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How Can Lawyers Prove Exposure, Especially if It Happened Long Ago?

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Asbestos exposure can be supported by the occupational and medical records you provide your attorney with, as well as by eyewitness testimony. Our legal experts will also conduct thorough research to discover additional evidence.

answered by Gregory A. Cade

You are not expected to remember everything about how asbestos exposure occurred

Time takes its toll on people's memory. Because asbestos-related diseases are usually diagnosed several decades after exposure, it is natural to have difficulty remembering the exact circumstances. A legal team with vast experience in asbestos cases can help you enormously in this respect and will ultimately be able to gather all the necessary documents to prove exposure. Your case will also be carefully and thoroughly researched so as to discover additional information which may be crucial for a positive outcome.

A legal team specialized in asbestos litigation will have the means to jog your memory. We will provide you with multiple effective methods which can help you remember how you were exposed to asbestos. However, we will first collect all the information you can recall regarding important aspects such as:the company you were an employee of

  • the specific asbestos products you were in contact with
  • what your job entailed
  • your medical history and current diagnosis

Afterwards, we will ask you to browse product identification books, which include pictures of asbestos-containing products you might have come in contact with. Our database also contains extensive information on thousands of asbestos companies and products and thereby, we will be able to pinpoint the most relevant details of your work history.

The attorneys at Environmental Litigation Group, P.C. can also access your employment records through the federal government. Thus, if you are unable to remember important information about your former workplace, we will be able to fill it in for you. Eyewitnesses may also prove to be extremely helpful in the process of building your case. We can identify and locate co-workers, friends or any other people who might be able to contribute with essential details. Finally, to ensure the success of your endeavors, our experts will carefully research every aspect of your case. Therefore, you do not have to worry about proving asbestos exposure in the slightest.

If you suffer from an asbestos-related disease, you are eligible for financial compensation. We highly encourage you to contact us at (205) 328-9200, whether you have already decided to take legal recourse or not. Our highly qualified lawyers will do all in their power to achieve the best outcome for your case. Environmental Litigation Group, P.C. has successfully recovered compensation for over 25,000 asbesos victims until now.

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