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What is Mesothelioma?

Malignant Mesothelioma is rare cancer that develops from the thin layer of tissue that covers many of the internal body organs [mesothelium]. The most common areas affected by Mesothelioma are the lining of the lungs and abdomen.

Malignant Mesothelioma is an extremely aggressive and deadly cancer that has no cure.

Mesothelioma treatments and financial compensation are available for anyone diagnosed in the U. S.

Malignant Mesothelioma is diagnosed in about 3,500 people each year in the U. S.

Asbestos was used heavily in the U. S. building trades with peak years being 1930-1980.  

Workers and residents exposed to asbestos, 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, hood liners, 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, cement, glues, tiles, roofing, siding, plumbing, wiring and over 3000 popular 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 Are Mesothelioma Symptoms?

We Help Patients Diagnosed With Mesothelioma   

Malignant Mesothelioma is 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 inhalation 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? 

The cause of Mesothelioma is 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 the heart sac. When a person breathes, 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 is 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 Workers U. S. Military Veterans

U. S. Veterans exposed to asbestos during their military service are at risk of developing Mesothelioma and other asbestos-related diseases. 

The latency period for 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, cement, sealers, gaskets, cables, tubes, valves, electrical fixtures, wiring, pumps, decking, paints, non-skid flooring, and in bulk headwalls, ship hulls, mess halls, engine rooms, navigation rooms, and sleeping quarters. Military personnel most at risk are boilermakers, electrician's mates, enginemen, demolition workers, machinist mates, mechanics, metalsmiths, repairmen, pipefitters, ship fitters, technicians, welders, and civilian contractors.  

1 out of 3 veterans will develop an asbestos-related disease in their lifetime.

Mesothelioma Statute of Limitations

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

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

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

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

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 are 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.

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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, which 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.  

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Mesothelioma Medical Information

Mesothelioma Symptoms

Mesothelioma Lung Cancer Attorneys

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

Mesothelioma Diagnosis?

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

Mesothelioma Treatment

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

Mesothelioma Prognosis

Mesothelioma Prognosis Attorney

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

Mesothelioma Survival Rate

Mesothelioma Survival Rates

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

Asbestos Lung Cancer

Lung Cancer Attorneys

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

Mesothelioma Legal Information

Why You Need a Lawyer

Mesothelioma Cancer Lawyers

  An experienced Mesothelioma lawyer will get you a larger settlement!  

Mesothelioma Settlements

Mesothelioma Cancer Settlements

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

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

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

Asbestos Trust Funds

Asbestos Trust Fund Lawsuits

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

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Mesothelioma Cancer and Asbestos Expsoure

Trade Workers

Trade Workers Asbestos Attorney

  Occupational exposure is the No. 1 cause of asbestos disease  

Asbestos Jobsites

Asbestos Jobsite Attorney

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

Asbestos Products

Asbestos Products Attorney

  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 Asbestos Lawyers

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

Asbestos Companies

Asbestos Companies Attorney

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