At Belluck & Fox, LLP, we focus solely on complex personal injury and product liability claims. Our seasoned trial attorneys have earned a reputation for successfully taking on insurance giants and large corporations in courtrooms throughout New York and across the United States.
Over the past two decades, our nationally recognized trial law firm has secured more than $1 billion for our deserving clients, recovering compensation for medical bills, lost income, and future expenses related to injuries or illness caused by another individual’s or company’s negligence. We have the knowledge and the resources to fight for you.
Schedule a free consultation with one of our Belluck & Fox experienced NYC litigators today to discuss how we can help you and your family demand the compensation you deserve.
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Our Mesothelioma Trial Attorneys Stand Ready to Help You
The complex field of asbestos litigation is our law firm’s primary practice area. Asbestos is a dangerous carcinogen that is proven to cause the devastating cancer mesothelioma, lung cancer, asbestosis and other life-threatening illnesses. Yet despite its known health risks, asbestos was commonly used for decades in many commercial, industrial and household products. In fact, it is still not banned in the United States.
Asbestos diseases have a particularly long latency period, so people who were exposed to the deadly fibers years ago are still being diagnosed with asbestos-related illnesses. Companies that manufactured dangerous asbestos products but failed to warn workers and consumers of the health risks can and should be held responsible for the harm they have caused.
Our experienced Belluck & Fox NYC trial attorneys have been helping asbestos victims and their families for more than two decades. Our clients and their families trust our skilled legal team to:
- Provide a free consultation where we answer any questions and explain all potential legal options
- Research and document the mesothelioma patient’s complete history of asbestos exposure
- Identify all potential sources of compensation, including through filing a lawsuit, asbestos trust claims and government benefits
- Help navigate the complex claims process, as well as anticipate and address any potential challenges
- Manage all communications, paperwork and legwork involved in such claims
The experienced New York City trial attorneys at Belluck & Fox work tirelessly to obtain justice for everyday people and their families.
If you are ready to talk to a knowledgeable NYC lawyer today about your situation, please call us at (212) 681-1575 or contact us through our website. We do not charge anything to start working on your case, and we don’t collect a fee unless we get results for you.
Why Choose Our Trial Law Firm?
- High-quality representation and compassionate service from experienced mesothelioma attorneys
- More than $1 billion in verdicts and settlements
- Recommended by mesothelioma patients and their families
- Focused on providing the best possible care and outcome for our clients
Legal Services – Mesothelioma
The Belluck & Fox NYC legal services cover every aspect of your mesothelioma case, so you and your family can stay focused on your health. Our NYC mesothelioma lawyers have extensive experience successfully fighting for full and fair compensation for clients through a variety of sources, including:
Mesothelioma Settlements and Lawsuits
If the company that is responsible for your asbestos illness is still in business, you may be able to demand compensation through a mesothelioma lawsuit. Companies will decide to settle these lawsuits in many cases to save the expense of going to court. However, an experienced asbestos trial attorney from our distinguished law firm will be prepared to fight for your rights in court if your case does need to go before a jury.
Asbestos Bankruptcy Funds
If a company responsible for your asbestos disease has filed for bankruptcy or is no longer in business, you may still be able to obtain money from a trust fund set up for asbestos victims and their families. Seeking payment from an asbestos trust is not the same as filing a mesothelioma lawsuit, however. An experienced attorney can identify and prove which trust fund(s) may owe you. Your mesothelioma lawyer will also need to gather extensive documentation about your illness and the damages you have suffered.
Due to asbestos exposure during their time in the service, many military veterans have been diagnosed with mesothelioma or other asbestos diseases. Belluck & Fox’s skilled lawyers will help determine whether you’re eligible for monthly VA benefits and file a claim at no charge if we also are handling your asbestos lawsuit or trust fund claim.
Social Security Disability Benefits
You or a family member being diagnosed with mesothelioma before you reach retirement age means you may be eligible for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits. The Social Security Administration recognizes mesothelioma as a debilitating illness, but you will still need to show extensive proof of your disease to obtain benefits.
Workers’ Compensation Benefits
You may be able to pursue workers’ compensation benefits if you had to leave your job due to your asbestos illness.
