Information For Our Vets In Colorado
There are a number of facilities that have been created for servicemen & servicewomen of the United States armed forces. An up to date list of the help centers in Colorado is accessible here.
Known for spearheading asbestos cases, Weitz & Luxenberg won a landmark consolidated trial in 1991 involving employees of the Brooklyn Navy Yard in the 1940s and 1950s.
We have managed 36 clients in that case and was awarded $75 million. Another case yielded a $64.65 million award for four asbestos plaintiffs in 1996 (NY, docket # 10893/95), and, in 2002, the firm won a $53 million decision in New York for a brake mechanic stricken by mesothelioma (docket No. 12658-00). Weitz & Luxenberg has recovered hundreds of millions more for its clients, many of whom formed the backbone of the triumphant Allied war effort in WWII.
Composed of oxygen, hydrogen, silicon, and various metals, asbestos is classified as a mineral. Fibers made of asbestos are powerful, flexible and not flammable. Asbestos also insulates very well and doesn't break down easily. Other asbestos uses include older plastics, paper products and floor tiles. Sometimes, asbestos fibers are mixed with a matter that joins them together, resulting in asbestos containing material, otherwise known as ACM. An assortment of industrial products are created with ACM, like sealants, cement pipe and insulation.
Countless people were part of the armed forces and lived alongside asbestos for an extended amount of time unaware of the fact that this could one day lead to the lethal disease: mesothelioma.
Surviving with mesothelioma can be trying. Weitz & Luxenberg can help alleviate some of the discomfort by providing you with a free case evaluation. Your first step is to complete the form below.
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