November 30, 2021

Asbestos

Mississippi Mesothelioma Lawyers

Asbestos, a group of minerals from the serpentine and amphibole classes, was commonly used in buildings and manufacture starting in the 19th century and continuing through most of the 20th. Many countries have now banned the use of asbestos, however Mississippi and the rest of United States have only limited its use.

Asbestos FibersAsbestos inhalation and ingestion has been implicated in a number of conditions including asbestosis and mesothelioma, a rare form of cancer. Because mesothelioma is caused almost exclusively by asbestos exposure, it is often considered an occupational illness.

Certain occupations are more likely than others to have asbestos exposure. If you have worked in any of the following professions in Mississippi, you may have been exposed asbestos.

  • Demolition & renovation
  • Chemical & power plants
  • Plumbing
  • Electrical work
  • Metal works
  • Steam fitting
  • Automotive manufacture
  • Shipbuilding
  • Teaching

If you worked in one of these professions, or another profession where you were exposed to asbestos, you are susceptible to asbestos poisoning which might include:

  • Mesothelioma
  • Asbestosis
  • Lung cancer
  • Asbestos warts
  • Pleural plaques
  • Diffuse pleural thickening

Our Mississippi mesothelioma attorneys are experienced at helping Mississippi citizens recover compensation for their asbestos exposure claims. Contact us today for your free case evaluation by calling 1-877 LOSS RECOVER (567-7732) or emailing.