If you or a family member has been diagnosed with Mesothelioma or an Asbestos-related disease, we are here to help you file a claim.
An Asbestos claim is a lawsuit filed on behalf of a patient or family member as a result of hazardous exposure to asbestos.
There are 2 Types of Asbestos Claims:
Asbestos personal injury claim – Filed by a person diagnosed with an asbestos-related disease.
Asbestos wrongful death claim – Filed on behalf of surviving family members when an asbestos patient died.
Asbestos-related symptoms can occur 10-40 years after exposure to first exposure asbestos.
An Asbestos claim is a lawsuit filed on behalf of a patient as a result of hazardous exposure to asbestos.
In the last 40 years more than 6,000 asbestos companies have been named in asbestos claims.
There have been more than 600,000 asbestos-related claims with an estimated value of 275 billion.
More than 20 million American workers have been exposed to asbestos.
Asbestos fibers when inhaled bypass the respiratory system’s natural defenses and make their way into the lungs and other parts of the body including the colon, esophagus, larynx, kidneys and pancreas.
Occupational Asbestos Exposure
People who worked in various occupations have contracted Mesothelioma and other asbestos-related health problems from exposure to asbestos.
Asbestos was used in a many products and found in many industries including;
- Asbestos plants
- Auto plants
- Chemical Plants
- Construction sites
- Oil refineries
- Power Plants
- Production plants
- Steel Mills
- Textile Mills
Trades heavily affected by Mesothelioma and other asbestos-related diseases include:
- Auto mechanics
- Assembly workers
- Building engineers
- Cement plant production workers
- Coast Guard personnel
- Construction workers
- Electrical workers
- Shipyard workers
- Demolition workers
- Merchant Marines
- Navy personnel
- Refinery workers
- Rubber Workers
- Sheet metal workers
- Warehouse workers
Things you need to know about Asbestos Claims:
- Mesothelioma and Asbestos–related disease claims can settle in the seven figure range.
- In the last 40 years more than 6000 asbestos companies have been named in asbestos claims.
- Mesothelioma claims cases can often be long and upsetting and can last 1-3 years on average.
- Many asbestos companies have filed for bankruptcy protection. There is currently more than 30 billion in bankruptcy funds.
- Asbestos companies knew that asbestos was harmful but continued to produce and sell asbestos products.
- The number of men diagnosed with Mesothelioma between 2003 and 2054 is estimated to be is 71,000.
- Less than 10% of people diagnosed with Mesothelioma will live 5 years or longer
- The average survival time for those diagnosed with Mesothelioma is 1 year.
- Study estimates that by 2030 there will have been 60,000 people diagnosed Mesothelioma.
- The average cost of Mesothelioma treatment is estimated to be between $400,000 and $800,000.
- Study estimates that by 2030 there will have been 250,000 people diagnosed Asbestos-related cancers.
- It is not unusual for there to be 30+ asbestos companies named in each claim depending on number of products involved.
- Having an experienced Mesothelioma lawyer is VERY important to your case and settlement amount.
Malignant Mesothelioma has been linked to workplace asbestos exposure.
TO GET HELP – Our Nationwide Toll Free Mesothelioma Helpline Number is 800.291.0963
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?
If you or a family member has been diagnosed with Mesothelioma or an asbestos related disease, we can help you start a Mesothelioma lawsuit against asbestos companies responsible for your injuries. Our experienced nationwide Mesothelioma lawyers will come to you.
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