Alaska Mesothelioma Cancer Lawsuits
Residents and workers in Alaska 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 Alaska in buildings, residential buildings, industrial plants, factories, power plants, chemical plants, refineries, shipyards and manufacturing plants.
Alaska 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.
Global Asbestos Disaster Study Estimates More than 39,000 USA Deaths Annually from Asbestos-Related Diseases.
Specifically, asbestos contributes to 34,270 lung cancer deaths, 3,161 mesothelioma deaths, 787 ovarian cancer deaths, 443 larynx cancer deaths and 613 chronic asbestosis death. Source: www.adao.us
Alaska Asbestos Exposure Hot Spots
More than 3,625 tons of asbestos shipments were received in the state of Alaska. High asbestos exposure was in Anchorage, Fairbanks, and Kenai Peninsula Borough.
Asbestos-containing products and materials were used throughout Alaska 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.
Alaska Mesothelioma Statistics (Asbestos-Related Deaths)
- Alaska ranks 50th in the U. S. for deaths from malignant Mesothelioma.
- The mortality rate from Mesothelioma in Alaska is 17.5 per million.
- 31 Alaska residents died from malignant Mesothelioma.
- 54 asbestos-related deaths were reported in Alaska since 1979.
- Anchorage Borough, AK has more than 32 asbestos-related deaths and more than 17 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.
Alaska Mesothelioma Asbestos Deaths
|Alaska Asbestos-Related Deaths||512|
|Alaska Asbestosis Cancer Deaths||38|
|Alaska Mesothelioma Cancer Deaths||96|
|Alaska Estimated-Asbestos Cancer Deaths||384|
Alaska Asbestos-Related Deaths by Burough
|Anchorage Borough, Alaska – 251 Asbestos-Related Deaths (1999-2017)|
|Badger Borough, Alaska – 206 Asbestos-Related Deaths (1999-2017)|
|Fairbanks Borough, Alaska – 41 Asbestos-Related Deaths (1999-2017)|
|Juneau Borough, Alaska – 19 Asbestos-Related Deaths (1999-2017)|
|Matanuska-Susitna Borough, AK – 57 Asbestos-Related Deaths (1999-2017)|
Source: EWG Group
Alaska Mesothelioma Asbestos Exposure Information
Alaska Job Sites and Asbestos Exposure
|A. P. De Nange Lumber – Madison, AK|
|AC & S Inc. Ketchikan, AK|
|AC. & S. Incorporated – Ketchikan AK|
|Acme Brick Company – Malvern AK|
|Akron City Hospital – Akron, OH|
|Akron University, Buildings – Akron, OH|
|Alaska Bear Terminal Island, CA|
|Alaska Commercial Building San Francisco, CA|
|Alaska Constructors – Prudhoe Bay, AK|
|Alaska Ferries Co.|
|Alaska Freight Lines – Spenard, AK|
|Alaska Freight Lines Seattle, WA|
|Alaska Insulation – Fort Greeley, AK|
|Alaska Juneau Gold Mining Co. – Juneau AK|
|Alaska Lumber & Pulp Co. – Wrangell, AK|
|Alaska Lumber & Pulp Company – Sitka, AK|
|Alaska Lumber Pulp Co. #7 Digester Insulation Sitka, AK|
|Alaska Lumber Pulp Co. Pulp Mill Sitka, AK|
|Alaska Lumber Pulp Co. Wrangell, AK|
|Alaska Military Bases – AK|
|Alaska Native Service Hospital – Anchorage, AK|
|Alaska Oil Companies|
|Alaska Oil Modules|
|Alaska Pipeline – Seattle, WA|
|Alaska Pipeline Co.|
|Alaska Pipeline Companies|
|Alaska Pipeline Service Company – Valdez, AK|
|Alaska Pulp & Paper Co. Sitka, AK|
|Alaska Pump & Supply, Inc. – Anchorage, AK|
|Alaska Railway – Anchorage, AK|
|Alaska Railway Anchorage, AK|
|Alaska RR Fed Credit Union|
|Alaska Steam Compressor Plant – AK|
