California Asbestos Exposure Lawyer
Asbestos exposure may cause mesothelioma, other types of cancer, other serious diseases, and potentially death. People exposed to asbestos can suffer from numerous adverse effects and may be entitled to financial compensation for any damage or losses they suffer. Those who suffer the fatal effects of asbestos exposure may have surviving families eligible for compensation.
If the exposure occurred at work, you might be inclined to file a workers’ compensation claim. However, there are some situations where a worker may benefit more from suing their employer. There may also be other parties liable for exposing you to asbestos. The best way to ensure you are filing the proper claim against the correct party is by consulting an experienced asbestos exposure attorney. Our lawyers at KCNS Law Group have decades of experience helping injured workers get the fair compensation they deserve. We take a client-based approach concentrated on our commitment to providing clients with the best strategic representation tailored to their specific needs.
Who is Liable for Asbestos Exposure?
There can be many complications in determining who is liable when asbestos exposure occurs. More than one party may be responsible for a single individual’s asbestos exposure-related injuries or illness in some cases. Here are parties that may be wholly or partially liable for asbestos exposure.
Airborne asbestos particles place miners and others near the mining site at elevated risk of developing asbestos-related diseases. Although the last asbestos mines were closed in 2002, new cases of diseases caused by exposure to these mines may still be diagnosed in the coming years. Asbestos mining companies that fail to take proper precautions and warn workers and the public about the risks may be held liable for any resulting injuries or diseases.
Asbestos is widely used as a construction and industrial material. Asbestos manufacturers often know about the health hazards but fail to warn the public adequately. Companies continuing to manufacture asbestos are under a duty to properly warn individuals about the potential dangers. When they fail to take these safety precautions and provide necessary warnings, they may be held liable for asbestos exposure.
Manufacturing of Products Containing Asbestos
Companies using asbestos in their manufacturing of other products may also be subject to asbestos liability. The duty to warn about asbestos risks doesn’t always stop with manufacturers. Products such as boilers, brakes, engines, electronics, and even household goods often contain asbestos.
Employers have a duty to provide safe work conditions and warn their employees when there are asbestos dangers. If an employer does not take all the necessary precautions and steps to keep workers safe, they open themselves up to be held liable.
KCNS Law Group Can Help with Your Asbestos Exposure Claim
At KCNS Law Group, we are committed to helping our clients get the justice they deserve. Our experienced attorneys understand asbestos exposure law and know how to build a strong case for our clients. It can be daunting to try and face insurance companies and employers on your own, especially since they have legal representation. KCNS Law Group is here to protect your rights and represent your best interests. Contact us today by filling out our contact form or calling (818) 937-9255.
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