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What Are Mesothelioma Settlements?

Mesothelioma settlements are financial awards to asbestos exposure victims who develop malignant Mesothelioma as a direct result of the negligence of asbestos companies.

Most Mesothelioma lawsuits will never go to trial. Mesothelioma settlement amounts are agreed upon by both parties to avoid a long trial.

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How Much Are Settlements Worth?

The amount of settlement compensation for a Mesothelioma claim can depend on various factors involved in the negotiation with the asbestos companies. Determining factors during negotiations in a Mesothelioma settlement can include:

Mesothelioma Settlement Factors Include:

Asbestos Exposure History
Lost Wages
Medical Expenses
Other Dependents
Pain and Suffering
Type of Diagnosis

Mesothelioma Settlements Process

Four Steps in the Mesothelioma Settlement Process 

Step 1: Filing of Case – This will determine which asbestos companies are liable to file your claim against. Claimants will need to provide evidence of their workplace asbestos exposure.  

Step 2: Review of Case – Trustees will review your claim, medical history and asbestos exposure. This allows them to determine if you claim meets their criteria for financial compensation.   

Step 3: Liquidation – Trustees will determine how much financial compensation to payout. A Mesothelioma lawyer can negotiate individual claim for a larger settlement than the fixed amount set up by asbestos trust funds.

Step 4: Settlement Agreement and Compensation Payment – When an agreement is reached with an asbestos company or asbestos trust fund the settlement amount is paid to the victim.

Benefits of Mesothelioma Settlements

Avoid a Lengthy Jury Trial
Guaranteed Financial Settlement
Keep Your Compensation Private
Receive a Guaranteed Negotiated Sum

Mesothelioma Settlements vs Verdicts

There is always risk in going to trial because Mesothelioma cases can be very complex. Placing your outcome in the hands of a jury, whose opinions can be swayed a crafty defense counsel can be risky. There is no guarantee the jury will side with you.

In most Mesothelioma cases jury verdicts may result in a larger financial awards. While the amount awarded in a Mesothelioma settlement may be smaller than a trial verdict, you are at least guaranteed some compensation.

To settle or put your fate in the hands of a jury verdict is best made with the counsel of an experienced Mesothelioma lawyer.

Veterans Eligible for Asbestos Trust Fund Settlements

If you are a U. S. military veteran and have been diagnosed with Mesothelioma, you may be entitled to  compensation if you can show that you have mesothelioma related to  asbestos exposure suffered while serving in the Armed Forces.   

Our Mesothelioma lawyers will come to you and gather all the information needed to file your Mesothelioma lawsuit. Many of our clients never have to leave the comfort of their home to receive compensation for asbestos exposure.

1 in 3 Military Veterans Will Be Diagnosed With an Asbestos Related Diseases in Their Lifetime! 


Contact a Mesothelioma lawyer today for a free, no obligation Mesothelioma case evaluation to find out if you have a viable claim.

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