Name: Vera E.
Cause of Death: Mesothelioma of the lung
Date of Death: September 11, 2000
Age at Death: 80 years old
City / Town: New Bern, North Carolina
County: Craven County, NC
Business / Industry: Own Home
Ever in Armed Forces: No
Possible Asbestos Exposure Sites: Eastern
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: February 16, 2012
Someone like this New Bern, NC Homemaker or her family may be entitled to legal compensation from an asbestos lawsuit because asbestos exposure causes mesothelioma, asbestos cancers like lung cancer, and asbestosis.