Secondary asbestos exposure, a serious concern for the family members of Western Electric Company workers
If you lived under the same roof as a worker of Western Electric Company during the last century, you were also exposed to asbestos, although to a lesser degree. Nevertheless, the risk of developing a terrible disease as a result of secondary asbestos exposure still exists. There have been numerous cases of wives and children of former Western Electric Company workers who came to struggle with a serious disease such as mesothelioma as a consequence of secondary asbestos exposure. Thereby, if you experience a new onset of symptoms, such as shortness of breath, a persistent cough, chest pain or fatigue, please seek medical attention immediately, as you may have developed a pulmonary disease as a result of secondary asbestos exposure. In the regrettable case you receive a diagnosis, do not hesitate to contact our law firm and we will gladly offer you a free of charge case review. If you are eligible for compensation, our knowledgeable attorneys will promptly begin working on your claim. Before taking care of your claim, however, you will have to provide them with the employment records of your family member who worked for Western Electric Company, as well as with your medical records, documents that will be used as proof to support your claim with the company. Lastly, it is important to know that our law firm works on a contingency fee basis, which means that you will not have to pay our legal team anything unless our lawyers recover compensation for you.
Legal assistance in wrongful death asbestos exposure cases for family members
Oftentimes, victims of workplace asbestos exposure refuse to take legal action during their lifetime, usually out of fear of a long and complicated process. Nevertheless, if you lost a family member to a disease that stems from occupational asbestos exposure, you can recover financial compensation on their behalf by filing a wrongful death claim with their former employer. With over 25 years of experience in helping victims of asbestos exposure and their family members, our attorneys will provide you with quality legal assistance throughout the entire process. Even though it is very complex and tedious, the legal process will require minimal involvement on your part, since you will only have to send your lawyer the employment and medical records of your deceased loved one, as well as their death certificate, which must state that they passed away due to a disease caused by asbestos exposure. Afterward, our legal team will carefully take care of the remaining aspects of the legal process on your behalf. Depending on factors such as the severity of their disease, you will receive the maximum compensation available within 3 months to one year. It is important to keep in mind that wrongful death asbestos exposure cases have a statute of limitations as well, which is 2 years from the moment of death in the majority of states. Thereby, you should make taking legal action a priority.