Finding out that you or a loved one has been diagnosed with cancer is a frightening experience. It's realizing that life as you know it will inevitably change as you prepare to fight this disease. Fear and anxiety can intensify when you learn that your cancer is mesothelioma, knowing that it was caused by asbestos exposure. The corporations that exposed you to this dangerous substance should be held legally accountable.

An experienced attorney who has a history of negotiating mesothelioma settlements can help you file a legal case against the producers or suppliers of asbestos products. At Brayton Purcell L.L.P., we are committed to helping you seek the reward you need and are entitled to.

Possible Asbestos Exposure Locations

Most cases of mesothelioma are related to exposure to asbestos in the workplace. Certain occupations or industries pose a higher risk. The following sectors are most often associated with increased exposure to asbestos:

  1. Estaleiros
  2. Manufacturing facilities
  3. Power Plants
  4. Construction, in particular insulation installation
  5. Paper production mills
  6. Textile factories
  7. Oil processing plants
  8. Chemical Production Facilities
  9. Metallurgical Factories
  10. Other

In addition, some people get mesothelioma because their  homes, schools, or other structures were originally built with asbestos-containing materials. Some people can develop the disease even from indirect exposure to asbestos, for example, through a family member or roommate who brings home asbestos fibers in their clothing or footwear.

Due to the fact that mesothelioma symptoms can take many years to appear, it can be difficult to determine exactly where an individual was exposed to asbestos. A legal professional with experience in mesothelioma cases can conduct a thorough investigation to seek a settlement. They can meticulously examine a claimant's work and residential history. They know where to look and are familiar with sectors that have a history of asbestos exposure.

Mesothelioma Case Settlements

A qualified attorney can help a mesothelioma patient seek a settlement in civil court from an asbestos-associated company. Alternatively, if the asbestos-linked company has filed for bankruptcy, it may have set up trust funds to provide compensation to victims of asbestos exposure. An experienced attorney can help a patient file a claim for a compensation settlement to the trustees.

Through a settlement, the plaintiff and their family can access financial compensation sooner, which can be used to fund advanced medical procedures and support their family.

Contact an Attorney to Learn More About Mesothelioma Settlements

If you or a family member has recently been diagnosed with mesothelioma, a competent attorney can advocate for your right to fair compensation. A team of committed attorneys is adept at securing mesothelioma settlements that can provide financial relief for your family. The legal team can conduct an investigation to establish your asbestos exposure and then negotiate with the asbestos company or its trustees to secure the highest possible compensation for you.

A resolution could give you instant access to top-notch medical services and ease your financial worries. This could allow you to focus on your health and the things that really matter. Contact our team of attorneys today to get started.