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Freeport Mesothelioma Lawyer

Mesothelioma is a rare but dangerous cancer that is caused by exposure to asbestos. Those who have been diagnosed, along with family members of those killed by mesothelioma, could be entitled to compensation. At the Williams Law Firm, we are dedicated to helping victims of this disease. Let our knowledgeable and experienced team investigate your case and determine who is liable. Call us today when you need a Freeport mesothelioma attorney by your side.

Let The Williams Law Firm Take Your Freeport Case Today

If you have been diagnosed with mesothelioma or have lost a loved one to the illness, the team at the Williams Law Firm is here to help. Joseph P. Williams will bring nearly 25 years of experience to your side.

  • The Williams Law Firm is dedicated to providing vigorous and compassionate legal assistance to those affected by mesothelioma, regardless of their income level.
  • We have successfully recovered millions of dollars in compensation for clients in New York and throughout the US.
  • We do not charge our clients any up-front fees, and you will not see a bill for our services until we recover the compensation you deserve.

Mesothelioma Is A Dangerous Illness

Mesothelioma is a rare but deadly type of cancer that is caused primarily due to exposure to asbestos. Those most at risk of developing mesothelioma include:

  • Workers who produced asbestos-related products
  • Family members of those who worked with these products (due to exposure from asbestos on their clothing)
  • Those living in areas with asbestos products or construction materials

Asbestos was heavily used in the US until the 1970s, though its use continued until the 1990s. Many businesses and homes still contain asbestos. Some of the most common products that used asbestos included:

  • Floor tiles
  • Ceiling tiles
  • Roofing products
  • Insulation
  • Pipe covering
  • Gaskets
  • And more

Mesothelioma has a long latency period, meaning that people are not usually diagnosed until years after they have been exposed to asbestos. Mesothelioma is not curable, but it can be treated with chemotherapy, radiation, and surgery. Early detection of mesothelioma can increase a person’s lifespan and quality of life after a diagnosis.

How Has Mesothelioma Affected Freeport?

Nassau County has been greatly affected by mesothelioma. From 1999 to 2013, there were an estimated 1,135 asbestos-related deaths in the county. The Nassau County rate of asbestos-related deaths per 100,000 people is 5.6.

While there are no officially listed job site locations for asbestos exposure, we know that asbestos products were used here for decades. Asbestos was and continues to be used throughout the city of Freeport and residents face possible exposure on a daily basis.

The Process Can Be Confusing Let an Experienced Mesothelioma Lawyer in Freeport Guide You

While mesothelioma victims and their families (in the case of wrongful death) are generally entitled to compensation for what has happened, there are several routes to getting that coverage. At the Williams Law Firm, we will use the facts of your case to determine whether the best path will be:

  • Through settlements or a verdict from a personal injury lawsuit
  • Through a bankruptcy trust fund
  • Through veterans benefits

Call Today

We want to make sure you get the compensation that will cover your medical bills, lost wages and benefits, emotional and psychological damages, and more. If you need a Freeport 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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