Hammell, Air & Liquid Systems, Navy, Asbestos & Mesothelioma

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The Hammell, Air & Liquid Systems, Navy, Asbestos & Mesothelioma case documents what many navy vets and aboard U.S. navy ships (e.g., boilerman) 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. 14-13 (MLC) – August 29, 2014.

A brief summary of the facts include:

  • The Plaintiffs allege Arthur Hammell (“Hammell”) was exposed to asbestos during various periods between 1950 and “the 1970s.” 
  • From approximately April 5, 1962 through September 18, 1964, the Plaintiffs allege that Hammell was exposed to asbestos while serving as a boilerman in the U.S. Navy on a ship known as the USS Roan. 
  • During this period, Defendant Foster Wheeler Energy Corporation (“FWE”) manufactured boilers and auxiliary equipment, and Defendants General Electric Company (“GE”) and CBS Corporation (“CBS”) (collectively, “Contractor Defendants”) manufactured turbines for Navy ships pursuant to government contracts.
  • The Plaintiffs also allege that their failure to warn was the actual and proximate cause of Hammell’s eventual diagnosis of mesothelioma.

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