|Alaska Steam Compressor Plant – Swanson River Field, AK|
|Alaska Steamship Co. Vanning Station Seattle, WA|
|Alaska Steamship Company – Spenard, AK|
|Alaska Treadwell Gold Mining Co. -Treadwell, AK|
|Alaskan Air Base- Elmendorf Field – Anchorage, AK|
|Alaskan Copper Works Stainless Steel Floats Seattle, WA|
|Alaskan Mail Portland, OR|
|Alaskan Pipeline – Anchorage, AK|
|Alaskan Pipeline At Valdez – AK|
|Alyeska Pipeline Service Co. – Anchorage, AK|
|Ambler Gravel Pit – AK|
|American Oil Company – El Dorado, AK|
|Amoco Production Co. – Anchorage, AK|
|Amoco Production Co. Anchorage, AK|
|Anchorage Hospital – Anchorage, AK|
|Anchorage International Airport – Anchorage, AK|
|Anchorage Sewer Utility Board – Anchorage, AK|
|Anchorage Terminal – Phase I – Anchorage, AK|
|Aquatrain Team Track Siding – Anchorage, AK|
|ARCO – Alaska|
|Arco Chemical Co. – Prudhoe Bay, AK|
|Arco Chemical Company – AK|
|Arctic Alaska Fisheries Corp. – AR|
|Arctic Surplus – AK|
|Arkansas Cotton Mill Inc. – Morrilton, AK|
|Arkansas Glass Container Corp. Jonesburg, AK|
|Armco. Steel – AK Steel, Coke Plant|
|Aurora Energy – Fairbanks, AK|
|Aurora Power – Anchorage, AK|
|B. F. Goodrich – Akron, OH|
|B. T. Alaska Co.|
|Balint Rox Coating – Akron, OH|
|Ballasting Area Drift River, AK|
|Ballasting Area – Drift River, AK|
|Beck McLaughlin & Associates – Anchorage, AK|
|Beluga Power – Units #1, #2 & #3 – Beluga, AK|
|Beluga Power Plant Beluga, AK|
|Beluga Power Station – Anchorage, AK|
|Beluga Power Station Units #1 #2 #3 Beluga, AK|
|Bernice Lake Gas Turbine – Bernice Lake, AK|
|Bernice Lake Plant Anchorage, AK|
|Bernice Lake Power Plant Bernice Lake, AK|
|Bernice Lake Power Plant Gas Turbine Bernice Lake, AK|
|Bernice Lake Power Station – Anchorage, AK|
|Bernice Lake Powerhouse – AK|
|Bernice Lake Powerhouse – Nikiski, AK|
|Big Delta Missile Tracking Station Big Delta , AK|
|Bonnie Brae Quarry – AK|
|Bp Oil – North Slope Facility – North Slope, AK|
|British Petroleum Prudhoe Bay, AK|
|British Petroleum, Flow Station – Prudhoe Bay, AK|
|Brown Lumber Co. – Akron, OH|
|Bureau Of Indian Affairs – Sitka, AK|
|Burger Iron Co. – Akron, OH|
|C. R. Lewis CO. Anchorage, AK|
|California Creek Mine – AK|
|California Ink Co. Alaskan Way Co. Seattle, WA|
|Campbell Creek Pump Station – Anchorage, AK|
|Captain Cook Hotel Anchorage, AK|
|Carkins Department Store – Akron, OH|
|Cassiar Asbestos Corp., Ltd – AK|
|Central Heating Plant – Valdez, AK|
|Chester Creek Pump Station – Anchorage, AK|
|Chevron Asphalt Company – Anchorage, AK|
|Childrens Home – Akron, OH|
|Childrens Hospital – Akron, OH|
|Chugach Electric – Gas Turbine – Spenard, AK|
|Chugach Electric Assoc. Power Plant Bernice Lake, AK|
|Chugach Electric Association – Anchorage, AK|
|Chugach Electric Gas Turbine Spenard, AK|
|Chugach Electric International Power Plant Anchorage, AK|
|Chugach Power Plant – Anchorage, AK|
|City Hospital of Akron – Akron, OH|
|City Of Fairbanks Power Plant – Fairbanks, AK|
|City of Fairbanks Power Plant, Municipal Utilities Fairbanks, AK|
|Cleveland Crane & Engineering – Akron, OH|
|Clinton Mine Div. – AK|
|Coca-Cola Plant – Akron, OH|
|College Station – Fairbanks, AK|
|Collier Carbon & Chemical Corp. Kenai, AK|
|Collier Carbon & Chemical Corp. Nikishka, AK|
|Consolidated Industrial Equipment & Supply Fort Smith, AK|
|Dawson City Klondike – AK|
