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Leading Mississippi Mesothelioma Law Firm Helps Victims Seek Compensation

Mississippi attorneys help clients get justice

Mesothelioma is a preventable form of cancer caused by the negligence of asbestos manufacturers and other companies that willfully expose you to the hazard. If you have been diagnosed with mesothelioma, obtaining the right treatment can improve your prognosis. Lake Tindall, LLP helps clients recover the compensation they need to pursue essential medical treatment.

Understanding environmental links to mesothelioma

Mesothelioma is a rare but aggressive form of cancer that is often incurable and terminal. Unlike many other types of cancers, mesothelioma has been directly linked to known environmental factors. Because mesothelioma has a latency period of 10 to 40 years, you may not develop the aggressive disease until decades after your exposure to the poisonous substance. You are at an increased risk of contracting mesothelioma if:

  • You worked with asbestos
  • You lived with somebody who worked with asbestos
  • Asbestos insulation was or still is used in your home, school or office
  • You received polio vaccine between 1955 to 1963
  • You received X-ray or thorium dioxide therapy to treat or diagnose an illness prior to the 1950s

Because asbestos use was widespread, people were exposed to it in many settings.

Mesothelioma caused by asbestos exposure while at work

The primary cause of mesothelioma is asbestos exposure. If you or a loved one even briefly worked in certain industries that widely used asbestos, you are more likely to develop this serious medical condition. High-risk industries include:

  • Auto repair
  • Construction
  • Factory work
  • Insulation manufacturing
  • Mining
  • Ship building

No matter what industry you were working in, you may have rights under the law.

How a mesothelioma attorney can help

Our attorneys have the knowledge and resources needed to reach the best possible settlement of your mesothelioma claim. We possess an in-depth understanding of this complex medical condition and its known causes. We consult with a team of doctors, engineers, investigators and analysts to tie your cancer to its source and recover lost wages, past and future medical expenses, and compensation for pain and suffering. If your loved one died from mesothelioma, we can file a wrongful death suit on your behalf.

Trusted Mississippi attorneys available to help you with your mesothelioma claim

Call Lake Tindall, LLP at 833-802-7388 or contact us online to schedule a consultation at our Greenville, Mississippi office.

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    Greenville, Mississippi 38701
    Phone: 662-378-2121
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