Primary Exposures to Asbestos Dust Came While Cutting or Installing Block Insulation and Pipe Covering Insulation
David S. was born in June 1935 in Rockingham County, North Carolina.
He was exposed to asbestos working as a journeyman boiler maker for 26 years, from 1968 to 1995.
David was diagnosed with asbestosis in February 1997 in Reidsville, North Carolina at the age of 62.
David worked for the following companies:
- B & W Construction & Plumbing: Belews Creek, N.C. from 1972 to 1973; Winston-Salem, N.C. in 1984
- Flame Company: Belmont, N.C. in 1973, 1979, and 1980; Roxboro, N.C. in 1976; Eden, N.C. in 1979; New Bern, N.C. in 1980, 1982, 1987, 1990, 1991, and 1993; Roanoke Rapids, N.C. in 1981; Plymouth, N.C. in 1982; Mooresville in 1985, 1989, and 1990
- Block & Blevins Company, Inc. in 1975
- Riley Construction: Wilmington, N.C. in 1975; Roxboro, N.C. in 1980, 1981
- Natkin & Company: Plymouth, N.C. in 1980
- CEC Federal Paper: Plymouth, N.C. in 1981, 1983, 1984, 1990, and 1991; Brevard, N.C. in 1984; Brunswick County in 1984; New Bern, N.C. in 1986; Rigelwood, N.C. in 1993
- Nooter/Eriksen Engineering: Roanoke Rapids, N.C. in 1990
- Local 40: Rabbit Hash, K.Y. in 1992
- Weyerhaeuser: New Bern, N.C. in 1992; Plymouth, N.C. in 1993
- Pullman Power: Shinnston, W.V. in 1995
During his times as a journeyman boiler maker at these various work sites, David was exposed to the following asbestos-containing products:
- Pipe covering insulation: Pittsburgh Corning, Armstrong, Ruberoid, Johns-Manville, Eagle-Picher
- Block insulation: Kaylo, Unibestos, Armstrong, USG, Ruberoid, Caltemp, Johns-Manville
- Millboard: Carey, GAF, Ruberoid, Bakelite, Gold Bond, Johns-Manville
- Finishing cement: Owens-Corning Fiberglas, A.P. Green
- Felt: Flintkote, Woolfelt
- Boilers: Combustion Engineering, Babcock & Wilcox, Foster Wheeler, Riley Stoker
- Fire brick
- Block mix: A.P. Green
- Raw fibers
- Rope: Harbison-Walker, Garlock
- Magnesia: Johns-Manville
- Sheets: Johns-Manville
- Thermobestos: Johns-Manville
- Transite pipe: Johns-Manville
- Panels: Gold Bond
- Wallboard: Bakelite, Gold Bond
- Roof coating
- Gaskets: Armstrong, Garlock
- Packing: Garlock
- Rings: Garlock
- Cloth: Uniroyal, Garlock
- Fireproofing cement: Mono-kote
- Brake linings
- Clutch facing
- Turbines: General Electric
Some of the major defendants from David’s asbestos lawsuit were Owens Corning Fiberglas, Armstrong World Industries, Harbison-Walker, and GAF.
North Carolina asbestos lawyer Tom Lamb represented this Reidsville, N.C. journeyman boiler maker in an asbestosis asbestos lawsuit which resulted in significant settlements obtained from the asbestos companies.
Our law firm has gotten legal compensation for many asbestos clients with cases involving asbestosis, lung cancer, or mesothelioma caused by their past exposure to asbestos containing materials which they worked with or around at various types of N.C. work sites all across the state.