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DALLAS –(April 27, 2012) – Workers will be coming together around the world April 28 to commemorate the 23rd Annual Workers’ Memorial Day and to fight for their right to a safe work environment. As a law firm dedicated mesothelioma patients, Baron and Budd is taking a moment to remember those who have fallen due to work-related injuries and standing up to protect America’s workplaces.
Workers’ Memorial Day is an internationally recognized day of remembrance for workers who have passed from work-related diseases, such as mesothelioma cancer, or other work-related accidents. The holiday was originally created by the 1970 Occupational Health and Safety Act, which promises all workers the right to a safe workplace. April 28 is also the anniversary of the creation of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).
“We believe in providing a safe work environment for everyone,” said Russell Budd, President and Managing Shareholder of Baron and Budd. “The asbestos companies knew that their products could cause serious health issues, yet they hid the truth from the public so they could continue to profit.”
Mesothelioma is a rare but deadly cancer caused by exposure to asbestos. Many mesothelioma patients come in contact with asbestos at work or even bring the asbestos home from work on their clothing.
This year, OSHA will commemorate Workers’ Memorial Day Friday, April 27 in North Kansas City, Mo. at the Builder’s Association Education and Training Center.
Baron and Budd has been advocating for mesothelioma patients for more than 30 years and has the resources to handle complex litigation at every step of the process. The firm has achieved some of the largest verdicts of their kind, including a $55 million verdict for an El Paso mesothelioma patient, $11 million for a career painter and $8.4 million against Hercules, Inc.
To learn more about mesothelioma lawsuits, call Baron and Budd at 1.866.844.4556 or email us at info@baronbudd. There is no cost or obligation for our review of your potential case.
The national mesothelioma law firm of Baron & Budd, P.C. has a more than 30-year history of “Protecting What’s Right” for asbestos sufferers and their families. As one of the first law firms to successfully litigate an asbestos lawsuit, Baron & Budd continues to actively represent veterans, industry workers and others who are suffering as a result of exposure to asbestos. Baron & Budd achieved the largest mesothelioma verdict ever in the state of Texas, a $55 million verdict for an asbestos sufferer and his family in El Paso, Texas. Contact Baron and Budd at 1.866.855.1229 for additional information on mesothelioma treatments, mesothelioma cancer doctors and treatment centers and mesothelioma attorneys.