Ex-Navy Man Contracts Malignant Mesothelioma From Asbestos Exposure. Our Lawyers Investigate.
In recent news about the dangers of asbestos exposure, a veteran who worked with asbestos every day on Navy ships died of mesothelioma because of his exposure to the carcinogen.
He suffered malignant mesothelioma, which affected both sides of his chest and spread to his abdomen and liver.
The 61-year-old spent years removing and replacing pipes on boilers aboard Navy ships.
Many of the pipes had asbestos lagging.
Asbestos was widely used by the military, including in U.S. Navy ships.
Sadly, many veterans are being diagnosed with asbestos cancers due to exposure that occurred during their military service.
Asbestos insulation and other asbestos containing materials could be found in various naval boats and Navy ships.
Many Navy vets have come forward to say their service led to a diagnosis of mesothelioma, asbestosis, lung cancer from asbestos.
If this has been your experience, we may be able to help.
For over two decades, Weitz & Luxenberg P.C. has handled some of the most legally complicated and groundbreaking asbestos litigation in the country. 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 their disease.
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