New York Mesothelioma Cancer Lawsuits
Residents and workers in New York 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 New York in buildings, residential buildings, industrial plants, factories, power plants, chemical plants, refineries, shipyards and manufacturing plants.
New York 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.
Malignant Mesothelioma has been linked to workplace asbestos exposure.
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
New York Asbestos Exposure Hot Spots
More than 116,000 tons of asbestos shipments were received in the state of New York. High asbestos exposure was in shipyards, power plants, steel mills, iron mills, oil refineries, and construction sites in Brooklyn, Manhattan, New York City, Rochester, Buffalo and Watertown. The state of New York has a population of 19,450,00 (2019 U. S. Census).
Asbestos-containing products and materials were used throughout New York 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.
New York Mesothelioma Asbestos Exposure Information
New York Mesothelioma Asbestos Deaths
|New York Asbestos-Related Deaths 1999-2017||15,205|
|New York Asbestosis Cancer Deaths||1,124|
|New York Mesothelioma Cancer Deaths||2,830|
|New York Estimated-Asbestos Cancer Deaths||11,320|
New York Mesothelioma Statistics (Asbestos-Related Deaths)
|Albany County, NY – 289 Asbestos Related Deaths|
|Allegany County, NY – 48 Asbestos Related Deaths|
|Bronx County, NY – 290 Asbestos Related Deaths|
|Broome County, NY – 125 Asbestos Related Deaths|
|Cattaraugus County, NY – 143 Asbestos Related Deaths|
|Cayuga County, NY – 62 Asbestos Related Deaths|
|Chemung County, NY – 64 Asbestos Related Deaths|
|Chenango County, NY – 69 Asbestos Related Deaths|
|Clinton County, NY – 74 Asbestos Related Deaths|
|Cortland County, NY – 31 Asbestos Related Deaths|
|Delaware County, NY – 49 Asbestos Related Deaths|
|Dutchess County, NY – 157 Asbestos Related Deaths|
|Erie County, NY – 1,133 Asbestos Related Deaths|
|Essex County, NY – 25 Asbestos Related Deaths|
|Franklin County, NY – 32 Asbestos Related Deaths|
|Fulton County, NY – 49 Asbestos Related Deaths|
|Genesee County, NY – 54 Asbestos Related Deaths|
|Greene County, NY – 54 Asbestos Related Deaths|
|Herkimer County, NY – 41 Asbestos Related Deaths|
|Jefferson County, NY – 113 Asbestos Related Deaths|
|Kings County, NY – 604 Asbestos Related Deaths|
|Lewis County, NY – 17 Asbestos Related Deaths|
|Livingston County, NY – 55 Asbestos Related Deaths|
|Madison County, NY – 68 Asbestos Related Deaths|
|Monroe County, NY – 657 Asbestos Related Deaths|
|Montgomery County, NY – 57 Asbestos Related Deaths|
|Nassau County, NY – 1,135 Asbestos Related Deaths|
|New York County, NY – 409 Asbestos Related Deaths|
|Niagara County, NY – 473 Asbestos Related Deaths|
|Oneida County, NY – 194 Asbestos Related Deaths|
|Onondaga County, NY – 350 Asbestos Related Deaths|
|Ontario County, NY – 84 Asbestos Related Deaths|
|Orange County, NY – 198 Asbestos Related Deaths|
|Orleans County, NY – 38 Asbestos Related Deaths|
|Oswego County, NY – 140 Asbestos Related Deaths|
|Otsego County, NY – 49 Asbestos Related Deaths|
|Putnam County, NY – 86 Asbestos Related Deaths|
|Queens County, NY – 843 Asbestos Related Deaths|
|Rensselaer County, NY – 197 Asbestos Related Deaths|
|Richmond County, NY – 231 Asbestos Related Deaths|
|Rockland County, NY – 176 Asbestos Related Deaths|
|Saratoga County, NY – 209 Asbestos Related Deaths|
|Schenectady County, NY – 142 Asbestos Related Deaths|
|Schoharie County, NY – 20 Asbestos Related Deaths|
|Schuyler County, NY – 12 Asbestos Related Deaths|
|Seneca County, NY – 38 Asbestos Related Deaths|
|St. Lawrence County, NY – 126 Asbestos Related Deaths|
|Steuben County, NY – 141 Asbestos Related Deaths|
|Suffolk County, NY – 1,130 Asbestos Related Deaths|
|Sullivan County, NY – 38 Asbestos Related Deaths|
|Tioga County, NY – 51 Asbestos Related Deaths|
|Tompkins County, NY – 53 Asbestos Related Deaths|
|Ulster County, NY – 149 Asbestos Related Deaths|
|Warren County, NY – 71 Asbestos Related Deaths|
|Washington County, NY – 64 Asbestos Related Deaths|
|Wayne County, NY – 150 Asbestos Related Deaths|
|Westchester County, NY – 529 Asbestos Related Deaths|
|Wyoming County, NY – 27 Asbestos Related Deaths|
|Yates County, NY – 16 Asbestos Related Deaths|
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.
