Need a Mesothelioma Attorney in Arizona?
Residents and workers in Arizona were exposed to toxic asbestos dust and fibers with highest exposure years being between, 1920-1980. Mesothelioma and asbestos-related cancers are typically diagnosed 10-50 years after initial exposure. Thousands of asbestos-containing products and materials were used throughout the state of Arizona in buildings, residential buildings, industrial plants, factories, power plants, chemical plants, refineries, shipyards and manufacturing plants.
Arizona workers, construction workers, mechanics, power plant workers, mill workers, steel workers, railroad workers, pipefitters, plumbers, Insulators, electricians, and laborers are at higher risk than the general population for being diagnosed with Mesothelioma or an asbestos-related disease in their lifetime.
Arizona Asbestos Exposure Hot Spots
More than 212,000 tons of asbestos shipments were received in the state of Arizona. High asbestos exposure was in industrial plants, factories, power plants, steel mills, iron mills, oil refineries, and construction sites in Maricopa County, Pima County, Mohave County, Yavapai County and Yuma County.
Asbestos-containing products and materials were used throughout Arizona included; asbestos ceiling & floor tiles, asbestos mixed in paints, asbestos mixed in cement, asbestos used in boilers, asbestos used electrical wiring, roofing materials, plumbing pipes & gaskets, attic insulation, heating and air-conditioning products, car and truck brakes, welding equipment, fire retardant clothing & gloves, drywall, fiberboard, wallboard, asbestos tape, vinyl flooring, fireproofing materials, fireplaces, ovens, etc.
Arizona Asbestos-Related Death
|Apache County, Arizona – 30 Asbestos-Related Deaths (1999-2015)|
|Cochise County, Arizona – 100 Asbestos-Related Deaths (1999-2015)|
|Coconino County, Arizona – 73 Asbestos-Related Deaths (1999-2015)|
|Gila County, Arizona – 52 Asbestos-Related Deaths (1999-2015)|
|Graham County, Arizona – 15 Asbestos-Related Deaths (1999-2015)|
|Greenlee County, Arizona – 2,058 Asbestos-Related Deaths (1999-2015)|
|La Paz County, Arizona – 2,058 Asbestos-Related Deaths (1999-2015)|
|Maricopa County, Arizon – 2,058 Asbestos-Related Deaths (1999-2015)|
|Mohave County, Arizona – 107 Asbestos-Related Deaths (1999-2015)|
|Navajo County, Arizona – 53 Asbestos-Related Deaths (1999-2015)|
|Pima County, Arizona – 769 Asbestos-Related Deaths (1999-2015)|
|Pinal County, Arizona – 196 Asbestos-Related Deaths (1999-2015)|
|Santa Cruz County, Arizona – 19 Asbestos-Related Deaths (1999-2015)|
|Yavapai County, Arizona – 217 Asbestos-Related Deaths (1999-2015)|
|Yuma County, Arizona – 149 Asbestos-Related Deaths (1999-2015)|
Source: EWG Group
|Arizona Asbestos Exposure Job Sites|
|Arizona Mesothelioma Statute of Limitations|
|Arizona Veterans Mesothelioma Lawyer|
There were 3,850 asbestos related deaths in Arizona (722 Mesothelioma) from 1999-2013 – EWG Action Fund 2015 Study.
Asbestos Cover Up – Quotes From Asbestos Executives
“…if you have enjoyed a good life while working with asbestos products, why not die from it.” 1966 memo from an executive of the Bendix Corporation (now part of Honeywell) In early 1940s, the president of Johns-Manville called the managers of another company “a bunch of fools for notifying employees who had asbestosis.” When asked by another corporation’s representative, “Do you mean to tell me you would let them work until they drop dead?” he responded, “Yes. We save a lot of money that way.”
Arizona Mesothelioma Statistics (Asbestos-Related Deaths)
- Arizona ranks 28th in the U. S. for deaths from malignant Mesothelioma.
- The mortality rate from Mesothelioma in Arizona is 8.7 per million.
- 473 Arizona residents died from malignant Mesothelioma.
- 692 asbestos-related deaths were reported in Arizona since 1979.
- Maricopa, AZ has more than 376 asbestos-related deaths and more than 270 Mesothelioma Deaths.
