Category Archive for: Asbestos Mesothelioma

Asbestos Settlement: Florida Man Awarded $3.5m

Get the Asbestos Settlement You Deserve Lorillard Tobacco Company was ordered by a Florida jury to pay a man $3.52 million for exposing him to asbestos fibers contained in the filters of Kent cigarettes. This asbestos settlement is reportedly the largest amount ever awarded in an asbestos and tobacco claim. Plaintiff Richard Delisle was awarded […]

I Have Mesothelioma Cancer. What Are My Options?

  Learn About Mesothelioma Cancer There were 18,068 mesothelioma cancer deaths in the U.S. between 1999 and 2005, and the number continues to grow. Mesothelioma is a lung cancer caused by exposure to asbestos, a natural mineral used in products, such as building materials and vehicle brakes, to resist heat. The use of asbestos as […]

Spouses Could Get Compensation in Mesothelioma Lawsuits

Mesothelioma Lawsuits on the Rise Approximately 3,000 cases of mesothelioma cancer are diagnosed every year. One of the primary causes of mesothelioma is long-term exposure to asbestos. People who have worked or currently work in construction, manufacturing, shipyards, mining or automotive are at higher risk for developing mesothelioma. Thousands of mesothelioma lawsuits are filed every […]

What to Expect From a Mesothelioma Lawsuit

Considering Filing a Mesothelioma Lawsuit? Know the Facts With a latency period of 25-50 years, the number of mesothelioma cancer cases is expected to peak worldwide by 2020. More than 3,000 new cases are diagnosed every year in the U.S. — most of them among men, who are four times more likely to be diagnosed […]