Underground Buildings: Mesothelioma Lawsuits

Underground Buildings: Asbestos Exposure

People that worked in and lived around Underground Buildings that contained asbestos containing products may be at risk for developing Mesothelioma and other asbestos-related cancers in their lifetime.

Workers that helped build or tear down old Underground Buildings that contained toxic asbestos products that exposed them to toxic asbestos dust and fibers are at a higher risk.

If you have been diagnosed with Mesothelioma or an Asbestos related cancer you may be eligible to receive compensation from responsible asbestos companies and manufacturers for your asbestos exposure.

Mesothelioma and other asbestos-related cancers can lay dormant in people for 10-50 years. Asbestos exposure is responsible for approximately 10,000 deaths each year in the United States.

If you or a family member has been diagnosed with Mesothelioma or an Asbestos-related disease, we are here to help you file a claim.


Underground Buildings and Asbestos Exposure

  • Mesothelioma cases are found in 9 out of every 1 million people.
  • 1 in every 125 males over 55 will be diagnosed with an asbestos related cancer in their lifetime.
  • 1 in 3 U. S. Veterans will develop an asbestos related disease in their lifetime.
  • In the last 40 years more than 6,000 asbestos companies have been named in Mesothelioma and Asbestos claims.
  • There have been more than 600,000 Mesothelioma and asbestos-related claims with an estimated value of 275 billion.

Workers 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 is most dangerous when inhaled or ingested. Most workers were daily exposed to toxic asbestos dust and fibers where they inhaled and ingested them without any protection in their workplace.

More than 20 million American workers have been exposed to asbestos with the heaviest usage in the U. S. during 1930-1980.

If you or a family member has been diagnosed with Mesothelioma or an Asbestos-related disease, we are here to help you file a claim.


Underground Buildings and Asbestos Exposure

 

AT & T Co. Underground Coaxial Cable Building Boone, NC
Bucket Shop, Underground Atlanta Old Ivey St. Atlanta, GA
City of Jacksonville – Underground Electric Distribution System – FL
City of Jacksonville Underground Electric Distribution System Jacksonville, FL
City of Underground Electric Distribution System
Cornell University, Undergrad Library – Ithaca, NY
Jacksonville Underground Electric Distribution System
Jess Underground Utility Pendleton, SC
Joy Global Underground Inc.
Melville Underground Oil Tank
Memphis State University, Undergraduate Library Memphis, TN
Military Park Underground Garage Newark, NJ
Olin Underground Baltimore, MD
Philadelphia Underground Cd Store
Standard Underground Cable Co. Emeryville, CA
Standard Underground Cable Co. Perth Amboy, NJ
Standard Underground Cable Co. Pittsburgh, PA
STD. Underground Cable Co.
Underground Buildings
Underground Cable Companies
Underground Companies
Underground Construction Co. – CA
Underground Electric Distribution System
Underground Garage Detroit, MI
Underground McKees Rocks, PA
Underground Mines
Underground Oil Tank Companies
Underground Pentagon Chambersburg, PA
Underground Railroad Station
Underground Tunnels
University of California Moffett Undergraduate Library Utility Berkeley, CA

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.

 

