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Mesothelioma is a serious disease linked to asbestos exposure. If you have mesothelioma or know someone who does, do not wait to contact a skilled Lakewood mesothelioma lawyer at The Williams Law Firm for a free legal consultation in Lakewood, New Jersey. Your family could be eligible for financial compensation from one or more defendants. We may be able to help you bring a claim in your county and negotiate a fair compensatory award. Learn more today when you call (855) 575-6376.

Why Choose The Williams Law Firm?

  • We represent families nationwide during mesothelioma and asbestos illness claims. Our lawyers have helped more than 800 families fight for justice.
  • We are not afraid of taking mesothelioma claims to trial in New Jersey, if necessary. Our tenacity and aggression in court have led to millions won on behalf of our clients.
  • We offer lawyers with years of experience and in-depth knowledge about mesothelioma and related laws. Our New Jersey mesothelioma attorneys have more than 25 years of practice-area experience.
  • We take Lakewood, NJ mesothelioma claims on a contingency fee basis, meaning we will not charge anything for our services if we do not win the case.

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What Is Mesothelioma?

The vast majority of mesothelioma cases arise from exposure to asbestos. Asbestos is a naturally occurring mineral that often shares mines with talc. Manufacturers widely relied on asbestos in the early 1900s for insulation, drywall, automotive parts and naval endeavors. Unfortunately, researchers later found that even small amounts of asbestos breathed into the body could lead to the development of mesothelioma and other serious illnesses later in life.

Mesothelioma is often terminal. Its symptoms include shortness of breath, painful cough, fever, lumps under the skin of the chest, fatigue and unexplained weight loss. Patients can develop mesothelioma in the lining of the lungs, heart, abdomen or other organs. It generally takes at least 10 years for mesothelioma to appear after the victim’s exposure to asbestos. Many mesothelioma victims have the ability to recover financial compensation from one or multiple parties for the initial asbestos exposure.

Lakewood Asbestos Exposure Sites

Asbestos exposure has led to thousands of related illnesses and deaths throughout New Jersey. From 1999 to 2017, the state recorded 11,367 asbestos-related fatalities. Ocean County, NJ alone had 1,190 deaths – more than any other county in the state. Ocean County had an average of 62 asbestos-related deaths per year. Two places in Ocean County with measurable levels of asbestos are the Point Pleasant Hospital and St. Joseph’s Church in Toms River. Thousands of sites exist throughout the state, however, where victims could face harmful asbestos exposure and develop related illnesses.

Compensation for Mesothelioma Victims

A legal claim regarding mesothelioma could lead to financial compensation for you or your family members. An asbestos-related personal injury claim in New Jersey seeks to hold a party responsible for the initial exposure to asbestos, even if it was decades prior. Although many entities have gone out of business or bankrupt since exposing their employees or visitors to asbestos, you might still be eligible for recovery through one of the national mesothelioma funds and should speak with a Lakewood mesothelioma lawyer as soon as possible. A successful case in Lakewood could lead to financial recovery for your physical pain, emotional distress, medical costs, past and future lost wages, and more. Many mesothelioma cases end in $1 million or more in financial compensation.

Schedule a Free Consultation With a Lakewood Mesothelioma Attorney

Discuss whether you have a case, what it could be worth and what steps to take next with an attorney you can trust at The Williams Law Firm. A knowledgeable Lakewood mesothelioma lawyer will examine your case in detail and give you legal advice tailored to your unique situation. A compensatory award could help your family get through this difficult time. Schedule your free case review in Lakewood, New Jersey today for more information. Call (855) 575-6376 or get in touch online at your convenience.

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