Mesothelioma & Asbestos

Mesothelioma & Asbestos

Let our Oklahoma mesothelioma lawyers assist you

The Oklahoma mesothelioma lawyers at the Law Firm of Oklahoma are highly respected professionals dedicated to helping families like yours. Oklahoma families facing an asbestos-related mesothelioma diagnosis need help. Mesothelioma is a serious cancer caused solely by asbestos exposure, and due to its long latency period, it takes decades to present. You cannot prepare for mesothelioma, but you can take steps after a diagnosis to help your family by holding asbestos companies responsible for your disease.

While a mesothelioma lawsuit cannot buy you a medical miracle, it can help you afford the treatment you need and remove the concern that medical expenses will hurt your family. If you or a loved one were diagnosed with mesothelioma, contact an experienced Oklahoma mesothelioma lawyer today for a free legal consultation.

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at (405) 608-4990. We understand how to help injury victims. Contact our offices today for a free legal consultation.

How are people exposed to asbestos?

Asbestos fibers are small, light, odorless, colorless and tasteless. They can stay in the air for a long time and are not easily detected. Asbestos was used in thousands of products over the last century and can be inhaled or ingested by those who come in contact with it in the workplace or at home. These tiny particles also stick to a person's clothing, skin, and hair. As a result, anyone else who comes into contact with that person may also be exposed to this dust. Upon inhalation or ingestion, this dust containing asbestos fibers remains in the lungs where it can cause serious disease.

What is mesothelioma?

Mesothelioma is a form of cancer that can affect the lining of the lungs, chest, and abdomen. Over 3,000 people in the United States are diagnosed with mesothelioma each year. Virtually all cases of mesothelioma are linked to asbestos, and symptoms generally appear between 10 and 40 years after an individual was exposed to asbestos.

Cancer cells can spread from their original site to other parts of the body. Working with asbestos is the major risk factor for mesothelioma.

Nationwide asbestos litigation resources

The lawyers at the Law Firm of Oklahoma understand that filing an asbestos lawsuit is not a simple process. That is why we bring national experience and resources to the table, working with the Simmons Firm to hold asbestos companies accountable.

While each asbestos litigation case is unique, the law imposes certain time limitations on how long one can wait to file a lawsuit. You only have a certain period of time after you are diagnosed with mesothelioma in which to file your asbestos claim. We advise that you contact us immediately so that we can evaluate your case.

Asbestos in Oklahoma

Mesothelioma typically does not develop until decades after the asbestos exposure occurred. Workers may have been exposed to asbestos at a number of jobsites throughout Oklahoma, including the General Motors Plant, Oklahoma Gas and Electric Power House, the Fort Howard Paper Mill and many others.

Contact our experienced Oklahoma asbestos attorneys

the Law Firm of Oklahoma is ready to help you with your mesothelioma claim. Put our experience to work for you. Call us at (405) 608-4990 or contact us for a free legal consultation today.

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