Acoustic Products Friction Products Pottery Products
Adhesive Products Furnace Products Powder Products
Air Conditioning Products Galvanized Products Power Products
Aluminum Products Gas Products Protective Products
Apron Products Gasket Products Pump Products
Artificial Products Gauge Products Putty Products
Asphalt Products Glass Products Refractory Products
Automotive Products Glazing Products Refrigeration Products
Bathroom Products Glove Products Resin Products
Belt Products Glue Products Roofing Products
Blanket Products Gravel Products Rope Products
Board Products Grease Products Rubber Products
Boiler Products Heat Resistant Products Rust Products
Bonding Products Hoist Products Sand Products
Box Products Hose Products Sealant Products
Brake Products Hydraulic Products Sheathing Products
Brick Products Industrial Products Sheetrock Products
Building Products Insulation Products Shield Products
Cable Products Iron Products Shingle Products
Caulking Products Joint Compound Products Shipping Products
Cement Products Laboratory Products Siding Products
Chalk Products Lagging Products Silicone Products
Chemical Products Laundry Products Soundproofing Products
Circuit Products Lead Products Spackling Products
Cleaning Products Lighting Products Spray-On Products
Clothing Products Linen Products Staining Products
Coating Products Lining Products Steam Products
Compressed Products Linoleum Products Steel Products
Concrete Products Lubricant Products Stone Products
Cooling Products Marble Products Structural Products
Copper Products Masking Products Stucco Products
Cord Products Masonry Products Surfacing Products
Cork Products Mastic Products Synthetic Products
Corning Products Mechanical Products Talc Powder Products
Covering Products Metal Products Tape Products
Cylinder Products Mineral Products Tar Products
Decorative Products Mixing Products Textile Products
Diesel Products Molded Products Thermal Products
Door Products Mortar Products Tile Products
Drilling Products Motor Products Transite Products
Dryer Products Mud Products Tubing Products
Drywall Products Nylon Products Turbine Products
Electrical Products Packing Products Valve Products
Electronic Products Padding Products Varnish Products
Elevator Products Paint Products Veneer Products
Energy Products Pallet Products Ventilation Products
Engine Products Panel Products Vermiculite Products
Epoxy Products Paper Products Vinyl Products
Fabric Products Patch Products Wallpaper Products
Felt Products Patternmaking Products Water Products
Fiberglass Products Paving Products Wax Products
Finishing Products Petroleum Products Weatherproofing Products
Fireproofing Products Pipe Products Welding Products
Fitting Products Plaster Products Window Products
Flange Products Plastic Products Wire Products
Flashing Products Plumbing Products Wood Products
Flexboard Products Plywood Products Wool Products
Flooring Products Polishing Products Wrapping Products
Foam Products Polymer Products Yarn Products
Framing Products Porcelain Products Zinc Products

Asbestos Trust Funds Claims and Mesothelioma

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 18 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!


U. S. Military Veterans and Asbestos Exposure

Military Veterans Mesothelioma Cancer LawsuitsMilitary Veterans 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.

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 in Kentucky 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.


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.

Median Survival Rate for Mesothelioma Patients by Stage

  • Stage 1 – 21 months
  • Stage 2 – 19 months
  • Stage 3 – 16 months
  • Stage 4 – under 12 months

Mesothelioma Symptoms Include:

  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Cough
  • Difficulty Breathing
  • Difficulty Swallowing
  • Dyspnea)
  • Fatigue
  • Fever or Night Sweats
  • Fluid Build-up in Lungs
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart Murmurs
  • Irregular Heartbeat (Arrhythmia)
  • Nausea
  • Orthopnea (Dyspnea When Lying Down)
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Thickening of Pericardial Layers

Buildings Pre-1980 and Asbestos Exposure

People that worked in shipyards, refineries, power plants, mills, factories, plants, salvage yards, engine rooms, installing brakes, gaskets, insulation, valves and pipes have a higher risk of developing an asbestos related disease in their lifetime.

 

Abbys Factories Powerhouse
Actuaries Farms Prisons
Airports Fields Projects
Amphitheater Fisheries Quarries
Apartments Forts Racetracks
Aqueducts Galleries Ranches
Arenas Garages Rectories
Armories Gardens Refineries
Arsenal Golf Courses Reformatories
Auditoriums Government Buildings Reservoirs
Avenues Gyms Residence
Bakeries Halls Resorts
Banks Hangars Restaurants
Barns Homes Rinks
Barracks Hospitals Salons
Bases Houses Sanitariums
Breweries Hotels Schools
Buildings Infirmaries Shelters
Cafeterias Institutes Shipyards
Camps Jails Shops
Canals Laboratories Silos
Casinos Land Stadiums
Cemeteries Laundries Stations
Chapels Libraries Storerooms
Churches Lighthouses Stores
Clubs Lodges Streets
Coliseums Manors Synagogues
Colleges Markets Temples
Conservatories Mines Terminals
Convents Monasteries Terraces
Dairy Monuments Theaters
Dams Motels Towers
Dealerships Observatories Tunnels
Departments Offices Underpasses
Depots Opera House Underground Buildings
Dispensaries Parish Units
Dispensary Parks Universities
Distilleries Pavilions Yards
Drive-Ins Penitentiaries YMCA Buildings
Dumps Plants Zoos
Embassies Plazas
Facilities Post Offices

