Attack Transport Ships Mesothelioma Lawsuits
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Attack Transport Ships and Mesothelioma Claims
U. S. Veteran’s that severed on Attack Transport Ships are being diagnosed with Mesothelioma, Asbestos lung cancer, Asbestosis, and other Asbestos related diseases each year in the U. S. All branches of the U. S. Military used asbestos during the 20th Century with peak years being 1930-1980 because of it fire-retardant properties. Attack Transport ships entered service in 1942 and were built improvised from a host of different types of ships. The first class of Attack Transport ships was the Bayfield Class which was converted from existing cargo and transport ships.
- Asbestos was used as a common building material on all Navy ships including Attack Transport Ships.
- A recent study reported that 1 in 3 U. S. Veterans will develop an asbestos-related disease in their lifetime.
- Most Veterans do not start showing asbestos related symptoms until 10-50 years after their initial exposure.
- Thousands of shipyard workers, Navy Sailors, U. S. Marines, and civilian contractors labored on Amphibious Ship repairs, renovations and demolition.
Attack Transport Ships and Asbestos Exposure
- Air conditioning systems
- Asbestos cloth
- Asbestos insulating felt
- Asbestos-laden twine
- Boiler rooms
- Cold fluid pipes
- Common work areas
- Deck coverings
- Diesel engines
- Electrical components
- Electrical fixtures
- Engine rooms
- Exhaust joints
- Exhaust piping
- Fireproof insulating pads
- Fire control systems
- Fire resistant sheets
- Fire retardant material
- Fire safety products
- Fuel tanks
- Heating systems
- Hot fluid pipes
- Hull Repairs
- Maintenance equipment
- Non-skid flooring bulk head walls
- Non-skid flooring on decks
- Plumbing products
- Packing & Tape
- Plumbing systems
- Re-circulated air systems
- Repairing brakes
- Seals to doors and hatches
- Seals to doors and hatches
- Ventilation systems
- Water pumps
- USS Ashland – APM-1
- USS Belle Grove – APM-2
- USS Carter Hall – APM-3
- USS Epping Forest – APM-4
- USS Gunston Hall – APM-5
- USS Lakehurst – APM-9
- USS Lindenwald – APM-6
- USS Oak Hill – APM-7
- USS White Marsh – APM-8
- Transport and Aircraft Ferries – APV
- USS Hammondsport – APV-2
- USS Kitty Hawk – APV-1
- USS Lakehurst – APV-3
U. S. Navy Attack Transport Ships (Types: AP, T-AP APV)
Transports – AP, T-AP
- SS Empire State – T-AP-1001
- USNS Aiken Victory – T-AP-188
- USNS Barrett – T-AP-196
- USNS David C. Shanks – T-AP-180
- USNS Fred C. Ainsworth – T-AP-181
- USNS Frederick Funston – T-AP-178
- USNS Geiger – T-AP-197
- USNS George W. Goethals – T-AP-182
- USNS Henry Gibbons – T-AP-183
- USNS James O\\\’Hara – T-AP-179
- USNS Lieutenant Raymond O. Beaudoin – T-AP-189
- USNS Marine Adder – T-AP-193
- USNS Marine Carp – T-AP-199
- USNS Marine Lynx – T-AP-194
- USNS Marine Phoenix – T-AP-195
- USNS Marine Serpent – T-AP-202
- USNS Private Elden H. Johnson – T-AP-184
- USNS Private Joe P. Martinez – T-AP-187
- USNS Private Sadeo S. Munamori – T-AP-190
- USNS Private William H. Thomas – T-AP-185
- USNS Sargent. Howard E. Woodford – T-AP-191
- USNS Sargent Sylvester Antolak – T-AP-192
- USNS Sgt. Charles E. Mower – T-AP-186
- USNS Upshur – T-AP-198
