Most products containing asbestos have been banned in the United States. However, some products still contain this harmful substance, and exposure to these products can cause diseases, including mesothelioma, years or decades after their use.
McDermott & Hickey, LLC, works with clients throughout Ohio who have been exposed to products containing asbestos. We have decades of experience obtaining monetary compensation for victims of asbestos exposure. We have the skills and resources needed to take on large corporations and insurance companies. Discuss your legal rights regarding exposure to products containing asbestos in Ohio with a seasoned attorney today.
Products That May Contain Asbestos
While the law prevents many products from containing asbestos, it can still be found in a variety of products. These include:
- Insulation products such as pipe covering, block and cement
- Gaskets and packing
- Equipment such as boilers, furnaces, ovens, turbines and presses
- Floor tile, ceiling tile, joint compound, plaster and pipes
- Electrical equipment and wiring
- Automotive brakes and clutches
- Plastic molding compounds
- Body talc and baby powder
- Household appliances, including washers and dryers
There is no safe level of exposure to asbestos, and illness may arise 40 years or more after exposure. If you or a loved one has been harmed by exposure to a product containing asbestos, working with an attorney could be the best way to ensure that you have the financial support you need to handle the medical burden of asbestos-related illness.
Discuss the Dangers of Products Containing Asbetsos with an Ohio Attorney
For a free consultation with one of our experienced attorneys, call or contact us online. There is never an attorney fee unless we are successful in obtaining compensation for you. We could work with you to help you understand your rights after being exposed to products containing asbestos in Ohio.