Our knowledgeable New York product liability attorneys can answer any questions you or a family member has about your legal right to financial compensation after a diagnosis of mesothelioma or another asbestos-related disease. Please call us or contact us through our website now so that we can provide you with the information and help you need to move forward.
Belluck & Fox has been recognized by Best Lawyers, Super Lawyers and Martindale-Hubbell as having some of America’s top litigators. But more important is the recognition our mesothelioma lawyers receive from our former clients regarding our service and compassion during difficult times:
“I would like to say that everyone at Belluck & Fox is absolutely wonderful and that the culture of your company must come from the top. Our family appreciates all that you have done for us.” – former client
“I want to express my sincere thanks to you and your team for your hard work and dedication to my case, words cannot express my heartfelt gratitude in how you and your team have change our lives for the better.” – Veston Lorde
Our Top-Rated Lawyers Explain What to Expect
Our top-rated Belluck & Fox NYC lawyers work with mesothelioma patients and their loved ones to review all the options for pursuing compensation. Not every case requires filing a lawsuit, but we think it is important for clients to have a general understanding of the process so they know what to expect.
Meet our lawyers and discuss your options during a free case consultation. One of our firm’s partners is glad to meet with you wherever is most convenient ─ at home or in a medical facility. We’ll want to learn more about your diagnosis, your work history or military service, and what types of treatment you are pursuing.
Our mesothelioma lawyers will launch an investigation to begin building your case. Because a mesothelioma diagnosis can come decades after your exposure to asbestos, we will take detailed notes on where you worked or served. We will also review what you remember about the types of products you worked with or handled. We want to determine which asbestos companies are responsible for your exposure.
After gathering the evidence, we will file a complaint with the court. We will provide the court with details about your mesothelioma diagnosis and treatment plan, and we will name the companies or other parties that we intend to hold responsible. (Typically, a mesothelioma lawsuit is not filed against a former employer or the military. Instead, we pursue payment from the manufacturers, distributors, suppliers and/or installers of asbestos products.)
We will work with the opposing attorney during the discovery process. A lawsuit involves asking you questions about your case during a deposition. But our mesothelioma lawyers can arrange for a deposition to be done at a place that is convenient for you, so you do not have to travel to court. Our lawyers also can arrange interviews with your former coworkers, along with medical and other experts, to submit as evidence.
Our trial attorneys may negotiate a full and fair settlement, or we may pursue your mesothelioma lawsuit before a judge and jury. Most claims regarding mesothelioma result in settlements because asbestos companies would rather avoid the risk of going to trial. Our attorneys will discuss any settlement offers with you and advise you on your options.
If you face an appeal after a verdict, our skilled team will advocate fiercely for you until your case is resolved. Because mesothelioma lawsuits can involve large compensation amounts, defendants may appeal those decisions. Our firm provides comprehensive representation and will continue to fight for you. We also have a solid track record of winning major appeals.
About the Law Firm
For more than two decades, the highly respected NYC law firm of Belluck & Fox has been fighting for the rights of the ill and injured. Our firm has vast experience in handling all types of personal injury claims, including asbestos and mesothelioma cases, workplace injuries, premises liability, construction accidents, car accidents, wrongful death, and many other catastrophic injury cases.
Our law firm is based in Midtown but also serves residents of Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, the Bronx, Staten Island and the surrounding areas. Our firm also has offices in Rochester, Woodstock and the Capital District that take on complex personal injury claims across New York State. Our respected asbestos litigators also handle cases from across the United States.
About the Location
Our Belluck & Fox NYC personal injury attorneys can meet with you to discuss your case at your home, in the hospital or at any other location at your convenience.
Our Manhattan law office is located at 546 Fifth Ave, Fifth Floor, New York NY 10036.
You can reach us via subway from the B, D, F or M train to 42nd Street/Bryant Park and connect to the 5th Avenue stop for the 7 train.
Our office also is reachable via these MTA bus lines:
- M1 (Harlem to the East Village)
- M2 (Washington Heights to the East Village)
- M3 (Fort George to the East Village)
- M4 (Penn Station to The Cloisters)
- M5 (the George Washington Bridge to South Ferry)
- Q32 (Jackson Heights to Penn Station)