*Statistics on Mesothelioma and asbestos related deaths were compiled from CDC (Center for Disease Control’s National Center for Health Statistics), and NIOSH (National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health) and other cancer reporting sources.
Mesothelioma Facts and Statistics
- More than 20 million American workers have been exposed to asbestos.
- Mesothelioma cases are found in 9 out of every 1 million people.
- 3,000 new cases of Mesothelioma are diagnosed each year in the U. S.
- Each year in U. S 10,000 Americans will die from an asbestos related disease.
- 30% of U. S. Veterans will develop an asbestos-related disease in their life time.
- 1 in 125 U. S. males who live over the age of 50 will die from an asbestos-related disease.
- Experts believe 60,000 Malignant Mesothelioma deaths will occur between 2010 and 2030.
Arizona Veterans and Asbestos Exposure
Military Veterans that have a 1 in 3 chance of developing an asbestos related disease in their lifetime. Veterans have the right to bring lawsuits against negligent asbestos companies for exposing them to toxic asbestos-containing products and materials.
There are 21.5 million current living Veterans according to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. Veterans who served between 1940 and 1970 have the greatest risk of developing Mesothelioma or an asbestos-related cancer. Navy Veterans who served during World War II and the Korean War have the highest incidence of Asbestos-related diseases.
The U.S. Military used thousands of asbestos-containing products in their ships between the 1920-late 1970’s. 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.
- Mesothelioma primarily occurs in Veterans between the ages of 55-75.
- Asbestos was listed as the top contaminant at 32 U.S. Army base closures during the 1990s.
- A recent study showed that as many as 30-40% of Mesothelioma victims is U. S. Veterans.
Recent Mesothelioma Verdicts and Settlements
A Mesothelioma claim is a lawsuit filed on behalf of a victim or surviving family members as a result of hazardous exposure to asbestos.
- $4.6 Million Mesothelioma Settlement: For a Union Insulator that developed malignant Mesothelioma from asbestos exposure.
- $10.2 Million Mesothelioma Verdict: For a Paper Mill worker suffering from pleural Mesothelioma.
- $8 Million Mesothelioma Award: For a man diagnosed with Mesothelioma. Noneconomic damages and $1.5 Million for loss of consortium.
- $4.9 Million Settlement: For a man diagnosed with Pleural Mesothelioma from asbestos exposure in workplace in Montana.
- $3.9 Million Settlement: For an Engineer exposed to asbestos on Missouri jobsites.
- $2.9 Million Settlement: For an Engineer and Shipyard worker exposed to asbestos in Nevada.
- $1.2 Million Mesothelioma Settlement: For a 76 year old Carpenter that developed malignant Mesothelioma.
- $1.1 Million Veteran Mesothelioma Settlement: For a Navy Veteran Machinist that developed malignant Mesothelioma at age 71.
- $245,000 Asbestosis Settlement: For a Paper Mill worker suffering from Asbestosis.
- $2.5 Million Mesothelioma Settlement: For a Union Pipefitter man who died from malignant Mesothelioma.
- $2.6 Million Shipyard Worker Mesothelioma Settlement: For the family of a 72-year old Shipyard worker with Mesothelioma who suffered second hand exposure.
- $1.8 Million Mesothelioma Settlement: For a carpenter that developed malignant Mesothelioma at age 68.
- $7.5 Million Mesothelioma Verdict: For a woman that developed peritoneal Mesothelioma from laundering her husband’s work clothes.
Arizona Workers and Residents Have the Right to Sue Manufacturers that exposed them to Asbestos.
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Malignant Mesothelioma is rare form of cancer that affects lining of the lungs, abdomen, heart, and major organs in the body. Mesothelioma is a disease in which malignant cancer cells are found in the sac lining the chest (pleura) or the abdomen (peritoneum).
There are about 3,000 new malignant Mesothelioma cases diagnosed each year in the U. S. If you are experiencing any Mesothelioma symptoms you should contact a doctor immediately.
Diagnosed With Mesothelioma?
If you or a family member has been diagnosed with malignant Mesothelioma 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 right now to talk with a live Mesothelioma Counselor that can answer many of 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 you should immediately consult with an experienced Mesothelioma diagnosis lawyer about what compensation may be available to you from asbestos trust funds that total more than 30 billion dollars.
