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At one time, asbestos was lauded for its diverse range of effective applications. In particular, a number of industries chose to work with asbestos because of its natural resistance to heat and, by extension, to fire. Once it was discovered that asbestos inhalation was closely associated with a specific form of cancer—mesothelioma—the material had already been in use for a significant period of time.

At Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ®, our legal team understands just how critical a claim for compensation can be for individuals and families struggling with asbestos-related illnesses; we will do everything we can to help you and your family fight for compensation so that you can put this legal matter behind you once and for all.

Professions with a Risk of Asbestos Exposure

Even after many industry leaders became aware of the serious health consequences of asbestos inhalation, a number of companies continued to utilize the material in their products and processes. While just about anyone may potentially be exposed to asbestos, people in the following professions may have been at particular risk:

  • Industrial labor
  • Automotive manufacturing/repair
  • Construction
  • Oil drilling
  • Shipbuilding
  • Firefighting

Though the material is now heavily restricted in the United States, many people who live in and work around older buildings may still be at risk of asbestos exposure.

Consult with Our Team

If you or a loved one is struggling with the health issues associated with exposure to asbestos—including mesothelioma—you may be able to recover compensation to help you and your family through this. To learn about the legal services our attorneys can provide you and your family, please reach out to us by calling our offices at (414) 271-0900 today.