Woman alleges exposure to asbestos in Georgia Pacific products caused cancer

By Philip Gonzales | Oct 11, 2017

HOUSTON – A woman alleges exposure to asbestos during her career caused her to develop mesothelioma.

Sherry Rowland filed a complaint on Sept. 15 in the Harris County District Court against Georgia Pacific LLC, formerly known as Georgia-Pacific Corp. alleging negligence and other counts.

According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that as a result of working with and/or being exposed to asbestos-containing products produced or sold by the defendant, she has developed and was diagnosed with mesothelioma on March 16, 2012, an asbestos-related disease. 

The plaintiff holds Georgia Pacific LLC and others responsible because the defendant allegedly negligently manufactured, distributed and sold asbestos-containing products and failed to provide adequate warnings of the health hazards associated with exposure to asbestos.

The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks judgment against the defendant for all damages, pre- and post-judgment interest, costs and such other and further relief. She is represented by W. Mark Lanier and Benjamin S. Pyle of The Lanier Law Firm in Houston.

Harris County District Court case number 2017-60781

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