How Second-Hand Asbestos Exposure Occurs

When asbestos is disturbed, broken apart, cut, decayed, or damaged, it releases tiny asbestos microscopic fibrous particles that can cling to 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 is most dangerous when it is;

 

Abandoned Deteriorated Loose
Aged Disturbed Marred
Blown Off Dried Peeled
Breaks Drilled Pulverized
Brittle Exposed Removed
Broken Falling Apart Replaced
Bucked Flaming Rotted
Burnt Fragmented Sanded
Carried Frayed Sawed
Chiseled Friable Scorched
Chopped Glued Scraped
Cracked Grinded Scratched
Crumbled Ground Shrunk
Cut Grouted Torn
Damaged Handled Touched
Decayed Inhaled Warped
Demolished Leaked Worn Out

Need an Experienced Mesothelioma Lawyer?

Mesothelioma Lawyer Phone NumberIf 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.

Call our Mesothelioma Toll Free Helpline at 888.640.0914 and get help today!

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We can usually tell within a few minutes whether we can help you, and if we can’t, maybe direct you to someone who can. We are always accessible by phone, email and online chat.

We are always available to answer your questions with a phone call and will always keep you informed. We will do everything we can to ensure that you receive the highest compensation for your injuries.

If you have a legal question about a Mesothelioma lawsuit, you don t have to come into our office. Call us, and you ll speak directly to a lawyer, and if a lawyer is not available, your call will be returned as quickly as possible. Call today and get help with Kentucky Mesothelioma Claims and Lawsuits.

Mesothelioma Damages

 

Disfigurement Damages (past and future)
Economic Damages (past and future)
End of Life Cost Damages
Exemplary Damages
Funeral Expense Damages
Future Economic Damages
General Damages
Gross Negligence Damages
Loss of Companionship 
Loss of Consortium Damages
Loss of Earning Capacity Damages
Loss of Life Damages
Loss of Wages Damages (past and future)
Medical Expense Damages
Mental Anguish Damages 
Monetary Compensation Damages 
Nominal Damages
Non-Economic Damages
Pain and Suffering Damages
Pecuniary and Non-Pecuniary Damages
Physical Impairment Damages (past and future)
Asbestos Trust Funds
Treble Damages
Workers Compensation Damages
Wrongful Death Claims

Recent Mesothelioma Verdicts and Settlements

7.5 Million Mesothelioma Verdict: For a construction worker who developed mesothelioma against 6 companies that manufactured or distributed asbestos-cement pipe (2012).

$13 million Mesothelioma Jury Verdict: For a 73-year-old woman who contracted Mesothelioma after using asbestos-containing talcum powder manufactured by Colgate-Palmolive Company.

$7.5 Million Mesothelioma Settlement: For a 1970s and 1980s Worker with Mesothelioma who worked installing underground water and sewer lines.

$26.6 Million Mesothelioma Settlement: For a 62-Year-Old Drywaller exposed to asbestos dust on residential and commercial job sites who developed Mesothelioma.

$8.6 Million Mesothelioma Jury Award: For a family man diagnosed with malignant pleural mesothelioma was exposed to asbestos while working as a refinery worker and heavy equipment operator.

$4.4 Million Mesothelioma Verdict: For a Steamfitter diagnosed with Mesothelioma who worked on asbestos containing pumps, valves, and gaskets used in power plant during the 1950’s and 1960’s.

$2.1 Million Mesothelioma Award: For a 77-year-old man who developed pleural mesothelioma from work as a machinist and planner at a Naval Shipyard.

$7.5 Million Mesothelioma Settlement: For a woman who developed peritoneal mesothelioma from laundering her refinery worker husband’s work clothes and died from “take-home asbestos exposure.”

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Underground Buildings: Asbestos Exposure and Mesothelioma Lawsuits