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West Virginia Mesothelioma Lawyers

Before the serious health effects of asbestos became known, many manufacturers relied upon asbestos in a wide range of products—including insulation, gaskets, and ceiling tiles.

There was also widespread asbestos use in homes, ships, and industrial plants because of its high heat insulation properties.

While asbestos usage ranged from 1940 through the 1990s, workers are still being diagnosed with asbestos-related illnesses such as mesothelioma today.

This is because, even though the health risks of asbestos became known decades ago, employers failed to warn workers about the health risks of breathing in asbestos fibers or provide them with proper safety equipment.

Also, it can take decades for the following asbestos-related diseases to become apparent:

  • Pleural mesothelioma (cancer of the lining around the lungs)
  • Peritoneal mesothelioma (cancer of the chest cavity or stomach lining)
  • Asbestos-related lung cancer
  • Asbestosis: a non-cancerous, long-term disease of the lungs

Get help from an experienced mesothelioma lawyer in West Virginia

Once the serious health impacts of asbestos became known, many employers and manufacturers deliberately covered it up in a negligent and reckless way. Only after the first successful lawsuits in the 1970s did the industry change. But the damage was done.

Millions of workers were exposed to asbestos fibers and dust—and in fact, their family members were also exposed to the asbestos residue clinging to their clothing and bodies.

While the link between asbestos exposure and disease is not disputed, the challenge in recovering damages is proving the source of the exposure, especially since the typical asbestos victim worked at many different industrial plants.

Prim Law Firm, PLLC developed a massive database documenting asbestos-containing products and job sites where asbestos was used. By comparing work histories and co-worker illnesses, we can trace asbestos exposure to specific manufacturers and the employers they supplied.

Brian Prim, a mesothelioma lawyer in West Virginia, has extensive experience in mesothelioma litigation. He spent 11 years running the West Virginia office of a large law firm that specialized in wrongful death and personal injury asbestos cases.

He recovered millions of dollars on behalf of clients and their surviving families in complex cases involving dozens of plaintiffs and defendants, and he can fight for you.

Contact us today

If you are looking for mesothelioma lawyers in West Virginia, we can help. At Prim Law Firm, PLLC, we offer flexible hours and can visit you at your home or in the hospital if you cannot come to us.

Since we charge on a contingent-fee basis, you do not have to pay any attorney fees unless we recover compensation on your behalf. Contact Prim Law Firm at 1-866-201-7985 for a free initial consultation today.

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— Amy N Anthony Vaughan

Cares about people

The best lawyer in the area. Cares about people more than money.

— Dale Prim


Thank you Brian Prim for being a true Philanthropist! Thank you and Carl Hostler for supporting the Putnam County Fair and all the 4-H participants! Your time in helping with the fair, offering your farm to the animals in the flood, and financial support are very much appreciated!

— Phenia Simmons

Helps those in need

Cares about his fellow man and helps those in need. Proud to be his father.

— Dale Prim

They are there for everyone.

They are very caring, understanding, and not out just to make big money. They are there for everyone. Also, they keep you informed of what’s going on at all times. I love them. If I ever need a lawyer again I will definitely be giving them a call.

— Emmalee Holmes

Happy and Satisfied

Great Lawyers!!! Great People!!! Very Professional and courteous!!! Happy and Satisfied Thank You!!!

— Classic ROCK Videos Studios

Huge supporter of the youth

Brian is a huge supporter of the youth in our community. I have much appreciation for what he does and the stance he takes. I will always be a huge fan and supporter.

— Amy Simpson

There for me

Brian and his firm were there for me and my family in our darkest times. He has became a friend to my family and a great partner in the fight for mesothelioma in RODs Benefit for Meso Event held every 3rd Saturday in Eleanor!!!

— Missy Dorsey Bowles

A super nice guy

Thank you for supporting the Cabell County Fair. A super nice guy that anyone could get to know!

— Cj Simpson

Honest and Caring

I’m not much of a political person but I am a good judge of character and Brian Prim is an honest and caring member of the Putnam Co community. Thank you Brian for supporting our youth! Now everyone vote for this man for WV State Senate

— Cindy Dilley Dean