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Asbestos fibers local no-cost screenings & eligibility

Between 1940 and 1980, approximately 27 million people were exposed to asbestos, mostly at their workplace or while serving in the military/navy. There were numerous industries that made use of enormous amounts of asbestos during the last century, such as power generation, constructions, textile, and chemical, whereas the U.S. Navy is notorious for having employed over 300 different asbestos products. Asbestos is a known human carcinogen that can lead to cancer or other lung diseases within 20 to 50 years from the first exposure. Today, 20% of former industrial workers and 30% of veterans struggle with lung disease as a consequence of asbestos exposure.

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It is important to know that, if you have a history of industrial work or military/navy service, you are eligible for compensation from the asbestos trust funds established by the companies which manufactured the hazardous products you were exposed to, additionally an approved VA Claim if you are a veteran. Our law firm has been pursuing financial compensation for individuals injured by asbestos exposure and their family members for the past 30 years and will help you obtain financial stability if you are in this situation.

Who needs to be screened for asbestos to become eligible?

If you have a non-cancer diagnosis, before determining whether you qualify for compensation, you need to be screened for asbestos fibers by our medical specialists, a one-time medical screening lasting 2 hours, as this is the only way for us to determine if you are eligible. If you can drive to Birmingham, Alabama, where our headquarters are, states and cities within driving distance are Alabama, Tennessee, Kentucky, Mississippi, Arkansas, Georgia, Louisiana, Florida, South Carolina or North Carolina, please call us to set up an appointment for our no-cost asbestos screening time and day convenient to you. If asbestos fibers are found, you and your family members are eligible for compensation through an asbestos trust fund claim, and an additional VA claim if you are a veteran.

If you were diagnosed or suspect one of the following diseases, screening is mandatory to determine whether you qualify for compensation. 90% of those we screened have asbestos fibers in their lungs and become eligible to receive compensation through claims.

If you have a history of asbestos exposure as a former industrial worker or a veteran and suffer from one or multiple of the diseases above, please make the effort to travel to Birmingham, Alabama to determine whether you are eligible for compensation. The process is very simple takes 2-3 hours at most and everything is done over the phone and mail after our screening. The money you can recover will help you afford better healthcare and treatments, extra income you can use for a family member or a better lifestyle.

If you or a family member is diagnosed with any of the following cancers and has a history of industrial work or military/navy service, you immediately qualify for an expedited claim and compensation, since there is a direct correlation between these diseases and asbestos exposure, thus you DO NOT need to travel to us.

What does an asbestos screening entail?

The examination our medical specialists will conduct to determine whether asbestos fibers are present in your lungs usually takes 2 to 3 hours. It involves a physical examination, a chest X-ray, blood work and pulmonary function tests. Biopsies are not necessary to see if you have asbestos fibers in your lungs, a chest X-ray and the other tests will be sufficient for us to determine if we find asbestos fibers in your lungs. We collaborate with medical experts who have vast experience in diagnosing diseases caused by asbestos exposure, which means the results of your tests will be 100% accurate. Many times we are able to diagnose diseases early so our clients receive better treatments early on.

Why misdiagnosis is common in asbestos exposure victims?

Since the majority of diseases which develop as a consequence of asbestos exposure are very similar when it comes to symptoms to more common health conditions, misdiagnosis occurs frequently. Most doctors rarely encounter people with a history of asbestos exposure, which is another reason why misdiagnosis happens. Therefore, many times, you need to be tested by a medical professional who specializes in asbestos-related diseases in order to receive accurate test results. Our medical experts have screened over 10,000 individuals for asbestos so far. Often times our clients and family members think early symptoms such as ongoing cough, recurring pneumonia, chest pain are age-related, when in fact they are not entirely, we check for the asbestos fibers attached to the lungs reason for the early development of lung diseases.

How do I know if I need to be screened for asbestos?

We encourage anyone who has a history of industrial/military/navy work exposure and has been having lung problems for the past few years, to come to our headquarters in Birmingham, Alabama for a free of charge asbestos screening. Former industrial workers and veterans represent the majority of our clients. If you were exposed to asbestos as a family member who worked in an industrial setting, and developed lung problems or was diagnosed with cancer, you are also eligible to receive compensation.

Veterans diagnosed at VA hospitals are welcome to a free second opinion screening if they did not qualify for VA compensation

If you are a veteran who developed a disease as a consequence of military asbestos exposure and already have a diagnosis from the VA, we strongly encourage you to travel to Birmingham, Alabama for a second opinion, as misdiagnosis occurs very frequently when it comes to these diseases. Even medical professionals who specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of asbestos-related diseases can assign a wrong diagnosis. Thereby, seeking a second opinion is crucial in receiving a correct diagnosis and, subsequently, adequate treatment. Please visit our law firm for a free of charge asbestos screening. Our medical experts will carefully examine your lungs for asbestos fibers and assign you the correct diagnosis, as they have vast experience with diseases that stem from asbestos exposure.

Smokers are also eligible for a free asbestos screening

If you have a history of asbestos exposure and were or are also a smoker, you can still qualify for compensation, provided asbestos fibers are present in your lungs. Consequently, you should not hesitate to contact our law firm for a free of charge asbestos screening, whether you were or are currently a smoker. When asbestos fibers attach themselves to the lungs, they cause more damage over the years than tobacco smoking, which means you are still eligible for receiving financial compensation.