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Asbestos Attorney

Representing Georgia Pacific Workers in Mesothelioma & Asbestos Cancer Claims

With a deep commitment to justice and a profound understanding of the complexities surrounding asbestos-related claims, we stand ready to represent and protect the rights of those who have been affected by this silent menace.

Our practice is rooted in unwavering advocacy for the victims of asbestos exposure, particularly those who have worked in paper mills where asbestos was prevalent. We understand the unique challenges, health risks, and legal intricacies that individuals face when exposed to this toxic substance within the workplace. Our mission is clear: to provide you with compassionate, expert legal guidance, and to secure the compensation and justice you deserve.

The Lyon Firm has a proven track record of successful outcomes in asbestos-related cases, and we are unwavering in our commitment to pursuing justice on your behalf. We’re your advocates for a brighter future.

What Kind of Damages Are Available in a Georgia Pacific Paper Mill Asbestos Lawsuit?

In a Georgia Pacific paper mill asbestos lawsuit, individuals who have been exposed to asbestos and subsequently developed asbestos-related illnesses may be entitled to various types of damages. These damages are meant to compensate the victims for their losses and suffering due to asbestos exposure.

The specific types of damages available in these lawsuits can vary depending on the circumstances of the case, but they typically include:

  • Medical Expenses: Damages may cover the costs of medical treatment, including doctor visits, hospital stays, surgeries, prescription medications, and ongoing medical care related to asbestos-related illnesses.

  • Lost Wages: If the victim is unable to work or loses income due to their illness, they may be entitled to compensation for the wages they would have earned had they not been affected by asbestos-related diseases.

  • Pain and Suffering: These damages compensate the victim for the physical and emotional pain and suffering they have endured as a result of their illness. Asbestos-related diseases can be debilitating and extremely distressing.

  • Punitive Damages: In cases where the responsible party’s conduct is deemed particularly reckless or egregious, punitive damages may be awarded. These damages are meant to punish the wrongdoer and deter others from engaging in similar conduct.

  • Wrongful Death Damages: If the asbestos exposure leads to the death of the victim, their surviving family members may be able to pursue a wrongful death claim, seeking compensation for the loss of their loved one, funeral and burial expenses, and other related costs.

It’s important to note that the availability and amount of damages can vary by jurisdiction, the strength of the evidence, the specifics of the case, and the parties involved. Asbestos-related cases can be complex, and it’s crucial to consult with an experienced attorney who specializes in asbestos litigation to understand your rights and determine the potential damages you may be entitled to in your specific situation.

What Does an Asbestos Injury Lawyer Do for Your Case?

An asbestos injury lawyer plays a crucial role in helping victims of asbestos exposure pursue legal claims and seek compensation for their injuries.

Here are some of the key responsibilities and actions that an asbestos injury lawyer typically takes on for your case:

  • Evaluation: Initially, the lawyer will assess the merits of your case by examining your medical records, work history, and the circumstances of your asbestos exposure. They will determine if you have a viable claim.

  • Negotiation: Your lawyer will engage in negotiations with the responsible parties or their insurance companies to seek a fair settlement on your behalf. They will advocate for your interests and attempt to secure the maximum compensation possible.

  • Litigation: If a fair settlement cannot be reached through negotiation, your attorney will take your case to court. They will represent you during the trial, present evidence, and argue your case before a judge and/or jury.

Asbestos injury cases can be complex and require a deep understanding of asbestos-related diseases, legal processes, and the asbestos industry.

It’s highly recommended to seek the services of an experienced asbestos injury lawyer who specializes in this area to maximize your chances of obtaining the compensation you deserve.


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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 Ohio Paper Mill Asbestos Exposure

What are the health risks associated with paper mill asbestos exposure?

Asbestos exposure in paper mills can lead to serious health conditions, including asbestosis, lung cancer, mesothelioma, and other respiratory illnesses.

Who can be held responsible for paper mill asbestos exposure?

Responsible parties can include paper mill owners, operators, asbestos manufacturers, equipment suppliers, and contractors who may have failed to take proper safety measures or disclose the risks of asbestos exposure.

Can I file a lawsuit if I’ve been exposed to asbestos in a paper mill?

Yes, if you have developed an asbestos-related illness due to exposure in a paper mill, you may have legal grounds to file a lawsuit seeking compensation for your damages.

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

The statute of limitations varies by location, but it’s crucial to act promptly as there are time limits for filing asbestos-related claims. An attorney can advise you on the specific timeline in your jurisdiction.

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