The period prior to the government’s near-ban on asbestos in 1977 could well be known as the Age of Asbestos.
Asbestos was used everywhere in the construction, renovation, and build-out industries, due to its fire and heat resistant properties and as an insulator. The superb insulating properties of asbestos led to its use in wall materials of all types, including:
Asbestos was also common in:
- many types of plaster
- floor and ceiling tiles
- roofing felt
- primer and paint
In addition, most adhesives, including drywall tape, were impregnated with asbestos.
As a result, asbestos exposure was common among drywallers, plasterers, and painters. And today thousands of painters with mesothelioma, plasterers with mesothelioma, and drywallers with mesothelioma are the result.
Asbestos exposure among drywallers, plasterers and painters has led to untold suffering. Painters with mesothelioma, plasterers with mesothelioma, and drywallers with mesothelioma due to asbestos exposure are the victims of negligence, and if you are one of the people who have developed mesothelioma as a result of exposure to asbestos or other hazardous materials, you deserve compensation for your injury.
Johnson Law Group can help you get that compensation. Call our offices today for a free consultation to review your case, and find out whether you are entitled to financial compensation for your injuries.