Asbestos Concerns Force Louisiana Students Into Temporary High School.

The threat of illness from asbestos is something that Americans all over the country are aware of, and take great measures to guard against. Despite the fact that it is illegal to use asbestos in manufacturing in many countries, however, asbestos is still used in the U.S. for roofing and fireproofing materials. But asbestos causes slow growing diseases that may ultimately prove fatal, and exposure to asbestos may result from the negligence of a home manufacturer. In such a situation, it would be wise to call an expert asbestos attorney at 617-787-3700.

Last year, students and parents of the Lafayette Academy in New Orleans, Louisiana, were shocked to learn that their students would be moved into a new building until further notice. This was  due to an asbestos disturbance in the Lafayette school. As of now, there is no indication that anyone suffered contamination from the asbestos at the old school, and school officials hope to re-open Lafayette Academy for the 2019-2020 school year.

However, parents have recently raised concerns that there is an asbestos contamination at the new school as well. According to reports, a construction project on the new school caused an asbestos disturbance. First Choice, who runs this particular charter school, claims that it has done all of the proper testing and that students are entirely safe from exposure to asbestos.

If you or a loved one has been injured as the result of exposure to asbestos, you may be entitled to significant monetary relief. Act now and contact an expert asbestos injury attorney here at the Law Offices of Gilbert R. Hoy, Jr. and Affiliates to discuss your potential claim. Call our Massachusetts injury lawyers today at 617-787-3700 or email us at for your free and private consultation. Your needs are our top priority!

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