Asbestos is a mineral used commercially for a variety of purposes. Many people who are or have been exposed to Asbestos are diagnosed with mesothelioma, lung cancer, and asbestosis. Usually, people who have been exposed to asbestos were factory workers, brake mechanics, shipyard workers, plumbers, factory workers, merchant seaman, mechanics, Navy workers, and laborers.
The safety of many hard-working individuals was left in the hands of large corporations who were aware of the hazards and risks while working with asbestos. Sufficient information should have been provided to maintain a safe work environment.
If you or a loved one has been exposed to asbestos and has been diagnosed with a terminally ill disease please seek the help of an Albuquerque personal injury attorney, as you may be entitled to compensation for these injuries.