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Legal resources are available to victims of asbestos exposure

Mesothelioma can have devastating consequences for victims years following exposure. Mesothelioma is a deadly disease that is caused by exposure to asbestos fibers. Exposure to asbestos can result in painful illnesses including Mesothelioma and death. Legal protections are available to victims and their families when a loved one has died from Mesothelioma.

In general, Mesothelioma is a form of cancer that occurs on the lining of the lungs, abdominal cavity and heart. It is most oftentimes fatal. There are several different types of Mesothelioma victims may suffer from including Pleural Mesothelioma which is the most common type of the cancer caused by asbestos exposure. Pleural Mesothelioma occurs when asbestos fibers attach to the tissue that lines the outside of the lungs and the inside of the rib cage.

Peritoneal Mesothelioma is the second most common type of the cancer that is caused by asbestos exposure. It occurs in the membranes of the abdominal cavity and impacts the organs and tumors may develop. Additional types of Mesothelioma include Pericardial Mesothelioma, impacting the heart, and Testicular Mesothelioma. Following the loss of a loved one from Mesothelioma, families may be left facing financial and emotional challenges that a legal claim for damages may be able to help them with.

A wrongful death claim for damages may allow surviving family members to recover compensation for the damages suffered after the loss of a loved one to Mesothelioma. Given the devastation the disease can bring, it is important for victims and their families to be familiar with the legal resources that may be able to help them during such a challenging time.

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