- USS Admiral C. F. Hughes – AP-124
- USS Admiral David W. Taylor – AP-128
- USS Admiral E. W. Eberle – AP-123
- USS Admiral F. B. Upham – AP-129
- USS Admiral H. T. Mayo – AP-125
- USS Admiral Hugh Rodman – AP-126
- USS Admiral R. E. Coontz – AP-122
- USS Admiral W. L. Capps – AP-121
- USS Admiral W. S. Benson – AP-120
- USS Admiral William S. Simms – AP-127
- USS Alameda – AP-68
- USS American Legion – AP-35
- USS Ancon – AP-66
- USS Anne Arundel – AP-76
- USS Argonne – AP-4
- USS Arlington – AP-174
- USS Arthur Middleton – AP-55
- USS Barnett – AP-11
- USS Bayfield – AP-78
- USS Bolivar – AP-79
- USS Callaway – AP-80
- USS Calvert – AP-65
- USS Cambria – AP-81
- USS Cape Johnson – AP-172
- USS Catlin – AP-19
- USS Catskill – AP-106
- USS Cavalier – AP-82
- USS Charles Carroll – AP-58
- USS Chateau Thierry – AP-31
- USS Chaumont – AP-5
- USS Chilton – AP-83
- USS Clay – AP-84
- USS Comet – AP-166
- USS Crescent City – AP-40
- USS Custer – AP-85
- USS De Grasse – AP-164
- USS Dorothea L Dix – AP-67
- USS Doyan – AP-2
- USS Dupage – AP-86
- USS Edward Rutledge – AP-52
- USS Elizabeth C. Stanton – AP-69
- USS Elmore – AP-87
- USS Europa – AP-177
- USS Fayette – AP-88
- USS Florence Nightingale – AP-70
- USS Franklin Bell – AP-34
- USS Fremont – AP-89
- USS Fuller – AP-14
- USS Gemini – AP-75
- USS General A. E. Anderson – AP-111
- USS General A. W. Brewster – AP-155
- USS General A. W. Greely – AP-141
- USS General C. C. Ballou – AP-157
- USS General C. G. Morton – AP-138
- USS General C. H. Muir – AP-142
- USS General D. E. Aultman – AP-156
- USS General E. T. Collins – AP-147
- USS General G. O. Squier – AP-130
- USS General George M. Randall – AP-115
- USS General H. B. Freeman – AP-143
- USS General H. F. Hodges – AP-144
- USS General H. L. Scott – AP-136
- USS General Harry Taylor – AP-145
- USS General Henry W. Butner – AP-113
- USS General J. C. Breckenridge – AP-176
- USS General J. H. McRae – AP-149
- USS General J. R. Brooke – AP-132
- USS General John Pope – AP-110
- USS General LeRoy Eltinge – AP-154
- USS General M. B. Stewart – AP-140
- USS General M. C. Meigs – AP-116
- USS General M. L. Hersey – AP-148
- USS General M. M. Patrick – AP-150
- USS General Omar Bundy – AP-152
- USS General Oswald H. Ernst – AP-133
- USS General R. E. Callan – AP-139
- USS General R. L. Howze – AP-134
- USS General R. M. Blatchford – AP-153
- USS General S. D. Sturgis – AP-137
- USS General Stuart Heintzelman – AP-159
- USS General T. H. Bliss – AP-131
- USS General W. A. Mann – AP-112
- USS General W. C. Langfitt – AP-151
- USS General W. F. Hase – AP-146
- USS General W. G. Haan – AP-158
- USS General W. M. Black – AP-135
- USS General W. P. Richardson – AP-118
- USS General Walter H. Gordon – AP-117
- USS General William Mitchell – AP-114
- USS General William Weigel – AP-119
- USS George Clymer – AP-57
- USS George F. Elliott – AP-13
- USS George F. Elliott – AP-105
- USS Golden City – AP-169
- USS Hancock – AP-3
- USS Harris – AP-8
- USS Harry Lee – AP-17
- USS Henderson – AP-1
- USS Henrico – AP-90
- USS Henry T. Allen – AP-30
- USS Herald of the Morning – AP-173
- USS Hermitage – AP-54
- USS Heywood – AP-12
- USS Hotspur – AP-102
- USS Hugh L. Scott – AP-43
- USS Hunter Liggett – AP-27
