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Air Force Veterans and Mesothelioma Claims
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U. S. Air Force Veterans with Mesothelioma or any Asbestos-related diseases may be eligible to receive compensation from responsible asbestos companies and manufacturers.
Air Force Veterans who served in the Armed Forces are increasingly receiving Mesothelioma diagnosis and other asbestos-related diseases. Most Veterans do not start showing asbestos-related symptoms until 10-50 years after their initial exposure. Asbestos exposure is responsible for approximately 10,000 deaths each year in the United States. From 1930 through 1980 U. S. Air Force planes were built with parts containing toxic asbestos.
From the 1930s to the 1970s, many U.S. Air Force planes were constructed with parts containing asbestos, such as engines, brakes, wiring and other materials that needed to insulation from the extreme heat. Asbestos was in Air Force base buildings and base housing used by Air Force service members and their families.
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Air Force Mesothelioma Facts
- The U. S. Air Force (USAF) was founded in 1907 as the air power division of U. S. Army.
- The U. S. Air Force broke away from the U. S. Army in 1947.
Because asbestos can withstand extreme heat, it was used widely throughout the U. S. Military.
- The U. S. Armed Forces used asbestos-containing products in ships, aircraft, buildings, barracks, mess halls, and other military facilities.
- The Department of Veterans Affairs states that there are over 25 million Americans that have previously served in the U.S. Military.
- USAF Veterans had exposure to asbestos working in aviation crash crews and when fighting fires and rescuing personnel from burning planes.
- Asbestos was found in the Eagle Ridge housing area on Ellsworth Air Force Base after a recent inspection of military housing.
Many Air Force Veterans diagnosed with Mesothelioma have complained that they were not given any warning, training, or respiratory protective gear when handling, installing, loading, repairing, or removing asbestos-containing products.
The Navy Surgeon General became aware. In 1939 that asbestosis was being caused by extended asbestos exposure to Veterans, yet the Navy continued its use of asbestos for four more decades. U. S. regulations on asbestos exposure began in the late 1970s. Because of its long latency period, asbestos-related diseases like Mesothelioma cancer has made Veterans sick through no fault of their own. U. S. Courts are holding asbestos companies and manufacturers that exposed Veterans to the toxic asbestos dust and fibers accountable by awarding victims large settlements for their pain and suffering.
U. S. Branches of Service
Air Force Trade Workers and Asbestos Exposure
Air Force Workers – Home
More than 4.1 million people in the United States suffer a workplace injury or occupational illness each year.
Air Force and Asbestos Exposure
|Air Combat Command (ACC)||Air Force National Security Emergency Preparedness Agency|
|Air Education and Training Command||Air Force News Agency (AFNEWS)|
|Air Education and Training Command (AETC)||Air Force Office of Scientific Research|
|Air Force Academy||Air Force Office of Special Investigations|
|Air Force Administration Buildings,||Air Force Office of Survivor Assistance|
|Air Force Agency for Modeling and Simulation||Air Force Oil Fields|
|Air Force Air Education and Training Command||Air Force Personnel Center|
|Air Force Air Station||Air Force Power Plants|
|Air Force Air Training Command||Air Force Radar Site|
|Air Force Aircraft Repair Facilities||Air Force Radar Stations|
|Air Force Aytos Logistics Center||Air Force Research Laboratory|
|Air Force Armament Museum||Air Force Reserve Command|
|Air Force Audit Agency||Air Force Reserve Command (AFRC)|
|Air Force Bands||Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps (AFROTC)|
|Air Force Barracks||Air Force Reserve Personnel Center|
|Air Force Base Conversion Agency||Air Force Reserves|
|Air Force Base Squadrons||Air Force Safety Center|
|Air Force Bases||Air Force Services Agency|
