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Asbestos-related disease is very serious and tragic, especially since most cases were preventable. Even though the health risks of asbestos were known, many manufacturers continued to use the dangerous substance in thousands of products. And many employers failed to warn workers of the dangers of asbestos exposure or provide them with proper safety equipment.
In other words, many corporations deliberately neglected worker safety and needlessly exposed millions of workers to asbestos in the following kinds of industrial settings:
While asbestos usage waned in the 1990s, workers are still being diagnosed with asbestos-related illnesses today because it often takes decades for symptoms to appear including the following:
Asbestos-related diseases, such as mesothelioma and lung cancer, are diagnosed using sophisticated x-rays, such as MRIs and PET or CT scans. The cancers are typically treated with chemotherapy and radiation, among other advanced treatment options. Since patients are typically diagnosed when their disease is at an advanced stage and therefore life threatening, their medical treatment can be very expensive and complex.
The legal challenge to recovering financial damages is proving the source of the exposure, especially since the typical victim worked at many different industrial plants. Prim Law Firm, PLLC is armed with a unique, massive database documenting thousands of asbestos-containing products and job sites where asbestos was used. By comparing work histories and co-worker illnesses, our attorneys can trace asbestos exposure to specific manufacturers and the employers they supplied.
Brian Prim, a mesothelioma attorney in West Virginia, has extensive experience in mesothelioma litigation and is qualified to hold asbestos violators responsible for the health and financial damages they caused. He spent 11 years running the West Virginia office of a large law firm that specialized in wrongful death and personal injury asbestos cases. During his career, 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.
If you are looking for mesothelioma attorneys 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 contingency basis, you do not have to pay attorney fees unless we recover compensation on your behalf. Contact the Prim Law Firm, PLLC at 1-866-201-7985 for a free initial consultation today.