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Can You File a Mesothelioma Claim on Someone Else’s Behalf?

Legally Reviewed by Joseph P. Williams on August 30, 2023

Mesothelioma can take an immense toll on the diagnosed individual and their family. For many, seeking compensation and holding those responsible accountable becomes crucial in the journey toward closure and financial security. Unfortunately, many victims diagnosed with mesothelioma may not be healthy enough to file a claim on their own. If your beloved family member was diagnosed with mesothelioma due to asbestos exposure, you may have legal grounds to file a claim for compensation on their behalf. 

At The Williams Law Firm, P.C., we are dedicated to helping asbestos exposure victims and their families secure the compensation they need at this critical juncture. Our renowned attorney, Joe P. Williams, treats every case as his cause and can even meet you in your home to work on your claim personally. He has over 30 years of experience and is ready to apply his extensive skill set to your unique case. 

How to File a Claim for a Loved One with Mesothelioma

Filing a mesothelioma claim can be complex and daunting, especially for an individual with advanced cancer. If your loved one cannot participate in the claims process, you may have grounds to file a claim on their behalf. Our firm offers free consultations so that you can discuss your options with an experienced attorney at no obligation. We can determine if you are eligible to file a claim or advise you on the materials needed to start your case. 

To file a mesothelioma claim, you will need to have the following items:

  • Medical records proving your loved one’s diagnosis
  • Employment records if the victim was exposed at work
  • Testimonies from your loved one and any witnesses
  • Financial records detailing the impact of your family member’s diagnosis
  • Your loved one’s death certificate if they passed away

The dedicated legal team at The Williams Law Firm, P.C. understands these documents may be challenging to obtain and organize on your own. We can help you gather the evidence you need to pursue justice for your loved one’s losses. 

Possible Compensation Available for Mesothelioma Victims and Their Families

Mesothelioma and other asbestos-related conditions can take an intense physical, emotional, and financial toll on victims and their families. Mesothelioma patients often need extensive medical care and may be unable to work as they focus on their health. To make matters even more complicated, this challenging diagnosis can also significantly impact the victim’s mental health. Fortunately, you do not need to bear these burdens alone. A mesothelioma attorney can help you file a claim on your loved one’s behalf to pursue compensation for the following damages:

  • Current and future medical expenses
  • Lost wages and earning potential
  • In-home care
  • Emotional distress
  • Loss of enjoyment in life
  • Loss of consortium
  • Pain and suffering

Our attorneys will work with you to fully understand how your loved one’s mesothelioma diagnosis has affected your family. We are committed to considering your family member’s current and future needs when determining the total value of your claim. 

Partner With a Seasoned Mesothelioma Attorney at The Williams Law Firm, P.C.

Facing a loved one’s mesothelioma diagnosis is not easy, especially when they are unable to pursue the compensation they deserve. An experienced mesothelioma attorney from The Williams Law Firm, P.C. can evaluate your case and help you file a claim on your family member’s behalf. Our attorney, Joe P. Williams, has won every case and is ready to fight aggressively for your loved one’s rights and interests. When you entrust your case to him, you can rest assured knowing your case is in dependable hands.

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