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. We know it is a tough time to grieve the loss of a loved one, but please do not let your Statute of Limitations expire for filing your Mesothelioma lawsuit. In most states the Statute of Limitations is 2-3 years. Some states have 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 is More Than 30 Billion Dollars Set Aside for Mesothelioma and Asbestos Victims in Asbestos Bankruptcy Trusts
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Arizona Job Sites and Asbestos Exposure
|A800 Mining Company||Merritt Air Conditioning|
|Abitibi Consolidated Inc.||Mesa Community College|
|Adams Hotel||Metcalf Copper|
|Adams Insulation||Mezona Auditorium|
|Administrative Buildings||Miami Copper Company|
|Agua Fria Power Plant||Mineral Park Inc (Kingman)|
|Agua Fria Steam Plant||Mineral Rock|
|Air Research Manufacturing Co.||Mingus Union High School|
|Air Research Plant||Moly Plant|
|Airesearch Corporation||Morenci Branch Supply Department|
|Alcoa (Reynolds Metals)||Morenci Copper Smelter|
|Allison Steel Manufacturing Co.||Morenci Power Plant|
|Aluminum Processors Inc.||Morenci Smelter Plant|
|American Smelting & Refining Company||Morenci Water Company|
|Anaconda Copper Mining Company||Motorola Plant|
|Anamax Mining Co.||Mountain Bell Telephone Company|
|Apache Generating Station||Murray Marsh Phoenix AZ|
|Apache Powder & Tucson Job||Naco|
|Apache Powder Co.||National Brewing Company|
|Apache Station||National Castings Company|
|Aqua Fria PowerHouse (Glendale Area)||National Malleable & Steel Corp.|
|Ariz. Eastern Railroad Company||National Milling and Mining|
|Arizona Shopping Centers||Navaho Power Plant|
|Arizona Bank Building||Navaho Reservation|
|Arizona Brewing Company||Navajo Army Depot (Bellemont)|
|Arizona Chemcopper||Navajo Generating Station – (Salt River Project)|
|Arizona Commercial Copper Company||Navajo Ice and Cold Storage Company|
|Arizona Copper Company Ltd||New Cornelia Copper Company|
|Arizona Eastern Railroad Company||New Cornelia Copper Company|
|Arizona Edison Co. Inc.||Nogales Electric Light & Power Co.|
|Arizona Electric Power Cooperative Inc.||Normande Iron & Metal|
|Arizona Engine & Pump||Northern Arizona University|
|Arizona Ice and Cold Storage Co.||Ocotillo Power Plant|
|Arizona Light and Power Company||Octave Mining Company|
|Arizona Liquor Dist. Siding||Old Dominion Copper Mining & Smelting Co.|
|Arizona Marble Company||Omalley Lumber Co.|
|Arizona Packing Company||Ott Hardware|
|Arizona Portland Cement Company||Owens-Corning Fiberglas Corp.|
|Arizona Public Service Co. (Ocotillo Station)||Pacific Fruit Express Company|
|Arizona Public Service Saguaro Power Plant||Pacific Gas and Electric Company|
|Arizona Public Service Utility Power Plant||Page Arizona Powerplant|
|Arizona Railroad Co (San Manuel Area)||Page Power Plant|
|Arizona Rr Company||Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Plant|
|Arizona Schools||Palo Verde Power Station|
|Arizona Smelting Company||Penn Gold Mining Company|
|Arizona State Hospital||Phelp Dodge Acid Plant|
|Arizona State Prison||Phelps Dodge (Clifton)|
|Arizona State Teachers College||Phelps Dodge (Douglas)|
|Arizona State University||Phelps Dodge Aluminum|
|Arizona State University – Campus Tunnel||Phelps Dodge Copper Mine|
|Arizona State University – Library||Phelps Dodge Copper Plant (Morenci)|
|Arizona State University – Smelter||Phelps Dodge Copper Products|
|Arizona State Utility Tunnel||Phelps Dodge Copper Smelter (Page)|
|Arizona Table Pad||Phelps Dodge Corporation (Douglas Smelter)|
