Man’s asbestos-related death blamed on Goodrich

By David Yates | Nov 16, 2012

The widow of Herbert Carmon has filed an asbestos suit against Goodrich Corp. and Michelin North America.

Martha Carmon filed the suit Nov. 9 in Jefferson County District Court.

According to the lawsuit, Herbert Carmon was employed by B.F. Goodrich in Jefferson County, where he was exposed to asbestos dust and fibers.

“As a result of such exposure, Herbert Carmon developed an asbestos related disease, pleural disease and mesothelioma/lung cancer, from which she died a painful and terrible death on July 24, 2011,” the suit states.

The suit accuses the defendants of negligently failing to warn employees of the dangerous of asbestos.

The plaintiff is suing for exemplary damages.

Beaumont attorney Keith Hyde of the Provost & Umphrey Law Firm represents her.

Judge Donald Floyd, 172nd District Court, is assigned to the case.

Case No. E193-581


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