If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with mesothelioma, you may be entitled to compensation. Our experienced Houston mesothelioma lawyers are here to help you understand your legal rights and options. Call (888) 335-7477 or send us a message online to arrange a free consultation today.
Mesothelioma is a rare and aggressive form of cancer caused by exposure to asbestos that can be difficult to treat. It is most commonly found in the lining of the lungs but can also form in other areas of the body. Mesothelioma is often diagnosed decades after initial exposure to asbestos, as symptoms can take years to manifest. Common symptoms include chest pain, shortness of breath, coughing, and fatigue. For more information on asbestos exposure, contact our Houston asbestos attorneys today.
In many cases, individuals who have been diagnosed with mesothelioma were exposed to asbestos while working in certain industries, such as construction, shipbuilding, or manufacturing. Workers in these industries may have been exposed to asbestos through the products they used or the buildings they worked in.
In addition to workers, family members of those who worked in these industries may also be entitled to compensation if they developed mesothelioma as a result of exposure to asbestos fibers that were carried home on their loved ones’ clothing or in their hair.
It is important to note that each case is unique, and the specific circumstances surrounding an individual’s exposure to asbestos and diagnosis of mesothelioma will determine their eligibility for compensation.
Determining liability for mesothelioma can be a complex process that depends on the specific circumstances of each case. However, in general, companies and other entities that manufactured, distributed, or used asbestos-containing products may be held liable for mesothelioma caused by exposure to those products. In many cases, these companies were aware of the risks associated with asbestos exposure but failed to adequately warn workers or consumers about those risks. They may have also failed to take adequate safety measures to protect workers from exposure to asbestos fibers.
Other parties who may be held liable for mesothelioma include employers who failed to provide adequate protective gear or training to workers who were exposed to asbestos on the job. In addition, property owners who failed to properly maintain buildings containing asbestos-containing materials.
If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with mesothelioma, contact Ramsey Law Group today. Our trusted Houston Mesothelioma Attorneys are here to help you get the compensation and medical care you deserve. Contact us today to arrange a free consultation and learn more about how we can help.