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

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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.

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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.

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Mesothelioma

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 Damages

 

Disfigurement Damages (past and future)
Economic Damages (past and future)
End of Life Cost Damages   
Exemplary Damages
Funeral Expense Damages
Future Economic Damages
General Damages
Gross Negligence Damages
Loss of Companionship  
Loss of Consortium Damages
Loss of Earning Capacity Damages
Loss of Life Damages
Loss of Wages Damages (past and future)
Medical Expense Damages    
Mental Anguish Damages  
Monetary Compensation Damages   
Nominal Damages
Non-Economic Damages
Pain and Suffering Damages
Pecuniary and Non Pecuniary Damages
Physical Impairment Damages (past and future)
Asbestos Trust Funds  
Treble Damages
Workers Compensation Damages
Wrongful Death Claims

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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