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Alaska Veterans and Mesothelioma Claims

Alaska Veterans Mesothelioma LawyersAlaska Veterans diagnosed with Mesothelioma or any Asbestos related disease may be eligible to receive compensation from responsible asbestos companies and manufacturers. Alaska Veterans who served in Air Force, Navy, Army and all other branches of U. S. armed forces are being diagnosed with Mesothelioma and other asbestos related diseases. Most Veterans do not start showing asbestos related symptoms until 10-50 years after their initial exposure.

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Asbestos exposure is responsible for approximately 10,000 deaths each year in the United States. From 1920 through 1980 The U. S. Military used asbestos-containing products in ships, aircraft, buildings, barracks, mess halls, and other military facilities. Asbestos was used by the U. S. Military in more than 300 different materials and products.

The Department of Veterans Affairs states that there are more than 25 million Americans that have previously served in the U.S. military. Thousands of U. S. servicemen and women came into contact with asbestos containing products and materials 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.

The Navy’s Surgeon General became aware In 1939 that asbestosis was being caused by extended asbestos exposure to Veterans yet the Navy continued its use of asbestos for 4 more decades. U. S. regulations on asbestos exposure began in the late 1970s. Because of its long latency period asbestos-related diseases like Mesothelioma cancer has made Veterans sick through no fault of their own. U. S. Courts are now holding asbestos companies and manufacturers that exposed Veterans to the toxic asbestos dust and fibers accountable by awarding mesothelioma victims large settlements for their pain and suffering.

U. S. Veterans Have the Right to Sue Asbestos Manufacturers that Exposed Them to Deadly Asbestos Containing Products and Materials.


Alaska Veterans and Mesothelioma

  • Veterans who performed repairs, renovations, or demolition on ships built earlier than 1980 were exposed to asbestos.
  • 1 in 3 U. S. Veterans will be diagnosed with an asbestos related disease in their lifetime.
  • The U.S. Military used thousands of asbestos-containing products in their ships between the 1920-late 1970’s.
  • 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.
  • Asbestos was used heavily in the shipbuilding and in military ships. Many veterans working in confined quarters have been exposed to asbestos
  • 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.
  • Veterans who served between 1940 and 1980 have the greatest risk of developing Mesothelioma or an asbestos-related cancer.

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.  The state of Alaska has a population of 731,449 (2012 U. S. Census).

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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 Has Been Linked to Asbestos Exposure in U. S. Veterans

Alaska Military Bases

  • Adak Naval Air Station
  • Clear Air Force Station – Denali Borough, Alaska
  • Eielson AFB – North Pole, Alaska
  • Elmendorf AFB – Anchorage, Alaska
  • Fort Greely – South of Fairbanks, Alaska
  • Fort Richardson – Anchorage, Alaska
  • Fort Wainwright – Fairbanks, Alaska
  • ISC Kodiak – Kodiak Island, Alaska
  • Marine Safety Unit Valdez – Valdez, Alaska
  • USCG Juneau – Juneau, Alaska

Alaska Veterans and Asbestos Exposure

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Air Force Squadron List Air Force Housing Hospital Ships
Air Force Veterans Air Force Installations Military Chaplains
Air National Guard Aircraft Buildings Military Doctors
Army Corps of Engineers Ammunition Depots Military Housing
Army National Guard Army Bases Military Medical Centers
Army Veterans  Army Housing Military Nurses
Civilian Contractors Boiler Rooms Navy Nurse Corps
Coast Guard Cafeteria Mess Halls  
Korean War Veterans Engine Rooms U. S. Women Veterans
Marine Veterans Fire Rooms  
Merchant Marines Machine Shops SPARS – U. S. Coast Guard Women’s Reserve
Military Veterans Military Aircraft U. S. Marine Corps Women’s Reserves
National Guard Military Bases U. S. Marine Veterans
Navy Veterans Military Buildings WACS – Women’s Army Corps
Retired Veterans Military Equipment WAF – Women in the Air Force
Seabees Military Personnel WASP – Women Air Force Service Pilots 
U. S. Marine Veterans Military Ships WAVES – Women in the Navy
Vietnam War Veterans Military Vehicles Women Veterans
WW 2 Veterans Missile Bases Women’s Army Corps WACS
  Navigation Rooms  
  Navy Housing U. S. Veterans Asbestos Lawsuits
  Navy Installations  
  Navy Shipyards Legal Rights for Veterans
  Radar Stations Mesothelioma 24/7 Helpline
  Sleeping Quarters Veterans at Risk
  U. S. Navy Ships Veterans Mesothelioma Claims
  Vehicle Motor Pools VA Recommended Scans

