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One of the most at-risk groups of workers is that of shipyard workers. As long as there is a ship with asbestos being used or taken apart, the risk will remain for shipyard workers across the United States, including those in California, Washington state, New York, Maine, Boston, Florida, Louisiana and Hawaii.

Asbestos was used in multiple parts of U.S. Navy ships, particularly as insulation. As a result, anyone who was involved in building the ships, operating the ships, renovating the ships or taking apart the ships was placed at risk for asbestos exposure. During the World War II era, tens of thousands of shipyard workers were exposed to dangerous asbestos dust and now run the risk of developing mesothelioma.

For a list of Navy vessels that have been identified as possible sources of asbestos exposure, click here.

The Gori Law Firm Can Help

Asbestos lung cancer and mesothelioma cases involving the U.S. Navy and U.S. government involve many complex issues. At our firm in Edwardsville, Illinois, you will find lawyers with extensive experience along with a staff who is specially trained to assist them in handling these difficult cases.

We understand how important timing is in these cases, and we will strive to obtain a trial date within six to nine months from the time your lawsuit is filed.

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