Need a Mesothelioma Attorney in Illinois?

Residents and workers in Illinois 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 Illinois in buildings, residential buildings, industrial plants, factories, power plants, chemical plants, refineries, shipyards and manufacturing plants.

Illinois 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.

Illinois Asbestos Exposure Hot Spots

More than 372,000 tons of asbestos shipments were received in the state of Illinois. High asbestos exposure was in Cook County, Lake County, DuPage County, Madison County, Sinclair County and Robinson, Illinois. The state of Illinois has a population of 12,875,255 (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.”

Illinois Mesothelioma Statistics (Asbestos-Related Deaths)

  • Illinois ranks 6th in the U. S. for deaths from malignant Mesothelioma.
  • The mortality rate from Mesothelioma in Illinois is 13.52 per million.
  • 2,200 Illinois residents died from malignant Mesothelioma.
  • 2,607 asbestos-related deaths were reported in Illinois since 1979.
  • Cook County, IL has more than 1, 050 asbestos-related deaths and more than 969 Mesothelioma Deaths.
  • 140 Illinois resident died from malignant Mesothelioma in 2005.
  • 892 Illinois resident died from malignant Mesothelioma during 1999-2005.
  • Illinois ranks seventeenth in the U. S. in Mesothelioma mortality rate during 1999-2005
  • Lake County and Rock Island County are listed among 20 counties in the U. S. with the highest malignant Mesothelioma death rates.
  • Clinton County ranks in the top 50 counties with the highest Mesothelioma age-adjusted mortality rate of 32.2 per million.
  • Illinois age-adjusted death rate for malignant Mesothelioma is 13.39 deaths per million per year according to CDC statistics during 1999-2005.
  • 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.

*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.

  • $12.3 Million Illinois Mesothelioma Settlement: For an Insulator that died of malignant Mesothelioma in Cook County, Illinois.
  • $3.5 Million Illinois Mesothelioma Verdict: For an Illinois Electrician died of malignant Mesothelioma in Cook County,
  • $35.1 Million Illinois Mesothelioma Verdict: For a Roofer worker at Shell Oil Refinery in Wood River, Illinois
  • $2 Million Illinois Mesothelioma Settlement: For an Illinois Power Plant Worker Mesothelioma that developed Mesothelioma.
  • $1.97 Million Illinois Mesothelioma Settlement: For a 58-year-old Illinois Industrial Worker that was diagnosed with Mesothelioma.
  • $3.2 Million Illinois Mesothelioma Settlement: For an Illinois steelworker who developed malignant Mesothelioma.
  • $2.5 Million Illinois Mesothelioma Settlement: For an Illinois millwright worker who died from malignant Mesothelioma.
  • $1.97 Million Illinois Mesothelioma Settlement: For the family of an Illinois industrial worker diagnosed with mesothelioma.
  • $4.6 Million Illinois Mesothelioma Verdict: For a Navy mechanic who developed Mesothelioma during his service.
  • $2.5 Million Railroad Asbestos Settlement: For an Illinois railroad worker that developed malignant mesothelioma at age 79.
  • $7.5 Million Mesothelioma Verdict: For a woman that developed peritoneal mesothelioma from laundering her husband’s work clothes.

Illinois Workers and Residents Have the Right to Sue Manufacturers that exposed them to Asbestos.

