The dangers of asbestos are well known yet many people have been exposed to these toxins in their career.
Employers must provide safety to their workers and can be held accountable if not.
What Is Asbestos
Why Is Asbestos Dangerous?
What Is Mesothelioma
- Dry coughing
- Shortness of breath
- Respiratory complications
- Pain in the chest or abdomen
- Fever or night sweats
- Pleural effusion (fluid around the lungs)
- Weakness in the muscles
If you believe you were exposed to asbestos and have some of these symptoms please get checked out by a doctor.
Health Risks of Asbestos Exposure
Therefore many workers could have been heavily exposed to it over their career and will not realize they have sustained injury or harm until decades later.
Is Asbestos Exposure Employer Negligence?
Who Is Most At Risk For Asbestos Exposure?
However it is also believed that highly concentrated short term exposure can also lead to health problems. Therefore people working in almost any field could have been exposed to it and if proper safety precautions were not taken by the employer those individuals would be at more risk.
What are my best Legal Options
Most mesothelioma cancer cases from asbestos exposure are the result of employer negligence or of a manufacturing company’s failure to warn of possible exposure risks to the product it made. If you believe that you or someone you love have been harmed due to asbestos exposure there are a few options available to you to take legal action and seek compensation from the people that exposed you.
Like many work related injuries workers compensation is always an option however these systems can be difficult to navigate, and many workers’ comp claims result in minimal amounts of financial help. Also, because most people receive late in life diagnoses regarding mesothelioma cancer the time frame to collect workers comp may have passed as well.
Personal Injury Claims
A Mesothelioma personal injury lawsuit gives you the opportunity to hold employers accountable for the harm and injury caused to you from negligent asbestos exposure. Compensation from these claims could you help you recover money for medical treatments, lost income, travel expenses, and other related costs.
Mesothelioma asbestos personal injury claims can be a complicated process and it is important, that should you choose to move forward with legal action, you find yourself an attorney with an expertise in this field (asbestos-related lawsuits)
How Can I Take Action?
The statute of limitations on asbestos claims starts on the date of diagnosis for a personal injury lawsuit. Time frames vary by state but typically range from one to three years or more.
To take action contact us today by filling out this short form. We can get your started quickly and easily. We will provide you with a free consultation answering any questions you may have and tell you the best way to move forward in seeking justice and gaining compensation.
What Do I Need to Get Started?
- Medical Records of the mesothelioma diagnosis.
- Employment records along with any detailed descriptions and testimony about the asbestos exposure from friends, family, former co-workers.
After receiving this information our team members will reach out to you to review all relevant information with you. We will then be able to refer you to a specialized legal team with expertise in the needs of your specific case that will help you receive justice and compensation.
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