Gori Julian & Associates, P.C.
Get Your FREE Case Review 24 Hours A Day
888-362-6890
More than $3 Billion Recovered For Our Clients

Discovering asbestos at work is never a good thing in any state

It’s a common fact that asbestos can cause cancer in human beings. It’s been a fact for so long that most people just assume that their employer has taken the necessary step toward making sure that your work environment is as safe as it can be. But as our Illinois readers will soon see from a case out of another state, this isn’t always the case and employees’ lives could be at risk.

We wanted to present our readers with this case out of another state because it highlights the fact that asbestos can be found anywhere, even in locations we might think would be asbestos free. In this particular case, asbestos-containing insulation was discovered wrapped around pipes in the basement of a police department. According to reports, a technician who was working in the basement noticed what he believed to be the disease-causing powder of degraded asbestos. He immediately alerted the department about the possible health concern.

Though the police department says that the asbestos-containing material is not a health concern in its present state and would only become an issue if it was disturbed, some of the employees who work in the building aren’t so sure.

As was pointed out by a state delegate on the matter, many employees and contractors often go into the basement area to do work. There are concerns that some of the asbestos may have been tracked into other areas of the building and could have gotten on items that are used every day by other employees. It’s because of this concern for worker health that a complaint has been filed with the Public Employees Occupational Safety and Health Department.

Even though this is happening far from residents here in Madison County, it may still concern some of our readers who know that situations such as this can happen in any state. And because asbestos is so dangerous to human health, our readers also know how important it will be to remedy this situation as quickly as possible.

Source: The Progress, “Asbestos in police basement causes concern,” Jake Remaly, June 16, 2014

No Comments

Leave a comment
Comment Information

Why Choose Gori Julian?

  1. Experience

    With over 100 years of combined legal experience, we guide our clients through the litigation process by addressing questions and concerns and about the outcome every step of the way. Read More

  2. Results

    The team at Gori Julian fights hard for clients, working to get the compensation and the settlement they deserve, obtaining over $3 billion in verdicts and settlements for our clients. Read More

  3. Team Approach

    We are more than just experienced attorneys: our team is also made up of highly trained paralegals and professionals specially trained to deal with the demands of these complex cases. Read More

  4. Faster Trial Dates

    We know that obtaining funds in a timely manner will help cover medical expenses. Gori Julian works quickly to recover funds and secure the earliest possible trial dates on our client's behalf. Read More

Watch Our Video

Watch More In Our Video Center >

Recognition

Super Lawyers Million Dollar Advocates Forum American Association for Justice
ABA - Defending Liberty - Pursuing Justice Illinois State Bar Association

Fill Out Our Form Today To Get A Free Case Review.

Bold labels are required.

Contact Information
disclaimer.

The use of the Internet or this form for communication with the firm or any individual member of the firm does not establish an attorney-client relationship. Confidential or time-sensitive information should not be sent through this form.

close

Privacy Policy

Get a Free Case Review Today

Gori Julian News

Ankrom Announced as New Attorney at Gori Julian & Associates

Read More >

In The Community

Gori Julian & Associates and Global Brew Raise More Than $20,000 at Recent Oktoberfest Event

More Community & Events >

Read Our White Paper

A Continuing Threat: How Deadly Legacy Of Asbestos Haunts Navy Veterans Today >
${site.data.firmName}

Edwardsville Office
Gori Julian & Associates, P.C.
156 North Main Street
Edwardsville, IL 62025
Edwardsville Law Office Map

Washington, DC Office
Gori Julian & Associates, P.C.
1875 Connecticut Ave. NW,
10th Floor

Washington, DC 20009
Washington Law Office Map

New Orleans Office
Gori Julian & Associates, P.C.
909 Poydras Street
New Orleans, LA 70112
New Orleans Law Office Map

Los Angeles Office
Gori Julian & Associates, P.C.
3848 Carson Street
Torrance, CA 90503
Torrance Law Office Map

St. Louis Office
Gori Julian & Associates, P.C.
1133 Pine Street
St. Louis, MO 63101
St. Louis Law Office Map

New York Office
Gori Julian & Associates, P.C.
360 Lexington Avenue
New York, NY 10017
New York Law Office Map

Orlando Office
Gori Julian & Associates, P.C.
37 N. Orange Ave.
Orlando, FL 32801
Orlando Law Office Map

Alton Office
Gori Julian & Associates, P.C.
500 E 6th Street
Alton, IL 62002
Alton Law Office Map

Get Your FREE Case Review 24 Hours A Day 888-362-6890
Close X

Contact Us For A Free Case Assessment

Back To Top