National Asbestos Exposure Risk Attorneys
Common ways people with lung cancer may have been exposed to asbestos
If you have lung cancer, it's important to determine if asbestos exposure caused or contributed to it. Compensation is available for asbestos lung cancer and mesothelioma medical expenses, pain, and losses, but many victims don't realize they were exposed or mistakenly blame themselves.
For more than 30 years the Ferrell Law Group, a national asbestos exposure law firm, has served clients in all 50 states. We know exactly how the Asbestos Trust Funds, insurance companies, and courts work when it comes to toxic asbestos exposure. We know how to get the facts and evidence you need to prove your case. If you were diagnosed with lung cancer and are over age 62, the asbestos exposure lawyers at the Ferrell Law Group can investigate how you were exposed to asbestos.
Contact the Ferrell Law Group for a free consultation to find out if you are eligible for money to help cover medical expenses, lost wages, and other losses. At no cost to you, a member of our team can answer your questions and help you decide what to do next.
How lung cancer victims may have been exposed to asbestos
The link between asbestos, a naturally occurring mineral that was once widely used in the construction, manufacturing, and automotive industries, and cancer are well-established. When asbestos fibers are inhaled or ingested, they can become trapped in the lungs and other organs, leading to serious health problems such as lung cancer and mesothelioma.
There are three main ways people were exposed to asbestos:
- Occupational exposure. Many workers in industries such as construction, oil and gas drilling, shipbuilding, and manufacturing were exposed to asbestos on the job. For example, a construction worker may have been exposed to asbestos while installing insulation in a building. Or a miner or manufacturing worker may have been exposed to asbestos through the tools and machinery they used on the job.
- Second-hand exposure. Family members of workers who were exposed to asbestos on the job may also have been exposed to asbestos through second-hand exposure when workers came home with their clothes unknowingly covered in toxic asbestos dust.
- Military exposure. Many veterans were exposed to asbestos while serving in the military. Navy veterans were particularly at risk because of how commonly asbestos was used in shipbuilding, but every branch of the armed services used asbestos in vehicles and facilities.
If you were exposed to asbestos and have lung cancer, get help now
The Ferrell Law Group is dedicated to helping those who have been diagnosed with lung cancer due to asbestos exposure. If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with lung cancer or mesothelioma and believe that asbestos exposure may have been the cause, please contact us for a free consultation to discuss your legal options.
We work on a contingency fee basis, meaning that you won't have to pay any fees upfront and we only get paid if we win your case. We also want to make it clear that smokers can still qualify for asbestos compensation – even if there were other causes, as long as asbestos was a contributing factor, you have a case.
Don't wait any longer to seek the justice and compensation you deserve. Contact our national asbestos lung cancer law firm today to schedule your free consultation and take the first step toward pursuing your legal rights and financial compensation.