|Department Of The Interior, Alaska Railway – Anchorage, AK|
|Diamond Crystal Salt Co. of Ohio, Inc. – Akron, OH|
|Dierks Forests – Briar, AK|
|Dock – Fire Lane – Anchorage, AK|
|Dock Fire Lane Anchorage, AK|
|Dow Chemical Co. Russleville, AK|
|E.C. Andrews – Dawson City Klondike, AK|
|Eareckson Air Station Shemya, AK|
|East Fifth Service, Inc. – Anchorage, AK|
|Eielson Air Force Base – Fairbanks, AK|
|Elkem Metals – Akron, OH|
|Elmondorf Air Force Base – Powerhouse – Anchorage, AK|
|Emerson Electric – Paragould, AK|
|Evans Jones Coal Co. Jonesville, AK|
|Evans Jones Coal Company – Jonnesville, AK|
|Fairbanks Exploration Company – Fairbanks, AK|
|Fairbanks Municipal Power – Fairbanks, AK|
|Fairbanks Public Utilities – Fairbanks, AK|
|Firestone Computer Center – Akron, OH|
|Firestone Tire & Rubber Co. – Akron, OH|
|Fish Creek Quarry – AK|
|Fort Richardson – AK|
|Fort Richardson Power Plant Anchorage, AK|
|Fort Richardson Steam & Condensate Lines Anchorage, AK|
|Fort Richardson Steam Distribution System Fy- 73 Anchorage, AK|
|Fort Wainwright – Manholes – Fairbanks, AK|
|Ft. Richardson – Fort Greeley, AK|
|Ft. Richardson – Steam Distribution System Fy-73 – Anchorage, AK|
|G A A B Sewage Plant – Anchorage, AK|
|Galena Radar Base Galena, AK|
|General Classroom – Anchorage, AK|
|General Electric Turbine – Bernice Lake, AK|
|Georgia-Pacific Corp. Paper Mill Ketchikan, AK|
|Glen Allen Copper Center, AK|
|Gojo Industries – Akron, OH|
|Golden Valley Electric Association – AK|
|Golden Valley Electric Power Plant – Fairbanks, AK|
|Goodyear Plant – Akron, OH|
|Green Bay Packaging – Morrilton, AK|
|Healy River Coal Corp. Suntrana, AK|
|Helena Gas & Electric Co. – Helena, AK|
|Hilcorp. Alaska Llc Compressor Plant Sterling, AK|
|Home Power Company – Skagway, AK|
|Hope Brick Works – Hope, AK|
|Iditarod – AK|
|Industrial Air Products Lox Facility Anchorage, AK|
|Industrial Refrigeration & Association – Fort Greeley, AK|
|International Salt- Akzo – AK|
|Jensen Air Freight Terminal Fairbanks Alaska Seattle, WA|
|Jualin Mines Co. Adak, AK|
|Jualin Mines Co. Berners Bay, AK|
|Jualin Mines Co. Juneau, AK|
|Juneau Fed Bldg. – Alaska|
|Juneau Hospital – Juneau AK|
|Ketchikan Hospital – Ketchikan AK|
|Ketchikan Pulp & Paper Corporation – AK|
|Ketchikan Pulp Co. Ketchikan, AK|
|Ketchikan Pulp Co. Ward Cove, AK|
|Ketchikan Pulp Company – Ketchikan AK|
|Ketchikan Pulp Mill – Ketchikan AK|
|Ketchikan Spruce Mills – Ketchikan AK|
|King Salmon Radar Site King Salmon, AK|
|Knik Arm Power Plant – Anchorage, AK|
|Kodiak Alaska Seattle, WA|
|Kodiak Naval Station – Kodiak AK|
|Kush Roofing – Akron, OH|
|Ladd Air Force Base – Anchorage, AK|
|Ladd Air Force Base At Fairbanks – AK|
|Ladd Field – Fairbanks, AK|
|Lemon Creek Quarry – AK|
|Library – Akron, OH|
|Liquid Air Incorporated – Anchorage, AK|
|Locher Company – Kenai AK|
|Lox Facility – Anchorage, AK|
|Mallow Construction Co. – Spenard, AK|
|Mallow Construction Co. Alaska Freight Lines|
|Mallow Construction Co. – Clear AK|
|Matamiska Maid – Anchorage, AK|
|Matanuska Electric Association – Palmer, AK|
|Mayflower Hotel – Akron, OH|
|Mountain Aviation Of Sitka – AK|
|Municipal Utilities System – Fairbanks, AK|
|National Cash Register Plant – AK|
|Naval Air Base – AK|
|Nelbro Packing Co. Naknek, AK|
|Nelbro Packing Company – Naknen, AK|
