Colorado Mesothelioma Lawyers

Damaged asbestos can be found in schools, apartments, and other buildings throughout the state of Colorado. Asbestos exposure can lead to deadly asbestos-related diseases like mesothelioma, lung cancer, and asbestosis. Colorado mesothelioma lawyers can help those diagnosed access justice and compensation.

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Represented victims in:

  • Boulder
  • Colorado Springs
  • Commerce City
  • Denver
  • Englewood
  • Lucerne
  • Palisade

Recent Settlements:

  • $3.7 million – Truck Driver
  • $1.1 million – Laborer
  • $3.8 million – Navy Veteran
  • $2.4 million – Construction Worker
  • $3.4 million – Salesman

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Working With a Mesothelioma Lawyer in Colorado

Anyone with mesothelioma cancer in Colorado may be able to access compensation from manufacturers of asbestos-containing products. These manufacturers used asbestos for decades and hid the dangers from the public. Asbestos is the only known cause of mesothelioma.

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Around 1,325 Colorado residents died from mesothelioma between 2001 and 2010.

Colorado mesothelioma lawyers can help you file a lawsuit against the manufacturers of asbestos-based products to seek justice and compensation.

Colorado Mesothelioma Lawsuits

Mesothelioma lawyers will try to prove how manufacturers of asbestos-containing products caused a victim’s illness through a lawsuit.

If successful, these mesothelioma lawsuits award compensation to those who suffer from this deadly cancer.

Did You Know?

Mesothelioma lawsuits award $1 Million to $2.4 Million on average.

Colorado mesothelioma lawyers can help you file a mesothelioma lawsuit today. It costs nothing to file a lawsuit.

Mesothelioma Settlements and Verdicts in Colorado

Over 95% of mesothelioma lawsuits settle out of court. Mesothelioma settlements resolve lawsuits without the need for a trial.

Mesothelioma settlements award $1 Million on average.

If a lawsuit does not reach a settlement, it may go to trial. Mesothelioma trial verdicts may award more money to asbestos victims if they win.

In one high-profile case, courts forced an energy corporation to pay multiple victims $32.5 Million for contaminating their land with asbestos. The company also had to pay $7.5 Million for cleanup.

That said, those with mesothelioma could receive nothing if they lose the trial.

Mesothelioma lawyers can help you determine if a jury or trial is better for your case.

Statute of Limitations in Colorado

A statute of limitations is a legal restriction on the time someone has to file a lawsuit. This is a complex rule with many variations by state.

If the statute of limitations expires, personal injury or wrongful death lawsuits for mesothelioma cannot be filed.

Contact an experienced Colorado mesothelioma soon after diagnosis or the passing of a loved one to make sure you file your case in time.

Colorado Asbestos Trust Funds & Statutes of Limitations

If you can’t file a mesothelioma lawsuit due to the statutes of limitations, you could still get compensation through an asbestos trust fund.

Trust funds were set up by bankrupt manufacturers of asbestos-based products under court orders. These trusts do not follow normal statutes of limitations.

Did You Know?

More than $30 Billion is available in asbestos trust funds right now.

Contact a Colorado mesothelioma lawyer to learn more about asbestos trust funds.

Asbestos Sites in Colorado

Colorado has one of the nation’s biggest asbestos problems. Friable (crumbling) Colorado asbestos has been discovered in apartment complexes, public K-12 schools, and other sites across the state.

Other examples of asbestos sites in Colorado include:

  • Boston Foods, Pueblo
  • Frontier Airlines, Denver
  • Denver Federal Center, Denver
  • Denver Municipal Airport, Denver
  • Franklin Park Apartments, Denver
  • Dow Chemical Company, Rocky Flats
  • Stapleton International Airport, Denver
  • Great Western Sugar Companies, statewide
  • U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs
  • University of Colorado General Hospital, Denver
  • Westinghouse Electric Manufacturing Co., Denver
  • Western Chemical Manufacturing Company, Denver
  • Eastman Kodak Company Manufacturing Plant, Windsor
  • Elkton Consolidated Mining and Milling Company, Elkton

There are many other asbestos sites not listed here. Colorado mesothelioma lawyers can determine how, when, and where you were exposed to asbestos fibers. They can also determine if you can receive financial benefits to cover your expenses.

Asbestos Rules and Regulations in Colorado

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment’s Air Pollution Control Division regulates asbestos use in the state.

Congress changed the Toxics Substances Control Act (TSCA) to include the:

  • Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Act of 1986 (AHERA)
  • Asbestos School Hazard Abatement Reauthorization Act of 1990 (ASHARA) (TSCA Title II)

These two acts apply to asbestos in schools and commercial buildings.

Asbestos in the outdoor air is regulated under the Clean Air Act by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) through the National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP).

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) also has protection standards in place for those working with asbestos.

A mesothelioma lawyer can help you determine if these laws will affect your case.

