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Investigating American Shipbuilding Workers’ Mesothelioma & Lung Cancer Claims

Navigating the complex waters of shipbuilding asbestos exposure claims requires a seasoned legal expert with a deep understanding of maritime law and a relentless commitment to justice. At The Lyon Firm, we are experienced in representing individuals and their families who have been affected by asbestos exposure in shipbuilding and maritime industries. With a proven track record of success, we are your dedicated legal partner, determined to secure the compensation and justice you deserve.

Asbestos-related diseases, such as mesothelioma and asbestosis, have affected countless shipyard workers, sailors, and their loved ones over the years. Our mission is to stand by your side, holding responsible parties accountable and ensuring that your rights are protected.

We are committed to providing clear, concise, and compassionate support throughout your case. If you or a loved one has suffered due to shipbuilding asbestos exposure, do not hesitate to contact us.

What Kind of Settlement Can an American Shipbuilding Asbestos Exposure Lawyer Help You Secure?

An American Shipbuilding asbestos exposure lawyer can help you secure various types of settlements, compensation, or awards, depending on the specific circumstances of your case.

These settlements aim to provide financial relief for individuals and their families who have been adversely affected by asbestos exposure in shipbuilding and maritime industries.

Here are some common types of settlements a lawyer can help you pursue:

  • Personal Injury Settlements:

    • Compensation for medical expenses related to asbestos-related illnesses, including past and future treatments.
    • Lost wages and future earning potential if your ability to work has been compromised.
    • Pain and suffering damages for the physical and emotional distress caused by the illness.
  • Wrongful Death Settlements:

    • If you have lost a loved one due to asbestos-related illnesses, a lawyer can help you pursue a wrongful death settlement.
    • This may cover funeral and burial expenses, lost financial support, and damages for the emotional impact of the loss.
  • Workers’ Compensation:

    • Depending on your employment status and state regulations, workers’ compensation may provide benefits for medical expenses and lost wages related to asbestos exposure on the job.
  • Asbestos Trust Fund Claims:

    • Some asbestos manufacturers and companies have established trust funds to compensate asbestos victims. A lawyer can help you file claims against these trusts to secure financial compensation.
  • Settlements from Negligent Parties:

    • Shipbuilding asbestos exposure lawyers can pursue settlements from companies, shipyards, manufacturers, or other parties responsible for exposing you to asbestos.
    • These settlements may result from proving negligence, failure to provide adequate safety measures, or failing to warn about the dangers of asbestos.
  • Mesothelioma Trust Fund Claims:

    • If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with mesothelioma due to asbestos exposure, a lawyer can help you file claims against mesothelioma trust funds specifically set up to compensate mesothelioma victims.
  • Class Action or Mass Tort Settlements:

    • In some cases, multiple affected individuals may join class action or mass tort lawsuits against the same negligent party. Lawyers can help secure settlements on behalf of the collective group.

The specific amount and type of settlement you may be eligible to receive will depend on the unique circumstances of your case, including the severity of your illness, the parties responsible, applicable laws, and the strength of the evidence. An experienced shipbuilding asbestos exposure lawyer can assess your case, advocate on your behalf, and work to secure the maximum compensation available to you. They will also guide you through the legal process and help ensure your rights are protected throughout the proceedings.

What Does a Shipbuilding Asbestos Exposure Attorney Do for Your Case?

A shipbuilding asbestos exposure attorney plays a crucial role in advocating for individuals and their families who have been affected by asbestos exposure in shipbuilding and maritime industries. These attorneys have specialized knowledge and experience in handling cases related to asbestos-related illnesses.

Here’s what a shipbuilding asbestos exposure attorney can do for your case:

  • Evaluation: The attorney will assess the details of your case, including your asbestos exposure history, the severity of your illness, and the potential liable parties. They will determine the viability of your case and its legal merits.

  • Negotiation: They will negotiate on your behalf with insurance companies, responsible parties, and their legal representatives to secure a fair settlement or compensation for your case. This may include negotiations for medical expenses, lost wages, and pain and suffering.

  • Litigation: If a fair settlement cannot be reached through negotiation, your attorney will be prepared to take your case to trial. They will represent your interests in court, presenting evidence and arguments to seek the best possible outcome.

    A shipbuilding asbestos exposure attorney is dedicated to helping you secure the compensation and justice you deserve for the physical, emotional, and financial impact of asbestos-related illnesses. Their expertise in this area of the law is invaluable in navigating the complexities of these cases and holding responsible parties accountable.


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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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    The Lyon Firm aggressively, professionally, and passionately advocates for injured individuals and families against companies due to asbestos exposure.


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