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Phillip Carey Manufacturing Company

Phillip Carey Manufacturing Company has been a subsidiary of Rapid American Corporation since 1972. Before that merger, Phillip Carey had been party to a number of mergers. Accordingly, there has been confusion about which company used asbestos. Phillip Carey used asbestos to manufacture industrial equipment, such as boilers, insulation, generators and pipes, for decades. The company was founded in Ohio, in 1888. The company even owned its own asbestos mines.

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, Phillip Carey chose to protect its substantial profit margins rather than discontinue use of the mineral.

Phillip Carey used the deadly mineral until the 1960s. Thus, the employees who made Phillip Carey products, the workers who installed them and the customers of their products were placed in grave danger of developing asbestosis and the aggressive cancer called mesothelioma.

Phillip Carey and its parent company, Rapid American, faced enormous liability because they injured many people. The division of the company that was responsible for settling these cases was Celotex. Celotex, however, chose to ferociously litigate the claims for years rather than compensate the victims.

Nevertheless, Celotex eventually declared bankruptcy in 1990 and entered protection of the court. By that process a trust fund was created to compensate the individuals injured by Phillip Carey. That fund, however, was insufficient and many individuals still need to be compensated for their injuries. If you or a loved one has been injured by Phillip Carey, 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

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