|New England Fish Company – Chatham, AK|
|Nome Mining Company – Nome, AK|
|Northern Consolidated Hangar – Bethel, AK|
|Northern Light T- Ak- 284 Chester, PA|
|Northern Roofing & Siding – Anchorage, AK|
|Northwest Light & Power Co. – Skagway, AK|
|Pan American Oil – Anchorage, AK|
|Paper Mill Ketchikan, AK|
|Petro Star Company – Valdez, AK|
|Phillips Petroleum Company – Kenai AK|
|Pine Bluff Co. – Pine Bluff, AK|
|Poinsett Lumber & Manufacturing Co. – Truman, AK|
|Potlatch Forests Inc. – Warren, AK|
|Process Piping – AK|
|Process Piping – Drift River, AK|
|Procur Piping – Drift River, AK|
|R. L. Lawler, Inc. Nome, AK|
|R. L. Lawler, Incorporated – Anchorage, AK|
|Rolling Acre Mall – Akron, OH|
|Ryan & Haworth – Steam & Condensation Lines – Anchorage, AK|
|Sea Land Fairbanks Alaska Fairbanks, AK|
|Seward Marine Industrial Center – Seward, AK|
|Seward Ship’s Drydock – Seward, AK|
|Shell Oil – On Shore Facility – Kenai AK|
|Shell Oil – Platform A – Kenai AK|
|Shell Oil On Shore Facility Kenai, AK|
|Shell Oil Platform A Kenai, AK|
|Shop Mak – Akron, OH|
|Shopping Center – Akron, OH|
|Siems Drake Puget Sound – Kodiak AK|
|Sitka Paper Mill – Anchorage, AK|
|Slate Creek Asbestos – AK|
|Standard Oil Asphalt Facilities Nikiski, AK|
|Standard Oil Asphalt Plant – Anchorage, AK|
|Standard Oil Company – Kenai AK|
|Standard Oil Slop Oil Lines Valdez, AK|
|Standard Oil Sodium Pipe Line – Anchorage, AK|
|Stangard Brake Shoe & Co. – Pine Bluff, AK|
|Stauffer- Akzo Chemical|
|Steel Mill – Akron, OH|
|Summit Mall – Akron, OH|
|Swanson River Field – AK|
|Swanson River Field Compressor Plant Sterling, AK|
|Tesoro Alaska Company – Kenai AK|
|Tin City Air Force Base – Seward Peninsula, AK|
|Treadwell Quarry – AK|
|U. S Post Office – Akron, OH|
|U. S. Air Corps, Eilson Air Field Fairbanks, AK|
|U. S. Base – AK|
|U. S. Mining Co. – AK|
|U. S. Refining – AK|
|U. S. Rubber Co. Opelika, AK|
|U. S. Smelting Refining Mining Co. Fairbanks, AK|
|U. S. Submarine Base – AK|
|U.S. Naval Air Base – Kodiak AK|
|U.S. Rubber Company – Opelika, AK|
|U.S. Smelting & Refining & Mining Co. – Fairbanks, AK|
|Union Carbide Corp. – Kenai, AK|
|Union Collier – Kenai AK|
|Union Oil – Asphalt Plant – Ocean Dock Rd. – Anchorage, AK|
|Union Oil Asphalt Plant Ocean Anchorage, AK|
|Union Oil Co. Asphalt Facility – Anchorage, AK|
|Union Oil Co. Asphalt Piping Anchorage, AK|
|Union Oil Co. Bulk Plant – Anchorage, AK|
|Union Oil Co. Casting – Anchorage, AK|
|Union Oil Co. Filter Bottoms Nikiski, AK|
|Union Oil Co. Hot Lines – Anchorage, AK|
|Union Oil Co. Mono Pod – Kenai AK|
|Union Oil Co. Port Nikiski, AK|
|Union Oil Hot Lines Anchorage, AK|
|Union Oil Storage Tank Anchorage, AK|
|United States Army Corps Of Engineers – Valdez, AK|
|United States Naval Air Base – Kodiak AK|
|United States Naval Air Facilities – Adak, AK|
|United States Submarine Base – Kodiak AK|
|University Of Alaska – Power Plant – Fairbanks, AK|
|University Of Alaska – College, AK|
|Unocal Chemicals Division – Kenai AK|
|US Air Corps, Eilson Air Field – Fairbanks, AK|
|US Air Force, Elmendorf Afb – Anchorage, AK|
|US Air Force, Ladd AFB – Fairbanks, AK|
|US Air Force, Shemoya AFB – Shemya, AK|
|US Army, Fort Richardson – Anchorage, AK|
|US Naval Air Base – AK|
|War Dept. Cold Weather Experimental Air Base – Fairbanks, AK|
|Wards Cove Pulp Mill – Ketchikan, AK|
