March 14, 2008
A lawsuit in southeast Texas against DuPont is focusing on what DuPont knew and when they knew it with regard to the dangers of asbestos. Company studies showed as early as 1940, with follow-up studies in the 50’s and 60’s, that asbestos was lethal, yet the company continually and deliberately exposed its workers to the lethal fibers.
DuPont’s flimsy claim is that even though it knew asbestos was lethal, it only thought asbestos was deadly for miners and not for refinery workers. Click here to read the unbelievable claims made by this mass poisoner.
March 12, 2008
Ford Australia has lodged an appeal against a landmark decision to award a former mechanic $840,000 compensation for exposure to asbestos when he worked at Ford car dealerships. Antonino Lo Presti, 58, was the first motor mechanic in Australia to win a successful negligence verdict against a car company for exposure to asbestos, last month in the West Australian Supreme Court. Mr Lo Presti used compressed air to blow out the brake drums and handled asbestos brake linings when brakes were serviced or changed between 1970 and 1971 at two Ford dealerships he worked at.
Complete story here.
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