We build and file a case on your behalf to get compensation while you focus on what matters most: your health and your family.
Helping U.S. Veterans and Families Harmed by Asbestos
Easily Building Cases
Our team builds a case for you using information about your diagnosis, military service (if applicable), and asbestos exposure history. There’s no extra work on your end. We can help even if you don’t remember being exposed to asbestos.
Quickly Helping Clients
Asbestos-related illnesses like lung cancer and mesothelioma are very aggressive. In light of this, our team will do everything possible to quickly secure financial aid in your case. Many past clients received their first payouts in under 90 days.
Serving U.S. Veterans
U.S. veterans run a very high risk of asbestos-related diseases. Our team can help veterans like you secure financial aid. This is done without impacting your ability to get benefits from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).
“My lawyer knew what kind of a man I was and how involved I was with my job in the Navy. I felt very comfortable with them. I was watching the way they handled it — they did good.”
— Walter Twidwell, U.S. Navy Veteran With Mesothelioma
Common Questions About Asbestos-Related Diseases
What are the 4 main asbestos-related diseases?
The 4 main asbestos-related diseases are lung cancer, mesothelioma, asbestosis, and pleural plaque. All asbestos-related diseases (except for pleural plaque) are life-threatening.
The only known cause of both asbestosis and mesothelioma is asbestos exposure. Lung cancer and pleural plaques can stem from asbestos and other risk factors (such as smoking).
What are the first signs of asbestos poisoning?
The first signs of asbestos-related diseases include a cough, shortness of breath, and chest pain. These symptoms typically appear 10-50 years after exposure to asbestos.
If you were exposed to asbestos decades ago and are now feeling unwell, see a doctor immediately.
How likely is it to get lung cancer from asbestos?
Thousands of people develop lung cancer each year from asbestos. The Environmental Working Group found that between 8,000 and 10,000 people die yearly from asbestos-caused lung cancer.
You’re more likely to develop lung cancer if you were exposed to asbestos and also smoked, according to the Agency for Toxic Substances and Diseases Registry.
What type of lung cancer is caused by asbestos?
Asbestos exposure can cause any type of lung cancer. This includes non-small cell lung cancer, small cell lung cancer, and bronchial carcinoids.
How much money can you get from asbestos?
Individual case values vary, but it’s possible to receive millions of dollars depending on the type of asbestos-related disease you have, among many other factors.
The average mesothelioma claim is worth between $1 million and $11.4 million, according to Mealey’s® Litigation Report: Asbestos.
Other asbestos-related diseases award compensation worth tens of thousands to millions of dollars. Get a free case review now to find the value of your claim.
The Mesothelioma Veterans Center helps U.S. veterans like you and your loved ones get financial aid for lung cancer, mesothelioma, or other asbestos-related diseases. You can use the compensation we secure to pay for medical bills, daily living expenses, and anything else as you see fit.
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