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Celotex

Celotex is a manufacturing company that produced industrial thermal insulation for pipes and boilers. Celotex’s products were used for industrial construction and contained the toxic material asbestos for decades. Celotex is a subsidiary of Phillip Carey Manufacturing Company, which operated raw asbestos mines in Canada that supplied asbestos to factories in the United States.

The use of asbestos placed both the employees and the customers of Celotex at risk of contracting the severe illnesses caused by asbestos. As early as the 1920s, physicians recognized that exposure to asbestos caused severe sickness when asbestosis was identified by British medical journals. At the same time, insurance companies in the United States and Canada stopped selling life insurance to asbestos workers. Moreover, safer substitutes for most asbestos uses were known as early as the 1930s. Nevertheless, Celotex chose to protect its substantial profit margins rather than discontinue use of the mineral.

Additionally, the asbestos fibers remain in a person’s lungs for years and symptoms may not develop for decades. Thus, Celotex’s victims might live for decades without knowing of the deadly injury they sustained. Accordingly, mine workers, factory workers and construction workers who were exposed to asbestos by Celotex were at risk of illness. The majority of the products containing asbestos made by the Celotex Company were used for insulation and were produced between 1906 and 1973.

In 1990, Celotex filed for bankruptcy protection. As a result of the bankruptcy, a trust was created in 1998 to help compensate those whom Celotex has injured through use of toxic asbestos. If you or a loved one has been injured by Celotex, it is important that you contact The Gori Law Firm immediately for more information on your rights.

List Of Trusts

A & I Company Trust

A-Best Trust

A.P. Green Trust

A.P.I Asbestos Trust

ABB Lummus Trust

AC & S Inc. Trust

Armstrong World Industries Trust

Artra-Synkoloid Trust

Asarco, LLC Trust

Babcock & Wilcox Trust

Bondex Trust

Brauer Supply Trust

Burns & Roe Trust

C.E. Thurston Trust

Celotex/Careytemp Trust

Christy Refractories Trust

Combustion Engineering Trust

Congoleum Trust

Eagle-Picher Trust

EJ Bartels Asbestos Settlement Trust

Ferodo Trust

Fibreboard Trust

Flexitallic Trust

Flintkote Trust

Fuller Austin Insulation Inc Trust

General Motors Corporation

GI Holdings Trust

Halliburton Company Trust

Harbison-Walker Trust

Hercules Chemical Company Trust

HK Porter Co. Inc. Trust

J.T. Thorpe Settlement Trust

J.T. Thorpe Company

Johns Manville Trust

Kaiser Refractory Trust

Keene Trust

Kentile Floors, Inc.

Leslie Trust

National Gypsum Trust

North American Refractories Trust

Owens Corning Trust

Pacor Trust

Pittsburgh Corning Trust

Plant Insulation Trust

Plibrico Trust

Porter Hayden Trust

Quigley Trust

Rapid American

Raytech Trust

Shook & Fletcher Trust

T & N Limpet Trust

THAN – TH Agriculture and Nutrition Trust

Thorpe Insulation Company Trust

U.S. Gypsum Trust

U.S. Mineral Products Company Trust

UGL Trust

W.R. Grace Trust

Western Asbestos Trust

Yarway Bankruptcy Trust