Legal Rights for Asbestos Victims

If you have Mesothelioma, you were most likely exposed to asbestos Many asbestos manufacturers and distributors knew for decades that asbestos was hazardous, yet made a business decision not to warn people of those hazards. As a result, you may have a right of recovery against those manufacturers, which can help defray the costs of treatment and provide compensation for your pain and suffering.

Once you have contacted an attorney the following factors will have to be explored to see if you would have a 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 Your Exposure

 If you have Mesothelioma, that alone is not grounds for damages. 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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