Mesothelioma is a rare type of cancer that is often caused by exposure to
asbestos, usually as part of the victim's job. Asbestos is a silicate mineral
that was used in a number of household, automotive, and industrial items
until the 1980s, when the dangers of the mineral were discovered. Those
with mesothelioma usually develop cancer in the lining around the abdominal
cavity as well as in the lungs and heart. Treatment for any type of cancer
can be a lengthy and expensive process, and mesothelioma is especially
Many manufacturers and businesses used asbestos for its fire and heat resistance
properties. At the time, the health risks associated with exposure to
asbestos were not widely known. The symptoms of mesothelioma usually do
not develop for many years, during which time the companies responsible
for manufacturing the asbestos products or the company you worked for
might have gone out of business. A skilled attorney will be able to determine
who should be held responsible for your mesothelioma. You should not have
to face your illness alone.
Advocacy for Victims of Asbestos Exposure
Although asbestos has not been used for a number of decades, those who
were exposed and later developed this illness should discuss their case
with a knowledgeable attorney as soon as possible. It is important to
know that legal action can be taken to seek compensation for the hardship
you have had to endure as a result of developing mesothelioma.
With the assistance of a knowledgeable and experienced attorney, you can
take legal action to recover compensation for your illness. Our team at
Bostwick & Peterson, LLP has over 80 years of combined experience and are very familiar with handling
mesothelioma cases. Our firm will work closely with you throughout the
legal process to establish exactly who should be held accountable for
your serious illness. Do not hesitate to take the steps necessary to pursue
lawyers will do everything in their power to help ensure you receive full compensation
for the wrong that has been done to you.
Call our firm today and take the first step towards safeguarding your future.