How and where were you exposed to asbestos in Nevada

Although Nevada had neither asbestos industries nor any natural deposits of asbestos, some power generation plants and construction sites did expose their workers to harmful asbestos fibers. Most people residing in the metropolitan areas of Nevada such as Las Vegas and Washoe County were exposed to the harmful effects of asbestos at their workplaces during the last two decades of the 20th century.

  • Beowawe Power Plant
  • Foreland Refining
  • Brady Power Plant
  • American Potash & Chemical Corporation
  • Basic Magnesium Company
  • Flintkote
  • Kerr Mcgee Chemical Corporation
  • Manganese Inc
  • Mcneil Construction Company
  • Montrose Chemical
  • Scott Rigging Company
  • State Stove & Manufacturing Company
  • Stauffer Chemical Company
  • Timet Power Plant
  • Titanium Chemical Plant
  • Titanium Metals Corp of America
  • United States Vanadium Corporation
  • Us Lime Products Corporation
  • Western Electrochemical Company
  • Allied Insulation
  • American Borate Company
  • American Linen Supply Company
  • American Potash
  • Apex Lime
  • Apex Plastering Company
  • Basic Magnesium Corporation
  • Clark Station Powerhouse
  • Fiberboard Paper Products Corporation
  • Harry Allen Power Station
  • Hotel Showboat
  • Las Vegas Machine Inc
  • Las Vegas Van & Transfer Siding
  • Marsh Company Murray
  • Nellis Air Force Base
  • Nevada Pipeline
  • Nevada Power Company
  • Nevada Test Site
  • Pacific Fruit Express Company
  • San Pedro, Los Angeles, and Salt Lake Railroad Company
  • Shirley Company
  • Southern Nevada Power Company
  • Stauffer Chemical
  • Sunrise Power Plant
  • Union Pacific Railroad Company
  • Union Pacific System
  • Western Laundry and Linen Rental Company
  • Laughlin Air Force Base
  • Mojave Generating Station
  • Southern California Edison Company
  • Atomic Energy Commission
  • Atomic Test Site
  • Catalytic Construction
  • Reynolds Electric
  • Nevada Power Company
  • Reid Gardner Power Plant
  • Armstrong Contracting & Supply Corporation
  • Bell Telephone Building
  • Desert Peak Power Plant
  • Dixie Valley Power Plant
  • Dorcon Inc
  • Eagle Picher Industries Inc
  • Empire Farms Power Plant
  • Owens Corning Fiberglas
  • Pinon Pine Power Plant
  • Reno Feed and Seed Spur
  • Sierra Pacific Power Company
  • Soda Lake I & II
  • Southern Pacific Company
  • State Printing Office
  • Stead Air Force Base
  • Steamboat Power Plants
  • Tracy Generating Station
  • Wells Fargo Dock
  • Valmy Generating Station
  • Fort Churchill Generating Station
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Do you qualify for asbestos compensation?

If you were injured by occupational asbestos exposure and struggle with one of the diseases below, you are immediately eligible for compensation. Since these are very serious diseases that are directly linked to asbestos exposure, all you have to do is give our law firm a call and send our legal experts the necessary documents for filing a claim.

Lung Cancer Mesothelioma Throat Cancer Esophageal Cancer Bronchial Cancer Gastrointestinal Cancer Colorectal Cancer

On the other hand, if you suffer from one of the following diseases and suspect it was the result of asbestos exposure, you will be required to undergo free, additional medical tests with our medical team in Birmingham, Alabama in person. Because the connection between these health problems and asbestos exposure is not completely clear, we will need to find out whether asbestos exposure is the real cause of your diagnosis.

AsbestosisPulmonary FibrosisPleural PlaquesPleural EffusionDiffuse Pleural ThickeningCOPDEmphysemaChronic BronchitisPleurisyLung NodulesLung SpotsAsthmaTuberculosisPneumonitisHistoplasmosisRounded AtelectasisLung Scarring Bladder Cancer

Asbestos exposure diseases
statute of limitations in Nevada

A person affected by asbestos exposure in the workplace is at risk of developing deadly lung cancer or mesothelioma, and an asbestos claim can be filed against the companies liable for the injury. But, this should be done within a specified period, which is called the statute of limitations. According to the statute of limitations followed in Nevada, a plaintiff intending to file an asbestos claim should strictly do so within two years from the date of finding out about the asbestos-related disease.

In case the plaintiff dies before the conclusion of the case, heirs can file a wrongful death asbestos claim within two years from the date of death.

Filing an asbestos claim in Nevada

Current and former residents of Nevada diagnosed with an asbestos-related disease, and their family members should contact us as soon as possible. The statutes of limitations are only two years from the date of the diagnosis (for personal injury claims) and the time of death (for wrongful death claims). In 90% of the cases, we file asbestos trust fund claims rather than going through a lawsuit. Our experienced attorneys will help you with the steps involved in the asbestos claim process.

At Environmental Litigation Group, P.C., we strive to get you the best asbestos claim results possible. To pay out asbestos claims, asbestos trust funds managers rely on something called case valuation matrix. The case valuation matrix is a document approximating historical settlement values and assigning different values for compensable cancer types. The base dollar amounts vary by state or region because location sets occupational asbestos exposure levels. The table below provides the average settlement values, by disease level, at asbestos trust funds with seven disease levels, as presented in Rand Corporation's report on Asbestos Bankruptcy Trusts.

Average amounts paid by asbestos trust funds

Mesothelioma
$960,000
Lung Cancer
$258,000
Other Cancer
$122,000
Non Malignant Diseases
$78,000

Disclaimer: Compensation for your asbestos case will be calculated starting from the base calculation matrix, increasing or decreasing the level of compensation according to the specifics of your case. Factors that can affect the value of your case include, but are not limited to, your location, age, work history, pain and suffering, the asbestos products involved in occupational exposure, and expenses related to your illness. Individual cases vary based on such factors, and previous results don't ensure an equal outcome. The factors specific to your case make it difficult to predict its value before you file an asbestos claim. So, determining how much your case is worth can be a complicated process. If you have any questions about settlements and your legal rights, please contact us immediately for a free consultation.

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Why residents in Nevada choose us?

We are a team of experienced mesothelioma and lung cancer lawyers with practical knowledge, well-informed on the Nevada asbestos laws and the complexities involved in filing asbestos claims. Our lawyers will keep you up to date and provide step-by-step guidance regarding the legal process required to obtain the justice and compensation you deserve. As we work with multidisciplinary specialists, we can provide information about the best medical professionals in your area.

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