People who contract mesothelioma or asbestosis after prolonged direct or secondary exposure to toxic substances are entitled to compensation for medical bills, lost wages and pain and suffering — if they can prove their cases in court.
In New Jersey and Pennsylvania, you have two years from the date you discovered your injury to file your claim for personal injury damages, with some exceptions for federal workers and other groups of people. Once this two-year period elapses, even the best asbestos litigation attorneys cannot help you obtain compensation for your injuries. Therefore, you must talk to an experienced lawyer as soon as you are diagnosed with a serious injury.
Selecting the right mesothelioma attorney is a time-consuming process. You should always ask the firm if its lawyers have experience working with cancer patients and asbestos bankruptcy trusts, and whether they can try a case to verdict. During your initial consultation, you should provide your attorney with copies of the following:
The more detailed information you provide, the more a lawyer will be able to help you explore your litigation alternatives. [ln::firm_name] offers a free initial consultation to asbestos victims. If you want to know more, call us.