Electrical Wiring Insulation
- Boiler Insulation
You may be at risk for asbestos exposure. If this is the case, make sure you seek immediate medical attention, and you should also contact the asbestos attorneys at Williams Kherkher for a free initial consultation.