Category Archives: Disease
If I File a Mesothelioma Lawsuit and My Cancer Goes Into Remission, Do I Have to Give the Settlement Back?
Mesothelioma is a rare, but deadly form of cancer that develops in the mesothelia, the lining found around your lungs, heart and other organs, and development of the disease usually means that the patient was exposed to asbestos. Because mesothelioma has a latency period of as much as 60 years, many people who develop the […]
What if my mesothelioma lawsuit fails? Do I owe money?
Americans working in the industrial and building trades were regularly exposed to asbestos for more than half a century after companies became aware of its dangerous properties. Once considered a “miracle mineral,” it was used extensively on Navy ships and in the shipyards, so many veterans and workers were also regularly exposed. Perhaps even more […]
Can I file a mesothelioma claim without an asbestos attorney?
Have you been diagnosed with malignant mesothelioma? If you or a loved one have received this diagnosis, you may have a lot of legal and medical questions, but aren’t sure where to turn. To ensure you receive the highest compensation possible, and guidance to the best medical treatment, you need an experienced asbestos attorney familiar […]
I Have Mesothelioma. What Are My Legal Options?
Mesothelioma is a serious respiratory or stomach condition that develops after exposure to asbestos particles. This condition can cause severe disability and loss of livelihood. Mesothelioma litigation can help people with this condition to get compensation for medical costs and other expenses. About Mesothelioma Mesothelioma is a type of cancer that develops in the mesothelial […]
Is Mesothelioma Litigation Really Worth the Time and Effort?
Unlike other forms of cancer, mesothelioma originates from but one causal factor: asbestos exposure. Exposure to asbestos can happen in any number of circumstances, many of which occur on a daily basis for many people. The materials used in building construction, manufacturing workplaces and even school settings are just a few of the types of […]
How Much Will it Cost to Hire a Mesothelioma Lawyer?
Mesothelioma is a cancer that affects the lining of organs like the lungs, stomach and heart. The form of mesothelioma that affects the lungs is called pleural mesothelioma. The malignant form of pleural mesothelioma is usually the result of breathing in asbestos particles at work. More than 700,000 people have filed claims related to asbestos […]
Are mesothelioma lawsuits typically successful?
Mesothelioma is a type of lung cancer that is caused by long-term exposure to asbestos. It occurs in the lining of the chest cavity. Asbestos is a fibrous material that was once widely used in construction and is still in use in brake pad manufacturing and other industries. Mesothelioma can develop when a person breathes […]
How Can I Determine If a Mesothelioma Law Firm Is Reputable?
What Is Mesothelioma? Mesothelioma is a type of cancer almost exclusively caused by exposure to asbestos. Even though the use of asbestos has declined over recent decades, the incidence of the disease has not. This is because after initial asbestos exposure, the disease may take between 20 and 50 years to produce symptoms. Only after […]
Cerebral Palsy: Legal Options
Cerebral palsy is caused when not enough oxygen reaches a baby’s brain during a woman’s pregnancy or during the birthing process. When oxygen does not reach the baby’s brain, then distress occurs and serious brain damage could occur. There are different forms of cerebral palsy, but one of the most common reasons that cerebral palsy […]