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BCH Files Mesothelioma Lung Cancer Lawsuit in Oklahoma

Bailey Cowan Heckaman PLLC is filing Mesothelioma and lung cancer cases in Oklahoma on behalf of victims and families devastated by the asbestos exposure.

The firm’s lawsuit was filed in Oklahoma County District Court on behalf of a Wilson, OK man and his wife in November 2019. Partner Aaron Heckaman and Attorney Alina Gregory, both of whom have extensive experience litigating asbestos cases across the country, will serve as lead attorneys on the case.

The lawsuit alleges:

  • The man was diagnosed with malignant mesothelioma, a fatal form of lung cancer caused by asbestos fibers, in September 2019 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma;
  • The man’s mesothelioma was caused by his repeated exposure to asbestos through his work as a roustabout on a drilling rig in Ratliff City and an oil field in Wilson, OK, as a barber, as a pulling unit rig worker, and as an employee at the Uniroyal tire manufacturing plant in Ardmore, OK, where he worked for over 30 years;
  • During his many years working in these industries, the man was exposed to and worked with asbestos, products containing asbestos, and / or equipment requiring the use of asbestos or asbestos products.

The lawsuit, which names dozens of defendants, calls attention to the man’s long-term use of manufacturing and industrial equipment, including products manufactured or sold by Michelin, McNeil (Ohio) Corporation, Johnson & Johnson, Pfizer, Inc. and others.

The suit further alleges these corporations were negligent in failing to warn the man about dangers associated with asbestos exposure, provide information and products that would keep him reasonably safe from exposure risks, and design and manufacture products or equipment utilizing alternative materials safer than asbestos, among other claims – despite knowing the dangers associated with asbestos fibers.

Read more about the lawsuit filed by BCH on this press release.

You can learn about mesothelioma and asbestos exposure claims on our website, or may discuss a potential case by contacting our team.

BCH: National Trial Practice on Leading Edge of Mesothelioma Litigation

BCH is a national trial practice comprised of Texas-based attorneys who have prevailed in highly complex personal injury, class-action, and mass tort claims involving product liability and dangerous substances such as asbestos – a naturally occurring set of minerals strongly linked to devastating and deadly conditions like mesothelioma.

Our team will be aggressively litigating mesothelioma lung cancer claims in Oklahoma, and is available to speak with victims and families about pursuing potential claims and compensation. Call (888) 367-7160 or contact us online to speak with an attorney.

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