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Mesothelioma Victims Center Now Urges Roofers and Construction Workers with Mesothelioma to Call for On-The-Spot Access to The Nation's Top Lawyers

Mesothelioma Victims Center
Posted on: 31 Jul 17

The Mesothelioma Victims Center fears people are being exposed to asbestos while working on residential roof replacements and home remodeling jobs is still happening. Tragically, the typical victim of mesothelioma had exposure to asbestos and will not report it. Prior to the 1980s, construction and various mechanical trades were done by hard working citizens in every state and there were basically no rules about asbestos exposure. The emphasis on many jobsites was to complete the job and move on to the next one.

"Roofers, construction workers, or skilled trades workers such as electricians, plumbers, welders, or insulators prior to the 1980s could have had extreme exposure to asbestos as many of these trades would typically only work in dry conditions. The harsher the climate, as far as heat and cold, the more likely it would be the worker would be stuck in an enclosed area with very little ventilation."

According to the Mesothelioma Victims Center, "The biggest mistake a roofer, construction worker, or a skilled tradesperson with confirmed mesothelioma can make is undervalue their potential financial compensation. Frequently mesothelioma financial compensation claims can be worth hundreds of thousands of dollars or more in financial compensation-as we would like to discuss anytime at 800-714-0303.

"The variables that separate successful claims versus unsuccessful claims is the specifics of where or how the diagnosed person was exposed to asbestos. In addition to these details, people with mesothelioma who want to receive the best possible financial outcomes will need some of the nation's most experienced and skilled mesothelioma attorneys.

"We offer on the spot access to these renowned attorneys-because we know they will make a big difference-when it comes to financial compensation. Our service is free and 100% aimed at helping mesothelioma victims understand there are options." http://MesotheliomaVictimsCenter.Com  

For a list of the Environmental Protection Agency's list of banned asbestos products please refer to their website:

For information about the EPA's roofing guidelines please refer to their website. Special note there were no EPA guidelines on roofing material or installation prior to the mid to late 1980's.

High-risk work groups for exposure to asbestos include Veterans of the US Navy, power plant workers, shipyard workers, steel mill workers, oil refinery workers, factory workers, plumbers, electricians, welders, pipefitters, millwrights, pipefitters, miners, auto mechanics, machinists, pulp or paper mill workers, printers, firemen, rail road workers and construction workers. In most instances people with mesothelioma were exposed to asbestos in the 1950's, 1960's, 1970's, or 1980's. http://MesotheliomaVictimsCenter.Com

According to the CDC the states indicated with the highest incidence of mesothelioma include Maine, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Ohio, West Virginia, Virginia, Michigan, Illinois, Minnesota, Louisiana, Washington, and Oregon.

However, based on the calls the Mesothelioma Victims Center receives a roofer, construction worker or skilled tradesman with mesothelioma could live in any state including New York, Florida, California, Texas, Illinois, Ohio, Iowa, Indiana, Missouri, Maryland, Delaware, Kentucky, Tennessee, North Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Kansas, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wyoming, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, Arizona, Idaho, or Alaska.

For more information about mesothelioma please refer to the National Institutes of Health's web site related to this rare form of cancer:

Media contact:
Michael Thomas 

Editor's Details

Mike Wood

Last updated on: 31/07/2017

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