A view of the Gopher lead factory with smoke rising at sunset.

Dozens of Workers File Suit Against Tampa Lead Factory

More than five dozen workers have filed suit against Gopher Resource, alleging they were harmed by high lead exposure at the Tampa factory.

Across two separate lawsuits, 64 workers claim the company put profits over safety by failing to fix severe ventilation problems that allowed toxic lead dust to accumulate in the plant and to provide workers with proper respiratory protection.

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