Finding out that you or a family member has mesothelioma can be difficult enough. It is never easy to face the possibility of death and can be even more difficult facing the reality that a provider may no longer be able to support the family. This level of financial uncertainty can cause additional pain and anguish and has often ruined families. There are certainties, however, involving mesothelioma. One thing that is certain is that mesothelioma is caused by asbestos. In the majority of cases, the asbestos companies and asbestos products companies knew that they were hurting or killing your loved one. Because of the performance of various products and because of the types of people handling those products, top executives and people making millions kept secrets to ensure the money kept coming. The result is that you have a loved one facing death while those same executives and companies have benefited greatly.
There are many resources available to victims of asbestos exposure. Believe it or not, a mesothelioma patient and his or her family can be entitled to millions of dollars in awards; unfortunately, the laws are such that one must act quickly. Because of what is called a "statute of limitations", states make it difficult to get the money after death. For this reason, it is important that you locate the best representation possible. Depending on the situation, there may be funds, grants, or even - the possibility of a lawsuit. We have put together a list of FAQs when selecting representation along with some information on which attorneys are considered the best in various states. This information is considered the opinion of MAACenter.
By filling out the form to the right, we will have a highly qualified legal specialist contact you to let you know if you have a case. This specialist can contact you via email or phone whenever it is convenient for you.
Last modified: December 27, 2010.