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Is there a mesothelioma case you handled that stands out in your memory?

Aaron Heckman: One of the most rewarding cases that we worked on, mostly because it truly exemplified what we do here and that it's a total team effort, is the case involving Mr. Pogh. He served our county bravely in the Navy and was unfortunately exposed to high levels of asbestos while doing so and developed mesothelioma. We ultimately took his case to trial in the city of St. Louis and received a very large jury verdict, upwards to $10 million. That case was appealed through every possible appellate court. We succeeded at the Missouri court of appeals and the Supreme Court of Missouri. I've very happy to report that nearly three years later, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld our position and was able to provide closure for the Pogh family. The commitment that we showed that family, and frankly we show all of our clients, demonstrates that we are willing to fight the entire process, whether it's a settlement that we can get quickly for them or all the way to the Supreme Court three years after a jury verdict.

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What is mesothelioma?

Aaron Heckaman: Mesothelioma is a very rare form of cancer that involves, not the lung itself, but the lining of the lungs or the pleura. The only ...

What is asbestos?

Aaron Heckaman: A lot of people don't know that asbestos is a naturally occurring mineral. It's literally something that's found in the ground, and ...

Where can asbestos be found?

Aaron Heckaman: The obviously places that everyone knows is if you served in the armed forces, which unfortunately has a high percentage of people who ...

Can You Get Mesothelioma Without Direct Exposure to Asbestos?

Aaron Heckman: Secondary exposure cases are challenging cases but they're frankly ones that we handle all the time and we excel at. A client is often ...

What is your experience in handling mesothelioma cases?

Aaron Heckaman: Our firm is very uniquely situated to handle mesothelioma cases because we treat them a little bit differently than most firms. We ...

In what jurisdictions have you pursued mesothelioma cases?

Aaron Heckman: I've been fortunate enough to represent people in all 50 states in these mass action cases. Specific to mesothelioma cases, within the ...

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