Asbestos Exposure Questions
Mesothelioma is a rare and aggressive form of cancer that primarily affects the lining of the lungs (pleural mesothelioma), although it can also impact the lining of the abdomen (peritoneal mesothelioma), heart (pericardial mesothelioma), or testicles (testicular mesothelioma). It is primarily caused by exposure to asbestos.
Yes, manufacturing workers who have developed mesothelioma due to asbestos exposure on the job can file a lawsuit to seek compensation for their injuries. These lawsuits are typically known as asbestos or mesothelioma lawsuits.
Evidence typically includes medical records, employment history, documentation of asbestos exposure, witness testimony, and expert opinions from medical professionals or industrial hygienists.
Yes, there is a statute of limitations that varies by jurisdiction, limiting the time within which you can file a lawsuit. It’s essential to consult with an attorney promptly to ensure your claim is filed within the applicable time frame.