Mesothelioma Attorneys – Making a Special Case for Mesothelioma Claims.

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(–May 13, 2013) Beverly Hills, CA –Construction workers, military personnel, electricians, firefighters, auto mechanics and drywall tapers are among a growing number of persons diagnosed with mesothelioma, up to 30+ years after leaving these professions.  Claimants, whether workers or their loved ones, have realized over time that their attempts for seeking compensation require the expertise of Mesothelioma attorneys with previous experience with asbestos cases, and who are familiar with the ins and outs of asbestos litigation, and are able to conduct valuations of cases.

The nature of the mesothelioma claim requires cases to be covered in a special area of the law, not handled by all attorneys.  Persons seeking legal assistance from a mesothelioma attorney are advised to be prepared to make full disclosure of their medical and work histories, as well as financial records associated with the disease,  The communication between client, their families and legal representative should at all times be open and honest.

Members of the public are being cautioned to be guided by five (5) steps when engaging the services of a qualified mesothelioma attorney who can go up against companies that exposed people to asbestos.  These are,

  1. A proven knowledge in Case Matrices and Bankruptcy Trusts, gained through representation in similar caseloads,
  2. A willingness of the mesothelioma attorney to drive or fly to you, irrespective of your location, and do the ‘leg work’
  3. Agreeing on a percentage from the outset that will be made in the form of a payment only on the receipt of compensation – referred to as a Contingency fee.
  4. Not all cases result in an award so beware of mesothelioma attorneys making guarantees of money.
  5. Information related to your work history, especially if it involved military service will be required, so be prepared .

What is Mesothelioma?

Mesothelioma is an asbestos-related form of cancer found in humans that results in permanent damage to lungs and other body organs. 

The disease gets its name because cancerous tumors form in the mesothelium – the lining – of an internal organ. In the case of mesothelioma, the tumors form in the lining of the lung, the lining of the abdomen, the lining of heart or the lining of a testicle.

Who Gets Mesothelioma?

People believed to be in the high risk category for getting mesothelioma are those who were exposed to asbestos on a regular basis (six months or more) while on the job. Among the list of occupations closely linked to mesothelioma and other asbestos-related diseases are:

  • Military veterans (especially the U.S. Navy)
  • Construction workers
  • Demolition or renovation crews
  • Automotive mechanics
  • Insulators
  • Shipyard workers
  • Asbestos millers or mine workers
  • Boiler workers
  • Asbestos manufacturing plant workers


If you or a loved one has been exposed to asbestos on a regular basis call (888) 995-0594 to speak with a mesothelioma attorney who can offer legal advice. The call is free and the advice is priceless.