Did your job in one of the shipyards cause your asbestos disease? We may be able to help.
Those who worked in shipyards may get a free review of their potential asbestos case via the form below.
From World War II until the 1970s, thousands of men and women worked at Navy shipyards throughout the United States.
During their careers, these workers were exposed to asbestos on a daily basis.
Unlike other pollutants these workers breathed in asbestos fibers and dust remain in the lungs, where they were trapped in their airways and lung tissue. Each and every day these workers were at the shipyards, more and more asbestos was trapped in their lungs.
As a result, thousands of workers have become ill with serious lung diseases such as mesothelioma, lung cancer and asbestosis.
In addition to the shipyards operated by the Navy, there are countless others owned by private companies throughout the U.S.
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From shipfitters, pipefitters and demolition workers, to those toiling on railroads and in construction, Weitz & Luxenberg has many clients whose needless and entirely avoidable exposure to asbestos ultimately led to them developing asbestos-related diseases.
Weitz & Luxenberg is a leading plaintiffs' law firm that has represented people affected by mesothelioma for over 20 years. Men and women diagnosed with mesothelioma or lung cancer caused by asbestos exposure may be entitled to compensation from the companies responsible for their disease.
If you would like a free consultation or more information about your legal options, please complete the form on this page, and a representative of our law firm will contact you as soon as possible.