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representing Wheeling Pittsburgh Steel Workers in Mesothelioma & Lung Cancer Claims

As a seasoned attorney with a deep understanding of asbestos-related cases, The Lyon Firm is committed to advocating for the rights of victims and their families, ensuring they receive the compensation and justice they deserve.

With a comprehensive knowledge of the complexities surrounding asbestos exposure in steel factories, we are here to inform, protect, and fight for those who have suffered from the devastating consequences of asbestos-related diseases. On this page, you will find invaluable resources, insights, and information to help you navigate the legal landscape of asbestos claims within the steel industry.

Joe Lyon and our legal team are ready to provide the guidance and support you need to pursue justice and seek fair compensation. We understand the physical, emotional, and financial toll that asbestos exposure can take on victims and their loved ones. If you or someone you know has been affected by asbestos exposure in a steel factory, we are here to stand by your side, advocating for your rights and pursuing the justice you deserve.

What Kind of Damages Are Available in a Steel Factory Asbestos Lawsuit?

In a steel factory asbestos lawsuit, victims and their families may be entitled to various types of damages to compensate for the harm caused by asbestos exposure. These damages can help provide financial relief and hold responsible parties accountable.

The specific damages available can vary depending on the circumstances of the case, but typically include:

  • Medical Expenses: Victims may be eligible to recover the cost of past and future medical treatment related to asbestos-related diseases, such as mesothelioma, lung cancer, or asbestosis. This can include doctor’s visits, hospital stays, surgeries, medications, and ongoing care.

  • Lost Wages: If the victim is unable to work due to asbestos-related illnesses, they may be entitled to compensation for lost wages, both past and future earnings, including any loss of earning capacity or benefits.

  • Pain and Suffering: Damages may be awarded to compensate the victim for the physical and emotional pain and suffering associated with asbestos-related diseases. This can be challenging to quantify but is an essential component of compensation.

  • Wrongful Death Damages: In cases where the asbestos exposure led to the death of the victim, surviving family members may be entitled to compensation for their loss. This may include funeral and burial expenses, loss of financial support, and the emotional toll on the surviving family members.

  • Punitive Damages: In cases where the responsible party’s conduct was particularly egregious, punitive damages may be awarded to punish the wrongdoer and deter similar behavior in the future. These damages are less common and typically require a higher burden of proof.

It’s important to note that the availability of these damages and the amounts that can be recovered can vary based on the jurisdiction, the specific circumstances of the case, and the strength of the evidence.

To fully understand what damages are available in a specific steel factory asbestos lawsuit, it’s crucial to consult with an experienced attorney who specializes in asbestos-related litigation.

We can assess your case, guide you through the legal process, and help you seek the compensation you deserve.

What Does an Asbestos Lawyer Do for Your Case?

An asbestos lawyer, also known as a mesothelioma or asbestos attorney, plays a crucial role in helping victims and their families pursue compensation and justice in asbestos-related cases.

Here’s what an asbestos lawyer does for your case:

  1. Investigation: Asbestos lawyers have the resources and expertise to conduct thorough investigations to gather evidence in your favor. They may review medical records, work history, and other documents to establish a clear link between asbestos exposure and your illness.

  2. Negotiating Settlements: Experienced asbestos lawyers are skilled negotiators. They will work to secure the best possible settlement on your behalf, taking into account your medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering, and other damages.

  3. Litigation: If a settlement cannot be reached through negotiations, your attorney will be prepared to take your case to court. They will represent you in legal proceedings, present evidence, and argue your case before a judge and jury.

  4. Class Actions or Multi-District Litigation (MDL): In cases involving multiple victims, your attorney may explore class action lawsuits or MDLs, which can streamline the legal process and provide a more efficient means of seeking justice for a group of individuals affected by the same asbestos exposure.

  5. Asbestos Trust Funds: Many asbestos manufacturers have set up trust funds to compensate victims. Your attorney can assist in filing claims with these trusts to recover compensation.

In summary, an asbestos lawyer’s primary role is to advocate for victims of asbestos exposure, seeking compensation for their injuries, holding responsible parties accountable, and guiding them through the legal process with expertise and compassion.

If you or a loved one has been affected by asbestos-related diseases, consulting with an experienced asbestos attorney is essential to understand your legal rights and options.


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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.


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.

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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.


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