What is Mesothelioma ?
Mesothelioma is a rare cancer, but it is not uncommon for people exposed to asbestos to develop mesothelioma.
That’s because the only known, established cause of mesothelioma is asbestos. There are experts that have speculated on other causes. It is not caused by smoking, but there are incidences of mesothelioma with no known asbestos exposure. However, that does not mean that there was no exposure.
More Helpful Information About Mesothelioma
What Should You Expect?
Asbestos is a dangerous cancer-causing agent. The fiber has been linked to deadly mesothelioma. If you have mesothelioma, you were exposed to asbestos fibers – and you may be eligible for financial compensation from the asbestos manufacturers responsible for your illness.
Symptoms & Diagnosis
Because mesothelioma symptoms such as chest pain, a cough and shortness of breath may also be present with other diseases, testing is typically needed for a clear diagnosis.
How Can I Get Treatment?
Belluck & Fox can connect you with mesothelioma specialists and hospitals that can help you with your medical treatment.
The mesothelioma community is extremely supportive. You are not alone. Medical professionals, other patients, and support groups are out there who can help you.
Belluck & Fox, LLP supports individuals and families struggling with the effects of mesothelioma. Our law firm also gives back to the community through fundraising events and donations. We also sponsor a scholarship essay contest.
We’ve collected statistics about the millions of Americans who have been exposed to asbestos — and their lifetime risk of developing mesothelioma.
How Did I Get Mesothelioma?
Mesothelioma victims were exposed to asbestos, the only known cause of the disease. We’ll help you figure out how, where, and when you were exposed.
Empower yourself with information about all things mesothelioma. Use our resources to learn about asbestos exposure, living the best life possible with your cancer, and more.
If you have mesothelioma, you have a right to seek money from the asbestos manufacturers responsible for your illness. Contact Belluck & Fox for legal guidance.
Mesothelioma is an aggressive and incurable cancer found in people who have been exposed to asbestos. If you have developed mesothelioma, you breathed in or handled asbestos fibers years ago on your job or in your home.
Mesothelioma strikes more than 3,000 people each year. The time between exposure to asbestos and the onset of the symptoms can be as long as 60 years. That means people like you who have just been diagnosed with mesothelioma may have been exposed to asbestos decades ago.
The tragedy for millions of American workers is that they were never warned by the asbestos companies that the fibers they worked with could one day sicken and kill them and their family members.
Asbestos was used for decades in products such as fireproofing materials, valves, pumps, boilers, automotive brakes, textile products, and building materials. Mesothelioma sufferers can be found in dozens of common trades and occupations. Workers at risk of asbestos exposure include powerhouse workers, factory workers, electricians, brake mechanics, shipyard workers, merchant seamen, plumbers, mechanics, maintenance workers, engineers, Navy workers and laborers.
Your Right to Compensation
Mesothelioma can leave you with high medical bills, lost income and uncertainty about your family’s future. You have a legal right to seek compensation from those responsible for your illness or loss. At Belluck & Fox, our mission is to pursue justice for mesothelioma sufferers like you. We understand the complexities of treatment. We have access to the most qualified experts.
We know how to do the research to identify the companies that harmed you. And we have the trial experience to take your case to court and present a successful case on your behalf. From the moment we file your case, the new york mesothelioma attorneys at Belluck & Fox will seek full and fair compensation for you, as we have for many others who had mesothelioma. We have obtained more than $500 million in compensation for our clients and their families — including two mesothelioma verdicts of $32 million and $19.5 million in August 2011. Please contact Belluck & Fox immediately to begin the claims process. You may complete the contact form or call us toll-free at 877-637-6843.
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