- USS John Land – AP-167
- USS John Penn – AP-51
- USS Joseph Hewes – AP-50
- USS Joseph T. Dickman – AP-26
- USS Kenmore – AP-62
- USS Kenmore – AP-162
- USS Kent – AP-28
- USS Knox – AP-91
- USS Lafayette – AP-53
- USS Lamar – AP-92
- USS Leedstown – AP-73
- USS Lejeune – AP-74
- USS Leon – AP-93
- USS Leonard Wood – AP-25
- USS Livingston – AP-163
- USS Lyon – AP-71
- USS McCawley – AP-10
- USS Monitor – AP-160
- USS Monrovia – AP-64
- USS Montauck – AP-161
- USS Monticello – AP-61
- USS Mount Vernon – AP-22
- USS Munargo – AP-20
- USS Neville – AP-16
- USS Orizaba – AP-24
- USS Ormsby – AP-94
- USS Osage – AP-108
- USS Ozark – AP-107
- USS Pierce – AP-95
- USS President Adams – AP-38
- USS President Hayes – AP-39
- USS President Jackson – AP-37
- USS President Monroe – AP-104
- USS President Polk – AP-103
- USS Prince Georges – AP-165
- USS Republic – AP-33
- USS Rochambeau – AP-63
- USS Samuel Chase – AP-56
- USS Saugus – AP-109
- USS Sheridan – AP-96
- USS Starlight – AP-175
- USS St Mihiel – AP-32
- USS Storm King – AP-171
- USS Stratford – AP-41
- USS Sumter – AP-97
- USS Susan B. Anthony – AP-72
- USS Tasker H. Bliss – AP-42
- USS Thomas H. Barry – AP-45
- USS Thomas Jefferson – AP-60
- USS Thomas Stone – AP-59
- USS Thurston – AP-77
- USS U. S. Grant – AP-29
- USS Wakefield – AP-21
- USS War Hawk – AP-168
- USS Warren – AP-98
- USS Wayne – AP-99
- USS West Point – AP-23
- USS Wharton – AP-7
- USS William P Biddle – AP-15
- USS William Ward Burrows – AP-6
- USS Windsor – AP-100
- USS Winged Arrow – AP-170
- USS Wood – AP-101
- USS Zeilin – AP-9
- Self-Propelled Barracks Ships – APB
- USS Accomac – APB-49, LST-710
- USS Orvetta – IX-157 – S.S. Tampa
- USS Sargent George D Keathley – APC-117
- USS Sargent George E Muller – APC-118
- USS Sargent Jonah E Kelly – APC-116
Small Coastal Transports – APC
- USS APc-15
- USS APc-16
- USS APc-17
- USS APc-29
- USS APc-38
- USS APc-42
- USS APc-46
- USS APc-48
- USS APc-101
- USS APc-108
- USS APc-110
Evacuation Transports – APH
- USS Haven – APH-112
- USS Pinkney – APH-2
- USS Rixey – APH-3
- USS Tranquillity – APH-114
- USS Tryon – APH-1
Attack Transport Ships and Secondhand Asbestos Exposure
Sailors and shipyard workers 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 government contactors that were exposed to asbestos secondhand are also developing Mesothelioma and other asbestos-related disease. Mesothelioma and other asbestos related disease cases are on the rise due to secondhand exposure.
U.S. Navy Ships and Asbestos Exposure
Malignant Mesothelioma has been linked to workplace asbestos exposure.
U. S. Military Branches of Service
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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.
Veterans have the right to sue asbestos manufacturers that exposed them to asbestos.
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.
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 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.
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.
Family members are allowed to seek financial compensation from negligence of asbestos manufacturers for their loss.
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
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