Help For HVAC Workers Who Have Encountered Asbestos
HVAC workers come into contact with numerous construction materials every day. Because HVAC workers must often work in houses, buildings and other structures that were built before the 1980s, they face a high risk of exposure to asbestos. Just a few substances that may contain asbestos include HVAC duct insulation, sealants, ceiling tiles, roofing and pipes. Exposure to asbestos through any of these substances, or through secondhand exposure, can lead to dangerous health problems such as asbestosis, mesothelioma and lung cancer.
Fortunately, The Gori Law Firm can assist HVAC workers throughout Illinois who were exposed to asbestos in air conditioning units and asbestos in air conditioning ducts. Our attorneys have over 100 years of experience fighting for our clients’ rights to compensation for asbestos-related illness. We can work with you to identify the source of your exposure, seek proper medical treatment and connect you with helpful resources. Then, we can determine the course of legal action that has the best chance of getting the compensation that you need.
For HVAC Workers, Asbestos Exposure Can Take Years To Discover
When someone inhales asbestos, tiny asbestos fibers adhere to the lining of the intestines, lungs or heart. Eventually, these fibers can make adjacent cells develop into cancer cells. However, this process can take years. Asbestos-related illnesses may take a long time to form, but they can kill very quickly. For example, the average prognosis for mesothelioma is merely two years. Even if it has been years since you believe you were exposed to asbestos, you may still be entitled to compensation for your medical bills, lost wages, and pain and suffering.
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If you are an HVAC worker in the Madison County area and you were exposed to asbestos, our law firm can help you. Contact our lawyers to schedule a free consultation. Call or use our online form.
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