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Westchester County Mesothelioma Attorney

Mesothelioma is a type of cancer related to human asbestos exposure. It is incurable and often terminal. Asbestos causes mesothelioma by irritating the lining of the organs, such as the lungs or heart, and forming malignant tumors over time. It can take decades from the date of asbestos exposure for a victim to develop mesothelioma.

Victims with mesothelioma may be eligible for financial compensation from the entities that originally exposed them to asbestos. At The Williams Law Firm, Westchester County mesothelioma attorney, Joseph Williams, is passionate about helping victims of mesothelioma New York obtain fair compensation. Contact us today if you wish to schedule a free consultation about your potential mesothelioma case.

Why Choose The Williams Law Firm?

  • We have extensive experience representing clients during mesothelioma lawsuits nationwide. Our past case results speak for themselves.
  • Our New York mesothelioma lawyers always put the client first, treating the individuals and families we help with the respect, dignity and professionalism they deserve.
  • We only charge legal fees on cases where we succeed in obtaining a financial award for the client. If we do not win, we will not bill you.

Westchester County Mesothelioma Lawyer

What Is Mesothelioma?

Mesothelioma is a disease that comes from inhaling asbestos fibers into the body. When a person breathes in microscopic asbestos particles, they can lodge in the lining of the lungs and other organs, staying there for years. These particles can aggravate the surrounding tissues enough to cause inflammation and tumor growth. Unfortunately, malignant mesothelioma tumors are incurable. However, treatments for mesothelioma, such as surgeries and chemotherapy, can prolong life. Common symptoms associated with mesothelioma are shortness of breath, persistent cough, chest pain and unexplained lumps under the skin on the chest.

Westchester County Asbestos Exposure Sites

Westchester County, NY is home to hundreds of sites with verifiable levels of asbestos. From 1999 to 2017, 756 people died from asbestos-related diseases in Westchester. Those most at risk of exposure include construction workers, electricians, plumbers, contractors and firefighters – parties that may disturb walls or other areas that contain asbestos from the building’s original construction. However, anyone could contract mesothelioma if exposed to asbestos in Westchester.

  • Ardsley Motel
  • Ciba-Geigy in Ardsley
  • Geige Chemical
  • Stauffer/Stouffer Chemical
  • Bedford Hills Correctional Facility
  • Crestwood Lake Junior High School
  • Northeast Junior High School
  • Hudson River Museum
  • Yonkers Firehouse
  • John’s Hospital in Yonkers
  • Continental Baking Co. of Rye
  • Sloan Kettering Hospital

This is only a partial list of the hundreds of sites in Westchester County that contain asbestos. Whether you know where you breathed in asbestos or you need an investigator’s assistance, the skilled Westchester County mesothelioma attorneys at The Williams Law Firm can help. Once we identify the defendant, we can go to work on securing compensation on your behalf. The defendant may be able to pay you directly, or else you might qualify for compensation through national Mesothelioma or Asbestos Trust Funds.

Compensation for Mesothelioma Victims

At The Williams Law Firm, we know financial compensation will not repair the damage a mesothelioma diagnosis has wreaked on you or a loved one’s life. Yet we have also seen firsthand how a recovery award can help a family pay for expensive medical bills, hospital fees, disability accommodations, lost income and other damages. We are passionate about obtaining just and fair awards for clients with mesothelioma from asbestos exposure in Westchester County. Discuss how much we believe your claim might be worth today during a free consultation with a Westchester County mesothelioma attorney in New York.

Free Consultation With a Westchester County Mesothelioma Lawyer

You might not have power over your mesothelioma diagnosis, but you do have power over a civil claim in New York. Take a stand against negligent parties and demand justice with help from a qualified Westchester County mesothelioma attorney at The Williams Law Firm. We can take over your claim in Westchester County, NY and fight for a compensatory award, if applicable. Learn more about your unique case today. Send us a message online and we will get back to you right away, or call (855) 575-6376 for a free consultation.

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