Colorado VA Information for Mesothelioma Victims

Colorado military veterans have a particularly high risk of mesothelioma since every U.S. military branch used asbestos through the 1980s.

Asbestos was used in:

  • Bases
  • Ships
  • Planes
  • Vehicles
Did You Know?

Veterans account for 33% of all mesothelioma diagnoses today.

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) helps veterans with mesothelioma access compensation and medical care through VA benefits.

VA benefits include:

  • Disability compensation
  • Health Care
  • Pension plans
  • Transportation

The VA also works with some of the world’s best mesothelioma doctors to treat veterans.

VA mesothelioma specialists include:

The Mesothelioma Justice Network has no affiliation with and is not endorsed or sponsored by Dr. Robert B. Cameron. The contact information above is listed for informational purposes only. You have the right to contact Dr. Cameron directly. Visit the UCLA Health website to learn more about Dr. Robert Cameron.

Colorado veterans can learn more about VA benefits and health care by contacting the offices listed below through va.gov.

Veterans Benefits Administration

  • Continental District, Lakewood
  • Denver Regional Office, Lakewood
  • Buckley Air Force Base, Fort Carson
  • Fort Carson, Fort Carson
  • Peterson Air Force Base, Fort Carson
  • Schriever Air Force Base, Fort Carson
  • USAF Academy, Fort Carson

VA Medical Centers

  • VA Eastern Colorado Health Care System (ECHCS)
  • VA Western Colorado Health Care System

Community-Based Outpatient Clinics

  • Alamosa /San Luis Valley Clinic/Sierra Blanca Clinic
  • Aurora Outpatient Clinic
  • PFC Floyd K. Lindstrom VA Clinic (Colorado Springs)
  • Craig Telehealth Clinic
  • Durango CCBOC
  • Fort Collins Outpatient Clinic
  • Golden Outpatient Clinic
  • La Junta Outpatient Clinic
  • Lamar Outpatient Clinic
  • Loveland Community Clinic
  • Montrose Veterans Community Clinics
  • Pueblo Outpatient Clinic
  • Sterling Mobile Telehealth Clinic

Veterans Centers

  • Boulder Veterans Center
  • Colorado Springs Veterans Center
  • Denver Veterans Center
  • RCS Continental District 4 District Office (Denver)
  • Fort Collins Veterans Center
  • Grand Junction Veterans Center
  • Pueblo Veterans Center

Veterans looking to file for VA benefits should work with experienced mesothelioma lawyers in Colorado.

These lawyers can help veterans learn when, where, and how they were exposed to asbestos. Veterans can work with a Veterans Service Officer (VSO) to file claims using this information.

AML and VFW Service Officers in Colorado

VSOs are trained by the VA veterans and their families access military benefits. These VSOs can be found at organizations such as the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) and the American Legion (AML).

Colorado is home to nearly 400 service offices that help veterans file for VA benefits.

Offices serving the state’s 10 largest cities include:

  • Denver
    • Colorado Division of Veterans Affairs
    • National Association of County Veterans Service
    • Veterans of Foreign Wars
  • Colorado Springs
    • Disabled American Veterans
    • National Association of County Veterans Service
    • Wounded Warrior Project
  • Aurora
    • National Association of County Veterans Service
    • The Retired Enlisted Association
  • Fort Collins
    • Colorado Division of Veterans Affairs
    • The Retired Enlisted Association
    • Veterans of Foreign Wars
  • Lakewood
    • American Legion
    • Veterans of Foreign Wars
    • Wounded Warrior Project
  • Arvada
    • American Ex-Prisoners of War
  • Pueblo
    • Colorado Division of Veterans Affairs
    • Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands
    • National Association of County Veterans Service
  • Centennial
    • Catholic War Veterans of the USA
    • The Retired Enlisted Association
  • Boulder
    • Colorado Division of Veterans Affairs
    • National Association of County Veterans Service
  • Greeley
    • Colorado Division of Veterans Affairs

Veterans can connect with local VSOs and mesothelioma lawyers to file for VA benefits and other types of compensation.

Connecting With a Colorado Mesothelioma Lawyer

If you have been diagnosed with mesothelioma, Colorado mesothelioma lawyers can help you get compensation and justice.

Top Colorado mesothelioma attorneys can help you access money to cover medical bills, loss of income, and pain and suffering. This compensation can protect both you and your family.

See all the ways a Colorado mesothelioma lawyer working at a top mesothelioma law firm can help you with a free case review.

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Mesothelioma Support Team
Stephanie KiddWritten by:

Editor-in-Chief

Stephanie Kidd grew up in a family of civil servants, blue-collar workers, and medical caregivers. Upon graduating Summa Cum Laude from Stetson University, she began her career specializing in worker safety regulations and communications. Now, a proud member of the American Medical Writers Association (AMWA) and Editor-in-Chief of the Mesothelioma Justice Network, Stephanie serves as a voice for mesothelioma victims and their families.

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