|Armstrong Contracting & Supply Corp.||Phelps-Dodge Corporation|
|Asbestos Engineering & Supply Co.||Phoenix Cement Company|
|Asbestos Engineering and Supply||Phoenix Charging Plant|
|AT & SF Spur||Phoenix Charging Plant Phoenix AZ|
|Atchinson Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Co.||Phoenix Civic Plaza (Symphony Hall)|
|Atchison Topeka & Santa Fe Railroad||Phoenix Colleges|
|B.H.P. Cooper||Phoenix Gas Works|
|Babcock & Wilcox||Phoenix Indian School|
|Barlett Heard Land and Cattle Company||Phoenix Light and Fuel Company|
|Bartlett-Heard Land & Cattle Company||Phoenix Newspaper Building|
|Bhp Cooper||Phoenix Railway Company|
|Bisbee Township Company||Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport|
|Borel Office Building||Phoenix Steel|
|Boy Scouts of America Headquarters||Phoenix Utility Company|
|Bullhead City Power Plant||Ponderosa Paper Products Company Incn|
|C.Y.R. and P. Railroad||Power Plant|
|Cady Lumber Corporation||Powerhouse|
|California Electric Power – (Yuma Axis Steam Plant)||Prescott Electric Company|
|Calumet and Arizona Mining Company||Prescott Generator Exchange|
|Carlsons Brk & Bldrs Supply||Provo Team Track|
|Central Arizona Light & Power Co.||Ray Consolidated Copper Company|
|Central Arizona Light & Power Company||Reynolds Aluminum Plant|
|Central Arizona Street Electric Station||Reynolds Metals Company|
|Central Plaza Building||Roosevelt Conservation District|
|Century Brick Company||Roy and Titcomb Incorporated|
|Chandler Power Plant||Rymer Insulation|
|Childs-Irving Power Plant||Safeway|
|Cholla Power Plant||Safeway – Warehouse|
|City of Prescott Water Works||Safeway and Kyrene Power House (Tempe)|
|Civic Center||Safford Ice and Creamery Company|
|Cochise Powerhouse||Saginaw and Manistee Lumber Company|
|Cochise Powerhouse (Arizona Electric Power)||Saginaw Mining Company|
|Combustion Equipment Company||Saguaro Power Plant|
|Consolidated Arizona Smelting Company||Sahuaro High School|
|Consolidated Canal Company||Saint John’s Power Plant|
|Constable Ice and Fuel Company||Salt River Power Agua Fria|
|Cooper Asphalt (Includes Myers Drum)||Salt River Power District|
|Copper Queen Consolidated Mining Co.||Salt River Power House (St. Johns)|
|Copper Reef Consolidated Mining Co.||Salt River Power Plant (Gilbert)|
|Coronado Generating Station||Salt River Project – (Kyrene)|
|Crystal Ice & Cold Storage Company||Salt River Project – Navajo Generating Station|
|Cudahy Packing Company||Salt River Project Powerhouse|
|Cypress Mines||Salt River Pump & Supply Co.|
|Desert Samaritan Hospital||Salt River Pump & Supply Company|
|Detroit Copper Mining Company||Salt River Valley Water Users Association|
|Devry Institute of Technology||San Manuel Cooper Refinery|
|Devry Institute of Technology Phoenix AZ||San Manuel Copper Corporation|
|Dial Corporation||Santa Fe Peoria Team Track|
|Domler Industries||Santa Fe Peoria Track|
|Douglas Improvement Company||Shannon Copper Company|
|Duval Corporation||Silver Bell|
|Duval Mine||Smelting Spur|
|Eagle Milling Company||Smith Engineering Co.|
|Ebasco Services- Cholla Station||Smurfit-Stone Corporation|
|El Paso and Southwestern Railroad Co.||Snowflake Mill|
|El Paso Natural Gas Company||Snowflake Paper and Pulp|
|El Tiro Copper Company||Snowflake Paper Mill|
|Federal Compress & Warehouse Co.||South Lawn Memorial Park|
|Fenco||South Western Nitrochemical Co.|
|Fiberglas Engineering & Supply Company||Southwest Forest (Flagstaff Area)|
|Flagstaff Electric Light Company||Southwest Forest Industries Inc.|
|Flint Creek Power Plant||Southwest Forest Products|
