Contractors: We can help you seek compensation for mesothelioma or lung
cancer from asbestos.
In recent news about the dangers of exposure to asbestos, a number of incidents have been
reported in recent months involving contractors who disturbed asbestos while
carrying out refurbishment work. Health officials confirm that such exposure can lead to mesothelioma, lung cancer and asbestosis, as well as other lung ailments.
Asbestos has claimed the lives of hundreds of thousands in the United States.
Contractors and construction site owners
need to understand the dangers that asbestos poses to the long-term health of
those who are exposed to it.
These business entities have a legal obligation to have a survey carried out
by a competent surveyor on properties before any work starts and then provide
the results of that survey to companies carrying out the work.
The dangers of asbestos are equally present in other parts of the world. Exposure to asbestos is the biggest
single cause of work-related deaths in Great Britain, with around 4,000 people a
year dying from asbestos-related disease.
The governement there is warning that even today, asbestos presents a 'real
and relevant' risk to plumbers,
joiners, electricians and other
Many contractors 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, we may be able to help.
For over two decades, Weitz & Luxenberg P.C. has handled some of the most
legally complicated and groundbreaking asbestos litigation in the country.
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
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.