Demanding Justice for Mesothelioma Victims

People diagnosed with asbestos-related diseases like mesothelioma are victims of asbestos exposure. The Mesothelioma Justice Network fights on behalf of patients, demanding justice from negligent asbestos companies.
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Chapter OneThe Truth About Asbestos

A Brief History

Asbestos is a known cause of cancer, also called a human carcinogen. It was used extensively throughout the 20th century, exposing innocent workers to a deadly poison that has taken the lives of hundreds of thousands of people. The truth about asbestos has long been known, and thousands of victims continue to be diagnosed annually with deadly asbestos-related diseases including mesothelioma.

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1860s

The 1860s saw a dramatic expansion of the asbestos industry. It's use in various products in materials grows and workers are for the first time, exposed to the dangerous substance in mass numbers.

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1941

The U.S. enters World War II. Asbestos was heavily used during the second world war in many materials. It's fire-resistant qualities led it to be used in virtually everything on U.S. Navy ships and other military vehicles from WW2 to Korea and Vietnam. At this time, asbestos companies know that their cash cow can cause sickness or death, but they hide it.

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1989

In 1989 the EPA expands upon the 1970's OSHA ban of spray-applied asbestos-related products and issued the Asbestos Ban and Phase Out Rule, in efforts to eventually completely ban all asbestos-related products.

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2011

The Mesothelioma Justice Network at Asbestos.net is founded with a clear and simple vision: To bring justice, hope and restoration to the victims of asbestos-related diseases and their families.

Who Is To Blame?

Asbestos manufacturers and distributors knew full-well the deadly health risk of asbestos exposure. And they continued to sell it anyway, putting their profits ahead of workers’ lives. In an industry-wide cover-up, negligent companies worked together to hide and conceal the truth about asbestos. When the medical evidence became irrefutable, asbestos manufacturers were forced to pay billions of dollars in legal compensation to current and future asbestos victims.

Asbestos companies are solely to blame, and you can seek justice for their negligence. Learn more about the asbestos companies who may be at fault for your diagnosis.

Who Was Exposed?

Millions of innocent civilians and military members were exposed to asbestos throughout the mid 20th Century. From construction workers and tradespeople to army and navy veterans, asbestos victims are innocent citizens who were just trying to earn a living. Now their jobs have put them at risk of developing asbestos-related diseases.

Learn more about the occupations, worksites and products that put people at risk of asbestos exposure.

What Has Asbestos Exposure Caused?

Asbestos exposure has caused devastation and tragedy to millions of families around the world. It’s the only known cause of the deadly and rare mesothelioma cancer. There is no cure for mesothelioma—only life-extending treatments. Asbestos exposure has caused emotional, physical and mental distress to its victims and untold amounts of damages in the billions of dollars.

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What Can I Do?

Victims of asbestos exposure can take action today in demanding justice for their suffering. Treatments for asbestos-related diseases are expensive and require ongoing visits that affect an entire family. If you have an asbestos-related diagnosis, call the Mesothelioma Justice Network today. You’ll be assigned a Case Manager who will review your history and diagnosis and work with you on the next steps to justice.

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Chapter ThreeWhat is Asbestos?

Asbestos is a prolific industrial material and a deadly toxin. It’s also the only known cause of mesothelioma—a rare and fatal cancer. Anyone exposed to asbestos in the workplace or at home or school could be at risk of developing mesothelioma in one of three locations.

Mesothelioma Health Options

There is no one-size-fits-all solution to treating mesothelioma. Patients must see a mesothelioma specialist for a personalized treatment strategy that will most effectively treat their exact disease. Standard mesothelioma treatment options include a combination of chemotherapy, radiation and surgery.

Living With Mesothelioma

Getting mesothelioma treatments can significantly improve your survival time and quality of life. It is possible to live with mesothelioma, manage its symptoms and keep the disease in check. Working with a specialized mesothelioma medical team is the best way to live with mesothelioma.

Chapter Four 4How Military Veterans Are at Risk

Military members comprise roughly 8% of our nation’s population but account for a third of patients diagnosed with mesothelioma. The asbestos exposure risk was far higher for our military service men and women. Asbestos was used extensively to build and maintain military assets, putting active duty members at risk of exposure on a daily basis.