Asbestos is a carcinogenic mineral that was a mainstay in many industries for decades until it was effectively banned by the Environmental Protection Agency in the 1970’s. Asbestos use is still allowed in some rare cases, but it is unlawful to use asbestos in products that have not traditionally contained it.
If you or someone you know has developed an asbestos-related illness, the Racine asbestos lawyers of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. will fight to help you recover the financial compensation which you are rightfully due. To learn more about your legal rights, contact us by calling 800-242-2874 today.
Asbestos is cheap, durable, highly resistant to heat, and deadly. The former were all reasons for its frequent use by manufacturers and the latter is the reason that this use was unacceptable. Many manufacturers knew the dangers associated with asbestos long before it was banned, but continued to utilize it without warning of these risks. This willful negligence led many people to be exposed to asbestos and they are now suffering from asbestos-related illnesses, including:
Asbestos exposure has been linked to each of the above conditions. The problems caused by asbestos exposure do not manifest themselves for years, making it difficult to pinpoint where exposure took place. An experienced asbestos lawyer can help you to identify sources of exposure and those parties which may be liable for illness.
If you have been exposed to asbestos and developed an illness as a consequence, you may be able to recover financial compensation for medical bills and other concerns. Contact the Racine asbestos lawyers of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. at 800-242-2874.