If you live in Mississippi and are diagnosed with mesothelioma you have a very serious form of cancer that needs immediate treatment. Mesothelioma is a cancer that can be caused by the inhalation of asbestos fibers. Asbestos has been used in many industries but has been banned for years. The problem is that the cancer can show up 20-30 years after exposure. This cancer is very aggressive.
People likely to have exposure to asbestos include shipyard workers, railway workers, people who worked around boilers or other large, heated machines using insulation, brake pad, and many other products. Asbestos litigation has been going on for years. Many of the companies that producted or used asbestos have good into bankruptcy. If you are diagnosed with mesotheliona see and follow your doctor’s advice. There are a number of specialized cancer centers and you may be sent to one. Afterwards seek advice on your legal rights. Identifying the products that may have caused or contributed to your illness is typically the first challenge facing an attorney helping someone with mesothelioma.
Disclaimer: This blog is intended as general information purposes only, and is not a substitute for legal advice. Anyone with a legal problem should consult a lawyer immediately.