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Asbestos was used for decades in construction and shipbuilding. If you or someone close to you has worked as a drywaller, pipefitter, or in the Navy, you may have been exposed to harmful asbestos fibers. Learn more >

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Modern Use of Asbestos

While many people erroneously believe that asbestos use has been curtailed since the 1970s, this is not entirely the case. Since mesothelioma lawsuits and class action suits first became commonplace in the late 1970s, asbestos use went into a decline. This is not to say, though, that it is no longer used. Asbestos is still used in several different industries, and can still potentially pose a risk to your health.

If you or someone you love has contracted mesothelioma or other asbestos-related diseases as the result of asbestos exposure, the mesothelioma attorneys of Williams Hart may be able to help you get the financial compensation you and your family deserve. To learn more about how we may be able to fight for you, contact us today by calling 800-781-3955.

Banning Asbestos?

Although the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued the Asbestos Ban and Phase Out Rule in 1989, it was soon overturned in the court case Corrosion Proof Fitting v. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. As a result, asbestos can legally be used in many products, including:

  • Asbestos-cement corrugated sheet
  • Asbestos clothing
  • Pipeline wrap
  • Roofing felt
  • Vinyl-asbestos floor tile
  • Disc brake pads

Legislation is being considered that would ban asbestos use in almost all products. However, until that legislation passes, asbestos remains legal for many products.

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If you or someone you love has been injured as the result of exposure to asbestos, the mesothelioma lawyers of Williams Hart may be able to help you get the compensation that you and your family deserve. To learn more about how we can help, contact us today by calling 800-781-3955.

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