Asbestos Exposure Attorney
Chemical Plant Workers at Increased Risk for Mesothelioma & Lung Cancer
Navigating the complex legal landscape surrounding chemical plant asbestos exposure requires a dedicated and experienced legal partner. At The Lyon Firm, we understand the profound impact that asbestos-related illnesses can have on individuals and their families. With years of experience in asbestos litigation, we are here to stand by your side, fight for your rights, and pursue justice on your behalf.
Kentucky chemical plants have historically been a source of asbestos exposure, leading to devastating health consequences for workers and their loved ones. Asbestos-related diseases, such as mesothelioma, lung cancer, and asbestosis, can be life-altering, and pursuing compensation for the harm caused is crucial.
Our firm is dedicated to seeking justice and rightful compensation for those affected by chemical plant asbestos exposure. We understand the unique challenges and complexities of these cases, and we are committed to providing you with the legal support and guidance you need to secure the best possible outcome.
What Kind of Settlement Can You Obtain From a Kentucky Chemical Plant Asbestos Lawsuit?
The potential settlement in a chemical plant asbestos exposure lawsuit can vary significantly based on several factors. The final settlement amount will depend on the unique circumstances of each case.
Here are some of the key factors that can influence the settlement:
Severity of Illness: The type and severity of asbestos-related illness, such as mesothelioma, lung cancer, or asbestosis, can greatly affect the potential settlement. More severe illnesses with higher medical costs and reduced life expectancy typically result in larger settlements.
Medical Expenses: The cost of past and future medical treatments, including surgeries, chemotherapy, radiation therapy, and medications, will be factored into the settlement.
Loss of Income: If the affected individual has lost wages or earning capacity due to their illness, these losses will be considered in the settlement. This includes both current and future income that might have been earned had the asbestos exposure not occurred.
Pain and Suffering: Compensation for the physical and emotional pain and suffering caused by asbestos-related illnesses is often a significant part of the settlement. This can be challenging to quantify but is an important factor in determining the overall amount.
Insurance Coverage: The availability of insurance coverage for the responsible parties can impact the settlement. If there are adequate insurance policies, it may increase the funds available for a settlement.
It’s important to note that settlements can range from thousands to millions of dollars, with some high-profile cases resulting in substantial awards. The exact amount you can obtain will depend on the specific details of your case. To get a more accurate estimate of what you might receive in a settlement, it’s essential to consult with an experienced attorney who can evaluate your case and provide guidance based on your individual circumstances.
Chemical Plants Asbestos Risk
- Rohm & Haas Chemical—Louisville, KY
- Occidental Chemical—South Shore, KY
- Allied Chemical Corporation—Ashland, KY
- M&T Chemical—Louisville, KY
- Dow Petrochemical—Louisville, KY
- DuPont Chemical—Louisville, KY
- Stauffer Chemical—Louisville, KY
- Spencer Chemical—Henderson, KY
- American Rubber & Chemical—Louisville, KY
- Olin-Mathieson Chemical Corporation—Brandenburg, KY
- Air Products & Chemicals—Calvert City, KY
- B.F. Goodrich Chemical Company—Calvert City, KY
- Cumberland Chemical Corp—Calvert City, KY
- ISP Chemical—Calvert City, KY
- Pennsalt Chemicals Corp.—Calvert City, KY
- Dow Corning—Carrollton, KY
- M & T Chemical, Inc.—Carrollton, KY
- DuPont Chemical—Paducah, KY
- Stauffer Chemical Company—Louisville, KY
- Nopco Chemical Company—Louisville, KY
- Bosch Chemical Company—Louisville, KY
- Spencer Chemical Company—Henderson, KY
- Carbide & Carbon Chemical—Kevil, KY
ABOUT THE LYON FIRM
Joseph Lyon has 17 years of experience representing individuals in complex litigation matters. He has represented individuals in every state against many of the largest companies in the world.
The Firm focuses on single-event civil cases and class actions involving corporate neglect & fraud, toxic exposure, product defects & recalls, medical malpractice, and invasion of privacy.
NO COST UNLESS WE WIN
The Firm offers contingency fees, advancing all costs of the litigation, and accepting the full financial risk, allowing our clients full access to the legal system while reducing the financial stress while they focus on their healthcare and financial needs.
Why are these cases important?
Many experience asbestos exposure through the workplace. Workplaces may have been filled with toxic materials, and employers may have failed to warn of the serious health risks of the job. Filing a suit helps to raise the awareness of job safety.
The Lyon Firm aggressively, professionally, and passionately advocates for injured individuals and families against companies due to asbestos exposure.