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Tomkins Cove Asbestos Exposure

Former Employees Should Seek Counsel with a Skilled Asbestos Attorney

In the aftermath of a boiler explosion at a Tomkins Cove, New York, power plant in 2001, asbestos was found in the nearby site of the former Orange and Rockland Utilities facility. Until the 1970s, asbestos—a deadly carcinogen that contributes to the cancer known as mesothelioma with regular exposure—was widely used in such sites for its insulative and fireproofing properties.

The practiced New York asbestos attorney at The Williams Law Firm, P.C. is dedicated to helping those suffering the effects of mesothelioma or asbestos-related lung cancer. We can help you learn your rights to compensation.

IF YOU WANT TO LEARN MORE, CALL (855) 575-6376 AND SCHEDULE A FREE CASE EVALUATION.

EXPLOSION AFTERMATH

Although tests showed no asbestos contamination following the Rockland County power plant explosion in Tomkins Cove, those who worked at the Rockland Utilities coal and natural may have been exposed to asbestos over the course of their job duties. Rockland Utilities was later taken over by the Mirant Corporation, which today functions as GenOn Energy Holdings.

Asbestos was widely used in power plants for:

  • PIPE COVERING
  • INSULATION
  • BOILER ROOM FIRE PROOFING
  • GENERATOR COMPONENTS.

If you or a loved one developed mesothelioma, you may have grounds for a lawsuit. Call (855) 575-6376 for your free consultation. New York mesothelioma attorney Joseph P. Williams is dedicated to helping victims of these diseases in any way he can, including fighting for their right to compensation.

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