Mesothelioma is a life-threatening illness that can debilitate victims significantly. Often, victims of mesothelioma and asbestos-related illnesses have few financial resources to fight against their condition. This means that most victims can expect a drastically reduced lifetime once they have acquired a diagnosis, especially when they cannot pay for treatment.
Fortunately, there are a few ways victims can seek financial compensation to mitigate the financial hardships that accompany mesothelioma and asbestos-related illnesses. One option many victims pursue involves filing a lawsuit against the individual or entity responsible for your condition.
For example, if you or someone you love worked in one of the many Ohio industries known for asbestos exposure, your employer or perhaps a product manufacturer may be liable for your condition. As such, we urge victims of mesothelioma and asbestos-related illnesses to seek a legal opinion concerning their next steps. This helps victims determine if they have grounds to file a lawsuit.
We also urge those suffering from asbestos-related conditions to seek a legal representative who is not afraid to go to trial on your behalf. Many attorneys help victims initially and then refer them to a different law firm if litigation becomes a factor. While there is nothing at all wrong with this practice, most victims prefer having the same lawyer from the start of their case through its resolution.
During our time serving statewide victims of mesothelioma and asbestos-related illnesses, we have learned what it takes to help victims acquire the compensation they deserve. We encourage you to browse the many asbestos topics posted on our firm’s website if you need more information about your options in the wake of your diagnosis.