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Mesothelioma and Asbestos Exposure in Workplace

 Asbestos was used heavily in the U. S. building trades with peak years being 1930-1980.
Workers and residents exposed to asbestos that have been diagnosed with Mesothelioma are entitled to compensation through lawsuits and Asbestos Trust Funds.
An experienced Mesothelioma lawyer can help you fight against negligent manufacturers that exposed you to asbestos.


Asbestos Exposure Important Information

  • Millions of workers have been exposed to asbestos in the workplace.
  • Worksites across the U. S. used asbestos on a daily basis. [Peak years 1930-80]
  • Asbestos companies were negligent and put Workers health at risk.
  • Your Statute of Limitations for filing an asbestos claim starts when you are diagnosed, NOT when you were exposed.

Automobile Asbestos Exposure


Vehicle owners were exposed to asbestos in their automobiles and trucks from asbestos-containing products such as, brakes, clutches, transmissions, tires, gaskets, valves, exhaust systems, hoodliners, engine components, and older car parts that contained hazardous asbestos materials.


Residential Home Asbestos Exposure


Residential homeowners were exposed to asbestos in their homes from asbestos-containing products such as; insulation, drywall, plasters, adhesives, caulking, cements, glues, tiles, roofing, siding, plumbing, wiring and over 3000 common products.


School Asbestos Exposure


Teachers and students were exposed to asbestos in their schools from asbestos-containing products such as; chalkboards, wallboards, plasters, pavements, sidewalks, vinyl tiles, old school buildings, cafeterias, school buses, and school demolition and renovation projects.


Job Sites With Asbestos Exposure

  • Aluminum Plants
  • Auto Plants
  • Brewing Plants
  • Chemical Plants
  • Construction Sites
  • Demolition Sites
  • Factories
  • Industrial Sites
  • Machine Shops
  • Manufacturing Plants
  • Military Bases
  • Mining Sites
  • Oil Refineries
  • Paper Mills
  • Power Plants
  • Railroads
  • Shipyards
  • Steel Mills
  • Universities & Schools

Workers exposed to asbestos are 7 times more likely to die of an asbestos-related disease than the general population. 

What is Mesothelioma?

We Help Patients Diagnosed With Mesothelioma  


Malignant Mesothelioma is a rare cancer that affects the abdomen, lining of lungs, heart and major organs of the body. Mesothelioma cancer is caused by exposure to asbestos through the ingestion or inhaling of toxic microscopic asbestos fibers.   
Once Inhaled or ingested asbestos fibers get lodged in body tissue causing inflammation which leads to the development of Mesothelioma cancer.

Mesothelioma Symptoms Can Include:

  • Abdominal Pain & Swelling
  • Bowel Obstruction
  • Blood Clotting
  • Chest Pain Under Rib Cage
  • Chronic Cough (Can be wet or dry cough)
  • Difficulty Breathing
  • Difficulty Swallowing
  • Fluid in the Lungs
  • Lumps of Tissue in the Abdomen
  • Painful When Coughing
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Unexplained Weight Loss

What Causes Mesothelioma?


Mesothelioma is caused by exposure to asbestos materials and products. Mesothelioma is a rare and deadly type of cancer that develops in the lining of the lungs, stomach (abdomen), and heart sac. When a person breaths, inhales, or ingests microscopic asbestos fibers they can stay dormant in the body for 10-50 years before manifesting cancer symptoms.


Who is Most Likely to Get Mesothelioma?


The average age of a person diagnosed with Mesothelioma 69 years old. People most likely to get diagnosed with Mesothelioma have worked around asbestos did the laundry for a worker would have been exposed.
About 3,500 people will be diagnosed with malignant Mesothelioma each year in the U. S. and more than 15,000 Americans will die from an asbestos related disease (asbestos lung cancer, asbestosis). 

Mesothelioma and Wrokers U. S. Military Veterans

U. S. Veterans who were exposed to asbestos during their military service are at risk of developing Mesothelioma and other asbestos-related diseases. The latency period for an asbestos cancer can be 10-50 years after your initial exposure.

There are approximately 25 million veterans in the United States.

U.S. Navy Ships contained more than 300 asbestos-containing products and materials that were used regularly in the constructions of ships until 1980. Thousands of military veterans served on U. S. Navy ships with the peak exposure years from 1930-1980.

Asbestos products onboard ships included insulation, pipes, boilers, cements, sealers, gaskets, cables, tubes, valves, electrical fixtures, wiring, pumps, decking, paints, non-skid flooring, and in bulk head walls, ship hulls, mess halls, engine rooms, navigation rooms, and sleeping quarters.

