Name: Melba D.
Cause of Death: Malignant Mesothelioma of the Peritoneum
Date of Death: June 27, 1997
Age at Death: 64 years old
City / Town: Beaufort, North Carolina
County: Carteret County, NC
Occupation: Cafeteria Manager
Business / Industry: Public School System
Ever in Armed Forces: No
Possible Asbestos Exposure Sites: Eastern North Carolina
Note: This mesothelioma death was probably due to secondhand asbestos exposure from common household activities such as washing an asbestos worker’s clothing or, even more unexpectedly, from giving her husband or some other family member a “welcome home” hug each day when that person who worked with or around asbestos-containing products was still in their work clothes which were laden with asbestos dust.
Posting Date: August 20, 2012
Someone like this Beaufort, NC Cafeteria Manager or her family may be entitled to legal compensation from an asbestos lawsuit filed by an NC lawyer because asbestos exposure causes mesothelioma, asbestos cancers like lung cancer, and asbestosis.