Mesothelioma Victim Launches Civil Lawsuit

by Sokolove Law

A mesothelioma patient from Pennsylvania and his wife have launched a civil mesothelioma lawsuit against nearly 100 companies alleging that they caused the asbestos exposure that sickened him.

Roscoe H. Peters worked as a laborer/electrician from 1953 to 1980, handling a number of asbestos products as part of his job. Now at 80-years-old, he has been diagnosed with mesothelioma.

Along with his wife Mary, the couple filed the civil mesothelioma lawsuit in Kanawaha County Circuit Court on September 14. It alleges that the 86 companies were all responsible for the asbestos exposure that caused his illness and were negligent in not protecting him, the Ellwood City Ledger reported..

Some of the 86 companies listed in the asbestos lawsuit include Weirton Steel, Union Carbide Corp., Caterpillar Inc., General Electric Co., Georgia-Pacific LLC, Honeywell International Inc., and Uniroyal Inc.

If you or a loved one have been exposed to asbestos at work and now suffer from mesothelioma all Sokolove Law today to speak with a mesothelioma attorney about possibly pursuing a mesothelioma lawsuit.

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