|Air Force Center for Environmental Excellence||Air Force Space and Missile Museum|
|Air Force Civil Engineer Support Agency||Air Force Space Command (AFSPC)|
|Air Force Colonel Matters Office||Air Force Space Command: Air Force Flying Tigers|
|Air Force Communications Agency||Air Force Space Museum|
|Air Force Dental Clinic||Air Force Special Operations Command (AFSOC)|
|Air Force Dispensary||Air Force Storage Facility|
|Air Force Fire Stations||Air Force Studies and Analyses Agency|
|Air Force Flight Test Museum||Air Force Technical Applications Center|
|Air Force Fuel Storage Tanks||Air Force Weather Agency|
|Air Force Global Strike Command (AFGSC)||Air Force Yard Fuel Annex|
|Air Force Hangars||Air Force Yard Fuel Depot|
|Air Force Historical Re Agency||Air Force Yard Fuel Depot Annex|
|Air Force Historical Research Agency||Air Mobility Command (AMC)|
|Air Force History Support Office||Air National Guard|
|Air Force Hospitals||Army Air Corps Technical School – Building 898|
|Air Force Housing||Competitive Sourcing|
|Air Force HQ Air Intelligence Agency||Department of the Air Force|
|Air Force Information Warfare Center||Department of the Air Force Homepage|
|Air Force Inspection Agency||Field Operating Agencies|
|Air Force Installations||Headquarters United States Air Force|
|Air Force Intelligence Agency||Information Systems Division|
|Air Force Logistics Management Agency||Major Commands (MAJCOMs)|
|Air Force Major Command (MAJCOM)||Museum of the United States Air Force|
|Air Force Manpower & Innovation Agency||National Museum of the United States Air Force|
|Air Force Manpower Readiness Flight||Pacific Air Forces (PACAF)|
|Air Force Materiel Command||Programs Integration Division|
|Air Force Materiel Command (AFMC)||Requirements Determination & Utilization|
|Air Force Medical Support Agency||Technical Guidance, Modeling & Simulation|
|Air Force Military Base||U.S. Air Force Office of Special Investigations (OSI)|
|Air Force Military Hospitals||U.S. Air Forces in Europe|
|Air Force Mobility Command||United States Air Force Academy|
|Air Force Motor Pools||United States Air Forces in Europe (USAFE)|
|Air Force Museum Aircraft Galleries||USAF Aircraft Maintenance Stations|
|Air Force Museums||USAF Personnel Center|
Air Force Veterans and Asbestos Exposure
Asbestos is most dangerous when inhaled or ingested. Most Air Force Veterans are particularly at risk because they worked on building and demolition projects that exposed them to asbestos fibers and dust. It was nearly impossible to avoid coming into to contact with asbestos if you worked on military construction sites.
Most Air Force Veterans had daily exposure to toxic asbestos dust and fibers where they inhaled and ingested them without any protection in their workplace. Families of workers and other Most Air Force Veterans that were in contact with asbestos secondhand are also developing Mesothelioma and another asbestos-related disease.
Many Most Air Force Veterans diagnosed with Mesothelioma have complained that they were not given any warning, training, or respiratory protective gear when handling, installing, loading, repairing, or removing asbestos-containing products.
Air Force Veterans Have the Right to sue Manufacturers that exposed them to Asbestos.
U. S. Branches of Service
Air Force Vehicles and Asbestos Exposure
|Air Force Aircraft Trailers||Air Force Light Tractors|
|Air Force Ambulances||Air Force Light Trailers|
|Air Force Amphibious Cargo Carriers||Air Force Light Wheeled Tractors|
|Air Force Armored Cars||Air Force Locomotives|
|Air Force Armored Personnel Carriers||Air Force Medium Tanks|
|Air Force Armored Trailers||Air Force Mortar Motor Carriages|
|Air Force Armored Vehicles||Air Force Motor Pool|
|Air Force Artillery Tractors||Air Force Motor Scooters|
|Air Force Boarhound Armored Cars||Air Force Motor Toboggans|
|Air Force Bomb Trailers||Air Force Motorcycle with Sidecars|
|Air Force Bomb Truck||Air Force Motorcycles|
|Air Force Bulldozers||Air Force Mount Trailers|
|Air Force Cargo Carriers||Air Force Multiple Gun Motor Carriages|
|Air Force Cargo Sleds||Air Force Ordnance Tractors|
|Air Force Cargo Vans||Air Force Otter cargo Carriers|