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Asbestos Products – Veterans and Asbestos Exposure

Access panels
Acoustic tiles
Acoustical insulation
Adhesives
Air handling systems
Aircraft engines
Aircraft stitching wire
Ammunition hoists
Armored vehicles
Army gas masks
Army transport vehicles
Asbestos blankets
Asbestos boards
Asbestos cement sheets
Asbestos coated steam pipeline
Asbestos concrete
Asbestos containing boots
Asbestos containing gloves
Asbestos containing parts
Asbestos filters
Asbestos sheets
Asbestos suits
Asphalt plastic cement
Base floor covering materials
Base structures
Block insulation
Boiler insulation
Boiler room equipment
Boiler valves
Boilers
Brake linings
Brake pads
Brakes
Bulkhead systems
Cables
Capacitors
Caulks
Ceiling tiles
Cement asbestos shingles
Cement chalk boards
Cement covered flues
Cement mixtures
Cement pipes
Cements
Clutch facings
Clutch pads
Clutches
Cockpit Heating Systems
Communication systems
Concrete additives
Concrete foundations
Cooling towers
Cords
Cork Board
Deck covering materials
Decks
Drywall
Ducts
Electrical insulation
Electrical wiring
Engine heat shields
Felt and tar joint compound
Fire bricks
Fire doors
Fire resistant clothes
Fireproofing
Fireroom equipment
Firewall seals
Flexible duct connectors
Floor tile
Flooring materials
Foundation cement
Gaskets
Generators
Grinders
Gun mounts
Heat resistant gloves
Heat resistant suits
Heat shields for engines
Heating systems
Hot water pipes
Hot water tank insulation
Hulls
Hydraulic assemblies
Hydraulic systems
Instrument paneling
Insulating materials
Insulation
Insulation cement
Insulation felts
Insulation of tanks
Insulation on boilers
Insulation on hot water pipes
Insulation on steam pipes
Jet engines
Joiner bulkhead systems
Joint compound
Lubricants
Machinery
Marine hosing
Military Vehicles
Military aircraft
Mixes
Mortar
Packing Materials
Packing assemblies
Paints
Pipe coverings
Pipe insulation
Pipe wrap
Pipes
Plumbing systems
Propeller assemblies
Protective fire retardant
Pumps
Pyrotechnics
Refractory
Rivets
Rods
Roof shingles
Roof tar
Roofing materials
Sealants
Sealing firewalls
Seals
Ship compartments
Smoke screen generators
Sound dampening materials
Steam pipes
Steam valves
Structural fireproofing
Stucco
Surfacing materials
Systems used to heat cockpits
Tadpole tapes
Tanks
Thermal insulation
Torque valves
Tubes
Turbines
Valves
Vibration dampeners
Vinyl flooring
Wall insulation
Wallboard joint compound
Weapon systems

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Mesothelioma and Asbestos Veteran Related Settlements & Verdict 

  • $2 Million Navy Veteran Mesothelioma Settlement: For a Florida Navy Veterans that developed malignant Mesothelioma from service related exposure.
  • $2.5 Million Navy Veteran Mesothelioma Settlement: For a Navy Aircraft repairman that died from Mesothelioma.
  • $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.
  • $4 Million Army Veteran Mesothelioma Verdict: For a U. S. Army Corps of Engineers 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.
  • $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.

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!


Need Help Choosing a Mesothelioma Lawyer?

We have been counseling Veterans and Mesothelioma patients for more than 15 years on the legal and medical sides of 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 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.

Veterans Diagnosed With Mesothelioma?

Alaska Veterans Mesothelioma LawsuitsIf 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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If you or a family member has been diagnosed with Mesothelioma or an asbestos related disease, we 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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