High-risk jobs for developing mesothelioma include coal miners.
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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 victims.
It was only later that an autopsy revealed the malignant cause of his death.
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.
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.
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.
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
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