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Were you or a loved one diagnosed with Lung Cancer within the last 3 years due to Asbestos exposure?

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Asbestos Lung Cancer

Were you or a loved one exposed to Asbestos?

Medical researchers first made a probable causal relationship between exposure to Asbestos and Lung Cancer in 1935. Asbestos Lung Cancer is a rare type of Lung Cancer, which is the most common cause of cancer death in the United States. An estimated 4,800 deaths a year are linked to this illness, a number that represents about 4 percent of all U.S. fatalities connected to cancer of the lungs.

Asbestos fibers are microscopic in nature, they are extremely durable and resistant to fire and most chemical reactions and breakdowns. These properties of Asbestos were the reasons that supported its use during the 1950’s, 1960’s and 1970’s in a number of different commercial and industrial capacities. The most common products that contained Asbestos during these years include:

• Roofing Shingles
• Floor Tiles
• Ceiling Materials
• Cement Compounds
• Textile Products
• Automotive Parts

During the 1950’s, 1960’s and 1970’s there here were hundreds of occupations affected by Asbestos exposure. Here are the some of the more common occupations where Asbestos was commonly used:

• Auto Mechanic
• Building Inspector
• Carpenter
• Construction Worker
• Electrician
• Insulator
• Plasterer
• Paper Mill Worker
• Plumber
• Roofer & Tiler
• US Navy (Shipyard Workers)
• Welder

If you or a loved one have been exposed to Asbestos in the 1950’s, 1960’s or 1970’s and got diagnosed with Lung Cancer within the last 3 years, you may be entitled to Compensation. Financial assistance is available to help Asbestos Lung Cancer victims. In most cases, individuals diagnosed with Asbestos Lung Cancer are eligible for financial compensation from Asbestos manufacturers for their illness.

***You or a loved one may be approved for Compensation even if you or a loved one had smoked in the past!