A New York City man and former plumber turned to Weitz & Luxenberg to file a mesothelioma lawsuit when he was diagnosed with mesothelioma. The cancer was detected decades after he had retired. He was regularly exposed to asbestos on pipe coverings and eventually developed mesothelioma. The skill and experience of Weitz & Luxenberg mesothelioma lawyers allowed the retired man and his family to obtain millions of dollars to help pay for medical care and living expenses.
Filing a mesothelioma lawsuit through Weitz & Luxenberg can help you obtain substantial financial assistance to pay for the high cost of medical care associated with mesothelioma cancer. Additionally, the money from a successful lawsuit can provide support for loved ones. Utilizing the court system is the only way to receive compensation and hold the asbestos industry accountable for the devastating harm it caused. According to the Environmental Working Group, about 3,000 people die from mesothelioma in the United States every year.
Can Weitz & Luxenberg Mesothelioma Lawyers Help Me?
If you have been diagnosed with mesothelioma and live in the U.S. or certain regions of Canada, our mesothelioma lawyer will review your case for free. To contact a lawyer, please complete the form on this page.
Can I Afford to file a Mesothelioma Lawsuit?
Yes, Weitz & Luxenberg mesothelioma attorneys accept mesothelioma cases on a no win-no fee system. This means that if our lawyers fail to win a verdict or settlement in your mesothelioma lawsuit, you will not be charged anything. If our lawyers win a settlement or verdict for you, the expenses of the lawsuit will be deducted from the amount recovered. A fraction of the amount that is left will be deducted as legal fees. The remainder will be provided to you as compensation.
How Much can I Expect to Receive from my Lawsuit?
The amount of money that you will receive depends on many factors concerning your specific case. Contacting our mesothelioma attorney to discuss your case will give you a better idea of the value of your legal claim. You can contact a lawyer by completing the form on this page.
What if I Don't Remember How I was Exposed to Asbestos?
Our attorneys know that mesothelioma appears decades after asbestos exposure. It is understandable for you to be unable to remember how or where you were exposed to asbestos. That is precisely why you should choose the experienced mesothelioma attorneys of Weitz & Luxenberg to file your mesothelioma lawsuit. Our lawyers have filed thousands of successful lawsuits and have information on many asbestos manufacturers. Our lawyers can determine how you were exposed to asbestos after investigating your work history and where you lived.
How Long will the Legal Process Take?
The time it takes for you to receive a verdict or settlement depends on the time it takes to determine your work history, the legal actions taken by the asbestos company being sued, whether your case gets settled or goes to trial and other factors. Generally, a case that is settled takes less time than a case that goes to trial. The best way to find out how long your lawsuit will last is to contact one of our experienced asbestos lawyers by completing the form on this page.
How Much Time do I have to File a Mesothelioma Lawsuit?
The law places strict time limits for filing lawsuits. If you have been diagnosed with mesothelioma disease, the best course of action is to explore your legal options immediately. Delaying the act of choosing a lawyer can cause you to lose the opportunity to secure substantial financial assistance. Contact Weitz & Luxenberg now by completing the form and we will notify you promptly if we can provide you with financial assistance to pay for healthcare, living expenses and support of loved ones.
Reasons to Choose Weitz & Luxenberg
Weitz & Luxenberg lawyers have been specializing in mesothelioma cases since 1986, winning millions of dollars for thousands of mesothelioma patients. The firm has been recognized as the "Best Lawyers of New York" by New York Magazine. Unlike many lawyers who advertise themselves as mesothelioma lawyers but simply refer mesothelioma cases to other lawyers, Weitz & Luxenberg attorneys handle mesothelioma cases from beginning to end.