Name: Rachel E.
Cause of Death: Mesothelioma
Date of Death: January 10, 1995
Age at Death: 62 years old
City / Town: Lumberton, North Carolina
County: Robeson County, NC
Occupation: Machine Operator
Business / Industry: Sewing Plant
Ever in Armed Forces: No
Possible Asbestos Exposure Sites: Eastern North Carolina
Note: This mesothelioma death may have been due to secondhand asbestos exposure from common household activities such as washing an asbestos worker’s clothing or, even more unexpectedly, from giving her father 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: April 27, 2012
Someone like this Lumberton, NC Machine Operator or her family may be entitled to legal compensation from an asbestos lawsuit or a North Carolina workers comp claim filed by an NC lawyer because asbestos exposure causes mesothelioma, asbestos cancers like lung cancer, and asbestosis.