80-year-old deceased mesothelioma victim (Florida resident) who was exposed to asbestos through his work for several decades as a water sewer-works pipe layer and fitter
Contemporary plastics operations no longer utilize asbestos in production. This is because studies linked asbestos exposure to dangerous diseases including mesothelioma cancer. Although mesothelioma can take up to 50 years to show symptoms, it is extremely dangerous and can be deadly.
Asbestos has been used in manufacturing plastics including the following:
Many individuals who worked in manufacturing settings were plastics were produced prior to the asbestos bans were exposed to these fibers in large quantities, sometimes for many years. Their loved ones may also have been exposed secondarily through fibers transported home on the workers’ clothing, hair, and skin. Our legal team at BCH represents individuals diagnosed with asbestos-related mesothelioma and their families. We are passionate about what we do and we are here to defend your rights.
First, find a good doctor. Not all doctors are experienced in mesothelioma cancer treatment. Even highly experienced oncologists may not have the opportunity to deal with this type of cancer on a regular basis. Choose a specialist with a great deal of experience in this field.
Second, talk to a lawyer. Treatment can be expensive. You have rights as a worker exposed to asbestos on the job. You should speak with a mesothelioma lawyer right away about your case, your options, and your future. There is nothing holding you back from discovering what your rights and options are. At BCH, we offer free case evaluations. Secure yours today and speak with a lawyer about your unique case.
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