If you have mesothelioma, you may be wondering what your options are and how you can possibly escape the financial struggles you’re undergoing. Mesothelioma is a rare and incurable form of cancer that is caused by the exposure to and inhalation of asbestos fibers. Because it is incurable, whomever suffers from mesothelioma may suffer for decades, costing their family a lot of money. The person with the disease may not be able to continue working, which may mean lost income for their family as well.
Mesothelioma occurs after prolonged exposure to asbestos. Asbestos has been used for centuries in everything from insulation to automotive uses; roofing to navy ships. Because of its vast amount of uses, thousands of Americans were exposed to it before the government realized that it could be harmful. When the government alerted companies that asbestos could be harmful, many companies ignored the warnings that continued to allow their employees to be exposed to it.
This negligence on the part of the employers is a punishable offense. You may be able to seek financial damages because of it. For help with your case, please contact our Baltimore mesothelioma attorneys today. We will evaluate your case for free and help you determine if you can seek financial damages for your suffering. Call us today at (410) 625-9330.