Military Aircraft and Asbestos Exposure Lawsuits
We Help U. S. Veterans with Mesothelioma Lawsuits in all 50 States
Veterans that severed in the U.S. military are being diagnosed with Mesothelioma, Asbestos lung cancer, Asbestosis, and other Asbestos related diseases each year.
There are more than 20 million veterans still alive that were exposed to asbestos containing products and equipment during the 20th Century with peak years being 1930-1980 because of its fire-retardant properties.
Women veterans with asbestos exposure are 7 times more likely to die of Asbestos-Related Cancer than people in the general population. The source for most women being diagnosed with malignant Mesothelioma is the result of second-hand asbestos exposure brought home by family members from the workplace or job sites.
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.
- 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.
- 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.
- There are 21.5 million current living Veterans according to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
- Malignant Mesothelioma and other asbestos related diseases primarily occur in Veterans between the ages of 55-75.
- Veterans who served between 1940 and 1970 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.
Military Veterans Have the Right to sue Manufacturers that exposed them to Asbestos.
Military Aircraft and Asbestos Exposure
|Aeromedical Aircraft||Fleet Reconnaissance Aircraft|
|Aeromedical Evacuation Aircraft||Fleet Replacement Aircraft|
|Aefs Aircraft||Fleet Support Aircraft|
|Aerial Fighter Aircraft||Flight Airborne Reconnaissance|
|Aerial Refueling Aircraft||Flight Demonstration Aircraft|
|Aerial Transport Planes||Flight Detachment Aircraft|
|Aeromedical Aircraft||Flight Test Aircraft|
|Aerospace Aircraft||Flight Training Aircraft|
|Air Auxiliary Aircraft||Freight Aircraft|
|Air Evac Aircraft||Fueler Aircraft|
|Air Fighter Aircraft||Fueler Aircraft|
|Air Fleet Aircraft||General Electric Aircraft|
|Air Freight Aircraft||Hangar Aircraft|
|Air Guard Aircraft||Harrier Fighter|
|Air Patrol Aircraft||Helicopter Gunships|
|Air Reconnaissance Aircraft||Helicopters|
|Air Sea Rescue Aircraft||Heliport Aircraft|
|Air Show Aircraft||Huey Aircraft|
|Air Station Aircraft||Huey Helicopter|
|Air Superiority Fighter Aircraft||Interceptor Aircraft|
|Air Tactical Helicopter||Jamming Pod Aircraft|
|Air Tanker||Jet Aircraft|
|Air Taxi||Korean War Aircraft|
|Air Terminal Aircraft||Light Air Defense Aircraft|
|Air Training Aircraft||Light Attack Helicopter|
|Air Transport Aircraft||Long-Range Aircraft|
|Air Transport Jet||Long-Range International Aircraft|
|Air Warfare Aircraft||Ltv Chance Vought Aircraft|
|Air Warfare Jet||Maritime Aircraft|
|Air Wing Aircraft||Maritime Patrol Aircraft|
|Airbase Aircraft||Maritime Strike Aircraft|
|Airborne Aircraft||Medical Air Guard Aircraft|
|Airborne Command Aircraft||Military Aircraft|
|Airborne Command Control Aircraft||Military Planes|
|Airborne Communication Aircraft||Military Seacraft|
|Airborne Control Aircraft||Mission Helicopter|
|Airborne Jet||Multi-Mission Helicopter|
|Aircraft||NAS Jet Engine|
|Aircraft Carrier Jets||NASA Aircraft|
|Aircraft Helicopter||NSA Aircraft|
|Aircraft Ship||Observation Aircraft|
|Airfield Aircraft||Observation Scout Helicopter|
|Airfield Duty Station Aircraft||Operational Aircraft|
|Airlift Aircraft||Passenger Aircraft|
|Airport Aircraft||Passenger Helicopter|
|Airport Aircraft||Patrol Aircraft|
|Air-Refueling Aircraft||Patrol Aircraft|
|Air-Sea Rescue Aircraft||Pilot School Aircraft|
|Airship||Pilot Sleeper Berths|
|Airways Aircraft||Reconnaissance Aircraft|
|All-Weather Attack Aircraft||Refuel Bomber|
|All-Weather Fighter Aircraft||Refueler Transport|
