According to the Mayo Clinic, Malignant mesothelioma (me-zoe-thee-lee-O-muh) is a type of cancer that occurs in the thin layer of tissue that covers the majority of your internal organs (mesothelium).
Mesothelioma is an aggressive and deadly form of cancer. Mesothelioma treatments are available, but for many people with mesothelioma, a cure is not possible.
Factors that may increase the risk of mesothelioma include:
If you have been diagnosed with mesothelioma, you should consult with an attorney. An attorney can help determine how you were exposed to asbestos and whether any party is responsible for this exposure.
If a party is responsible for your asbestos exposure, you may be able to receive compensation.
Please contact me if you have been diagnosed with mesothelioma to discuss your legal rights.