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May 2014 Archives

Hiring a Mesothelioma Attorney as a Military Veteran

Asbestos was a substance used heavily within all branches of the United States military. Whether soldiers were enlisted in the Navy, Army, or Marines, there is a high chance that they might have been exposed during their time of service. Today, many veterans are compensated for asbestos-related diseases that remained hidden within their bodies for ten to fifty years.

Mesothelioma in Military Vets Infographic

Did you know that 30% of mesothelioma patients are military veterans who were exposed to asbestos during their time of service? Asbestos was used extensively within all branches of the U.S. military. Find out more in this infographic:

Remembering our Veterans on Memorial Day

This Memorial Day, we would like to take some time to recognize all of our United States veterans and the dangerous situations they have all been through. Every branch of the military fought under tough conditions - on land, sea, and as well as in the air. Memorial Day gives us the chance to acknowledge all of the soldiers that gave their lives for our country.

Asbestos Exposure in the United States Military

Did you know that three out of ten mesothelioma victims in the United States are military veterans? Memorial Day is quickly approaching on May 26, and we thought it would be the perfect time to spread awareness of the exposure that occurred to our veterans.

Asbestos Exposure on Navy Ships Infographic

Out of all the branches within the United States military, it is Navy veterans that have been most affected by asbestos exposure during service. Naval ships were built with asbestos materials that soldiers and seamen were constantly exposed to.

Asbestos Verdict Shocks Veterans and Mesothelioma Victims

An asbestos trial can be a beautiful thing: after years--and sometimes decades--of a defendant exposing a worker to a deadly substance that shortens lives and destroys families, they would finally be held responsible for their dishonest actions.

$13 Million in Compensation for San Francisco Electrician

There is no doubt that asbestos exposure took place at the workplace of many American citizens. Auto mechanics, construction workers, and firefighters have all been at high risk of coming into contact with the substance in the past, and present day electricians are also at risk for asbestos-related diseases caused by exposure on the job.

Asbestos in Older School Buildings

Do you worry about your child being exposed to asbestos at school? Depending on when their school building was constructed, there is a chance that they are at risk for asbestos exposure, which could lead to fatal diseases like asbestosis and mesothelioma.