When High-Risk Occupations And Job Sites Correlate With Asbestos Exposure

Asbestos exposure can come from many sources – household products, building and renovation materials, and secondhand exposure. However, the majority of people who develop serious diseases due to asbestos are individuals who have worked in the manufacturing, construction, oil refining, shipbuilding and chemical plant industries and had extended exposure to asbestos products.

These workers may have directly handled the asbestos products, or they could have worked in an area where asbestos products were used. In either scenario, the workers may have been inhaling the dangerous asbestos fibers on a daily basis. Asbestos-related diseases, such as mesothelioma, usually take decades to develop, but manufacturers and past employers can still be held accountable.

Have You Ever Worked At A High-Risk Job Site?

If you or a family member has been diagnosed with an asbestos-related disease, Pourciau Law Firm can help you obtain the compensation to which you are entitled. We offer compassionate guidance, personal attention and a strong commitment to obtaining the results you need and deserve.

As we go over your past employment history, one of the key factors of your case will be finding your former co-workers, some of whom you may be surprised to find have also developed an asbestos disease. Our lawyers have extensive resources and access to information that helps us identify mesothelioma victims and where they were exposed to asbestos. Contact our firm to learn more about how we can help you prove your exposure was at your job site. Our attorneys bring a combined total of more than 50 years’ experience to the table.

High-risk occupations include positions where workers directly handled asbestos products or were in areas where asbestos products were being used, and include:

  • Laborers
  • Pipefitters
  • Insulators
  • Welders
  • Millwrights
  • Boilermakers
  • Shipfitters
  • Painters
  • Carpenters

Pourciau Law Firm represents clients who worked for the following companies and many others:

  • A.J. Jones Construction
  • A-1 Boilerworks
  • Aarval Lead Products
  • Adams Roustabout
  • Advance Paper Company
  • Agrico Chemical

Discuss Your Case With A Knowledgeable Lawyer

From offices in New Orleans and Baton Rouge, Pourciau Law Firm represents clients in communities throughout Louisiana. Our New Orleans office is located in the Iberia Bank Building and operates between 6:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Our attorneys are more than happy to meet with you at your home or hospital during or outside our operating hours. We handle asbestos and mesothelioma cases on a contingency basis, and we accept credit card payment for estate planning services.

Schedule a free initial consultation with a Louisiana attorney who is dedicated to obtaining justice for Louisiana asbestos victims. Contact our law firm at 504-305-2375 or through our online form.