|Air Force Cars||Air Force Passenger Cars|
|Air Force Chemical Trailers||Air Force Personnel Carriers|
|Air Force Combat Car Trainers||Air Force Plotting Room Trailers|
|Air Force Combat Cars||Air Force Rail Tractors|
|Air Force Cranes||Air Force Scooters|
|Air Force Cross Country Carriers||Air Force Scout Cars|
|Air Force Cross Country Cars||Air Force Semitrailers|
|Air Force Director Trailers||Air Force Sherman Vehicles|
|Air Force Flame Thrower Tanks||Air Force Shop Trailers|
|Air Force Gama Goats||Air Force Snow Tractors|
|Air Force Gasoline Tankers||Air Force Snow Trailers|
|Air Force Generator Trailers||Air Force Station Wagons|
|Air Force GMC Fisher Tanks||Air Force Swinging Boom Cranes|
|Air Force GMC Tanks||Air Force Tank Bulldozers|
|Air Force Greyhound Buses||Air Force Tank Destroyers|
|Air Force Gun Motor Carriages||Air Force Tank Dozers|
|Air Force Gunnery Trainer Tanks||Air Force Tanks|
|Air Force Half Track Cars||Air Force Tractor Cranes|
|Air Force Halftracks||Air Force Tractors|
|Air Force Heavy Tractors||Air Force Trains|
|Air Force High Speed Tractors||Air Force Transport Vehicles|
|Air Force Instrument Trailers||Air Force Universal Carriers|
|Air Force Jeeps||Air Force Walker Bulldog Cadillacs|
|Air Force Light Ordnance Tractors||Air Force Water Tankers|
|Air Force Light Tanks||Air Force Water Tanks|
Air Force Ranks and Asbestos Exposure
|Air Force 1st LT||Air Force Master Sergeant|
|Air Force 1st Sergeant||Air Force Nurse Corps|
|Air Force 2nd LT||Air Force Officer|
|Air Force Academy Cadets||Air Force Private First Class|
|Air Force Brigadier General||Air Force PVT 1|
|Air Force Cadets||Air Force PVT 2|
|Air Force Captain||Air Force Sergeant|
|Air Force Chaplain||Air Force Sergeant First Class|
|Air Force Colonel||Air Force Sergeant Major|
|Air Force Corporal||Air Force Staff Sergeant|
|Air Force Generals||Air Force Veterans|
|Air Force Lieutenant||Air Force WACS|
|Air Force Lt Colonel||Air Force Woman Veterans|
|Air Force LT General||Air Force Women Fliers|
|Air Force Major||USAF Airman|
|Air Force Major General||USAF Personnel|
Air Force Veterans and Asbestos Containing Products
Asbestos was used in the building and maintenance of aircraft, primarily to aid in the protection against fire and heat. Asbestos-containing materials (ACM) were used in barracks, hangars, aircraft repair facilities, fire stations, administration buildings, fuel storage tanks, and motor pools. Asbestos-laced cement and other materials were also used when constructing on-base housing for enlisted personnel, officers, and their families. Air Force Veterans that worked in boiler rooms, engine rooms, installing brakes, gaskets, insulation, valves, and pipes have a higher risk of developing an asbestos-related disease.
|Access Panels||Cords||Marine Hosing|
|Acoustic Tiles||Cork Board||Military Aircraft|
|Acoustical Insulation||Deck Covering Materials||Military Vehicles|
|Air Handling Systems||Drywall||Mortar|
|Aircraft Braking Systems||Ducts||Motor Parts|
|Aircraft Engines||Electrical Equipment||Packing Assemblies|
|Aircraft Stitching Wire||Electrical Insulation||Packing Materials|
|Ammunition Hoists||Electrical Wiring||Paints|
|Army Gas Masks||Engine Heat Shields||Pipe Coverings|
|Asbestos Blankets||Engine Parts||Pipe Insulation|
|Asbestos Boards||Epoxies||Pipe Wrap|
|Asbestos Cement Sheets||Felts||Pipes|
|Asbestos Coated Steam Pipeline||Fire Bricks||Plane Compartments|
|Asbestos Concrete||Fire Doors||Plumbing Systems|
|Asbestos Containing Coots||Fire Resistant Clothes||Propeller assemblies|
|Asbestos Containing Gloves||Fireproofing||Protective Fire Retardant|
|Asbestos Containing Parts||Fireroom Equipment||Pumps|
|Asbestos Filters||Firewall Seals||Pyrotechnics|
|Asbestos on Planes||Flexible Duct Connectors||Refractory|
|Asbestos Sheets||Floor Tile||Rivets|
|Asbestos Suits||Flooring Materials||Rods|
|Asbestos-Containing Parts||Foundation Cement||Roof Shingles|
|Asphalt Plastic Cement||Furnaces||Roof Tar|
|Base Floor Covering Materials||Gaskets||Roofing Materials|
|Block Insulation||Grinders||Sealing Firewalls|
|Boiler Insulation||Gun Mounts||Seals|
|Boiler Room Equipment||Heat Resistant Gloves||Smoke Screen Generators|