|Water Jacket Insulation #2 – Shemua, AK|
|Well House #10 – Anchorage, AK|
|Westinghouse – Gas Turbine – Anchorage, AK|
|Westinghouse Plant – Anchorage, AK|
|Williams Alaska Petroleum – North Pole, AK|
|Wilson Lumber Co. – AK|
|World’s Fair Alaska Exhibit WA – AK|
|Yukon Gold Company – Iditarod, AK|
|YWCA – Akron, OH|
Asbestos Cover up – Quotes from Asbestos Executives
Evidence in thousands of court documents have shown that asbestos companies hid and destroyed memos, documents and ignored doctor’s medical reports about the dangers of asbestos exposure. Despite all of the information about the deadly dangers of asbestos exposure available in the scientific and medical literature asbestos companies chose not to take any action to protect workers.
They chose profit over the safety of their workers and then lied and covered it up. This is why U. S. Courts are making asbestos manufacturers and companies pay millions to asbestos victims for their asbestos cover up.
- “…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 company executive, “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.”
Mesothelioma has been medically linked to workplace asbestos exposure.
Alaska 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.
Alaska Military Bases
- Clear Air Force Station, Denali Borough (1949)
- Eielson Air Force Base, North Pole (1943)
- Elmendorf Air Force Base, Anchorage (1940)
- Fort Greely Army Base, Fairbanks (1942)
- Fort Richardson Army Base, Anchorage (1940)
- Fort Wainwright Army Base (1939)
- ISC Kodiak Coast Guard Base (1941)
Asbestos Trust Funds and Mesothelioma Claims
U. S. Asbestos Bankruptcy Trusts Funds have paid out nearly 21 billion to more than 600,000 asbestos claimants. There are about 60 active Asbestos Trust Funds with an estimated $32 billion in remaining assets.
Asbestos Settlement Trusts were established to help compensate workers and their families for asbestos exposure causing Mesothelioma and other asbestos-related diseases. When an Asbestos company establishes a Trust Fund all settlements are managed by trustees that decide the compensation amounts paid to Mesothelioma claimants. U. S. Courts allow Asbestos defendants to file for protection under a legal process known as bankruptcy reorganization. This allows the company to pay claims and stay in business.
Asbestos Trust Fund settlements typically do not come with an admission of guilt by the asbestos company that set up the trust.
If you have a history of asbestos exposure you should be checked each year by a qualified doctor.
We have been helping victims of asbestos exposure and their families for more than 20 years.
If you or a family member has been diagnosed with Malignant Mesothelioma or an Asbestos-related disease, we are here to help you file a claim with an experience Mesothelioma lawyer that will fight for you!
Alaska Mesothelioma Verdicts and Settlements
A Mesothelioma claim is a lawsuit filed on behalf of a victim or surviving family members because of hazardous exposure to asbestos. Here is a list of some noteworthy Alaska Mesothelioma Settlements and Verdicts.
List of Alaska Mesothelioma settlements and verdicts listed in asbestos lawsuits, court documents, and news sources.
- $3.6 million was awarded to an Alaska welder exposed to asbestos on construction sites.
