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The primary cause of Mesothelioma is inhaling, ingesting or swallowing airborne asbestos particles.
Mesothelioma Facts and Statistics
There are about 3500 diagnosed cases of Mesothelioma each year in U. S.
The average latency period for a Mesothelioma diagnosis is between 10-50 years.
More than 15,000 Americans will die from the asbestos-caused disease each year in the U.S.
Each year, more than 14,000 new cases of mesothelioma are diagnosed worldwide (3500 in the U.S.)
37,000 Americans have died from Mesothelioma cancer From 1999 to 2013.
About 90% of Mesothelioma patients reported shortness of breath as their first cancer symptom.
1 in 3 U.S. Veterans is diagnosed With an Asbestos-Related Disease in Their Lifetime.
1 in 125 U. S. males will die of Mesothelioma or asbestos-caused disease that lives over the age of 50.
Pleural Mesothelioma (lungs) accounts for 70% to 90% of all Mesothelioma diagnosed patients.
There is no cure for Malignant Mesothelioma cancer.
The average age for a malignant Mesothelioma patient is 73 years old.
Malignant Mesothelioma primarily occurs in patients between the ages of 55-75.
The three main treatments for malignant Mesothelioma are chemotherapy, radiation & surgery.
75% of Mesothelioma cases are men over the age of 65 (American Cancer Society).
More than 125 million Americans have been exposed to asbestos in their workplace.
Asbestos was used in over 3,000 consumer products through 1980.
More than 30 million tons of toxic asbestos was used in U. S. during the 20th century.
11 million people were exposed to asbestos between 1940 and 1978 (National Institutes of Health (NIH).
Workers exposed to asbestos are seven times more likely to die of Asbestos caused disease than the general population.
Asbestos manufacturers of products and materials have admitted fault and set up trust funds to compensate workers for their asbestos exposure. There are 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 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, cement, sealers, gaskets, cables, tubes, valves, electrical fixtures, wiring, pumps, decking, paints, non-skid flooring, and in bulk headwalls, 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, ship fitters, technicians, welders, and civilian contractors.
1 out of 3 veterans will develop an asbestos-related disease in their lifetime.
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