How to Find the Right California Asbestos Attorney
Look for a lawyer with experience, resources, and a track record of success
Lung cancer and mesothelioma are devastating diseases caused by exposure to asbestos, a naturally occurring mineral that was widely used in many industries until the 1970s. Unfortunately, California is among the states with the highest number of mesothelioma and asbestos lung cancer cases due to its industrial history and population density. Hundreds of thousands of California residents have been exposed to asbestos.
From 1999 to 2017, the most recent information available, there have been more than 27,000 asbestos-related deaths in California. Counties with the most deaths include:
- Los Angeles County
- San Diego County
- Orange County
- Riverside County
- Contra Costa County
Anyone diagnosed with mesothelioma or asbestos-exposure lung cancer should consult a lawyer as soon as possible to ensure their rights are protected. Victims may be eligible to collect substantial compensation for their medical expenses, lost wages, pain, and more. However, not just any lawyer can get results. To get the full compensation they deserve asbestos victims need experienced lung cancer attorneys with proven track records of success.
Qualities of a successful asbestos and mesothelioma attorney
Compensation for asbestos victims poses various complexities that require careful consideration. The extended latency period between asbestos exposure and the onset of cancer can make it difficult to pinpoint the source of exposure and identify the liable parties. Additionally, the bankruptcy or merger of companies that manufactured asbestos-containing products poses legal challenges. Furthermore, many victims were exposed to asbestos in multiple locations, which complicates the determination of the responsible parties. To overcome these obstacles, experienced asbestos and mesothelioma lawyers employ various strategies to ensure that their clients receive fair compensation.
That’s why victims of mesothelioma and asbestos lung cancer need a knowledgeable, experienced attorney to ensure they receive maximum compensation for their suffering. The right lawyer can make all the difference in obtaining fair compensation for clients. An experienced lawyer can navigate complex legal procedures, identify liable parties, and hold them accountable. In contrast, an inexperienced lawyer may not be familiar with the intricate laws or lack the necessary resources to build a strong case. They may struggle to identify all the liable parties, gather evidence, or negotiate effectively with insurance companies.
When choosing a California mesothelioma and asbestos lung cancer lawyer, it is important to look for someone who has the following qualifications:
- Specialization in mesothelioma and asbestos lung cancer cases.
- Track record of success.
- Trial experience.
- Client testimonials and reviews.
- A reputation for compassion and understanding.
- Clear and proactive communication.
- Demonstrated legal knowledge of applicable state and federal regulations.
How a California asbestos lung cancer lawyer can help
Collecting compensation for asbestos illnesses can be very complicated, but an experienced asbestos lung cancer and mesothelioma lawyer can simplify the process for victims. As your lawyer, we can:
- Navigate the legal process and explain your options.
- Conduct a thorough investigation and work history review.
- Collect evidence.
- Interview witnesses.
- Present expert testimony.
- File claims with Asbestos Trust Fund.
- File a personal injury or wrongful death lawsuit if necessary.
- Provide peace of mind.
Choose a lawyer with the right experience and resources for success
The Ferrell Law Group has handled thousands of trust fund claims in California and across the U.S. If you have been diagnosed with lung cancer or mesothelioma due to asbestos exposure, we can put our 30 years of experience to work for you.
Contact the Ferrell Law Group today to schedule a free consultation and learn more about your legal rights and options. Our mesothelioma lawyers and asbestos lung cancer attorneys have recovered hundreds of millions of dollars for our clients. We are here to help you get the justice and compensation you deserve.
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