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!
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