Asbestos Attorney in New York & New Jersey
Mesothelioma is a rare, lethal form of cancer caused by regular exposure to asbestos. Tragically, thousands of people who worked power plants and other job sites in New York and New Jersey suffered that prolonged exposure while doing their jobs.
For more than Nearly 25, New York asbestos attorney Joseph P. Williams has helped victims of asbestos and their families recover damages from those responsible for their exposure. If you or a loved one was diagnosed with mesothelioma or asbestos-related lung cancer, you may have options for legal recourse.
TO LEARN MORE ABOUT YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS AFTER ASBESTOS EXPOSURE, CALL 855-575-MESO (6376).
ASBESTOS USE IN THE 1900s
Located on the Hudson River on Hackensack Avenue in Kearny, New Jersey, the Kearny Generating Station was the largest power plant in New Jersey when it opened in 1925. The facility closed in 2004.
Power plants across the country made extensive use of asbestos, both when they were being built and throughout the facilities’ maintenance cycles. Asbestos was used as an insulator and fire retardant. The Kearny Generating Station is on a master list of work sites known to contain asbestos.
Asbestos was often placed on:
Maintenance workers were often tasked with ripping out old asbestos and replacing it with new asbestos. As a result, they were uniquely exposed to the material and placed at risk of mesothelioma and lung cancer. At The Williams Law Firm, P.C., our New York asbestos attorney has helped numerous asbestos victims receive the compensation they deserve.
We welcome clients from Manhattan, the Bronx, Queens, Brooklyn, Staten Island and across the United States. Call 855-575-MESO (6376) and set up a time to meet with our team at no charge.