|Ford Motor Company||Southwest Lumber Company|
|Fort Apache Timber Co.||Southwest Lumber Mills Inc.|
|Fort Huachaca Phoenix AZ||Southwestern Agrichemical Co.|
|Fossil Creek||Southwestern Alloys Division Nat Av|
|Foxworth-Galbraith Lumber Company||Southwestern Nitro Chemical|
|Frito Lay Incorporated||Southwestern Nitro Chemical Co (Chandler)|
|Ganado Mission||Southwestern Portland Cement|
|GE Plant||Spreckels Sugar Co.|
|General Aluminum & Chemical||Spreckels Sugar Company|
|General Electric||Spreckles Sugar Plant|
|General Electric – Turbine||SRP Kyrene Power Plant|
|General Hospital||SRP Power Plant|
|Gibson Copper Company||St. Josephs Hospital|
|Gilbert Engineering||State Hospital|
|Glendale Power Plant||Stone Container Corporation|
|Globe Light and Power Company||Sunflower|
|Good Samaritan Hospital||Sunnyside High School|
|Goodyear Aircraft Corporation||Sunnyslope Hospital (John C. Lincoln Hospital)|
|Grand Canyon Electric Light & Power Co.||Superior and Boston Copper Company|
|Grand Canyon Hotel||Tallex Industries|
|Green Consolidated Copper Company||Tapco|
|Greenwood Memorial Park||Tempe Team Track|
|Greenwood Memorial Park Phoenix AZ||Texas and Pacific|
|H.P. Copper||The Tanner Companies|
|Helena Ice Company||Titan Missile Site|
|Home-Stake Production Co. (Limestone Division)||Tombstone Consolidated Mines Co. Limited|
|Honeywell Inc||Tovrea Packing Company|
|HP Copper||Tuba City Boarding School|
|Hughes Aircraft||Tucson Electric Power Co. – (Irvington Station)|
|Humboldt||Tucson Gas and Electric Company|
|Indian Hospital||Tucson Gas Electric Light & Power Co.|
|Indian Hospital||Tucson High School|
|Indian River School Phoenix AZ||Tucson Metal & Manufacturing Co.|
|Industrial Insulation Inc.||Tuscon Powerhouse|
|Inspiration Consolidated Copper Company||U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (Welton-Mohawk)|
|Inspiration Copper Mine||U.S.D.I. Bureau of Reclamation|
|International Consolidated Copper Company||Uneeda Laundry Supply|
|Iron Cap Copper Company||Union Carbide Corp.|
|Irvington Generating Station||United Eastern Mining Company|
|J.J Farrell and Company||United Verde Copper Company|
|John C. Lincoln Hospital||United Verde Extension Mining Co.|
|Kaiser Refractories||United Wholesale S. Pacific Team Track|
|Kennecott Copper Company||University of Arizona|
|Kennecott Copper Mine||US Inspection Station|
|Kennecott Copper Smelter||US Lime Products Corporation|
|Kennecott Minerals Company||Utah Construction Co.|
|Kircher Asbestos & Rubber Company||VA Hospital|
|Kyrene Steam Electric Station||Valley Bank Building|
|Kyrene Steam Plant||Valley National Bank|
|Lake Mead Project||Valley National Bank Phoenix AZ|
|Laughlin Powerhouse||Veterans Administration Hospital|
|Le Fleur Corporation||Victor M. Ruiz Fimbres|
|Lenco Heating & Cooling||W.S. Power|
|Licoln Hospital (Phoenix Area)||West Phoenix Power Plant|
|Litchfield Team Track||West Phoenix Power Plant|
|Los Arcos Mall||Western Electric|
|Luke Air Force Base||Western Electric Co. – (Cable Plant)|
|M.H. Sherman||Western Electric Company – (Cable Plant)|
|Magma Copper Company||Williams Air Force Base|
|Marathon Steel Co.||Wisconsin Tissue|
|Marmon Churches||Yavapai Gold Silver & Copper Company|
|Marsh Co Murray||Youapai College|
|Marsh Company Murray Phoenix AZ||Yuma Desalting Plant|
|Memorial Hospital||Yuma Electric Water Company|
|Merabank Bldg. – 3003 North Central Ave||Yuma Ice and Cold Storage Company|
|Merabank Building||Yuma Marine Corps Base|
|Mercury Mines of America||Yuma Marine Corps Base (Yuma Area)|
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