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Boston Asbestos Exposure Watch: Police in D.C. Allege Risk

Often, we think of Boston mesothelioma patients as construction workers or rail workers or those who have been in some other type of building-related industry.tunnel.jpg

However, our Boston mesothelioma lawyers know that because asbestos exposure – the main cause of mesothelioma – most often occurs through airborne exposure, almost anyone is vulnerable. This was proven once again in an asbestos exposure complaint filed by police officers in Washington D.C.

Individuals who are members of the Capitol Police union have filed a complaint against the department, saying administrators didn’t protect them from on-duty asbestos exposure.

Here’s what we know of the complaint, as reported by Officers: Capitol Police ignored asbestos exposure concerns, By Debbie Siegelbaum, The Hill

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