An asbestos attorney is used by people that have Mesothelioma which is contracted by exposure to asbestos. These attorneys specialize in these types of cases and take on no other case except these. This requires a high degree of knowledge about this cancer and how if effects the human body. Many attorneys have such large caseloads that they hire other attorneys to assist with the caseloads.
Attorneys in other fields of law are not as experienced in knowing how to handle these types of cases. These are very special cases and require a great amount of research and work to ensure the clients get fair treatment.
Pleural Mesothelioma is when Mesothelioma attacks the pleural area. This area is located around the lungs and stomach. This is a cancer that attacks the tissue which then attacks the organs. Peritoneal Mesothelioma is when the cancer attacks the lining of the abdominal area. Additional information can be found at Meso The Lioma Navy. This website is dedicated to naval personnel that have contracted Mesothelioma from working in areas where asbestos was found. These aren’t just former enlisted personnel from years ago when asbestos was common but also those that are currently serving in the Navy as well. Many lawsuits have been filed from military personnel that were exposed to asbestos and are seeking restitution for medical expenses. There are many websites that talk about military personnel and Mesothelioma. There have also been hundreds of articles published about the military seeking financial support from the government for those that have this cancer. You can find these articles by searching under Mesothelioma.