Boston is the largest city in Massachusetts. The major industries in the city are construction, manufacturing, industrial, merchant shipping, and shipbuilding. Though the city expanded rapidly over the years, its quick growth was accompanied with massive use of asbestos products by all industries. As a result, a number of workers are at risk of contracting fatal diseases including mesothelioma and asbestosis.
If you or a loved one has developed malignant mesothelioma, asbestosis, and lung cancer linked to asbestos exposure, you are likely to be eligible for considerable compensation. Right now, mesothelioma trust funds have more than $30 billion. We can help you consult a top Boston mesothelioma lawyer who can help you get paid in just 90 days. A mesothelioma lawyer can also assist you to take legal action against the companies responsible for your asbestos-related injuries and win substantial damages.
Bethlehem Hingham Shipping Yard
Bethlehem Hingham Shipping Yard was established in 1913.There was a time when more than 24000 employees and contractors worked there to build war vessels and destroyer ships. The shipyard was ultimately closed in 1986. Before its closure, more than 220 ships had been built there.
The shipping yard heavily used asbestos in a number of parts, such as gaskets, electrical insulation, boiler components, and coatings. Workers were regularly exposed to hazardous asbestos fibers and dust. Consequently, numerous former shipping yard employees developed asbestos-induced medical conditions including malignant mesothelioma.
Charlestown Navy Yard
The Charleston Navy Yard is a ship maintenance company established in the early 1800s. As it expanded over years, numerous employees started working there, including painters, carpenters, plumbers, gun carriage creators, masons, coppersmiths, boat builders and riggers. As with most other shipyards, Charlestown yard also applied asbestos in various parts, equipment and machinery.
Boston Schools, Hospitals and Public Buildings with Asbestos Problem
Boston Latin School (78 Avenue Louis Pasteur, Boston)
Boston University (BU)
Harvard Medical School
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
John W. McCormack Graduate School of Policy and Global Studies
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
South Boston HS
Suffolk University Law School
Beth Israel Hospital
Boston State Hospital
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
MA General Hospital
Other Public Buildings
Boston City Hall Annex (1912)
Boston Municipal Auditorium
Boston Symphony Hall
Cutler Majestic Theater
John F. Kennedy Federal Building
Museum of Science (Science Park, Boston)
New England Aquarium (NEAQ)
Park Square (downtown Boston)
Medical Assistance in and Near Boston
David H. Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research at MIT
500 Main St
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
450 Brookline Ave
Legal Assistance in Boston
People suffering from mesothelioma, asbestos-related lung cancer, or asbestosis could be entitled to substantial damages. To meet a top Boston mesothelioma lawyer, please call us toll free at 1-800-706-5606 or submit our online contact form.