Although there are the exceptions that prove the rule, going solo does not make sense in an asbestos lawsuit because the matter is very serious and the amount of money involved is high.→ Read More
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Going to court, or settling out of court, for an asbestos lawsuit can take any amount of time, depending on the specific details of the case. In many situations, you won’t be able to tell how long your case will take until you know whether or not the other side is willing to settle, or if you will have to go to trial.→ Read More
Calculating the value of an asbestos related injury claim is difficult because there is no set formula. See why it is hard to pinpoint the value of your case, and why you should speak with an attorney before filing a claim.→ Read More
My employer claims that compensation for the asbestos exposure I suffered will be taken care of if I just sign a waiver. Should I do this?
Find out why you should never sign a waiver of liability if you are offered a settlement to pay for your asbestos related injuries.→ Read More
Asbestos is a mineral composed of silicon, oxygen, hydrogen and other metal ions. Asbestos was used as insulator for many years because its fibers are strong, flexible and will not burn. The three most common varieties of asbestos fibers are chrysolite, amosite and crocidolite.→ Read More
Workers compensation claims will allow you to recover for your injuries related from asbestos exposure, however, you should also consider legal action to pursue parties other than your employer.→ Read More
I have been exposed to asbestos and am not sick, but fear that I will eventually become ill as a result. Do I have a case?
If you have been exposed to asbestos, but are not currently suffering from any asbestos related illness, your best plan is to document any asbestos exposure that you suspect you have had and be keenly aware of any symptoms that you develop.→ Read More
If you have hired a lawyer, prepare yourself for out of pocket expenses that must be paid in order to get your case ready for the courtroom.→ Read More
I have had multiple exposures to asbestos throughout my career. How can I prove this and what is the maximum in money damages that I can expect?
If you have been exposed to asbestos, and are filing a lawsuit to compensate you for damages that you have suffered, find out how monetary damages are calculated in asbestos cases before you take legal action.→ Read More
In order to recover damages, is it better to file an asbestos lawsuit individually or as a member of a class?
State laws dealing with asbestos and asbestos lawsuit proceedings vary greatly, especially in terms of recovery and when and how to file. If you’re participating in an asbestos class action or personal injury suit, you’ll need to contact an experienced asbestos plaintiff firm. Your lawyer can help you determine whether a class action or an individual asbestos lawsuit bests serves your needs.→ Read More
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