U. S. Naval Reserve Mesothelioma Lawyer


U. S. Naval Reserve and Mesothelioma Claims

We Help U. S. Veterans with Mesothelioma Lawsuits in all 50 States

Naval reserve Mesothelioma attorneyThe United States Navy Reserve (USNR) is the Reserve Component (RC) of the United States Navy. Members of the Navy Reserve, called Reservists, are enrolled in the Selected Reserve (SELRES), the Individual Ready Reserve (IRR), the Full Time Support (FTS), or the Retired Reserve program.

Navy Reservists qualify for the Montgomery G.I. Bill, which covers graduate and undergraduate degrees, vocational and technical school training offered by an institute for higher learning that has been approved for G.I. Bill benefits, tuition assistance, and licensing and certification testing reimbursement

From the 1930s until 1980, many U. S. U. S. Naval Reserve, bases, planes, vehicles and barracks were constructed with parts containing asbestos, such as engines, brakes, wiring and other materials that needed to be insulated from the extreme heat. Asbestos was used in U. S. base buildings and base housing used by U. S. Air Force Servicemen and Servicewomen and their families.

The Department of Veterans Affairs states that there are over 25 million Americans that have previously served in the U.S. Military. 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.

Navy Veterans that have been diagnosed with Mesothelioma or any Asbestos related diseases may be eligible to receive compensation from responsible asbestos companies and manufacturers.


Navy Veterans and Asbestos Exposure

Thousands of U. S. servicemen and women came into contact with asbestos fibers during their tour of service. Many 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.

  • Asbestos was used by the U. S. Military in more than 300 different materials and products.
  • Millions of U. S. Veterans have been exposed 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 1970’s.
  • Asbestos was listed as the top contaminant at 32 U.S. Army base closures during the 1990s.
  • Mesothelioma and other asbestos related diseases primarily occur in Veterans between the ages of 55-75.
  • Veterans who served between 1940 and 1980 have the greatest risk of developing Mesothelioma or an 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 in military ships. Many veterans working in confined quarters have been exposed to asbestos.

Asbestos is most dangerous when inhaled or ingested. Most U. S. Veterans are particularly at risk because that 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.

Veterans were daily exposed to toxic asbestos dust and fibers where they inhaled and ingested them without any protection in their workplace. Families of workers and other military veterans that were exposed to asbestos secondhand are also developing Mesothelioma and other asbestos-related disease.

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.

Navy Retired Veterans and Asbestos Exposure

Boiler Rooms
Cargo Bays
Engine Rooms
Fire Room Workers
Machine Shop Workers
Military Chaplains
Military Doctors
Military Medical Centers
Military Nurses
Naval Air Stations
Navigation Rooms
Navy Aircraft List
Navy Housing
Navy Installations
Navy Nurse Corps
Navy Ships List
Navy Shipyards
Navy Squadron List
Radar Stations
Retired Navy Veterans
Sleeping Quarters
U. S. Naval Reserve
Vehicle Motor Pools
WAVES – Women in the Navy

Navy and Asbestos Exposure

  • The U. S. Marines and the Navy have been working together since the inception of this America’s military.
  • Because asbestos has an ability to 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.
  • U. S. Marine base at Camp Pendleton in California had an Asbestos contamination problem.
  • The American Cancer Society reported U. S. Marines were exposed to toxic asbestos products for decades in older Marine barracks.
  • Asbestos was at the top of a list of contaminants at 32 U.S. Army bases before they were closed in the late 1990s.
  • Tests were done at the U. S. Marine Camp Grainger, Tarrawa Terrace (1 & 2), and Camp LeJeune found asbestos present but a variety of other Asbestos-containing products and materials were present.

Navy Veterans have the right to sue asbestos manufacturers that exposed them to asbestos.


List of current U. S. Navy Reserve Fleet

James River Reserve Fleet

The James River Reserve Fleet consists of 8 decommissioned U.S. Navy auxiliaries and warships anchored in Virginia’s James River near Newport News. The fleet originally consisted of about 60 ships, most of which were gradually towed away for scrapping. As of June 15, 2013, the Reserve Fleet consisted of the following vessels:

  • SS Cape Alava (AK-5012) – Training Use[
  • SS Cape Ann (AK-5009) – Training Use
  • SS Cape Avinoff (AK-5013) – Training Use
  • SS Cape Juby (AK-5077) – Logistics Support
  • SS Cape Nome (AK-1014) – Logistics Support
  • USNS Harkness (T-AGS-32) – Logistics Support
  • MV Freedom Star – Training Use
  • Sturgis (MH-1A) – Stored for U.S. Army

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States_Navy_reserve_fleets


U. S. Navy Museums

National Museum of the U.S. Navy, Washington, D.C.

Great Lakes Naval Museum Naval Station Great Lakes, IL

Hampton Roads Naval Museum Norfolk, Virginia

National Naval Aviation Museum Pensacola, FL

Navy Museum Northwest Keyport, Washington

Naval Undersea Museum Keyport, Washington

Puget Sound Navy Museum Bremerton, WA

Naval War College Museum Newport, RI

U.S. Navy Seabee Museum Port Hueneme, CA

Submarine Force Museum & Historic Ship Nautilus Groton, CT

U.S. Naval Academy Museum Annapolis, MD


U. S. Military and Asbestos Containing Products

National Guard 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 in their lifetime

  • Adhesives
  • Aircraft Engines
  • Marine Bases
  • Marine Housing
  • Barracks
  • Brakes Parts
  • Boilers
  • Ceiling Tiles
  • Cockpit Heating Systems
  • Concrete
  • Drywall
  • Electrical Wiring
  • Engine Rooms
  • Fireproofing
  • Floor Tiling
  • Garages
  • Gaskets
  • Generators
  • Heating Systems
  • Hot water Pipes
  • Insulation in Cargo Bays
  • Insulation Electrical Wiring
  • Jet engine Mechanics
  • Machine Shops
  • Mess Halls
  • Pipes
  • Pipe Insulation
  • Roofing Materials
  • Shipyards
  • Sleeping Quarters
  • Stucco
  • Torque Valves
  • Training Facilities
  • Vinyl Flooring
  • Wallboards

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TO GET HELP – Our nationwide toll free Mesothelioma Helpline number is 888.640.0914


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 issues related to asbestos exposure as far back as the 1920’s, but knowingly hid this information from the public, the medical community and even the U.S. Military and 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 sheetmetal 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. U. S. Air Force 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 13 years on 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 highly specialized legal field and having an experienced Veterans Mesothelioma lawyer can make a huge 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 negligence of asbestos manufacturers for their loss.


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.

Veterans 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, asbestosis, 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 Navy Mesothelioma Lawyer?

If you or a family member has been diagnosed with Mesothelioma or an asbestos related disease, an experienced Mesothelioma Lawyer can help you start a Mesothelioma lawsuit against asbestos companies responsible for your injuries. Our experienced nationwide Mesothelioma lawyers will come to you.

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