Secondary asbestos exposure, a serious concern for the family members of Southwest Electric Power Co. workers
Chances are if you shared a living space with a family member who was working at Southwest Electric Power Co. you were secondarily exposed to asbestos. Secondary asbestos exposure occurred when the wives of employees would launder their work clothes and when their children would greet them upon returning home, covered in asbestos fibers. This way, they would inevitably inhale and ingest asbestos, which may, over the decades, result in the development of a serious disease such as mesothelioma. Nevertheless, as a victim of secondary asbestos exposure, you are also eligible for compensation from Southwest Electric Power Co. With the help of our attorneys, who specialize in asbestos exposure cases, you will eventually receive the maximum compensation you are entitled to from the responsible company. After you provide your lawyer with the employment records of your family member and with your medical records, they will promptly begin working on your claim. It is important to know that our law firm works on a contingency fee basis, which means that you do not have to pay our attorneys anything unless they recover compensation for you. If you developed a serious disease and you suspect secondary asbestos exposure is the culprit, please contact our lawyers immediately and they will gladly help you file a claim.
Legal assistance in wrongful death asbestos exposure cases for family members
It is not unusual for a victim of workplace asbestos exposure to refuse to take legal action while they are alive, as they may fear a long and complicated legal process. However, if one of your family members who was a worker of Southwest Electric Power Co. passed away due to a disease caused by occupational asbestos exposure, you can file a wrongful death claim with the assistance of a specialized attorney, which is bound to result in fair compensation for you and the other surviving family members. The only documents you will have to send your attorney are the employment and medical records of your deceased loved one, as well as their death certificate, which must state that their death is the consequence of a disease caused by occupational asbestos exposure. Afterward, our resourceful attorneys will immediately begin working on your case so that you can receive the compensation you deserve within the shortest time possible. However, you should know that wrongful death asbestos exposure cases have a statute of limitations of 2 years in the majority of states, which should prompt you to file a claim as soon as possible.