Finances can become the deciding factor in which treatment a patient with cancer chooses to receive, where they receive it and if they can keep on that treatment regimen for an extended period of time.
It’s crucial for all patients to find the right treatment team and that may mean traveling further from home for days or even weeks. For patients with mesothelioma, being treated at a large academic cancer center is key since this disease is rarer than other cancer types.
People diagnosed with mesothelioma need to select the right treatment and treatment team for optimal results. Sometimes, finances can be a prohibitive factor to obtaining this much needed care, especially when the facility is located far from the patient’s home.
Obtaining compensation through the courts for this and other expenses, as well as pain and suffering is available and if awarded, will eventually provide victims of asbestos exposure with financial remuneration.
In the short term, however, it’s sometimes difficult for some patients to absorb the cost of transportation, overnight hotel stays and other travel expenses.
A recent article in CURE magazine details how CancerCare provided medical transportation expenses to mesothelioma victims. Read the article.
Victims of asbestos exposure who develop mesothelioma still have the right to compensation for the injury done to them.
Nass Cancelliere has established itself as one of the premier asbestos law firms and jury trial lawyers in the country. Our firm strongly believes that if an asbestos defendant does not offer our client fair compensation for their disease, then they should be taken to Court. Over the past 40 years, we have obtained millions of dollars in asbestos jury verdicts for our clients. The following is a sampling of some of those jury verdicts.