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Asbestos and Mesothelioma

Each year, around 3,000 individuals in the U.S. are diagnosed with mesothelioma, a rare and aggressive cancer found in the lining of your lungs due to asbestos exposure. Meanwhile, the largest number of asbestos-related deaths come from lung cancer. 

The asbestos industry knew their products were causing cancer, and yet they still deliberately avoided including this information on their warning labels. Fearing the impact on their profits, manufacturers and sellers of asbestos products suppressed and hid these dangers for many decades.

All cases are unique, with many factors affecting your eligibility for compensation. Some of these include the state of filing, if the individual is living or deceased, type of exposure, year of exposure, and when the diagnosis happened. We're here to help you uncover the facts and stand by your side to navigate these inner workings. We consider it our responsibility to give a voice to those diagnosed with mesothelioma or lung cancer, and we have a team of experienced mesothelioma attorneys ready to help.

State Personal Injury SOL Wrongful Death SOL
Alabama 2 years 2 years
Alaska 2 years 2 years
Arizona 2 years 2 years
Arkansas 3 years 3 years
California 1 year 1 year
Colorado 2 years 2 years
Connecticut 3 years 3 years
Delaware 2 years 2 years
Florida 4 years 2 years
Georgia 2 years 2 years
Hawaii 2 years 2 years
Idaho 2 years 2 years
Illinois 2 years 2 years
Indiana 2 years 2 years
Iowa 2 years 2 years
Kansas 2 years 2 years
Kentucky 1 year 1 year
Louisiana 1 year 1 year
Maine 6 years 2 years
Maryland 3 years 3 years
Massachusetts 3 years 3 years
Michigan 3 years 3 years
Minnesota 4 years 3 years
Mississippi 3 years 3 years
Missouri 5 years 3 years
Montana 3 years 3 years
Nebraska 4 years 2 years
Nevada 2 years 2 years
New Hampshire 3 years 3 years
New Jersey 2 years 2 years
New Mexico 3 years 3 years
New York 3 years 2 years
North Carolina 3 years 2 years
North Dakota 6 years 2 years
Ohio 2 years 2 years
Oklahoma 2 years 2 years
Oregon 3 years 3 years
Pennsylvania 2 years 2 years
Rhode Island 3 years 3 years
South Carolina 3 years 3 years
South Dakota 3 years 3 years
Tennessee 1 year 1 year
Texas 2 years 2 years
Utah 3 years 2 years
Vermont 3 years 2 years
Virginia 2 years 2 years
Washington 3 years 3 years
Washington D.C. 3 years 2 years
West Virginia 2 years 2 years
Wisconsin 3 years 3 years
Wyoming 4 years 2 years

Because asbestos was so often used in manufacturing, construction, and industry, people from all walks of life were frequently exposed. Jobs routinely brought workers into contact with asbestos include construction workers, auto mechanics, firefighters, shipbuilders, teachers, and miners.

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Asbestos is a fibrous material that is commonly used in goods like textiles, paper, and cement products as well as ceiling and floor tiles. Even second-hand asbestos exposure — such as washing a loved one's work clothes or giving a child a hug after returning from work — can cause mesothelioma later in life.

If you or your loved one has suffered a serious injury or died due to asbestos exposure or mesothelioma, you may be entitled to compensation for medical expenses, loss of wages, and pain and suffering.

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