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Alliance Industrial Workers: Asbestos Claims

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Well into the 1970s, many industrial workplaces and companies in Ohio were full of asbestos materials. As such, Alliance Industrial workers regularly handled toxic materials, placing them at risk of developing mesothelioma, lung cancer, pulmonary fibrosis, and other occupational lung diseases.

Asbestos was so widely used in many industries because the material was cheap, durable and fire resistant. But asbestos poses severe health risks—a fact established now by international health agencies, and something many companies may have known well before the EPA placed restrictions on workplace and commercial asbestos use.

Alliance Industrial Workers who have suffered lung disease and asbestos-related cancers may have a claim against asbestos manufactures and possibly their former employers for failing to protect employees and failing to warn workers of the serious toxic risks of certain tasks and occupations. Alliance Industrial Workers asbestos exposure may be highest among the following professions:

Joe Lyon is a highly-rated Ohio Asbestos attorney investigating claims for Alliance Industrial Workers nationwide for toxic exposure and other lung cancer claims.  All cases are accepted on a contingency fee basis with no financial risk to the client. 


Alliance Industrial Asbestos Exposure Sites


The following companies and work sites in Alliance, Ohio may have had asbestos materials in building materials, machinery, and products:

  • ALLIANCE COLD STORAGE AND PACKING COMPANY
  • ALLIANCE GAS AND POWER COMPANY
  • ALLIANCE RESEARCH CENTER
  • ALLIANCE TUBULAR PRODUCTS COMPANY
  • AMERICAN STEEL FOUNDRIES COMPANY
  • ARBUCKLE, RYAN & COMPANY, INC.
  • ARMOUR AND COMPANY
  • Babcock & Wilcox
  • City Water Department
  • CRANE COMPANY
  • DAVISON CHEMICAL COMPANY
  • DEFENSE PLANT CORPORATION
  • LEXINGTON ABRASIVES
  • MCDERMOTT TECHNOLOGY
  • Morgan Engineering Company
  • REEVES BROTHERS COMPANY
  • RUSH STREET BOILER HOUSE
  • SOLID STEEL COMPANY
  • STARK ELECTRIC RAILROAD COMPANY
  • SUBURBAN LIGHT AND POWER COMPANY
  • TRANSUE AND WILLIAMS STEEL FORGING COMPANY

Thousands of former Alliance, Ohio workers have fallen ill with mesothelioma, lung cancer, asbestosis and other occupational lung diseases. Victims may have injury claims, and can file mesothelioma claims and receive compensation from established Asbestos Trust Funds.

Questions about Asbestos & Alliance Industrial

What is Asbestos?

Asbestos is a naturally occurring mineral that was first utilized in the early 1900s for its insulating abilities, fireproof properties, and versatility. It has been estimated that over 30 million tons of asbestos was used in the American economy in industrial yards, homes, schools, shipyards, and other workplaces.

The natural breakdown of asbestos products and subsequent sawing or cutting of the asbestos creates dust and fibers that are inhaled and can lead to mesothelioma and other severe forms of lung cancer.

Why is Asbestos Toxic?

When asbestos breaks down over time or with use, the fibers of the material can become airborne, presenting a risk of inhaling or ingesting the toxin. Asbestos is a cancer-causing agent, and those heavily exposed can develop scarring in the lungs and later develop lug cancer and mesothelioma.

What Materials Contain Asbestos?

Asbestos was widely used in piping, insulation, electrical components, machine parts, packaging, flooring, ceiling tiles, roofing, and in many building materials.

Can I File a Mesothelioma Lawsuit?

If you were exposed to asbestos at your workplace, and have developed cancer or a related illness, you are likely to qualify for compensation.

Why Did Companies Use Asbestos?

Asbestos was cheap, durable, fire-resistant and light, and was though to be the perfect insulating material before research showed it was extremely hazardous tot he health.

Is it hard to win an asbestos case?

The success rates of settlements regarding asbestos exposure injury are quite high. It may be necessary to prove that occupational exposure is the primary cause of lung cancer or mesothelioma, though this is the job of The Lyon Firm, and we have experience in reaching large mesothelioma settlements.

Where are known asbestos expsoure sites?
Why Hire the Lyon Firm

Our Firm will help you find the answers.  The Firm has the experience, resources and dedication to take on difficult and emotional cases and help our clients obtain the justice for the wrong they have suffered. 

 Experience:  Joe Lyon is an experienced Cincinnati Asbestos Lawyer. The Lyon Firm has 17 years of experience and success representing individuals and plaintiffs in all fifty states, and in a variety of complex civil litigation matters. Asbestos lawsuits can be complex and require industry experts to determine the root cause of an accident or injury. Mr. Lyon has worked with experts nationwide to assist individuals understand why an injury occurred and what can be done to improve their lives in the future. Some cases may go to a jury trial, though many others can be settled out of court.

Resources/Dedication: Mr. Lyon has worked with experts in the fields of accident reconstruction, biomechanics, epidemiology, metallurgy, pharmacology, toxicology, human factors, workplace safety, life care planning, economics, and virtually every medical discipline in successfully representing Plaintiffs across numerous areas of law. The Lyon Firm is dedicated to building the strongest cases possible for clients and their critical interests.

Results:  Mr. Lyon has obtained numerous seven and six figure results in personal injury,  automotive product liability, medical Negligence, construction accidents, and auto dealership negligence cases.  The cases have involved successfully litigating against some of  the largest companies in the world 

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