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Our team of experienced and dedicated legal professionals is committed to assisting those affected by asbestos exposure during their employment with the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad. With a rich history dating back to the early 19th century, the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad played a pivotal role in the growth and development of the United States.

However, this legacy comes with a dark chapter – asbestos exposure. Asbestos-related illnesses can have devastating consequences for those who were unknowingly exposed to this hazardous material while working on the railroad. Our lawyers understand the unique challenges faced by former Baltimore & Ohio Railroad employees and their families who are now grappling with the health consequences of asbestos exposure.

Our legal team is dedicated to helping you secure the compensation and justice you deserve. We are committed to leveraging our resources, knowledge, and experience to navigate the complexities of asbestos litigation and ensure that your rights are protected.

What Kind of Settlement Can a Railroad Asbestos Exposure Lawyer Help You Secure?

A skilled railroad asbestos exposure lawyer can help you secure various types of settlements, depending on the specific circumstances of your case and the extent of your asbestos-related injuries. These settlements may include:

  • Personal Injury Settlements: If you are a former railroad employee or a family member who has suffered from asbestos-related illnesses, such as mesothelioma, asbestosis, or lung cancer due to exposure while working for the railroad, a lawyer can help you pursue a personal injury claim. The settlement typically aims to compensate you for medical expenses, pain and suffering, lost wages, and other damages related to your illness.

  • Wrongful Death Settlements: In cases where a loved one has succumbed to asbestos-related diseases, a railroad asbestos exposure lawyer can help surviving family members pursue wrongful death claims. These settlements may provide compensation for funeral expenses, loss of financial support, emotional distress, and other damages.

  • Workers’ Compensation Settlements: In some cases, you may be eligible for workers’ compensation benefits if you were exposed to asbestos during your employment with the railroad. A lawyer can assist you in navigating the workers’ compensation process to secure benefits that cover medical expenses and lost wages.

  • Asbestos Trust Fund Claims: Many companies, including those in the railroad industry, have established asbestos trust funds to compensate asbestos victims. A lawyer can help you file claims with these trust funds to secure compensation for your asbestos-related injuries.

  • Insurance Settlements: Some cases may involve insurance companies that provided coverage to the responsible parties. Your attorney can negotiate settlements with these insurers to ensure you receive fair compensation for your damages.

The exact nature and amount of the settlement you can secure will depend on factors such as the severity of your injuries, the extent of exposure, the jurisdiction in which the case is filed, the evidence presented, and the parties held responsible. A skilled railroad asbestos exposure lawyer will work diligently to maximize your compensation and protect your legal rights throughout the process. They will tailor their approach to your unique situation and the available legal options.

What Does a Railroad Asbestos Injury Attorney Do for Your Case?

A railroad asbestos injury attorney plays a crucial role in representing your interests if you’ve been affected by asbestos exposure during your employment with a railroad company. Here’s what they typically do for your case:

  • Case Evaluation: The attorney will begin by assessing the details of your case. They’ll review your medical records, work history, and any available evidence related to your asbestos exposure to determine the strength of your case.

  • Full Investigation: Attorneys will conduct a thorough investigation into your asbestos exposure, identifying responsible parties and gathering evidence to support your case. This may involve reviewing company records, interviewing witnesses, and consulting with experts in asbestos-related diseases.

  • Trial Representation: In the event that a fair settlement cannot be reached through negotiations, your attorney will prepare and present your case in court, representing your interests during the trial.

By working with a skilled railroad asbestos injury attorney, you can benefit from their experience and expertise in asbestos litigation, increasing your chances of securing fair compensation and justice for the harm you have suffered due to asbestos exposure during your employment with a railroad company.


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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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Asbestos Exposure Questions

Who can file a railroad worker asbestos lawsuit?

Current or former railroad employees, as well as their family members who have been affected by asbestos-related diseases, can typically file these lawsuits.

What asbestos-related diseases are covered in these lawsuits?

These lawsuits usually cover diseases such as mesothelioma, asbestosis, lung cancer, and other asbestos-related illnesses that result from exposure during employment with a railroad company.

What is the statute of limitations for filing a lawsuit?

The statute of limitations can vary by state, but it typically ranges from one to three years from the date of diagnosis or the date of discovery of the asbestos-related illness. It’s important to consult with an attorney to understand the specific time limits applicable to your case.

Can I file a class action lawsuit with other railroad workers?

In cases where multiple individuals have been affected by asbestos exposure at the same company or location, class action or mass tort lawsuits may be filed. Your attorney can advise you on the best approach for your situation.

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