Your Legal Rights
You have the right to pursue compensation from the companies responsible for your asbestos exposure.
Mesothelioma is caused by the inhalation of asbestos particles from dusty environments. Many companies who produced or distributed asbestos knew of its dangers.
Our justice system allows those suffering from Mesothelioma to seek compensation from the manufacturers of asbestos and asbestos-containing products, compensation that is necessary for medical and personal needs.
Mesothelioma compensation offers peace of mind to victims and families during a difficult time. It can be used to cover medical expenses associated with a diagnosis, travel costs and more. It can also provide financial security for families when a loved one is no longer able to work.
Many patients and families can benefit from filing a mesothelioma lawsuit. The attorneys at Early, Lucarelli, Sweeney and Meisenkothen have more than 40 years of experience filing asbestos and mesothelioma lawsuits. We make it a priority to make the process as simple and easy as possible so that our clients have time and resources to focus on family and recovery.
Mesothelioma claims are legal actions filed on behalf of mesothelioma victims or their family members. Filing a mesothelioma claim can provide compensation to alleviate the significant financial burden that patients often face including high medical expenses, lost wages, travel costs and more. Our lawyers are ready to answer your questions, offer a free case evaluation and assist with filing your mesothelioma claim.
Over 65 asbestos trusts have been setup with billions of dollars in total set aside to compensate mesothelioma victims. Often times, clients need not even file a lawsuit or undergo a deposition in order to receive substantial compensation through these bankruptcy trusts. This section contains a comprehensive list of bankruptcy trusts that have been or are in the process of being set up.
In addition to receiving financial compensation from a civil lawsuit as a result of being diagnosed with mesothelioma, United States Veterans diagnosed with mesothelioma are also entitled to receive certain Veterans Administration-related ("VA") benefits. Learn more here.
If you were injured on the job, then you are likely eligible for workers' compensation benefits. Learn more about these benefits in this section.
Those diagnosed with mesothelioma may be eligible for financial compensation. It is important to note, however, that each state has a statute of limitations governing the amount of time that an injured party has to file a claim. Don’t lose your right to compensation. Learn more about statutes of limitations in this section.
Mesothelioma victims and their families often have questions about the process for filing a mesothelioma claim. In this section, we list the most common questions and answers that our clients have.
Request a Free Case Evaluation
Request a free case evaluation now if you or someone you love has been diagnosed with mesothelioma. The evaluation will cost you nothing. Our lawyers will travel to visit you at your convenience or conference call with you over the phone. We understand how difficult a time this is for you and will assist in any way that we can. You can also call us toll-free at 1-800-336-0086 at any time.