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How Do I Prove I Was Exposed To Asbestos?

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Mesothelioma is caused by asbestos exposure. But some people who are diagnosed do now know where or when they were exposed. Here we discuss what steps can be taken to pinpoint asbestos exposure - even if it occurred long ago.

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How Do I Prove I Was Exposed To Asbestos?

  1. 1. - Presented By - How Do I Prove I Was Exposed To Asbestos?
  2. 2. There is ONE known cause of mesothelioma: Exposure to asbestos.
  3. 3. When someone learns of a mesothelioma diagnosis, a common question arises: “Where and when was I exposed to asbestos?”
  4. 4. According to the American Cancer Society, about 3,000 new cases of mesothelioma are diagnosed every year in the U.S.
  5. 5. Many people diagnosed with mesothelioma were exposed to asbestos at work.
  6. 6. Construction, mining, shipbuilding, insulation, and manufacturing are just a few of the many industries in which asbestos exposure was common.
  7. 7. Workers in these industries may have been exposed to asbestos, and their family members may have been exposed when asbestos fibers were brought home.
  8. 8. There are other potential sources of asbestos exposure, as well.
  9. 9. The good news for mesothelioma victims is that they do not have to investigate the source of their exposure alone.
  10. 10. After a mesothelioma diagnosis, it is advisable to speak to an attorney who can help pinpoint where and when the asbestos exposure occurred.
  11. 11. It is critical to choose a law firm with the resources to fully investigate your case.
  12. 12. Mesothelioma cases are highly complex. In many cases, asbestos exposure occurred decades ago. Some of the companies that used asbestos are no longer in operation.
  13. 13. You don’t have to face this alone. Help is available to track down the negligent party that exposed you or a loved one to asbestos. Free attorney consultation: Please contact the law firm of Richardson, Patrick, Westbrook & Brickman, LLC, to learn how we can help. Call 866-594-8765. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30194549 © 2018 Richardson, Patrick, Westbrook & Brickman, LLC. All Rights Reserved. Design and editorial services by FindLaw, part of Thomson Reuters.

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