Asbestos linked to several cancers including lung, esophageal, gastrointestinal, tracheal and colon cancer.
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Recently, a woman wrote to us saying that her father had died of lung cancer related to asbestos exposure.
He had worked at a Philadelphia shipyard for over 20 years and traveled up and down the East Coast at various shipyards afterward.
Neither her mother nor her father were aware they could seek lawsuit compensation for asbestos related cancers.
Her mother has just filed a claim with our firm to recover a settlement for the harm asbestos caused her family.
According to the National Cancer Institute, asbestos is classified as a known human carcinogen.
Studies have shown that exposure to asbestos may increase the risk of lung cancer and mesothelioma (a relatively rare cancer of the thin membranes that line the chest and abdomen).
Mesothelioma is the most common form of cancer associated with asbestos exposure.
In addition to lung cancer and mesothelioma, studies have indicated an association between asbestos exposure and gastrointestinal and colorectal cancers, as well as an elevated risk for cancers of the larynx, throat, kidney, esophagus, and gallbladder.
If this has been your experience, our asbestos lawyers may be able to help you receive compensation for your health problems.
For over two decades, Weitz & Luxenberg P.C. has handled some of the most legally complicated and groundbreaking asbestos litigation in the country, winning many millions of dollars in verdicts and settlements along the way.
Men and women diagnosed with mesothelioma or lung cancer caused by asbestos exposure or secondary
exposure may be entitled to compensation from the companies responsible for
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