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Investigating Bethlehem Shipbuilding Workers’ Mesothelioma & Lung Cancer Claims

Our team of experienced and dedicated lawyers specializes in advocating for the rights of individuals who have suffered the devastating consequences of asbestos exposure in shipbuilding and maritime industries. As the legal landscape continues to evolve, our mission remains unwavering: to provide expert guidance, unwavering support, and unparalleled legal representation to those who have been affected by this insidious threat.

At the intersection of maritime history, health, and justice, we are committed to holding accountable the responsible parties, ensuring that victims receive the compensation and justice they deserve. Our lawyers have a deep understanding of the complexities of shipbuilding asbestos cases and have a proven track record of successfully representing our clients.

We are here to empower victims, families, and communities with knowledge and support in their pursuit of justice.

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

A shipbuilding asbestos exposure lawyer can help you secure various types of settlements and compensation for the harm and suffering you or your loved ones have endured due to asbestos exposure in the shipbuilding industry. The specific settlement you may be eligible for can depend on factors such as the extent of exposure, the severity of resulting illnesses, and the responsible parties. Here are some common types of settlements and compensation a shipbuilding asbestos exposure lawyer can assist you in pursuing:

  • Personal Injury Compensation: This includes reimbursement for the cost of medical treatments, surgeries, hospitalization, and ongoing care related to asbestos-related illnesses such as mesothelioma, asbestosis, or lung cancer. If your illness has caused you to miss work or has diminished your ability to work in the future, you may be entitled to compensation for lost wages and reduced earning capacity.

  • Wrongful Death Claims: In cases where a loved one has lost their life due to asbestos exposure in shipbuilding, the surviving family members may be eligible for wrongful death compensation, which can include funeral and burial expenses, loss of financial support, and emotional suffering.

  • Product Liability Claims: Shipbuilding asbestos exposure lawyers may pursue claims against the manufacturers of asbestos-containing products used in shipbuilding, seeking compensation for the harm caused by these products.

  • Workers’ Compensation: Depending on your employment status and the state’s laws, you may be entitled to workers’ compensation benefits, which can cover medical costs, lost wages, and disability benefits.

  • Trust Fund Claims: Many asbestos manufacturers have established trust funds to compensate asbestos victims. Your lawyer can help you navigate the process of filing a claim with these trust funds.

The specific type and amount of settlement can vary widely based on the unique circumstances of your case. A skilled shipbuilding asbestos exposure lawyer will assess your situation, gather evidence, negotiate with responsible parties, and litigate in court if necessary to secure the maximum compensation possible for you and your family. It’s essential to consult with an experienced lawyer who can guide you through the legal process and protect your rights during this challenging time.

What Does an Asbestos Exposure Attorney Do for Your Case?

An asbestos exposure attorney plays a crucial role in advocating for individuals who have suffered harm due to asbestos exposure. These attorneys are specialized in asbestos-related cases and are dedicated to helping victims secure compensation and justice. Here are some of the key responsibilities and actions that an asbestos exposure attorney typically performs for your case:

  • Evaluation: Conducts a thorough review of your case to determine the extent of asbestos exposure, the severity of related illnesses, and the liable parties involved.

  • Negotiation: Engages in negotiations with the defendants and their insurers to reach a settlement that provides fair compensation for your injuries and suffering.

  • Litigation: If necessary, prepares and represents you in court, taking your case to trial if a fair settlement cannot be reached through negotiations.

In summary, an asbestos exposure attorney is your dedicated advocate, committed to securing justice and compensation for the harm you have suffered due to asbestos exposure. They guide you through the legal process, protect your rights, and work tirelessly to hold responsible parties accountable. Their expertise and commitment can make a significant difference in the outcome of your case.


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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.

Questions about Bethlehem Shipbuilding & Asbestos Exposure

Who can file a shipbuilding asbestos exposure lawsuit?

Individuals who have suffered asbestos-related illnesses or the families of those who have lost loved ones due to asbestos exposure in shipbuilding can typically file lawsuits.

Who can be held liable in shipbuilding asbestos exposure cases?

Liability may include shipyard owners, asbestos manufacturers, product suppliers, employers, contractors, and others responsible for asbestos exposure in shipbuilding.

Should I join a class-action lawsuit or file an individual claim?

Your attorney will advise you on whether it’s more appropriate to join a class-action lawsuit or file an individual claim based on the specifics of your case.

How long do I have to file a shipbuilding asbestos exposure lawsuit?

The statute of limitations for asbestos-related cases varies by state, so it’s crucial to consult an attorney promptly to understand the time limits in your jurisdiction.

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