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Asbestos Exposure

Mesothelioma & Lung Cancer

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Ohio Asbestos Lawyer

Representing GM Fisher Body Division Workers in Mesothelioma & Asbestos Cancer Claims

Thousands of Fisher Body GM workers in Ohio are at risk of serious health issues as a result of asbestos exposure.

Asbestos exposure in the automotive manufacturing sector has been a long-standing concern, with workers unknowingly facing significant health risks while performing their daily duties. If you or a loved one has been impacted by asbestos-related illnesses due to employment in an auto assembly plant, you’re not alone. We are here to help you seek justice, compensation, and the closure you deserve.

At The Lyon Firm, we combine legal experience, relentless dedication, and a profound understanding of asbestos-related claims to offer you a strong and unwavering ally in your pursuit of justice. Our commitment to achieving the best possible outcomes for our clients is unwavering, and we have a track record of successfully litigating asbestos cases in the auto assembly industry.

Contact us today to schedule a confidential consultation with our experienced team. Your journey towards justice and recovery begins here.

What Kind of Damages Are Available in a GM Fisher Body Asbestos Exposure Lawsuit?

In an auto assembly asbestos exposure lawsuit, individuals who have suffered harm due to asbestos exposure may be eligible to seek various types of damages. 

Here are some common types of damages that may be available:

  • Medical Expenses: Plaintiffs can typically seek compensation for past, present, and future medical expenses related to the diagnosis and treatment of asbestos-related illnesses, such as mesothelioma, lung cancer, and asbestosis.

  • Lost Wages and Income: If asbestos-related illnesses prevent the affected individual from working, they may be entitled to compensation for lost wages, including future earnings they would have earned if not for their illness.

  • Pain and Suffering: Damages for physical and emotional pain and suffering can be awarded to reflect the distress, anxiety, and reduced quality of life experienced by the affected individual and their loved ones.

  • Punitive Damages: In cases where the defendant’s conduct is found to be particularly egregious, punitive damages may be awarded. These damages are intended to punish the defendant and deter similar behavior in the future.

  • Wrongful Death Expenses: If the asbestos-related illness has led to the death of the affected individual, the family may seek compensation for the costs of the funeral and burial.

It’s important to note that the availability and amount of damages can vary based on factors such as the jurisdiction, the strength of the evidence, and the specific circumstances of the case.

To understand the potential damages available in your particular auto assembly asbestos exposure lawsuit, it’s advisable to consult with an experienced attorney who specializes in asbestos litigation. They can provide you with a more accurate assessment of your case and help you pursue the appropriate compensation.

What Does an Asbestos Injury Lawyer Do for Your Case?

An asbestos injury lawyer plays a crucial role in helping individuals and families who have been affected by asbestos-related illnesses seek compensation and justice.

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

  • Evidence Gathering: Your lawyer will work to gather evidence, such as medical records, employment history, expert witness testimony, and other documentation to strengthen your case.

  • Negotiation: Many asbestos-related cases result in settlements. Your attorney will negotiate with the defendants or their insurers to secure a fair and just settlement that compensates you for your injuries.

  • Litigation: If a settlement cannot be reached, your attorney will represent you in court. They will present your case to a judge and jury, arguing for your right to compensation.

It’s important to choose an experienced attorney specializing in asbestos-related cases, as this area of law can be complex and requires specific knowledge and expertise. They can help you navigate the legal process, protect your rights, and work diligently to secure the compensation you deserve for the harm caused by asbestos exposure.


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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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Questions about Auto Plant Asbestos Exposure

What health risks are associated with asbestos exposure?

Exposure to asbestos in automotive assembly can lead to serious health issues such as mesothelioma, lung cancer, asbestosis, and other respiratory conditions.

Who can file a lawsuit related to automotive assembly asbestos exposure?

Individuals who have been diagnosed with asbestos-related illnesses due to their work in the automotive assembly industry or their exposure to asbestos-containing materials used in auto parts may be eligible to file a lawsuit.

Whom can I hold responsible in such cases?

Potential defendants in these cases may include employers, manufacturers of asbestos-containing automotive components, and property owners where asbestos exposure occurred.

How long do I have to file a lawsuit for automotive assembly asbestos exposure?

The statute of limitations for asbestos-related lawsuits varies by jurisdiction. It’s important to consult with an attorney promptly, as there may be time limits for filing a claim.

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