Asbestos is strong, durable and resistant to heat, making it a seemingly perfect material for the construction of roofs. In the late 1970s, however, the dangers of asbestos become widely known, and countless roofers have suffered due to mesothelioma. If you or a loved one came into contact with asbestos while working as a roofer and is now suffering from the effects of exposure, it is important to consult with an experienced asbestos litigation attorney.
At Wallace & Graham, P.A., we have obtained numerous verdicts and settlements for carpenters exposed to asbestos and their family members. Based in Charlotte, North Carolina, our roofer mesothelioma claim attorneys represent clients across the nation. Call 800-849-5291 for a free consultation.
A wide range of roofing materials have been linked to mesothelioma, including tiles, insulation shingles, corrugated roofing, asphalt shingles, caulking putties and fire sealants.
Specific roofing materials that have been linked to asbestos exposure include:
It stands to reason that building developers would want fire-resistant materials for their roofs. However, all too many negligent parties used asbestos without considering the risks, or worse, knowingly putting roofers in harm’s way.
If you or a loved one worked as a roofer and is now suffering from the effects of mesothelioma, we can help. Our top priority is diagnosis and medical benefits for clients to begin life-extending treatment as soon as possible. Our attorneys also pursue injury and wrongful death damages for loss of income, the victim’s pain and suffering, and survivors’ loss of companionship and support.
Contact us today for a free case evaluation with an experienced mesothelioma lawyer.