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Buffalo Mesothelioma Attorney

Mesothelioma is a rare but deadly form of cancer caused by exposure to asbestos. There is no cure for mesothelioma, but victims and their family members do have the ability to obtain compensation for what has happened to them. At the Williams Law Firm, we are dedicated to helping clients suffering from this debilitating disease. When you need a Buffalo mesothelioma attorney, turn to us today.

The Williams Law Firm Is Here For You

If you or a loved one have been diagnosed with mesothelioma, turn to the Williams Law Firm. We have the experience you need for these cases.

  • We provide aggressive and compassionate legal representation to each client based on their individual needs.
  • The Williams Law Firm has recovered millions of dollars on behalf of asbestos victims and mesothelioma patients, including professionals, laborers, and union members.
  • We take all mesothelioma cases on a contingency fee basis, meaning that you will have no legal fees until we are successful in securing the compensation you deserve.

Understanding Mesothelioma

Mesothelioma is a rare but aggressive form of cancer that is caused by exposure to asbestos exposure. Asbestos was widely used in the US throughout the 1900s in a wide array of products. Asbestos was called the “magic mineral” because of its resistance to heat and durability. It was commonly used in insulation, pipe coverings, floor tiles, ceiling tiles, and more. Asbestos fibers that are inhaled can embed themselves in a person’s respiratory tract. Over time, these asbestos fibers increase a person’s chance of developing mesothelioma.

There is no cure for mesothelioma. Treating this cancer often involved surgery to remove the mesothelioma tumors, chemotherapy, as well as radiation treatment. Early detection of the disease increases survival rates and quality of life in the remaining years following diagnosis.

Those most at risk of developing mesothelioma are those who worked n industrial jobs. Family members of these workers were also at risk of secondary exposure due to asbestos on work clothing. Anyone living in areas where asbestos was mined or those in a home containing asbestos are also at risk of developing mesothelioma.

How Is Buffalo Affected By Mesothelioma?

There have been an estimated 1,133 asbestos-related deaths in Erie County, NY from 1999 to 2013. The asbestos-related death rate per 100,000 people in this county is 8.

  • POLICE HEADQUARTERS GARAGE
  • SEALTEST FOODS INC.
  • AMERICAN STANDARD
  • BETHLEHEM STEEL
  • SPAULDING FIBRE
  • DUNLOP TIRE AND RUBBER
  • GENERAL MOTORS
  • TEMPLE BETH ZION

These are the known sites, but that does not mean they are the only places a person in Buffalo could have been exposed to asbestos.

Various Routes For Compensation for Mesothelioma in Buffalo

Those who develop mesothelioma after being exposed to asbestos could be entitled to compensation. The amount of compensation you receive depends on a variety of factors, but you can generally recover:

  • Medical bills
  • Lost wages
  • Pain and suffering
  • Emotional support

There are several routes to receiving this compensation, and the Williams Law Firm will help you understand the following options:

  • Litigation in court
  • Bankruptcy trust
  • Veterans benefits
  • Workers’ compensation

Contact Us Today For Experienced Legal Representation

Your attorney will examine the totality of your case to determine the most appropriate path for your case. When you need a Buffalo mesothelioma attorney, you can contact us for a free consultation of your case by clicking here or by calling (855) 575-6376.

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