Lawsuit Compensation and Benefits for Workers of Condea Vista Chemical Plant Who Have Been Diagnosed With Or Died From Mesothelioma
There is help for former employees of the Condea Vista Chemical Plant in Lake Charles, Louisiana, who’ve been diagnosed with mesothelioma.
Because of the age of the facility, and the unique characteristics of the mineral asbestos, the plant itself was built with asbestos components and insulation.
Asbestos provides superior flame retardance, as well as the capacity to slow or stop certain chemical reaction.
Asbestos was applied liberally in many industrial facilities in Louisiana protect people and property from the risk of fire, and in a chemical plant, it would even have been included as part of the safety equipment that workers relied on.
While protection from fire and out-of-control chemical reactions is a significant benefit to workers, the problem is that asbestos itself poses significant risks to human health.
Mesothelioma Attorney For Condea Vista Chemical Plant Employees And Their Families Exposed To Asbestos
As asbestos-containing components experience the normal stress of industrial operations, they can begin to emit small amounts of a very fine dust that becomes airborne and can contaminate wide sections of indoor environments.
Every time workers in these areas inhale, small fibers of asbestos are carried into the lungs, where some will remain permanently.
These rigid fibers irritate the cells near them, and over a period of many years can cause nearby tissue to become cancerous.
Mesothelioma in only caused by asbestos exposure, and in nearly all cases, the source of exposure occurred in the workplace.
When you’ve retired from Condea Vista in Lake Charles and developed mesothelioma, there is help.
The attorneys at The Gertler Law Firm work exclusively with families like yours to ensure that you have the resources you need to fight mesothelioma, and protect your loved ones in the future.
Call us today at 504-581-6411 for a free consultation with an experienced Louisiana mesothelioma attorney.