|Boiler Valves||Heat Resistant Materials||Soil on AFB Bases|
|Boilers||Heat Shields for Engines||Sound Dampening Materials|
|Brake Linings||Heating Systems||Soundproofing Panels|
|Brake Pads||Hot Water Pipes||Steam Pipes|
|Brakes||Hot Water Tank Insulation||Steam Valves|
|Bulkhead Systems||Hulls||Structural Fireproofing|
|Capacitors||Hydraulic Assemblies||Surfacing Materials|
|Caulks||Hydraulic Systems||Systems Used to Heat Cockpits|
|Ceiling Tiles||Instrument Paneling||Tadpole Tapes|
|Cement Asbestos Shingles||Insulating Materials||Tanks|
|Cement Chalk Boards||Insulation||Tar Joint Compound|
|Cement Covered Flues||Insulation Cement||Thermal Insulation|
|Cement Mixtures||Insulation Felts||Torque Valves|
|Cement Pipes||Insulation in Cargo Bays||Tubes|
|Cements||Insulation of Tanks||Turbines|
|Clutch Facings||Insulation on Boilers||U.S. Air Force Aircraft|
|Clutch Pads||Insulation on hot water pipes||Valves|
|Clutches||Insulation on Steam Pipes||Vibration Dampeners|
|Cockpit Heating Systems||Jet Engines||Vinyl Flooring|
|Communication Systems||Jet Exhaust Insulation||Wall Insulation|
|Concrete Additives||Joiner Bulkhead Systems||Wallboard Joint Compound|
|Concrete Foundations||Joint Compound||Walls|
|Construction Equipment||Lubricants||Weapon Systems|
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Veterans and Asbestos Exposure
The U. S. Armed Forces used asbestos-containing products in ships, aircraft, buildings, military bases, barracks, mess halls, and other military facilities. The Department of Veterans Affairs states that there are over 25 million Americans that have previously served in the U.S. Military.
Thousands of U. S. servicemen and women came into contact with asbestos fibers during their tour of service.
- Asbestos was used by the U. S. Military in more than 300 different materials and products.
- Millions of U. S. Veterans have had exposure to asbestos during their tour of service.
- A recent study showed that as many as 30-40% of Mesothelioma victims is U. S. Veterans.
- Mesothelioma has affected veterans from all branches of service, including those who worked in Navy shipyards.
- The U.S. Military used thousands of asbestos-containing products in their ships between the 1920-late 1970s.
- Asbestos was listed as the top contaminant at 32 U.S. Army base closures during the 1990s.
- There are 21.5 million current living Veterans, according to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
- Malignant Mesothelioma and other asbestos-related diseases primarily occur in Veterans between the ages of 55-75.
- Veterans who served between 1940 and 1970 have the highest risk of developing Mesothelioma or asbestos-related cancer.
14 in every 1,000 WW II shipyard workers died of an asbestos-related disease compared to 18 in every 1,000 combat-related deaths.
- Asbestos was used heavily in the shipbuilding and military ships. Many veterans working in cramped quarters have had exposure to asbestos.
We Do Not Sue the Military or the Government
Asbestos-related cancers among Veterans are not the fault of the military or even the government. It is the fault of the asbestos manufacturers and companies. Asbestos companies knew of the potential health risk of asbestos exposure as far back as the 1920s but hid this information from the public, the medical community, and even the U.S. Military. They continued to profit off their deadly asbestos materials.
If you are a Veteran and are suffering from Mesothelioma cancer, you can seek justice from these greedy asbestos manufacturers. It’s not unpatriotic to fight back against the big asbestos companies that have exposed you deadly asbestos products.
Veterans injured from asbestos exposure during their service have the right to sue the asbestos companies that produced and sold the asbestos materials and products used by the U. S. Military.
Mesothelioma and Asbestos Veteran Related Settlements & Verdicts
- $1.25 Million Navy Veteran Mesothelioma Settlement: For a Navy carpenter that developed malignant Mesothelioma at age 76.
- $2.7 Million Veteran Mesothelioma Settlement: For a Navy sheet metal worker that developed malignant Mesothelioma at age 79.