New York Mesothelioma Statistics (Asbestos-Related Deaths)
- New York ranks 4th in the U. S. for deaths from malignant Mesothelioma.
- The mortality rate from Mesothelioma in New York is 10.8 per million.
- 3,374 New York residents died from malignant Mesothelioma.
- 15,000 asbestos-related deaths were reported in New York since 1979.
- New York has a crude mortality rank of 6th in the U. S.
- New York has more than 1.4 million Veterans. 1 in 3 will Veterans will develop an asbestos related disease.
*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.
New York 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.
New York 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 New York Mesothelioma Settlements and Verdicts.
List of New York Mesothelioma settlements and verdicts listed in asbestos lawsuits, court documents, and news sources.
- $60 Million was awarded in 2018 to a New York laborer who worked on single-family homes in Brooklyn against negligent boil manufacturers.
- $8 Million verdicts were reached in favor of a New York Navy Veteran against Crane Company for their negligence to disclose the possible risk of asbestos exposure.
- $7.2 Million verdicts in 2018 against Claims Management Co. after their failure to pay the $7 million in mesothelioma verdicts in 2012 and was accused of stalling payments to maximize the float time before claim payments to insurance policies.
- $4 Million was awarded in 2017 to a former New York manufacturing worker and mesothelioma victim against a steel and piping company.
- $3.47 Million was awarded to a school bus driver exposed to asbestos against an automotive manufacturer diagnosed with mesothelioma.
- $3 Million was awarded to a former Ashland Oil Employee in Erie County, NY diagnosed with mesothelioma.
- $3 Million was awarded to a Bronx, NY to a former carpenter against several manufacturers and distributors of the asbestos-containing floor and ceiling tiles, thin-set and joint compound.
- $2.5 Million was awarded to a former New York laboratory chemist suffering from mesothelioma in Erie County, NY against Ford Motor Company.
- $2.5 Million was awarded to the family of a former millwright and pipefitter in Buffalo, NY who passed away at 72 from mesothelioma cancer caused by workplace asbestos exposure.
- $2.1 Million was awarded in Utica, NY to a former local truck driver against several manufacturers and distributors of the asbestos-containing plastic molding compound.
- $1.42 Million was issued in a wrongful death verdict to a New York U.S. Navy veteran who died from mesothelioma against John Crane Inc.
- $1.5 Million was awarded to a Buffalo, NY former automobile brake mechanic against several asbestos distributors and manufacturers of automotive and truck parts.
- $1 Million was awarded to a Oneida, NY molder at the Diemolding Corporation and against several manufacturers of the asbestos-containing plastic molding compound.
- $1.5 Million was awarded in 2012 to a NY architect and his wife in an asbestos-cancer lawsuit.
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.
New York 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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Asbestos Exposure in New York
Asbestos was used heavily in U. S. building trades between 1930-1980. More than 3,000 commonly used products in New York contained toxic asbestos fibers and materials.
New York 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 New York 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 New York 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 New York Neighborhoods Pre-1980
New York workers and laborers that were exposed to asbestos products are at 7 times higher risk than the general population for being diagnosed with Mesothelioma or an asbestos-related disease in their lifetime.
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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.
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.
New York Mesothelioma Lawsuit Damages
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 Washington 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.