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Have You Been Diagnosed with Mesothelioma After Exposure to Asbestos?

The dedicated and skilled legal team at The Goldwater Law Firm is here to help you seek the compensation you may be entitled to.

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Asbestos exposure from working and living in old buildings has led to the development of mesothelioma and other tragic conditions and diseases. Unfortunately, companies who manufacture materials that contain asbestos have often been more concerned about profits than protecting consumers from their products’ harmful effects. Manufacturers have a legal obligation to inform their employees and the public about the dangers and risks associated with their products.

If you have been diagnosed with mesothelioma, you may be eligible for compensation for economic and non-economic losses related to your disease. Mesothelioma lawsuits protect the legal rights of people who have been harmed after their unknown exposure to asbestos. Standing up to large manufacturers and their intimidating legal teams is difficult, if not impossible, to do alone. The Goldwater Law Firm is here to help.

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Get the Legal Help You Need

Mesothelioma claims are complex and time-consuming. We’ll handle the details of your case so you can focus your time and energy on recovery

An Aggressive Advocate In Your Corner

You need an advocate who will aggressively protect your rights and pursue the best financial outcome for your case. We’re dedicated to advocating for our clients every step of the way.

No Upfront Attorney Fees

It doesn’t cost you a dime to speak to an attorney about your case. When you work with us, you won’t owe anything unless we win for you, beginning with a free case review.

Mesothelioma Lawsuit FAQ

A law firm, like The Goldwater Law Firm, with experience settling and litigating asbestos claims can review the circumstances of your case, evaluate your eligibility for compensation, and determine the viability of your mesothelioma claim. It only takes one call to find out.

Mesothelioma lawyers have the investigative skills necessary to reveal whether your exposure to asbestos by your employer or a product manufacturer occurred because of recklessness. Proving the responsible party ignored the risks and dangers associated with asbestos and failed to warn the public about those dangers is key to securing compensation for your losses.

Each case has distinctive facts and circumstances that determine the amount of compensation a client could receive. Our attorneys will evaluate your claim and provide you with our estimate of the settlement you may be entitled to receive.

Personal injury lawyers accept clients on a contingency-fee basis. This means that you do not have to pay any upfront costs. Plus, you won’t owe us a dime at all unless we win for you.

What Can Compensation Cover?

People who are exposed to asbestos for a long period of time are more likely to develop mesothelioma. The American Cancer Society warns that the risk of mesothelioma does not decrease after exposure to asbestos stops. Those who develop mesothelioma after asbestos exposure because of the negligence of another deserve to be compensated for losses related to their condition.

Compensatory damages provide money to mesothelioma patients for economic and non-economic losses related to their diagnosis. Examples of common expenses for mesothelioma patients include:

  • Medical treatment costs
  • Caregiver costs
  • Lost wages and benefits
  • Mental health services

Be sure to save all medical bills, financial records, and information related to your losses and illness, so your mesothelioma lawyer can build the strongest case possible on your behalf.

In mesothelioma trial verdicts, you may be awarded punitive damages in addition to your compensatory damages. This type of compensation is intended to financially punish the defendant for their negligence.


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Asbestos Exposure: The Primary Link to Mesothelioma

Mesothelioma is an aggressive and life-threatening form of cancer. While there are some treatments, many mesothelioma patients cannot be cured. Mesothelioma often affects the tissue surrounding the lungs, leading to chest pain, coughing, difficulty breathing, and unexplained weight loss, among other complications.

Asbestos exposure is believed to be the primary factor in mesothelioma development. A naturally-occurring mineral, asbestos fibers are strong and heat-resistant, giving it a wide variety of uses, such as insulation, brakes, shingles, and flooring.

When broken up during mining or for construction purposes, asbestos creates dust.
If a person inhales or swallows this dust, it can cause asbestos fibers to settle in their lungs, which can eventually lead to mesothelioma.

Exposure to asbestos fibers at home or work greatly increases your risk of developing mesothelioma.

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Do You Qualify to File for a Mesothelioma Lawsuit?

If you have been diagnosed with mesothelioma after being exposed to asbestos at home or work, you may qualify to file a Mesothelioma lawsuit to receive compensation.

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Asbestos Claims in Different States

Each state has different regulations and procedures associated with asbestos claims. For example, statutes of limitations that dictate the amount of time someone has to file a lawsuit vary among states. Mesothelioma lawyers typically represent clients across the nation and understand how to apply the specific laws from each state as they advocate for their clients.

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Do You Have Mesothelioma After Exposure to Asbestos?

You are not alone. Contact us today to find out if you are eligible to file a mesothelioma lawsuit and receive compensation for losses related to your disease.

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