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Asbestos Exposure

Mesothelioma & Lung Cancer

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Ohio Asbestos Lawyer

Representing Elyria, Ohio Kasper Foundry Workers with Mesothelioma & Asbestos Cancer Claims

We understand the profound impact that asbestos-related illnesses can have on the lives of those affected, and we are here to provide expert legal guidance and support.

At our firm, we are committed to advocating for the rights and well-being of individuals who have been exposed to asbestos in steel foundry environments, as well as their families. Our extensive knowledge of asbestos litigation and a proven track record of successful outcomes make us your trusted ally in seeking justice and compensation.

We are dedicated to helping you navigate the complexities of asbestos-related cases, and we invite you to explore the information and resources provided on this page. If you or a loved one have been affected by asbestos exposure in a steel foundry, please do not hesitate to contact us for a confidential consultation. Together, we can work towards achieving the justice and compensation you deserve.

What Kind of Settlement Can You Obtain From a Kasper Steel Foundry Asbestos Lawsuit?

The potential settlement or compensation you can obtain from a steel foundry asbestos lawsuit can vary significantly based on several factors. While I can’t provide specific figures or guarantees, I can give you an idea of what typically goes into determining the settlement amount:

  • Severity of Illness: The extent of the asbestos-related illness you or your loved one has developed will play a significant role in determining the settlement. Diseases like mesothelioma or lung cancer, which are directly linked to asbestos exposure, often result in higher settlements due to the associated medical costs and pain and suffering.

  • Medical Expenses: The costs of medical treatments, including past and future expenses, are typically factored into the settlement. This includes hospital stays, surgeries, medications, and ongoing care.

  • Lost Income: If the asbestos-related illness has prevented you from working, or if it is projected to do so in the future, lost wages and potential future earnings can be considered in the settlement.

  • Pain and Suffering: Compensation for the physical and emotional pain and suffering endured due to the asbestos-related illness can vary depending on the severity of the illness and the impact on your quality of life.

  • Negligence and Liability: The degree of negligence on the part of the steel foundry and other potentially responsible parties can impact the settlement amount. If the defendants are found to have been grossly negligent, punitive damages may also be awarded.

It’s important to consult with an experienced attorney who specializes in asbestos litigation to assess the specific details of your case. We can help you determine the strength of your case, estimate potential damages, and guide you through the legal process.

Keep in mind that settlements can vary widely from case to case, and not all asbestos exposure cases result in settlements. Some cases go to trial, where a judge or jury determines the outcome. An attorney can provide tailored advice and represent your interests throughout the legal process.

What Does an Asbestos and Mesothelioma Attorney Do for Your Case?

An asbestos and mesothelioma attorney plays a crucial role in helping individuals and their families seek compensation and justice for asbestos-related illnesses, such as mesothelioma, asbestosis, and lung cancer.

Here’s what an experienced attorney does for your case:

  • Gathering Evidence: Attorneys collect evidence to support your case. This includes medical records, employment history, witness statements, and any documentation of asbestos exposure. Expert witnesses may be consulted to strengthen your case.

  • Negotiation: Many asbestos-related cases are settled out of court through negotiations with the defendants or their insurers. Your attorney will represent your interests during these negotiations, seeking fair compensation.

  • Litigation: If a settlement cannot be reached, your attorney will take your case to court. They will present your case, question witnesses, and make legal arguments on your behalf.

  • Asbestos Trust Funds: If relevant, your attorney can assist in filing claims with asbestos trust funds established by bankrupt asbestos companies. These funds are designed to provide compensation to asbestos victims.

  • Settlement or Verdict: If your case is successful, your attorney will help ensure you receive the settlement or verdict amount to which you are entitled.

Asbestos and mesothelioma cases are highly specialized, and having an experienced attorney who understands the complexities of these cases is essential for pursuing a successful claim.


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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 Kasper Foundry Asbestos Exposure

What health risks are associated with steel foundry asbestos exposure?

Exposure to asbestos in steel foundries can lead to asbestos-related diseases, such as mesothelioma, lung cancer, and asbestosis. These diseases often have long latency periods, with symptoms appearing many years after exposure.

How can I prove asbestos exposure in a steel foundry?

Proving exposure often involves providing documentation of your work history, medical records, and expert witnesses who can testify to the presence of asbestos at the steel foundry.

Can family members of affected individuals file a lawsuit?

Yes, in many cases, family members who were secondarily exposed to asbestos through contact with an affected individual can file lawsuits for damages as well.

What is the statute of limitations for steel foundry asbestos exposure lawsuits?

Statutes of limitations vary by state and depend on factors such as when the asbestos-related illness was diagnosed. It’s crucial to consult with an attorney to understand the specific time limits that apply to your case.

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