High-risk jobs for developing mesothelioma include coal miners.
Coal miners may get a free mesothelioma lawsuit review by completing the
In recent news about the dangers to exposure from asbestos, a miner's son has filed a lawsuit to hold accountable a coal
company for his dad's death.
The miner died aged 70 from mesothelioma, a cancer of the
lining of the lungs notorious for its incurability and the agony suffered by its
It was only later that an autopsy revealed the malignant cause of his
His widow initiated the suit for compensation over his death and, when she
also died in May last year, the couple's son took up the legal fight.
The miner began his working
life with the coal corporation in 1950 when he took a dangerous job in the pit.
He later moved on to a safety officer's role and worked as an inspector
between 1969 and 1979.
It was during the latter job that he was exposed to killer asbestos dust.
Many coal miners have come forward to say their work environment led to a
diagnosis of mesothelioma, asbestosis or lung cancer from asbestos.
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
Coal miners diagnosed with mesothelioma or lung cancer caused by asbestos exposure or secondary
exposure may be entitled to compensation from the companies responsible for
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.