Navy Occupations

Navy Occupations Strong and resistant to corrosion and extreme heat, asbestos was aboard ships and on the docks, where it was used primarily for insulation. While no one on ship or in the shipyards was safe from exposure, certain naval occupations were particularly at risk: Boilerman Boiler Tender Engine Mechanic Gunner/Sailors Fireman Seabee Shipfitter Additionally, although not a classified Navy occupation, family members of Navy shipyard workers were also exposed to asbestos, presumably through dust brought home on the workers’ clothing. In a 1984 survey of 90 wives of shipyard workers at Norfolk Naval Shipyard, 8 to 9 percent were found to have asbestos-related lung abnormalities similar to those found in 79 percent of the shipyard workers.
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Bankruptcy Trust Claims Bankruptcy trusts are special funds created by asbestos companies who have filed for bankruptcy protection. A trust is designed to settle and pay claims from asbestos victims that otherwise would be brought against the company as lawsuits. In total, there is over billion available in these trusts to pay victims and families who had been exposed to asbestos. Filing an asbestos bankruptcy trust claim, like filing a traditional mesothelioma attorney to assist you can make the process go more quickly and smoothly. A qualified mesothelioma lawyer can: * Answer all of your questions knowledgeably and promptly * Help you complete the required paperwork and gather supporting documentation * Negotiate to maximize the value of your mesothelioma settlement offer * Help to reduce your stress and anxiety throughout the claim process Sokolove Law maintains a dedicated practice group of attorneys who focus solely on investigating and filing bankruptcy trust claims for our asbestos clients. In addition to representing clients in pending bankruptcy cases, our mesothelioma attorneys have also served on various bankruptcy committees on behalf of asbestos victims. Sokolove Law’s extensive experience in bankruptcy trust claims makes us uniquely capable of helping you get the compensation you are deserve. The process of filing a bankruptcy claim: What to expect Asbestos bankruptcy trusts are governed by strict rules that vary from trust to trust. All
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