Military personnel most at risk include boilermakers, electrician's mates, enginemen, demolition workers, machinist mates, mechanics, metalsmiths, repairmen, pipefitters, shipfitters, technicians, welders and civilian contractors.
1 out of 3 veterans will develop an asbestos related disease in their lifetime.

Who Qualifies For Asbestos Trust Funds?

Asbestos Trust Funds  


Asbestos manufacturers of products and materials have admitted fault and set up trust funds to compensate workers for their asbestos exposure. There is more than 30 billion dollars in asbestos trust funds for patients diagnosed with Mesothelioma cancer, asbestos lung cancer and other asbestos-related diseases. 


If you know someone who has been diagnosed with Mesothelioma contact us to learn more about your legal rights for compensation.  Workers who have been diagnosed with an asbestos-related disease such as Mesothelioma have legal rights and may eligible able to recover compensation form Asbestos Trust Funds.   


Get a free consultation from an experienced Mesothelioma lawyer to know if you have a valid legal claim today.

Mesothelioma Statute of Limitations

Statutes of Limitations is the period of time a Mesothelioma victim has to file a lawsuit. 


The Statute of Limitations for Mesothelioma and asbestos exposure varies from state to state.


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The Statute of Limitations for Mesothelioma begins when a person is either diagnosed or dies, not the date of their exposure.


An experienced Mesothelioma attorney can help you file a claim before your Statutes of Limitations expires.

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On The Job Asbestos Exposure

High Trade Workers

Trade Workers Mesothelioma Lawyers

 Occupational exposure is the No. 1 cause of asbestos disease 

Asbestos Jobsites

Asbestos Jobsite Lawsuits

 70-80% of people who develop Mesothelioma have worked on job sites! 

Asbestos Products

Asbestos Product Lawsuits

 3,000 Asbestos containing products were used in the U.S. 

Asbestos Exposure

Asbestos Exposure Attorneys

 Asbestos companies have paid claimants more than $18 billion since the late 1980s. 

Military Trade Workers

Military Workers Mesothelioma Attorneys

 There are 21.5 million living veterans that served in the U. S. military forces. 

Asbestos Companies

Asbestos Company Attorney

 Asbestos Companies have put 25 Million People at Risk for Mesothelioma! 

ASbestos Trade Workers

Highest Risk Trades

High Risk Asbestos Trades

25 Million People are at Risk for Developing Mesothelioma!

Nationwide Exposure

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Nearly 1 in 4 Diagnosed Mesothelioma Cases Each Year are Women

Shipyard Workers

Shipyard Workers Mesothelioma Lawsuits

The latency period for a Mesothelioma diagnosis is between 10-50 years.

Factory Workers

Factory Workers Mesothelioma Attorney

90% of Mesothelioma patients reported shortness of breath as their first symptom.

Construction Workers

Construction Workers Mesothelioma Attorney

Diagnosed Mesothelioma rates are higher among spouses of asbestos workers.

Asbestos Workers

Asbestos Workers Lawsuits

There are about 3500 diagnosed cases of Mesothelioma each year in U. S.

Mesothelioma Medical Information

Mesothelioma Cancer

Mesothelioma Medical Claims Lawsuits

  Mesothelioma primarily occurs in Veterans between the ages of 55-75  

Mesothelioma Diagnosis?

Mesothelioma Diagnosis Lawsuits

 Pleural Mesothelioma (lungs) accounts for 70-90% of all Mesothelioma patients. 

Mesothelioma Treatment

Treatments Mesothelioma Law Firms

  The 3 main treatments for Mesothelioma are: surgery, radiation and chemotherapy. 

Mesothelioma Prognosis

Prognosis Mesothelioma Law Firms

 The average life expectancy is 12-21 months after a Mesothelioma diagnosis. 

Mesothelioma Survival Rate

Survival Rates Mesothelioma

Mesothelioma primarily diagnosed in Veterans between the ages of 55-75

Asbestos Lung Cancer

Lung Cancer Asbestos Law Firms

 There is about 15,000 Asbestos-related cancers diagnosed each year in U. S.

Mesothelioma Legal Information

Why You Need a Lawyer

Experienced Mesothelioma Attorneys

 An experienced Mesothelioma lawyer will get you a larger settlement! 

Mesothelioma Settlements

Mesothelioma Settlement Attorneys

 Asbestos companies have paid claimants more than $18 billion since the late 1980s. 

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Mesothelioam Claims Attorneys

 About 600,000 victims have filed claims for damage from their asbestos exposure. 

Wrongful Death Lawsuits

Lawsuits Wrongful Death Mesothelioma

 About 600,000 victims have filed claims for damage from their asbestos exposure. 

Asbestos Trust Funds

ASbestos Trust Fund Attorneys

 There is more than 30 billion in asbestos trust funds. Find out if you qualify today. 

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