Symptoms of and diseases caused by asbestos exposure may not arise until decades later. In 2012, a Pennsylvania couple filed an asbestos mass tort claim for injuries sustained as a result of the husband’s asbestos exposure that began in the 1950s. Some important aspects of this case include the following:
This case is typical of claims that arise from asbestos exposure. The disease and its symptoms can take anywhere from 20 to 50 years to show up and be detected. Our firm has recently signed up two asbestos victims who have contracted mesothelioma whose exposure to asbestos occurred in the 1940s and 1950s.
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