Family Members Exposed to "Take Home" Asbestos Suit May Go Forward

Posted on Mar 30, 2012
Victims of take-home asbestos exposure will have their day in court the Illinois Supreme Court has ruled. The suit was filed by the estate of a woman, Annette Simpkins, claiming that her lung cancer was caused by asbestos fibers that her husband brought home on his work clothes from his job with CSX Railroad.  The Illinois Supreme Court rejected the railroad's argument that he had no duty of care to the families of its workers that it exposed to asbestos. Read more in the Alton Telegraph: Supreme Court Ruling Crucial In "Take Home" Asbestos Case

Robert Abell has represented employees and their family members exposed to asbestos: Asbestos Exposure - Perkins v. Serv-Air; Amended Complaint for Workers and Families Exposed to AsbestosAsbestos Exposure - Perkins v. Serv-Air; Memorandum

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