The Mesothelioma Lawsuit Guide was created by Andrews, Bernstein, Maranto & Nicotra, PLLC to help residents who are affected by mesothelioma or lung cancer. Call our office today for a free consultation.
A Legal Guide to Taking Your Mesothelioma Case to Court
Mesothelioma cancer is the leading cause of exposure to asbestos fibers or dust. Mesothelioma cancer has a long latency period which means it may be many years between the exposure and the time of diagnosis.
Even though the risks of asbestos exposure have been known to be hazardous for decades, many companies decided to do nothing. If you or someone you love was diagnosed with mesothelioma, you have a legal right to pursue compensation from the companies that put you and your loved ones at risk.
Mesothelioma is a specific diagnosis for people who have been a spot exposed to asbestos. It only comes about from being exposed to asbestos. The problem with asbestos exposure is that often it has what we call the link to latency period which means it can be 30 to 40 years from the time that individual is exposed to the time when they are diagnosed with mesothelioma. Your attorney will take a complete history from individuals who have been exposed. Once your attorney identifies the company’s that the individual is likely exposed to the litigation process is started. The case is generally on our expedited trial basis and they move along very quickly so that we can get people compensated for the injuries that they’ve sustained because of these companies continuing to use this horrific product even though they knew they shouldn’t have been