|All-Weather Interceptor Aircraft||Refueling Station Aircraft|
|Anti-Sub Aircraft||Rescue Aircraft|
|Anti-Sub Helicopter||Rescue Aircraft|
|Anti-Submarine Warfare Aircraft||Rescue Helicopter|
|Anti-Submarine Warfare Helicopter||Research Aircraft|
|Assault Transport Aircraft||Reserve Aircraft|
|Attack Bomber||Reserve Fleet Aircraft|
|Attack Fighter Aircraft||Reserve Support Aircraft|
|Attack Helicopter||Reserve Support Wing Aircraft|
|Auxiliary Aircraft||Reserve Tactical Support Aircraft|
|Av-8 Jet Aircraft||Reserve Tactical Support Wing Aircraft|
|Av-8B Harrier||Reserve Wing Aircraft|
|Aviation Aircraft||Sealift Command Aircraft|
|Aviation Aircraft||Search & Rescue Aircraft|
|Aviation Jets||Search & Rescue Helicopter|
|Avionic Aircraft||Search Aircraft|
|Base Aircraft||Search Helicopter|
|Cable Repair Air Ship||Search-And-Rescue Helicopter|
|Cargo Aircraft||Squadron Aircraft|
|Cargo Helicopter||Stol & Vtol Aircraft|
|Cargo Transport Aircraft||Strategic Air Tanker|
|Cargo Transport Jet Engine||Strike Air Warfare Aircraft|
|Cargo Vtol Aircraft||Strike Fighter Aircraft|
|Carrier Airborne Command Aircraft||Sub Helicopter|
|Carrier Fighter Aircraft||Support Aircraft|
|Carrier Fleet Aircraft||Support Wing Aircraft|
|Civil Air Fleet||Surveillance Aircraft|
|Civil Air Patrol||Tactical Aircraft|
|Civil Aircraft||Tactical Electronic Warfare Aircraft|
|Civil Reserve Aircraft||Tactical Support Wing Aircraft|
|Coast Guard Aircraft||Tactical Wing Aircraft|
|Combat Crew Training Aircraft||Tanker Aircraft|
|Combat Weather Aircraft||Test Aircraft|
|Command Control Aircraft||Test Pilot Aircraft|
|Crew Training Aircraft||Training Aircraft|
|Development Aircraft||Training Helicopter|
|Duty Station Aircraft||Training Unit Aircraft|
|Electronic Warfare Aircraft||Transport Aircraft|
|Experimental Aircraft||Turbine Aircraft|
|Express Aircraft||Twin Huey Helicopter|
|Fighter Aircraft||Utility Aircraft|
|Fighter Attack Aircraft||Utility Aircraft|
|Fixed-Wing Aircraft||Utility Helicopter|
|Fixed-Wing Transport Aircraft||Vietnam War Aircraft|
|Fleet Air Aircraft||Warfare Aircraft|
|Fleet Air Reconnaissance Aircraft||Weapons School Aircraft|
|Fleet Aircraft||Weather Fighter Aircraft|
|Fleet Fighter Aircraft||Weather Reconnaissance Aircraft|
|Fleet Logistic Aircraft||Winged Aircraft|
|Fleet Logistic Support Aircraft||WW2 Aircraft|
Navy Ships and Asbestos Exposure
Attack Cargo Ships
Attack Transport Ships
Aviation Store Ships
Barrack Craft Ships
Cable Repair Ships
Fast Combat Ships
Fleet Replenishment Ships
General Store Ships
Merchant Marine Ships
Military Sealift Vessels
Naval Shipyard Workers
Navy Landing Craft
Navy Laying Ships
Navy Oil Transporters
Navy Salvage Ships
Patrol Torpedo Boats
Vehicle Cargo Ships
U. S. Military Branches of Service
U. S. Military and Asbestos Containing Products
Hospital Ship 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
Air Handling Systems
Aircraft Stitching Wire
Army Gas Masks
Army Transport Vehicles
Asbestos Cement Sheets
Asbestos Coated Steam Pipeline
Asbestos Containing Coots
Asbestos Containing Gloves
Asbestos Containing Parts
Asphalt Plastic Cement
Base Floor Covering Materials
Boiler Room Equipment
Cement Asbestos Shingles
Cement Chalk Boards
Cement Covered Flues
Cockpit Heating Systems
Deck Covering Materials
Engine Heat Shields
Felt and Tar Joint Compound
Fire Resistant Clothes
Flexible Duct Connectors
Heat Resistant Gloves
Heat Resistant Materials
Heat Shields for Engines
Hot Water Pipes
Hot Water Tank Insulation
Insulation of Tanks
Insulation on Boilers
Insulation on hot water pipes
Insulation on Steam Pipes
Joiner Bulkhead Systems
Protective Fire Retardant
Smoke Screen Generators
Sound dampening materials
Systems used to Heat Cockpits
Wallboard Joint Compound
There is no charge for your initial phone consultation.
