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New York Mesothelioma Lawyer

New York is the seventh-most densely populated and fourth-most populous state in the U.S. The state shares a maritime border with the state of Rhode Island in the Atlantic Ocean. The economic hub of the state of New York is New York City.

Until the mid-1980s, most businesses and companies all through the New York extensively used asbestos and products containing the hazardous mineral. The World Trade Center (WTC) was one of the sites where asbestos was used most extensively. It was constructed during the 1960s and 1970s when asbestos was a very popular building material. Insulation containing asbestos was sprayed all through the towers during their construction. When the WTC fell in September 2001, according to the EPA, the volume of airborne asbestos fibers was three times above the acceptable amount.

Those who have been injured by asbestos exposure could be entitled to significant damages. A proficient mesothelioma lawyer can help you get paid from an asbestos/mesothelioma trust fund in just 90 days or to file a lawsuit against the responsible companies.

New York Job sites with Asbestos Problems

There are nearly 400 work sites in the state of New York which are known for high asbestos use.  These sites, which are situated all across New York, include shipyards, school buildings, breweries, office buildings, hospitals and plants.

Docks and Shipyards

Bethlehem Steel Corp Shipyard

Brooklyn Coastal Drydock

New York Naval Shipyard (NYNS / Brooklyn Navy Yard / United States Navy Yard)

Breweries

Schaefer Brewing Co

Buildings

Cortland County Jail

Empire State Bldg

Radio City Music Hall

Thruway Authority

Bankers Trust Office

Pan Am Bldg

Bausch & Lomb Bldg

 

Plants

ALCOA Aluminum

American Locomotive

Carborundum Plant

Chevrolet Axle

Delco Plant

Ford Motor Co Stamping Plant

Harrison Radiator

General Electric (GE) Plant

Glen Cove Power Plant

RE Ginna Nuclear Power Plant

Schenectady Chemical

Sewage Disposal Plant

Yorktown Sewage Plant

Schools

Baldwinsville HS

Bennett HS

Cortland Senior HS

Cornell University

Gowanda Central School

Ithaca College

Mercyhurst University (formerly known as Mercyhurst College)

Millcreek Elementary

New York City College of Technology

Saugerti HS

State University of New York (SUNY)

West Side HS

Nursing Homes and Hospitals

Amsterdam City Hospital

Bassett Hospital

Cortland Memorial Hospital

Creedmoor Psychiatric Center

Genesee County Nursing Home

Long Island Jewish Medical Center

Mather Hospital

Mohawk Valley Nursing Home

Moses Ludington Hospital

NY State Department of Mental Hygiene

Oneida City Hospital

Rockland State Hospital

Southside Hospital

St. Lawrence State Hospital

St. Luke’s Hospital

Other Businesses

Clark Estates

Continental Can Co

Cortland County Traction Co

Cortland Wagon Co

Dewitt Community Church

Dunlop Tire and Rubber

Ekenberg Co

Foster Wheeler Energy Corp

Garden City Hotel

General Motors, Rochester Products Division

International Milk Products Co

Linde Air Products Co

Long Island Light Co

New Hyde Park Supply

Plancor

Republic Steel

Star Textile

Subway (NY City)

Rockefeller Center

Star Textile

Torrington Industries

Transelco Inc.

Triangle Sheet Metal Workers

Western Electric

 

Current Asbestos Problem in New York

Even though asbestos has been regulated by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) since the 1980s, still many New Yorkers are being exposed to the deadly carcinogen on a regular basis. These individuals include teachers, engineers, plumbers, and electricians. However, due to strict regulations, now the workers are required to spend only a limited time around the hazardous fibers. Additionally, only certified professionals are allowed to deal with or investigate asbestos. All the workers handling or working near asbestos products have to wear protective clothes as well.

New York also has some deposits of Naturally Occurring Asbestos (NOA). Studies say the highest number of mesothelioma-related deaths before the 1980s occurred in Jefferson County, which is home to NOA deposits.

Hire a Mesothelioma Lawyer in New York

If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with asbestosis, asbestos-related lung cancer, or malignant mesothelioma, you may be eligible to receive considerable financial compensation. Right now, more than $30bn is there in asbestos/mesothelioma trust funds established for victims of asbestos exposure. A mesothelioma lawyer can help you obtain compensation from these funds. Additionally, with the help of a mesothelioma lawyer, you can file a lawsuit against the parties responsible for your asbestos-related injuries and win substantial compensation. To know the available legal options, you’ve to consult an experienced mesothelioma lawyerWe have been helping asbestos exposure victims for nearly two decades. To meet a top mesothelioma lawyer in your area, please call us now at 1-800-706-5606 or fill out or online contact form.