- $3.5 million was awarded to an Alaska auto mechanic diagnosed with malignant mesothelioma.
- $3.2 million was awarded to an Alaska maintenance worker who died from mesothelioma.
- 2 million was awarded to an Alaska to a 55 year-old U. S. Army Veteran with household product asbestos exposure.
- $1.8 million was awarded to an Alaska pipefitter diagnosed with mesothelioma.
- $1.2 million was awarded to a 51-year-old former construction worker diagnosed with Mesothelioma.
Mesothelioma Verdicts & Settlements Nationwide
- $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 Life.
- $7.5Million Mesothelioma Verdict: For a woman that developed peritoneal Mesothelioma from laundering her husband s work clothes.
- $5 Million Navy Veteran Mesothelioma Verdict: For a Navy Boilerman who developed Mesothelioma during his service.
- $4.8 Million was awarded to a 65-year-old former plant worker who was exposed to asbestos in the household and at work.
- $4.6 Million Mesothelioma Settlement: For a union insulator that developed malignant Mesothelioma from asbestos exposure.
- $3.2 Million was awarded to a 61-year-old retired maintenance worker.
- $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 secondhand exposure.
- $2.1 Million was awarded to a 73-year-old Navy veteran and former pipefitter.
- $1.8Million Mesothelioma Settlement: For a carpenter that developed malignant Mesothelioma at age 68.
- $1.8 Million was awarded to a 75-year-old Navy veteran and retired warehouse worker.
- $1.5 Million was awarded to a 60-year-old insulator and plant worker who fell victim to mesothelioma.
- $1.5 Million was awarded to an 85-year-old former maintenance worker and electrician exposed to asbestos on the job.
- $1.4 Million was awarded to a 57-year-old furnace operator and plant worker.
- $1.4 Million was awarded to an 81-year-old former Marine and HVAC affected by mesothelioma.
- $1.2 Million Mesothelioma Settlement: For a 76-year-old carpenter that developed malignant Mesothelioma.
- $1.1 Million was awarded to a 75-year-old Army veteran and retired Laborer.
- $1.1 Million was awarded to an 82-year-old Navy veteran and former engineer exposed to asbestos on the job.
- $1 Million Veteran Mesothelioma Settlement: For a Navy veteran machinist that developed malignant Mesothelioma at age 71.
Alaska workers, military veterans, and residents have the right to sue asbestos manufacturers and companies that exposed them to Asbestos. There is more than 30 billion in 60+ asbestos trust funds for people diagnosed with mesothelioma, lung cancer and other asbestos-related diseases.
Malignant Mesothelioma has been linked to workplace asbestos exposure.
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Alaska Workers and Residents Have the Right to Sue Manufacturers that Exposed them to Asbestos.
Asbestos Exposure in Alaska
Asbestos was used heavily in U. S. building trades between 1930-1980. More than 3,000 commonly used products in Alaska contained toxic asbestos fibers and materials.
Alaska Workers and Residents that were exposed to asbestos are at higher risk (7 times) than the general population for being diagnosed with Mesothelioma or an asbestos-related disease in their lifetime.
It can take 10-50 years after initial asbestos exposure before symptoms of Mesothelioma may appear. People that were exposed to asbestos in Alaska decades ago are walking time bombs. There is no clear way of knowing if a person will develop Mesothelioma, but most people diagnosed are around 70 years of age.
If you worked in an industry in Alaska that exposed you to deadly asbestos fibers a Mesothelioma lawyer can help you seek compensation for medical expenses resulting from a Mesothelioma cancer diagnosis.
When asbestos is disturbed, broken apart, cut, decayed, or damaged, it releases tiny asbestos microscopic fibrous particles that can cling to the skin, hair and clothing. These asbestos fibers are easily transferred to others where they can accumulate in the lining of lungs that cause Mesothelioma lung cancer.
Asbestos Exposure in Alaska Neighborhoods Pre-1980
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Malignant Mesothelioma Cancer
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.
Alaska Mesothelioma Lawsuit Damages
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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Top 200 Most Mentioned Asbestos Products in Lawsuits
Many of these asbestos-containing products were used in building trades with the heaviest use pre-1980 in the U. S. The latency period for an asbestos-related disease to show up in a person s body is 10-50 years.
Asbestos-containing products and materials were used throughout Kansas 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.