Need a Mesothelioma Lawyer in Alabama?

Residents and workers in Alabama were exposed to toxic asbestos dust and fibers with highest exposure years being between, 1920-1980. Mesothelioma and asbestos-related cancers are typically diagnosed 10-50 years after initial exposure.

Thousands of asbestos-containing products and materials were used throughout the state of Alabama in buildings, residential buildings, industrial plants, factories, power plants, chemical plants, refineries, shipyards and manufacturing plants.

Alabama shipyard workers, construction workers, mechanics, power plant workers, mill workers, steel workers, railroad workers, pipefitters, plumbers, Insulators, electricians, and laborers are at higher risk than the general population for being diagnosed with Mesothelioma or an asbestos-related disease in their lifetime.

Alabama Asbestos Exposure Hot Spots

There were at least 3,625 tons of asbestos shipments received in Alabama. High asbestos exposure was in in Birmingham, Montgomery, Mobile, and Huntsville. The state of Alabama has a population of 4,822,023 (2012 U. S. Census).

Asbestos-containing products and materials were used throughout Oregon included; asbestos ceiling & floor tiles, asbestos mixed in paints, asbestos mixed in cement, asbestos used in boilers, asbestos used electrical wiring, roofing materials, plumbing pipes & gaskets, attic insulation, heating and air-conditioning products, car and truck brakes, welding equipment, fire retardant clothing & gloves, drywall, fiberboard, wallboard, asbestos tape, vinyl flooring, fireproofing materials, fireplaces, ovens, etc.

Asbestos Cover Up – Quotes From Asbestos Executives

“…if you have enjoyed a good life while working with asbestos products, why not die from it.” 1966 memo from an executive of the Bendix Corporation (now part of Honeywell)

In early 1940s, the president of Johns-Manville called the managers of another company “a bunch of fools for notifying employees who had asbestosis.” When asked by another corporation’s representative, “Do you mean to tell me you would let them work until they drop dead?” he responded, “Yes. We save a lot of money that way.”

Alabama Mesothelioma Statistics (Asbestos-Related Deaths)

  • Alabama ranks 25th in the U. S. for deaths from malignant Mesothelioma.
  • Alabama ranks 20 in the nation for Mesothelioma cases.
  • The mortality rate from Mesothelioma in Alabama is 9.46 per million.
  • 192 Alabama residents died from malignant Mesothelioma from 1999-2004 according the National Center for Health Statistics.
  • 741 asbestos-related deaths were reported in Alabama since 1979. (507 from Asbestosis and 248 from malignant Mesothelioma).
  • 608 Alabama residents died from Mesothelioma and asbestosis between 1999 and 2005.
  • 221 Alabama resident died from Mesothelioma in 2002-2006 to cancer according to statistics of the National Cancer Institute.
  • Alabama has a crude mortality rank of 34th in the U. S.

*Statistics on Mesothelioma and asbestos related deaths were compiled from CDC (Center for Disease Control’s National Center for Health Statistics), and NIOSH (National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health) and other cancer reporting sources.

Mesothelioma Facts and Statistics

  • More than 20 million American workers have been exposed to asbestos.
  • Mesothelioma cases are found in 9 out of every 1 million people.
  • 3,000 new cases of Mesothelioma are diagnosed each year in the U. S.
  • Each year in U. S 10,000 Americans will die from an asbestos related disease.
  • 30% of U. S. Veterans will develop an asbestos-related disease in their life time.
  • 1 in 125 U. S. males who live over the age of 50 will die from an asbestos-related disease.
  • Experts believe 60,000 Malignant Mesothelioma deaths will occur between 2010 and 2030.

Recent Mesothelioma Verdicts and Settlements

A Mesothelioma claim is a lawsuit filed on behalf of a victim or surviving family members as a result of hazardous exposure to asbestos.

  • $2.1 Million Alabama Mesothelioma Settlement:Alabama woman developed Mesothelioma from her husband’s work clothes.
  • $2.7 Million Alabama Mesothelioma Settlement: Alabama bricklayer developed Mesothelioma from asbestos exposure on the job.
  • $4.6 Million Mesothelioma Settlement: For a Union Insulator that developed malignant Mesothelioma from asbestos exposure.
  • $10.2 Million Mesothelioma Verdict: For a Paper Mill worker suffering from pleural Mesothelioma.
  • $8 Million Mesothelioma Award: For a man diagnosed with Mesothelioma. Noneconomic damages and $1.5 Million for loss of consortium.
  • $4.9 Million Settlement: For a man diagnosed with Pleural Mesothelioma from asbestos exposure in workplace in Montana.
  • $3.9 Million Settlement: For an Engineer exposed to asbestos on Missouri jobsites.
  • $2.9 Million Settlement: For an Engineer and Shipyard worker exposed to asbestos in Nevada.
  • $1.2 Million Mesothelioma Settlement: For a 76 year old Carpenter that developed malignant Mesothelioma.
  • $1.1 Million Veteran Mesothelioma Settlement:For a Navy Veteran Machinist that developed malignant Mesothelioma at age 71.
  • $245,000 Asbestosis Settlement: For a Paper Mill worker suffering from Asbestosis.
  • $2.5 Million Mesothelioma Settlement: For a Union Pipefitter man who died from malignant Mesothelioma.
  • $2.6 Million Shipyard Worker Mesothelioma Settlement: For the family of a 72-year old Shipyard worker with Mesothelioma who suffered second hand exposure.
  • $1.8 Million Mesothelioma Settlement: For a carpenter that developed malignant Mesothelioma at age 68.
  • $7.5 Million Mesothelioma Verdict: For a woman that developed peritoneal Mesothelioma from laundering her husband’s work clothes.

Mesothelioma cancer has been linked to workplace asbestos exposure.

