Why is asbestos a dangerous problem? | Shapiro, Washburn & Sharp

Asbestos is created from minerals and used to be used in a wide variety of commercial and consumer products, including building materials, home insulation, floor tiles, pipe insulation, and much more. When asbestos is disturbed, the particles released can be deadly. One exposure can cause respiratory issues. Prolonged exposure can cause mesothelioma and other asbestos cancers.