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Firefighters were exposed to asbestos while working in building trades, residential homes, and commercial buildings throughout the U. S. with peak exposure years being 1930-1980.
Firefighters that have been diagnosed with Mesothelioma are entitled to compensation through lawsuits and Asbestos Trust Funds.
125 million Americans have been exposed to asbestos in their workplace.
Our experienced Mesothelioma lawyers help Firefighters fight against negligent asbestos manufacturers that exposed them to toxic asbestos containing products.
Firefighters were exposed to asbestos-containing products on jobsites that included; gaskets, valves, insulation, drywall, plasters, adhesives, joint compounds, felts, caulking, cements, glues, tiles, pipes, wiring and over 3,000 common products.
Firefighters worked with and around asbestos containing products on a daily basis making them a high risk group for developing Mesothelioma and other asbestos-related cancers.
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Firefighters exposed to asbestos are 7 times more likely to die of an asbestos-related disease than the general population.
Malignant Mesothelioma is a type of cancer that occurs in the thin layer of tissue that covers the majority of a patients Mesothelium (internal organs).
Mesothelioma is an aggressive and deadly form of cancer. Mesothelioma cancer treatments are available, but for many patients with Mesothelioma, a cure is not possible.
Mesothelioma Symptoms Can Include:
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Mesothelioma tumors are most likely to develop in the lining surrounding a patients lungs or abdomen.
Clinical trials may recruit patients diagnosed with malignant Mesothelioma patients.
Mesothelioma Treatment is based on a patients specific type of Mesothelioma including the microscopic cells that make up the cancer.
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.
More than 15,000 Americans will die each year from an asbestos related disease (Mesothelioma, asbestos lung cancer, asbestosis).
Asbestos Trust Funds and Firefighters
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.
Firefighters who have been diagnosed with an asbestos-related disease such as Mesothelioma have legal rights and may eligible able to recover compensation from Asbestos Trust Funds.
Get a free consultation from an experienced Mesothelioma lawyer to know if you have a valid legal claim today.
Asbestos Containing Products Used in U. S. (1930-1980) Firefighters
Building Materials & Products
Duct Insulation Products
Gloves & Mitten Products
Joint Compound Products
Ropes, Cords Products
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Asbestos manufacturing companies knew of the deadly effects of asbestos exposure as far back as 1924 when the first Mesothelioma case was recorded in medical journals.
Asbestos manufacturers also knew as far back as the early 1960’s that secondhand asbestos exposure to the families of workers could also cause Mesothelioma.
The World Health Organization estimates that asbestos exposure causes half of all deaths from occupational cancers. 125 million people worldwide are exposed to asbestos in their workplace.
If you have been diagnosed with Mesothelioma or another asbestos-related disease due to the negligence of an employer or asbestos manufacturer you may be entitled to compensation through an asbestos exposure lawsuit.
Veterans who worked as Firefighters that 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. Thousand 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, Firefighters, metalsmiths, repairmen, Firefighters, shipfitters, technicians, Firefighters and civilian contractors.
1 out of 3 veterans will develop an asbestos related disease in their lifetime.
An experienced Firefighters Mesothelioma attorney can help you file a claim before your Statutes of Limitations expires.
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Contact a Mesothelioma lawyer today for a free, no obligation Mesothelioma case evaluation to find out if you have a viable claim.
Our Mesothelioma lawyers work on a contingency fee basis. This means NO MONEY OUT OF POCKET EXPENSES by the asbestos victims or their families. You will find the contingency fees to be among the lowest in the country.
Get a free Mesothelioma case evaluation from a qualified Firefighters Mesothelioma lawyer today by calling 800.291.0963.
List of Firefighters Work Duties and Asbestos Exposure
Assembling Buffing Changing Chipping Cleaning Coating Covering Cutting Demonstrating Designing Developing Digging Dismantling Drilling Extracting Filling Fitting Fixing Measuring Modifying Mounting Moving Observing Operating Overhauling Packaging Grinding Helping Inserting Inspecting Instructing Laboring Lining Loading Painting Piling Pouring Prepping Processing Pumping Removing Repairing Replacing Sealing Servicing Setting Spraying Stacking Stamping Stripping Supervising Testing Training Troubleshooting Twisting Unloading Washing Welding Wiring Working Wrapping Lawsuits Mesothelioma Firefighters
Asbestos companies have paid claimants more than $18 billion since the late 1980s.
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