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. 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.
- $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.
Women and Mesothelioma Cancer
- Men are 4 times more likely than women to be diagnosed with Mesothelioma cancer.
- Women represent 8-10% of all diagnosed Mesothelioma cases in women with an average age of 60.
- Asbestos-related symptoms in women can occur 10-50 years after their first asbestos exposure.
- Ovarian cancer in women has now been linked directly to asbestos exposure.
- Mesothelioma cases in women are on the rise and studies show that women are more at risk through secondhand exposure.
- Researchers in Australia are linking asbestos exposure and women that participated in do-it-yourself home renovations with a rise in diagnosed Mesothelioma cases.
- An Irish Cancer Society study recently showed majority of the women in Ireland who are diagnosed with Mesothelioma due to exposure to fibers on their husband’s work clothes.
- Medical studies have shown that women who are diagnosed with Mesothelioma are more likely to be diagnosed with Peritoneal Mesothelioma in their abdomen.
- Women that worked in shipyards, oil refineries, power plants, steel mills, and factories during World War II have developed Mesothelioma later in life.
- In 1997, a study at Durham and Duke University Medical Centers reported that a history of asbestos exposure was a factor in about 75% of the women who participated in the study.
Women have a 1 in 16 chance of developing malignant Mesothelioma or another asbestos-related disease in their lifetime.
U. S. Military Personnel and Asbestos Exposure
List of U. S. Military Personnel that were exposed to toxic asbestos products or worked with asbestos-containing products with the highest exposure years between 1940-1980.
|Academy Graduates||Fleet Interns||Planners|
|Air Controllers||Geoscientists||Poultry Cutters|
|Air Crews||Graders||Powder Mixers|
|Artillery Crews||Gunners Mate||Pumpman|
|Ballistics Experts||Handyman||Radar Man|
|Band Members||Honor Guard||Radiology Technologist|
|Biochemists||Hull Man||Ratchet Man|
|Brigade Combat Teams||Investigators||Reserve Units|
|Cavalry Scouts||Leak Man||Scrap Loaders|
|Combat Teams||Machinist Mates||Security Guard|
|Couriers||Mess Hall Cooks||Splicers|
|Custodians||Metal Craftsman||Steam Crews|
|Deck Cadet||Metallurgists||Stockroom Keeper|
|Decorators||Meter Readers||Strike Groups|
|Demolition Crews||Meter Setters||Subcontractors|
|Developers||Military Policeman||Tail Gunners|
|Disabled Vets||Missile Batteryman||Tankerman|
|Doctors||Mortar Man||Telephone Lineman|
|Door Gunners||Movers||Third Mates|
|Draftsman||Mud Man||Throttle Man|
|Drywallers||Nose Gunners||Tire Changers|
|Enlisted Men||Oil Drillers||Translators|
|Ensigns||Oil Riggers||Truck Unloaders|
|Etchers||Oilfield Man||Unit Commanders|
|Expediters||Ordnance Blasters||Utilities Man|
|Experts||Ordnance Experts||Vessel Crews|
|Explosive Man||Packagers||Warehouse Man|
|Extruders||Paint Strippers||Warfare Man|
|Field Man||Pararescue Man||Weapons Mates|
|Field Teams||Pastry Man||Weather Observers|
|Fire Controlman||Petty Officers||Winders|
|Fire Crews||Pharmacists||Wing Crews|
|First Mates||Physicists||Wrecking Crews|
Need Help Choosing a Mesothelioma Lawyer?
We have been counseling Veterans and Mesothelioma patients for more than 20 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?
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, 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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