Did New York Exposure to Asbestos Cause Pleural Plaques? Our NY Lawyer Can Help.
Many New Yorkers have come to us after receiving a diagnosis of pleural plaques from asbestos exposure. If this has happened to you, our mesothelioma lawyer may be able to help.
Pleural plaques are scars on the lungs caused by asbestos and are often the first sign of more serious illness.
People with pleural plaques are 1,000 times more likely than the general public to be diagnosed with mesothelioma.
Although not considered dangerous themselves, pleural plaques can grow, causing breathing problems and general stress.
There are several different types of asbestos disease.
The most serious is mesothelioma, an aggressive and deadly cancer.
Pleural plaques are considered to be the least serious of the asbestos-related illnesses.
Many laborers such as construction workers, Navy veterans and those who worked in shipyards have come forward to say their work environment led to a pleural plaques or 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 their disease.
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 New York law firm will contact you as soon as possible.