We Connect You with Mesothelioma Lawyers in all Illinois Cities

Addison, IL
Algonquin, IL
Alsip, IL
Alton, IL
Arlington Heights, IL
Aurora, IL
Bartlett, IL
Batavia, IL
Belleville, IL
Bellwood, IL
Belvidere, IL
Bensenville, IL
Berwyn, IL
Bloomingdale, IL
Bloomington, IL
Blue Island, IL
Bolingbrook, IL
Bourbonnais, IL
Bradley, IL
Bridgeview, IL
Brookfield, IL
Buffalo Grove, IL
Burbank, IL
Cahokia, IL
Calumet City, IL
Carbondale, IL
Carol Stream, IL
Carpentersville, IL
Cary, IL
Champaign, IL
Charleston, IL
Chicago Heights, IL
Chicago, IL
Cicero, IL
Collinsville, IL
Country Club Hills, IL
Crest Hill, IL
Crystal Lake, IL
Danville, IL
Darien, IL
De Kalb City, IL
Decatur, IL
Deerfield, IL
Des Plaines, IL
Dixon, IL
Dolton, IL
Downers, IL
East Moline, IL
East Peoria, IL
East St. Louis, IL
Edwardsville, IL
Elgin, IL
Elk Grove Village, IL
Elmhurst, IL
Elmwood Park, IL
Evanston, IL
Evergreen Park, IL
Fairview Heights, IL
Forest Park, IL
Frankfort, IL
Franklin Park, IL
Freeport, IL
Galesburg, IL
Geneva, IL
Glen Ellyn, IL
Glendale Heights, IL
Glenview, IL
Godfrey, IL
Granite City, IL
Grayslake, IL
Gurnee, IL
Hanover Park, IL
Harvey, IL
Highland Park, IL
Hinsdale, IL
Hoffman Estates, IL
Homer Glen, IL
Homewood, IL
Huntley, IL
Jacksonville, IL
Joliet, IL
Kankakee, IL
La Grange, IL
Lake Forest, IL
Lake in the Hills, IL
Lake Zurich, IL
Lansing, IL
Lemont, IL
Libertyville, IL
Lisle, IL
Lockport, IL
Lombard, IL
Loves Park, IL
Machesney Park, IL
Macomb, IL
Marion, IL
Matteson, IL
Mattoon, IL
Maywood, IL
McHenry, IL
Melrose Park, IL
Mokena, IL
Moline, IL
Montgomery, IL
Morton Grove, IL
Morton Villa, IL
Mount Prospect, IL
Mount Vernon, IL
Mundelein, IL
Naperville, IL
New Lenox, IL
Niles, IL
Normal Town, IL
North Aurora, IL
North Chicago, IL
Northbrook, IL
Oak Forest, IL
Oak Lawn, IL
Oak Park, IL
O’Fallon, IL
Orland Park, IL
Oswego, IL
Ottawa, IL
Palatine, IL
Palos Hills, IL
Park Forest, IL
Park Ridge, IL
Pekin, IL
Peoria, IL
Plainfield, IL
Prospect Heights, IL
Quincy, IL
Robinson, IL
Rock Island, IL
Rockford, IL
Rolling Meadows, IL
Romeoville, IL
Roselle, IL
Round Lake Beach, IL
Round Lake, IL
Schaumburg, IL
Shorewood, IL
Skokie, IL
South Elgin, IL
South Holland, IL
Springfield, IL
St. Charles, IL
Sterling, IL
Streamwood, IL
Sycamore, IL
Tinley Park, IL
Urbana, IL
Vernon Hills, IL
Villa Park, IL
Washington, IL
Waukegan, IL
West Chicago, IL
Westchester, IL
Westmont, IL
Wheaton, IL
Wheeling, IL
Wilmette, IL
Woodridge, IL
Woodstock, IL
Yorkville, IL
Zion, IL

We Connect You with Mesothelioma Lawyers in all Illinois Counties

Adams County, IL
Alexander County, IL
Bond County, IL
Boone County, IL
Brown County, IL
Bureau County, IL
Calhoun County, IL
Carroll County, IL
Cass County, IL
Champaign County, IL
Christian County, IL
Clark County, IL
Clay County, IL
Clinton County, IL
Coles County, IL
Cook County, IL
Crawford County, IL
Cumberland County, IL
De Witt County, IL
DeKalb County, IL
Douglas County, IL
DuPage County, IL
Edgar County, IL
Edwards County, IL
Effingham County, IL
Fayette County, IL
Ford County, IL
Franklin County, IL
Fulton, County, IL
Gallatin County, IL
Greene County, IL
Grundy County, IL
Hamilton County, IL
Hancock County, IL
Hardin County, IL
Henderson County, IL
Henry County, IL
Iroquois County, IL
Jackson County, IL
Jasper County, IL
Jefferson County, IL
Jersey County, IL
Jo Daviess County, IL
Johnson County, IL
Kane County, IL
Kankakee County, IL
Kendall County, IL
Knox County, IL
Lake County, IL
LaSalle County, IL
Lawrence County, IL
Lee County, IL
Livingston County, IL
Logan County, IL
Macon County, IL
Macoupin County, IL
Madison County, IL
Marion County, IL
Marshall County, IL
Mason County, IL
Massac County, IL
McDonough County, IL
McHenry County, IL
McLean County, IL
Menard County, IL
Mercer County, IL
Monroe County, IL
Montgomery County, IL
Morgan County, IL
Moultrie County, IL
Ogle County, IL
Peoria County, IL
Perry County, IL
Piatt County, IL
Pike County, IL
Pope County, IL
Pulaski County, IL
Putnam County, IL
Randolph County, IL
Richland County, IL
Rock Island County, IL
Saline County, IL
Sangamon County, IL
Schuyler County, IL
Scott County, IL
Shelby County, IL
St. Clair County, IL
Stark County, IL
Stephenson County, IL
Tazewell County, IL
Union County, IL
Vermilion County, IL
Wabash County, IL
Warren County, IL
Washington County, IL
Wayne County, IL
White County, IL
Whiteside County, IL
Will County, IL
Williamson County, IL
Winnebago County, IL
Woodford County, IL

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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

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