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Representing Ford & Chrysler Saint Louis Assembly Workers with Mesothelioma & Lung Cancer Claims

Our legal team is committed to representing the rights and seeking justice for individuals who have suffered asbestos-related injuries while working in vehicle assembly plants. Asbestos exposure in such environments can lead to serious health issues, and our attorneys are here to provide you with the legal expertise and support you need.

With a deep understanding of the complexities surrounding asbestos exposure in the automotive industry, our attorneys have a proven track record of securing compensation for those affected. We are dedicated to holding responsible parties accountable for their actions and ensuring that our clients receive the compensation they deserve.

On this page, you’ll find valuable information about the dangers of asbestos exposure in vehicle assembly plants, the legal recourse available to you, and how our experienced attorneys can guide you through the legal process. We understand the challenges you face, and we are here to provide the knowledge and legal representation necessary to protect your rights and pursue a fair resolution for your case.

If you or a loved one has been affected by asbestos exposure in a vehicle assembly plant, don’t hesitate to reach out to our dedicated team of attorneys. We are here to help you navigate the legal complexities and fight for the justice you deserve.

What Kind of Damages Are Available in an Assembly Plant Asbestos Lawsuit?

In an assembly plant asbestos lawsuit, individuals who have been exposed to asbestos and subsequently developed asbestos-related diseases may be eligible to seek various types of damages.

Here are some common types of damages that may be sought in such lawsuits:

  • Medical Expenses: Plaintiffs can seek compensation for the cost of past and future medical treatment related to asbestos-related diseases. This may include doctor visits, hospitalization, surgery, medication, and ongoing care.

  • Lost Wages and Earning Capacity: Individuals who are unable to work due to asbestos-related illnesses can seek compensation for lost wages and the potential future income they would have earned if not for their illness.

  • Pain and Suffering: Damages for physical and emotional pain and suffering endured as a result of the asbestos-related disease can be sought. These damages are often subjective and can vary from case to case.

  • Punitive Damages: In some cases, punitive damages may be awarded to punish the defendant if their actions were particularly reckless, willful, or malicious. Punitive damages are not always available and are typically reserved for cases where the defendant’s conduct is especially egregious.

  • Wrongful Death Damages: If the asbestos exposure results in the death of the affected individual, their surviving family members may be entitled to compensation for their loss. This can include funeral expenses and compensation for the economic and non-economic contributions the deceased would have made.

It’s important to note that the availability and calculation of damages can be complex and may vary by jurisdiction. Asbestos exposure cases often involve multiple defendants, such as manufacturers, suppliers, and employers, and determining liability can be intricate.

Consulting with an experienced attorney who specializes in asbestos-related cases is crucial to assess the specific circumstances of your case and determine what damages may be available to you or your loved ones.

What Does an Asbestos Injury Lawyer Do for Your Case?

An asbestos injury lawyer plays a crucial role in helping individuals who have been affected by asbestos-related diseases pursue legal action and seek compensation for their injuries.

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

  • Gathering Evidence: The lawyer will collect and compile evidence to support your case. This may include medical records, employment history, witness testimonies, and documentation of asbestos exposure.

  • Negotiation and Settlement: Your lawyer will engage in negotiations with the defendants or their insurance companies to try to reach a fair settlement. They will advocate for your best interests and ensure you receive appropriate compensation.

  • Litigation and Trial: If a settlement cannot be reached, your attorney will represent you in court. They will present your case to a judge and/or jury, cross-examine witnesses, and argue on your behalf.

Having an experienced asbestos injury lawyer on your side is essential to navigate the complexities of these cases, ensuring that your rights are protected and that you have the best chance of securing 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 Saint Louis Assembly & Asbestos Exposure

What is vehicle assembly plant asbestos exposure?

Vehicle assembly plant asbestos exposure refers to the inhalation of asbestos fibers by workers in automobile manufacturing facilities. Asbestos, once commonly used in the automotive industry, can lead to serious health issues when inhaled.

What asbestos-related diseases can result from vehicle assembly plant exposure?

Exposure to asbestos in vehicle assembly plants can lead to diseases such as mesothelioma, asbestosis, and lung cancer.

Who can file a lawsuit related to vehicle assembly plant asbestos exposure?

Any individual who has been exposed to asbestos while working in a vehicle assembly plant and has subsequently developed asbestos-related illnesses may have grounds to file a lawsuit.

How long do I have to file an asbestos exposure lawsuit related to a vehicle assembly plant?

The statute of limitations for filing an asbestos exposure lawsuit can vary by jurisdiction. It’s essential to consult with an attorney to determine the specific time limits that apply to your case.

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