Asbestos exposure can cause a rare type of cancer called mesothelioma. Mesothelioma is a tumor that mostly affects the membrane lining the lungs, chest and abdomen. The cancer can be malignant or benign. If malignant, asbestos exposure with rare exception is the cause. Pursuing a lawsuit allows victims to recover compensation for the consequences of mesothelioma. The Pursuit of a claim and lawsuit can hold companies that caused the disease accountable. Development of a tumor can occur years after exposure. The World Health Organ has classified asbestos as a human carcinogen. It is the only known cause of mesothelioma. Dangers of asbestos in manufacturing and in the manufacturing process were known long ago.

Manufacturing continued anyway, thereby creating a multitude of products and a multitude of exposures. The use of asbestos became prevalent in the 20th century. Asbestos is present in over 3,000 household and industrial products. It was used in buildings, factories, housing all over the world. Many industries including automotive, construction, oil refineries, railroad yards and shipyards. The use of asbestos has declined since the early 1970s due to the government intervention and litigation. Identifying the source of the exposure, properly litigating and recovering can be complex. At Kell Law, we believe pursuing these cases brings fairness to the afflicted and accountability to those responsible. Our personal injury lawyers believe it is an important decision. With experience and deep commitment to helping right this wrong, we often team with other lawyers to strengthen cases. Choosing the correct litigation path and the right team of lawyers and the right experts is critical. To learn more about the lawyers at Kell Law Firm, call us today at (636) 757-1700!

Why should Kell Law Firm handle your personal injury claim?

  • Backed by over 30+ years of experience
  • Genuine concern about each client
  • Committed to achieving the highest results
  • Deep knowledge and understanding of the law
  • Firm belief in fairness and justice
  • Will travel to you to discuss your claim
  • Compassionate to customer circumstances
  • Excellent communication and resources
  • Hard-working injury attorneys that care
  • Guidance through your entire case


Seek justice for our clients by:

  • Providing lawyers who put the client first
  • Working hard
  • Maintaining the highest ethical standards
  • Being caring and compassionate
  • Adhering to the most exacting standards for knowledge of the law and the justice system.


Kell Law Firm has over thirty years of experience in filing claims of personal injury. We strive to secure compensation for our clients who have sustained damage due to the negligence, carelessness, or recklessness of another.


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