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Folta, Ferro Engineering, Asbestos & Mesothelioma


ASBESTOS, MESOTHELIOMA, CANCERFolta, Ferro Engineering, Asbestos & Mesothelioma: A case in the Supreme Court of Illinois ruled on an appeal of a workers’ compensation claim (addressing some time limitations).

The Folta, Ferro Engineering, Asbestos & Mesothelioma case documents what a shipping clerk at an engineering company may face today after past potential asbestos exposure – mesothelioma.

A brief summary of the facts include:

  • 1966 to 1970, James Folta was employed as a shipping clerk and product tester for defendant Ferro Engineering.
  • During his job, he was allegedly exposed to products containing asbestos.
  • May 2011, James was diagnosed with mesothelioma, a disease associated with asbestos exposure.  Suit was filed thereafter.

The court ruled:  Affirmed – denying claim.  To find out more on the case, see Case No. 118070 – November 4, 2015.


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