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Residents and workers in Ohio 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 Ohio in buildings, residential buildings, industrial plants, factories, power plants, chemical plants, refineries, shipyards and manufacturing plants.

Ohio shipyard 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.


There were 9,960 asbestos related deaths in Ohio (1,842 Mesothelioma) from 1999-2013 – EWG Action Fund 2015 Study.


Ohio Asbestos Exposure Hot Spots

More than 445,000 tons of asbestos shipments were received in the state of Ohio. High asbestos exposure was in Cuyahoga County, Hamilton County, Lucas County, Summit County and Franklin County.

Asbestos-containing products and materials were used throughout Ohio 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.

Ohio Asbestos-Related Deaths

 

Adams County, OH – 17 Asbestos Related Deaths (1999-2013)
Allen County, OH – 139 Asbestos Related Deaths (1999-2013)
Ashland County, OH – 71 Asbestos Related Deaths (1999-2013)
Ashtabula County, OH – 128 Asbestos Related Deaths (1999-2013)
Athens County, OH – 38 Asbestos Related Deaths (1999-2013)
Auglaize County, OH – 56 Asbestos Related Deaths (1999-2013)
Belmont County, OH – 100 Asbestos Related Deaths (1999-2013)
Brown County, OH – 26 Asbestos Related Deaths (1999-2013)
Butler County. OH, OH – 294 Asbestos Related Deaths (1999-2013)
Carroll County, OH – 17 Asbestos Related Deaths (1999-2013)
Champaign County, OH – 24 Asbestos Related Deaths (1999-2013)
Clark County, OH – 115 Asbestos Related Deaths (1999-2013)
Clermont County, OH – 96 Asbestos Related Deaths (1999-2013)
Clinton County, OH – 25 Asbestos Related Deaths (1999-2013)
Columbiana County, OH – 164 Asbestos Related Deaths (1999-2013)
Coshocton County, OH – 22 Asbestos Related Deaths (1999-2013)
Crawford County, OH – 27 Asbestos Related Deaths (1999-2013)
Cuyahoga County, OH – 1,276 Asbestos Related Deaths (1999-2013)
Darke County, OH – 32 Asbestos Related Deaths (1999-2013)
Defiance County, OH – 63 Asbestos Related Deaths (1999-2013)
Delaware County, OH – 82 Asbestos Related Deaths (1999-2013)
Erie County, OH – 84 Asbestos Related Deaths (1999-2013)
Fairfield County, OH – 72 Asbestos Related Deaths (1999-2013)
Fayette County, OH – 17 Asbestos Related Deaths (1999-2013)
Franklin County, OH – 482 Asbestos Related Deaths (1999-2013)
Fulton County, OH – 26 Asbestos Related Deaths (1999-2013)
Gallia County, OH – 49 Asbestos Related Deaths (1999-2013)
Geauga County, OH – 57 Asbestos Related Deaths (1999-2013)
Greene County, OH – 120 Asbestos Related Deaths (1999-2013)
Guernsey County, OH – 24 Asbestos Related Deaths (1999-2013)
Hamilton County, OH – 554 Asbestos Related Deaths (1999-2013)
Hancock County, OH – 44 Asbestos Related Deaths (1999-2013)
Hardin County, OH – 19 Asbestos Related Deaths (1999-2013)
Harrison County, OH – 10 Asbestos Related Deaths (1999-2013)
Henry County, OH – 17 Asbestos Related Deaths (1999-2013)
Highland County, OH – 43 Asbestos Related Deaths (1999-2013)
Holmes County, OH – 24 Asbestos Related Deaths (1999-2013)
Huron County, OH – 38 Asbestos Related Deaths (1999-2013)
Jackson County, OH – 20 Asbestos Related Deaths (1999-2013)
Jefferson County, OH – 223 Asbestos Related Deaths (1999-2013)
Knox County, OH – 35 Asbestos Related Deaths (1999-2013)
Lake County, OH – 257 Asbestos Related Deaths (1999-2013)
Lawrence County, OH – 71 Asbestos Related Deaths (1999-2013)
Licking County, OH – 116 Asbestos Related Deaths (1999-2013)
Logan County, OH – 28 Asbestos Related Deaths (1999-2013)
Lorain County, OH – 435 Asbestos Related Deaths (1999-2013)
Lucas County, OH – 509 Asbestos Related Deaths (1999-2013)
Madison County, OH – 25 Asbestos Related Deaths (1999-2013)
Mahoning County, OH – 345 Asbestos Related Deaths (1999-2013)
Marion County, OH – 40 Asbestos Related Deaths (1999-2013)
Medina County, OH – 114 Asbestos Related Deaths (1999-2013)
Meigs County, OH – 38 Asbestos Related Deaths (1999-2013)
Mercer County, OH – 25 Asbestos Related Deaths (1999-2013)
Miami County, OH – 48 Asbestos Related Deaths (1999-2013)
Montgomery County, OH – 396 Asbestos Related Deaths (1999-2013)
Morrow County, OH – 20 Asbestos Related Deaths (1999-2013)
Muskingum County, OH – 89 Asbestos Related Deaths (1999-2013)
Ottawa County, OH – 59 Asbestos Related Deaths (1999-2013)
Paulding County, OH – 12 Asbestos Related Deaths (1999-2013)
Perry County, OH – 21 Asbestos Related Deaths (1999-2013)
Pickaway County, OH – 43 Asbestos Related Deaths (1999-2013)
Pike County, OH – 17 Asbestos Related Deaths (1999-2013)
Portage County, OH – 120 Asbestos Related Deaths (1999-2013)
Preble County, OH – 26 Asbestos Related Deaths (1999-2013)
Putnam County, OH – 51 Asbestos Related Deaths (1999-2013)
Richland County, OH – 150 Asbestos Related Deaths (1999-2013)
Ross County, OH – 66 Asbestos Related Deaths (1999-2013)
Sandusky County, OH – 92 Asbestos Related Deaths (1999-2013)
Scioto County, OH – 94 Asbestos Related Deaths (1999-2013)
Seneca County, OH – 54 Asbestos Related Deaths (1999-2013)
Shelby County, OH – 29 Asbestos Related Deaths (1999-2013)
Stark County, OH – 370 Asbestos Related Deaths (1999-2013)
Summit County, OH – 556 Asbestos Related Deaths (1999-2013)
Trumbull County, OH – 258 Asbestos Related Deaths (1999-2013)
Tuscarawas County, OH – 73 Asbestos Related Deaths (1999-2013)
Union County, OH – 29 Asbestos Related Deaths (1999-2013)
Van Wert County, OH – 18 Asbestos Related Deaths (1999-2013)
Warren County, OH – 131 Asbestos Related Deaths (1999-2013)
Washington, OH – 105 Asbestos Related Deaths (1999-2013)
Wayne County, OH – 82 Asbestos Related Deaths (1999-2013)
Williams, OH – 23 Asbestos Related Deaths (1999-2013)
Wood County, OH – 116 Asbestos Related Deaths (1999-2013)
Wyandot County, OH – 14 Asbestos Related Deaths (1999-2013)
Source: EWG Group 2015 Study
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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 corporations 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.”