- $2.4 Million Navy Veteran Mesothelioma Verdict: For a Veteran telephone installer and repairman that developed Mesothelioma at age 61.
- $1.1 Million Navy Veteran Mesothelioma Settlement: For a Navy mechanic and drywall installer that developed malignant Mesothelioma at age 71.
- $4 Million Army Veteran Mesothelioma Verdict: For a U. S. Army Corps of Engineers veteran that developed Mesothelioma at age 76.
- $6 Million Veteran Mesothelioma Verdict: For a Navy fireman and boiler tender that developed Mesothelioma at age 64.
- $7.2 Million Air Force Veteran Mesothelioma Verdict: For a Navy electrical engineer and electronic technician that developed malignant Mesothelioma at age 67.
- $2.4 Million Navy Veteran Mesothelioma Verdict: For a Veteran telephone installer and repairman that developed Mesothelioma at age 61.
- $12.3 Million Navy Veteran Mesothelioma Verdict: For a Veteran cement worker that developed malignant Mesothelioma at age 57.
- $32 Million Navy Veteran: For a veteran who worked in fire and boiler rooms of naval ships that he served on.
- $75 Million Navy Supplier Trust Award: Against a Navy, Supplier Sets Up $75 Million Trust for Veterans with Mesothelioma.
- Mesothelioma has been linked to asbestos exposure in U. S. Veterans.
Need Help Choosing a Mesothelioma Lawyer?
We have been counseling Veterans and Mesothelioma patients for more than 15 years on the legal and medical sides of Mesothelioma and other asbestos-related cancers. A Mesothelioma case can settle in the seven-figure range. Be very careful in choosing a Mesothelioma lawyer to represent you and your family.
Mesothelioma is a highly specialized legal field and having an experienced Veterans Mesothelioma lawyer can make a massive difference in the amount of your settlement.
Mesothelioma cases can take 1-3 years in the busy U. S. Court system. Lawyers for Asbestos companies will try to stretch out the time to settle, and some Mesothelioma patients will die during this time. At this point, it will become a Mesothelioma Wrongful Death case.
Family members are allowed to seek financial compensation from the negligence of asbestos manufacturers for their loss.
Malignant Mesothelioma is a rare form of cancer that affects the lining of the lungs, abdomen, heart, and major organs in the body. Mesothelioma cancer cells are in the sac lining the chest (pleura) or the abdomen (peritoneum). There are about 3,000 new fatal Mesothelioma cases diagnosed each year in the U. S. If you are experiencing any Mesothelioma symptoms, you should contact a doctor immediately.
Veterans Diagnosed With Mesothelioma?
If you or a family member has a malignant Mesothelioma diagnosis, you are going to have a lot of questions about living with Mesothelioma and what legal options you have against asbestos manufacturers and asbestos companies for your asbestos exposure. Mesothelioma is a seriously deadly disease. According to the American Cancer Society, with the average survival time for people with Mesothelioma is 4-18 months.
Call TOLL-FREE 888.640.0914 now to talk with a live Mesothelioma Counselor that can answer your questions and give you the peace of mind that you need.
Family Member Died From Mesothelioma?
If you have a family member that has died from Mesothelioma cancer, immediately consult with an experienced Mesothelioma lawyer about your available compensation from asbestos trust funds.
It is VERY IMPORTANT that you file your Mesothelioma claim within your states Statute of Limitations.
We have seen many families lose their right to file a lawsuit because their Statute of Limitations had expired while they were grieving. Although there is a tremendous mourning period with the loss of a loved one, it is crucial not to let your Statute of Limitations expire before filing a Mesothelioma lawsuit. In most states, the Statute of Limitations is 2-3 years. Some states have a 6-year Statute of Limitations.
Mesothelioma Latency Period
Mesothelioma has a long latency period of 10-50 years. Many Veterans, Shipyard Workers, Construction Workers, Power Plant Workers, Mill Workers, Steel Workers, Railroad Workers, Pipefitters, Insulators, Electricians, Carpenters, Welders, Auto Mechanics, Veterans, Factory Workers, and laborers are living in the early stages of a variety of asbestos-related diseases. Many Mesothelioma lawyers will not accept asbestosis, asbestos lung cancer, pleural plaques, pleural thickening, colon cancer, and esophageal cancer cases.
There are More Than 30 Billion Dollars Set Aside for Mesothelioma and Asbestos Victims in Asbestos Bankruptcy Trusts
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