The Millet, Huntington Ingalls, Avondale Shipyards, Asbestos & Mesothelioma case documents what many construction workers and laborers may face today – past potential direct and secondary exposure to asbestos and mesothelioma. The court ruled on the motion.
To find out more on the case, see Case No. 13-0934 – October 7, 2014.
A brief summary of the facts include:
- This diversity action arises out of alleged asbestos exposure resulting in mesothelioma.
- Plaintiff Junius Millet was employed by Avondale Shipyards, Inc. in Bridge City, Louisiana, from approximately 1968 to 1972, where he worked as a sheet metal helper.
- He alleges that during his employment there he was exposed to asbestos-containing products and dust, which caused asbestos-related mesothelioma.
- Mr. Millet allegedly worked on a number of vessels in proximity to asbestos-containing insulation. Mr. Millet filed suit against Defendant Huntington Ingalls, Inc., as successor in interest to Avondale Shipyards, alleging negligence.
- Huntington thereafter filed third-party actions against various other entities, including Foster Wheeler, General Electric, and CBS.
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- Asbestos Connection
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- Diagnosis/Staging and Treatment
- Go To Asbestos
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