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Family compensated for mother’s death from secondary asbestos exposure

4 Aug 2018 by under Legal

clothing on clothes line washing laundry 100x100 Family compensated for mothers death from secondary asbestos exposureWhen Adrienne Sweeney’s husband Bill would return home from work from the boiler-making factory, U.K.-based Babcock & Wilcox, where he was employed through the 1960s and 1970s, he would give her a big hug before removing his dusty overalls. She would then take his clothes and shake them off out the back door to remove the dust before washing them. Years later, Babcock & Wilcox began laundering the overalls in-house. But the damage had already been done. (more…)