Did work as an architect or in construction cause mesothelioma from asbestos in building materials?
In recent news about the harmful nature of asbestos exposure, an architect with mesothelioma was victorious in his asbestos legal battle with his former employers, reported the Leicester Mercury on September 8, 2008.
According to the newspaper report, he was given two years to live in autumn 2006 after being diagnosed with malignant mesothelioma - cancer of the chest lining.
Reportedly, he has had to have four operations, chemotherapy and regular medical check-ups.
According to court papers, the architect alleged he was exposed to asbestos fibers while cutting asbestos sheets on a circular saw in the '70s when he worked as a designer and technician.
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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