Health care services for military veterans at VA
Clinics in Montana
Contact information for military veterans to test for exposure to asbestos: Montana VA Clinics.
There are a number of benefits that have been instated for members of the U.S. armed forces living in Montana.
Recognized for pioneering asbestos cases, Weitz & Luxenberg won a notable consolidated trial in 1991 concerning men who had worked at the Brooklyn Navy Yard in the 1940s and 1950s.
Our firm handled 36 clients in that case and received $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 verdict in New York for a brake mechanic suffering from mesothelioma (docket No. 12658-00). The firm has recovered hundreds of millions more for its clients, many of whom formed the backbone of the victorious Allied war effort in the second World War.
Composed of oxygen, hydrogen, silicon, and various metals, asbestos is classified as a mineral. Fibers made of asbestos are tough, flexible and flame retardant. Asbestos also insulates very well and will not break down easily. Asbestos has been used in older plastics, paper products and floor tiles. Generally, asbestos fibers are combined with a substance that binds them together, producing asbestos containing material, otherwise known as ACM. Many industrial products are made of ACM, for example sealants, cement pipe and insulation.
Thousands of individuals fulfilled their duty to the armed services and had contact with asbestos for an extended amount of time unaware of the fact that this could one day lead to the deadly disease: mesothelioma.
Exposure to asbestos can seriously damage your health. Weitz & Luxenberg understands this and wants to help. For a free consultation, fill out the form below.
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