Electro Asbestos Exposure FAQ
An asbestos lawsuit for metal workers is a legal action filed by individuals who have been exposed to asbestos in the course of their work in metalworking industries and have subsequently developed asbestos-related illnesses. These lawsuits seek compensation from responsible parties for the harm suffered.
Metal workers exposed to asbestos can develop illnesses such as asbestosis, lung cancer, and mesothelioma. These diseases are typically caused by inhaling asbestos fibers on the job.
Yes, even if exposure occurred many years ago, you may still be eligible to file a lawsuit. Asbestos-related illnesses can have a long latency period, and the statute of limitations often begins from the date of diagnosis.
The statute of limitations varies by state and is typically a few years from the date of diagnosis or discovery of the illness. It’s important to consult with an attorney to understand your specific time constraints.