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At DiMarco | Araujo | Montevideo our legal team has been supporting clients suffering from injuries caused by exposure to asbestos at their workplace since 1979. Being exposed to asbestos can lead to developing mesothelioma, a form of lung cancer that can spread to other parts of the body, breathing problems and cause other health issues.
If you or someone in your family is dealing with a lung injury or other health issues because they were exposed to asbestos at their job, you deserve to understand your legal rights. Call our Orange County Asbestos Lung Injury lawyers at (888) 516-8530 today and we will discuss your case with you for free.
Asbestos fibers were used in countless commercial and industrial products from the 1930–1970s. Asbestos was a source of insulation for pipes, fireproofing, plasters and cements, car brakes, and much more. There are a wide range of industries where the workers have a chance of experiencing more than minimal exposure to asbestos, including:
Because of its prolific use during a 40 year period, nearly every person who worked in construction or manufacturing during that time either handled asbestos or was exposed to it. Their family members could also have been exposed to asbestos if it was stuck on a worker’s clothing and brought into their house.
The two most common diseases resulting from asbestos exposure are asbestosis (lung inflammation that may result in difficulty breathing, coughing, and permanent lung damage) and mesothelioma (cancer that invades the lining of the chest and abdomen), although additional lung, stomach, and organ cancers have been traced to asbestos fibers as well.
These diseases can take a decade or more for the symptoms to manifest. Years after an individual’s asbestos exposure ends, a patient might develop chest cancer, abdominal cancer, mesothelioma, asbestosis, or lung cancer. If you or someone you love has developed one of these cancers, other painful health problems, or was the victim of wrongful death that you believe was caused by exposure to asbestos at your job site, you deserve to understand your legal options and our experienced Orange County personal injury lawyers can help.
At DiMarco | Araujo | Montevideo we know that experiencing a massive health crisis like being diagnosed with cancer isn’t easy to handle. However, if you or a loved one has suffered from a health problem caused by asbestos exposure, you may be able to seek compensation for your losses including medical costs (current and future), lost wages, and pain and suffering.
With more than 30 years of experience, our bilingual Orange County injury attorneys are here to determine the best course of action to win your case. Our top concern is making sure that you can get your life back on track, so we will not charge you unless we win your case. Call us at (714) 783-2205 and find out how DiMarco | Araujo | Montevideo can work for you—you have nothing to lose.
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