Mesothelioma Facts & Statistics

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Quick Overview of Mesothelioma Facts and Statistics

Mesothelioma Facts and Statistics

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

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

More than 15,000 Americans will die from the asbestos-caused disease each year in the U.S.

Each year, more than 14,000 new cases of Mesothelioma are diagnosed worldwide (3500 in the U.S.)

37,000 Americans have died from Mesothelioma cancer From 1999 to 2013.

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

1 in 3 U.S. Veterans Are Diagnosed With an Asbestos-Related Disease in Their Lifetime!

1 in 125 U. S. males will die of Mesothelioma or asbestos-caused disease that lives over the age of 50.

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

There is no cure for Malignant Mesothelioma cancer.

The average age for a malignant Mesothelioma patient is 73 years old.

Malignant Mesothelioma primarily occurs in patients between the ages of 55-75.

The three main treatments for malignant Mesothelioma are chemotherapy, radiation & surgery.

75% of Mesothelioma cases are men over the age of 65 (American Cancer Society).

More than 125 million Americans have been exposed to asbestos in their workplace.

Asbestos was used in over 3,000 consumer products through 1980. 

More than 30 million tons of toxic asbestos was used in U. S. during the 20th century.

Eleven million people were exposed to asbestos between 1940 and 1978 (National Institutes of Health (NIH).

Workers exposed to asbestos are seven times more likely to die of the asbestos-caused disease than the general population.

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.

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

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

Mesothelioma Diagnosis?

Mesothelioma Diagnosis?

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

Mesothelioma Treatment

Mesothelioma Treatment

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

Mesothelioma Prognosis

Mesothelioma Prognosis

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

Mesothelioma Survival Rate

Mesothelioma Survival Rate

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

Asbestos Lung Cancer

Asbestos Lung Cancer Lawsuit

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

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  An experienced Mesothelioma lawyer will get you a larger settlement!  

Mesothelioma Settlements

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  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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Asbestos Trust Funds

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

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Asbestos Exposure and Mesothelioma

Highest Risk Trades

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 25 Million People are at Risk for Developing Mesothelioma! 

Asbestos Jobsites

Asbestos Jobsites Lawsuit

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

Asbestos Products

Asbestos Products Lawsuit

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

Asbestos Exposure

Asbestos Exposure Lawsuit

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

Military Trade Workers

Veterans Mesothelioma Lawsuits

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

Asbestos Companies

Asbestos Companies Lawsuits

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