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Roughly 90 percent of mesothelioma victims report shortness of breath as their first cancer symptom.
Asbestos was used heavily in building trades and by the U. S. Military with peak years being 1930-1980.
Asbestos was used in fireproofing material and products because of its fire resistant properties in homes, buildings, automobiles, aircraft, shipyards and many household products.
U. S. companies mined over 800,000 tons of asbestos ore during a peak consumption period from the 1930-1980. The last asbestos mining operation in the U. S. was in 2002.
1.3 million U. S. construction workers are exposed to asbestos every year.
In the U. S. more than 15,000 Americans will die from an asbestos-related cancer each year.
Actinolite Asbestos: Brown asbestos, was used in pipe and cement insulation. Asbestos fibers are easily inhaled and can severely damage the lungs.
Amosite Asbestos: Brown asbestos used in pipe and cement insulation. Was used in insulating board, wallboards, ceiling tiles and thermal insulation products.
Anthophyllite Asbestos: Used in powders and found in certain vermiculites and insulating products and construction materials.
Chrysotile Asbestos: White asbestos, is considered safest and less likely to be inhaled. Was used in building products such as roofs, ceilings, insulation, walls and floors of homes and businesses.
Crocidolite Asbestos: Blue asbestos, is considered the most deadly. Was used in many building products, cements, spray-on coatings, pipe insulation, and plastics products.
Tremolite Asbestos: Used in talcum powders in limited amounts.
Asbestos manufacturing companies produced more than 3,000 tons of asbestos used in thousands of asbestos-containing products in the U. S.
Asbestos manufacturers of products and materials have admitted fault and set up trust funds to compensate workers for their asbestos exposure. There is more than 30 billion dollars in 60+ asbestos trust funds for patients diagnosed with Mesothelioma cancer, asbestos lung cancer and other asbestos-related diseases. If you know someone who has been diagnosed with Mesothelioma contact us to learn more about your legal rights for compensation.
If you have been diagnosed with an asbestos-related disease such as Mesothelioma you have legal rights and may eligible able to recover compensation from Asbestos Trust Funds.
Get a free consultation from an experienced Mesothelioma lawyer to know if you have a valid legal claim today.
Asbestos Trust Funds have a strict Statute of Limitations
Statutes of Limitations is the period of time a Mesothelioma victim has to file a lawsuit.
The Statute of Limitations for Mesothelioma and asbestos exposure varies from state to state.
The Statute of Limitations for Mesothelioma begins when a person is either diagnosed or dies, not the date of their exposure.
An experienced Mesothelioma attorney can help you file a claim before your Statutes of Limitations expires.
Veterans diagnosed with Mesothelioma have legal rights and may be eligible to recover compensation from negligent asbestos companies and asbestos trust funds.
There are approximately 25 million veterans in the U. S. Military United States.
U.S. Navy Ships contained more than 300 asbestos-containing products and materials that were used regularly in the constructions of ships until 1980. Thousands of military veterans served on U. S. Navy ships with the peak exposure years from 1930-1980.
Asbestos products onboard ships included insulation, pipes, boilers, cements, sealers, gaskets, cables, tubes, valves, electrical fixtures, wiring, pumps, decking, paints, non-skid flooring, and in bulk head walls, ship hulls, mess halls, engine rooms, navigation rooms, and sleeping quarters.
Military personnel most at risk include boilermakers, electrician's mates, enginemen, demolition workers, machinist mates, mechanics, metalsmiths, repairmen, pipefitters, shipfitters, technicians, welders and civilian contractors.
1 out of 3 veterans will develop an asbestos related disease in their lifetime.
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