TO GET HELP – Our Nationwide Toll Free Mesothelioma Helpline Number is 800.291.0963

We Connect You with Mesothelioma Lawyers in all Alabama Cities

Birmingham, Alabama
Montgomery, Alabama
Mobile, Alabama
Huntsville, Alabama
Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Hoover, Alabama
Dothan, Alabama
Decatur, Alabama
Auburn, Alabama
Gadsden, Alabama
Florence, Alabama
Bessemer, Alabama
Madison, Alabama
Prichard, Alabama
Phenix City, Alabama
Homewood, Alabama
Vestavia Hills, Alabama
Prattville, Alabama
Anniston, Alabama
Opelika, Alabama
Alabaster, Alabama
Center Point, Alabama
Smiths, Alabama
Enterprise, Alabama
Mountain Brook, Alabama
Selma, Alabama
Athens, Alabama
Northport, Alabama
Albertville, Alabama
Daphne, Alabama
Tillmans Corner, Alabama
Hueytown, Alabama
Ozark, Alabama
Talladega, Alabama
Alexander City, Alabama
Scottsboro, Alabama
Oxford, Alabama
Pelham, Alabama
Jasper, Alabama
Cullman, Alabama
Eufaula, Alabama
Troy, Alabama
Trussville, Alabama
Fort Payne, Alabama

We Connect You with Mesothelioma Lawyers in all Alabama Counties

Autauga County, Alabama
Baldwin County, Alabama
Barbour County, Alabama
Bibb County, Alabama
Blount County, Alabama
Bullock County, Alabama
Butler County, Alabama
Calhoun County, Alabama
Chambers County, Alabama
Cherokee County, Alabama
Chilton County, Alabama
Choctaw County, Alabama
Clarke County, Alabama
Clay County, Alabama
Cleburne County, Alabama
Coffee County, Alabama
Colbert County, Alabama
Conecuh County, Alabama
Coosa County, Alabama
Covington County, Alabama
Crenshaw County, Alabama
Cullman County, Alabama
Dale County, Alabama
Dallas County, Alabama
DeKalb County, Alabama
Elmore County, Alabama
Escambia County, Alabama
Etowah County, Alabama
Fayette County, Alabama
Franklin County, Alabama
Geneva County, Alabama
Greene County, Alabama
Hale County, Alabama
Henry County, Alabama
Houston County, Alabama
Jackson County, Alabama
Jefferson County, Alabama
Lamar County, Alabama
Lauderdale County, Alabama
Lawrence County, Alabama
Lee County, Alabama
Limestone County, Alabama
Lowndes County, Alabama
Macon County, Alabama
Madison County, Alabama
Marengo County, Alabama
Marion County, Alabama
Marshall County, Alabama
Mobile County, Alabama
Monroe County, Alabama
Montgomery County, Alabama
Morgan County, Alabama
Perry County, Alabama
Pickens County, Alabama
Pike County, Alabama
Randolph County, Alabama
Russell County, Alabama
Shelby County, Alabama
St. Clair County, Alabama
Sumter County, Alabama
Talladega County, Alabama
Tallapoosa County, Alabama
Tuscaloosa County, Alabama
Walker County, Alabama
Washington County, Alabama
Wilcox County, Alabama
Winston County, Alabama

TO GET HELP – Our Nationwide Toll Free Mesothelioma Helpline Number is 800.291.0963

Malignant Mesothelioma

Malignant Mesothelioma is rare form of cancer that affects lining of the lungs, abdomen, heart, and major organs in the body. Mesothelioma is a disease in which malignant cancer cells are found in the sac lining the chest (pleura) or the abdomen (peritoneum). There are about 3,000 new malignant Mesothelioma cases diagnosed each year in the U. S. If you are experiencing any Mesothelioma symptoms you should contact a doctor immediately.

Diagnosed With Mesothelioma?

If you or a family member has been diagnosed with malignant Mesothelioma you are going to have a lot of questions about living with Mesothelioma and what legal options you have against asbestos manufacturers and asbestos companies for your asbestos exposure. Mesothelioma is a seriously deadly disease. According to the American Cancer Society with the average survival time for people with Mesothelioma is 4-18 months.

Call TOLL FREE 800.291.0963 right now to talk with a live Mesothelioma Counselor that can answer many of your questions and give you the peace of mind that you need.

Family Member Died From Mesothelioma?

If you have a family member that has died from Mesothelioma cancer you should immediately consult with an experienced Mesothelioma diagnosis lawyer about what compensation may be available to you from asbestos trust funds that total more than 30 billion dollars.

It is VERY IMPORTANT that you file your Mesothelioma claim within your states Statute of Limitations.

We have seen many families lose their right to file a lawsuit because their Statute of Limitations had expired while they were grieving. We know it is a tough time to grieve the loss of a loved one, but please do not let your Statute of Limitations expire for filing your Mesothelioma lawsuit. In most states the Statute of Limitations is 2-3 years. Some states have 6 year Statute of Limitations.

Mesothelioma Latency Period

Mesothelioma has a long latency period of 10-50 years. Many Veterans, Shipyard Workers, Construction Workers, Power Plant Workers, Mill Workers, Steel Workers, Railroad Workers, Pipefitters, Insulators, Electricians, Carpenters, Welders, Auto Mechanics, Veterans, Factory Workers, and laborers are living in the early stages of a variety of asbestos related diseases. Many Mesothelioma lawyers will not accept asbestosis, asbestos lung cancer, asbestosis, pleural plaques, pleural thickening, colon cancer and esophageal cancer cases.

There is More Than 30 Billion Dollars Set Aside for Mesothelioma and Asbestos Victims in Asbestos Bankruptcy Trusts

Need a Mesothelioma Lawyer in Alabama?

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