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Asbestos is a known human carcinogen in the US, meaning it causes cancer in humans. Unfortunately, before researchers understood the connection between asbestos and cancer, manufacturers widely used asbestos for its flame-resistant properties. To this day, asbestos is present in thousands of locations throughout New York. Exposure to asbestos at any level could lead to the development of mesothelioma. If you or someone you love has mesothelioma, please contact a qualified Suffolk County mesothelioma lawyer at The Williams Law Firm of Suffolk County. We can help you exercise your rights and demand fair compensation for your life-changing illness. Call (855) 575-6376 today for a free consultation.

Why Choose The Williams Law Firm?

  • We are not deterred by challenges, obstacles or difficult cases. We have enough experience handling mesothelioma claims to understand how to face issues head-on.
  • We can take any defendant in New York to trial if we deem it necessary for fair and full compensation for significant losses connected to mesothelioma.
  • We do not charge upfront for mesothelioma cases throughout Suffolk County. You will only receive a bill for our services if and when we win your case.

Suffolk County Mesothelioma Attorney

What Is Mesothelioma?

Mesothelioma is a unique disease most often related to exposure to asbestos. When mesothelioma is malignant, it is generally terminal. Mesothelioma tumors can form in the lining of the lungs (most common), abdomen or heart. It can cause symptoms such as chest pain, shortness of breath, digestive problems, coughing, fever and weight loss. Anyone exposed to asbestos could develop mesothelioma. Those most at risk, however, include military personnel, metal workers, shipyard workers, contractors, firefighters, electricians, plumbers, machinists, and chemical plant workers.

Suffolk County Asbestos Exposure Sites

Asbestos infiltrates thousands of places throughout Suffolk County, New York. From 1999 to 2017, 1,386 people in Suffolk County died from asbestos-related illnesses. The average number of asbestos-related deaths per year in the county is 72. If you have visited any of the following sites, you might have been exposed to asbestos. This is only a partial list, however – speak to a New York mesothelioma lawyer at The Williams Law Firm no matter where you believe you encountered a source of asbestos.

  • Amityville Junior High School
  • A&S Shopping Center in Babylon
  • Babylon School District No. 1
  • Gardiner Manor Mall in Bay Shore
  • Bellport High School
  • Brentwood Elementary Schools
  • Brookhaven Laboratories
  • Central Islip State Hospital Powerhouse
  • Central Islip State Mental Health Facility
  • Sonotone in Cold Spring Harbor
  • Commack High School and Junior High
  • Deer Park High School
  • Eaton Industries in Deer Park

This is just a sample of the hundreds of locations in Suffolk County with verified asbestos present. Any amount of asbestos exposure can be harmful to a property visitor, although mesothelioma is most commonly linked to prolonged exposure. If a doctor has diagnosed you with mesothelioma, discuss your legal options with a Suffolk County mesothelioma lawyer at our firm. We can investigate your past to identify the appropriate defendant(s).

Compensation for Mesothelioma Victims

It is important to seek justice and compensation as a victim of mesothelioma in Suffolk County, NY. Someone such as an employer might owe you money for negligently failing to prevent your exposure to a carcinogenic material. The federal government has passed laws and created trusts specifically to pay mesothelioma victims. A successful lawsuit or class action for asbestos exposure in Suffolk County could repay you for several damages, including your related medical expenses (past and future), pain and suffering, lost income, legal expenses, and funeral and burial costs if you lost a loved one to mesothelioma. Discuss the value of your claim with our Suffolk County mesothelioma lawyers today.

Free Consultation With a Suffolk County Mesothelioma Attorney

At The Williams Law Firm, we can file a personal injury or wrongful death lawsuit regarding mesothelioma with the correct Suffolk County, NY courthouse on your behalf. We can help your family demand fair recompense for a life-altering illness. Our lawyers will make a mesothelioma legal claim feel less overwhelming. We will take care of the legal process for you while you focus on medical treatments and care. Start your mesothelioma case with a free consultation with an experienced Suffolk County mesothelioma lawyer at our local law office. Contact us today to schedule yours.

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