Posts Tagged ‘secondary asbestos exposure’

Woman dies from secondary asbestos exposure

9 Jul 2018 by under News

asbestos warning 100x100 Woman dies from secondary asbestos exposureVivienne Swain never worked in an environment contaminated with asbestos, so when she was diagnosed in August 2015 with , a rare but deadly cancer caused by asbestos exposure, she was stunned.

“She said those immortal words ‘incurable’ and I remember a sense of cold going right through my body,” she said about the day she was diagnosed. (more…)


Delaware Supreme Court reverses dismissal of secondary asbestos exposure case

29 Jun 2018 by under Legal

4178172 4178172 american justice series edited 100x100 Delaware Supreme Court reverses dismissal of secondary asbestos exposure caseDelaware’s Supreme Court reversed the dismissal of a case brought by the estate of a woman who claimed her lung cancer was caused by secondary exposure to asbestos.

Chief Justice Leo E. Strine Jr., speaking on behalf of the five-member court, found that the estate of Dorothy Ramsey could have a viable claim against the manufacturers who supplied products containing that her husband allegedly brought home on his clothes, provided that the manufacturers failed to warn of the risk. (more…)