Ohio Mesothelioma Statistics (Asbestos-Related Deaths)

  • Ohio ranks 9th in the U. S. for deaths from malignant Mesothelioma.
  • The mortality rate from Mesothelioma in Ohio is 14.7 per million.
  • 1,700 Ohio residents died from malignant Mesothelioma.
  • 2,300 asbestos-related deaths were reported in Ohio since 1979.
  • Cuyahoga County, OH has more than 329 asbestos-related deaths and more than 330 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.

Ohio Veterans and Asbestos Exposure

Ohio Veterans Mesothelioma LawsuitsMilitary 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.

Ohio Veterans Mesothelioma Lawyer


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.

  • $8.2 Million Mesothelioma Verdict: For a Pipefitter that developed malignant Mesothelioma against Ohio-based Hexion Specialty Chemiocals.
  • $27.5 Million Mesothelioma Verdict: For an Ohio man that developed Mesothelioma from asbestos exposure to his father’s work clothes.
  • $2.8 Million Settlement: For an Ohio Electrician that developed malignant Mesothelioma from asbestos exposure.
  • $2.4 Million Mesothelioma Settlement: awarded to an Ohio Brake Mechanic that was diagnosed with 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.
  • $3.9 Million Settlement: For an Engineer exposed to asbestos on Construction jobsites.
  • $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.
  • $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.
  • $2.6 Million Shipyard Worker Mesothelioma Settlement: For the family of a 72-year old Shipyard worker with Mesothelioma who suffered second hand exposure.

Ohio Workers and Residents Have the Right to Sue Manufacturers that exposed them to Asbestos.

Mesothelioma cancer has been linked to workplace asbestos exposure.

We Connect You with Mesothelioma Lawyers in all Ohio Cities

We Connect You with Mesothelioma Lawyers in all Ohio Counties

 

Malignant 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


Need a Mesothelioma Lawyer in Ohio?

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