Search Site

Asbestos Exposure Concerns At Philadelphia Schools Spark Parent and Teacher Calls To Double Check Asbestos Remediation

As Philadelphia prepares to fully reopen its public schools for the first time in 18 months, the spotlight is again on facilities woes, reports WHYY public TV/Radio on their website.

At the center of the storm is one of the district’s most selective magnet schools — Julia R. Masterman — where a group of parents and teachers claim the School District of Philadelphia is stonewalling their efforts to double-check asbestos remediation projects inside the 88-year-old building.

Some staff worked outside the building Thursday and Friday, for which the district issued discipline and docked pay. Educators returned to their building Monday, one day before schools are slated to open.

Read the article here:

Contact the Asbestos Lawyers at Nass Cancelliere Today

If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with mesothelioma as a result of exposure to asbestos, contact the experienced attorneys at Nass Cancelliere. For more than 35 years, the Philadelphia-based law firm of NASS CANCELLIERE has represented 4,000 people who have contracted MESOTHELIOMA and other forms of asbestos-related illness. Our attorneys have tried over 1,000 cases throughout Pennsylvania and New Jersey and we have collected over $500 million for our clients. Learn more by calling 215-546-8200 to speak with an attorney or contacting us online.

View a sampling of our jury verdicts and asbestos settlements.

Contact us

Quick Contact Form