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Legal Rights for People with Mesothelioma

If you or a relative have been diagnosed with Mesothelioma, the likely cause is exposure to asbestos fibers. Today attorneys are bringing legal action against asbestos makers and successor companies. Lawyers have shown that these companies were negligent because they knew that asbestos was a carcinogen fro decades. The companies for years downplayed the risks, which were long-term and did not take action to protect their workers or warn them of the hazards in the long run.. Today, people with mesothelioma have the right to recover against asbestos makers, helping to defray the costs of treatment and provide compensation for your pain and suffering.

An attorney will have to look at the following factors to make your claim:

1) Statute of Limitations
2) Identify Your Exposure
3) Responsible Parties

1) Statute of Limitations

Your first concern is to file within the statutory deadlines. If you have been diagnosed with Mesothelioma, you must file within a few years.

      If you are the executor of the estate of a person who has died from asbestos-related disease, you may be eligible to file a claim but the claim must be within a short time of the death. A family member exposed in a secondary manner (for example, through asbestos fibers brought home on clothes by a parent who worked in an asbestos environment) may also be eligible to file a claim.

Because of the statute of limitation issues, you should contact our specialists as soon as possible regarding your eligibility.

2) Identify the Exposure

 If you have Mesothelioma, that alone is not grounds for a lawsuit. In order to establish a claim (against manufacturers, distributors, and/or contractors) it must be established that you had been exposed to the specific asbestos product at a specific location. If you do not remember the name of the manufacturer of the particular asbestos product that was used on your job site (that caused your asbestos-related disease), our experts can find out for you.

3) Responsible Parties

  If you have found where you where you were exposed to asbestos, our researchers will find the responsible parties who are capable of paying. For you to file a claim, our attorneys must be able to locate a company that is ultimately responsible and still in business in some form or another.

What will your compensation be for the damages?

As mentioned above, we will help you locate information about responsible parties for your asbestos exposure. Your compensation will be determined by factors such as lost income, the laws in your state, and the parties responsible. Compensation for Mesothelioma can vary from several thousand to several million. Getting the highest possible compensation for your damages requires tough and experienced attorneys. Our mission is to match your case with those capable attorneys.

You may contact us here if you have been diagnosed with malignant mesothelioma as a result of connection with an occupation.


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