Get the Help You Need Now

All initial consultations are free!

  • Please enter your name.
  • This isn't a valid email address.
    Please enter your email address.
  • This isn't a valid phone number.
    Please enter your phone number.
    You entered an invalid number.
  • Please enter a message.
    Please select an option.
Passionate Advocates for Your Rights

About Mesothelioma

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 difficult.

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 compensation. Our 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.

  • AV Preeminent
    AV Preeminent
  • Inner Circle of Advocates
    Inner Circle of Advocates
  • Multi-Million Dollar Advocates
    Multi-Million Dollar Advocates
  • American Board of Trial Advocates
    American Board of Trial Advocates
  • The National Trial Lawyers
    The National Trial Lawyers
  • Best Law Firms 2018
    Best Law Firms 2018

Reviews From Our Clients

  • “Erik and his staffs were professional, well experienced, honest, knowledgeable and supportive.”

    Avvo Reviewer

  • “Mr. Peterson and his team displayed the utmost professionalism guiding me through this very emotional process.”

    D.M.L.

  • “Erik was empathetic, professional, and realistic. He's a consummate professional and an excellent negotiator.”

    Avvo Reviewer

What Sets Bostwick & Peterson, LLP Apart?

  • Over $750 Million Recovered for Our Clients
  • Record-Setting Birth Injury Verdicts & Settlements in Four States
  • We Have Received the Trial Lawyers "Presidential Award of Merit"
  • We Have Been Included in the List of "Best Lawyers in America" by U.S. News - Best Lawyers®
  • Attorney James Bostwick Is a Certified Specialist by the American Board of Professional Liability
  • We Are Members of the Inner Circle of Advocates, Which Is the Nation’s Top 100 Plaintiff Lawyers