NEW ORLEANS, April 24, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Louisiana Mesothelioma Victims Center says, "We are devoted to seeing to it that a Navy Veteran with mesothelioma or asbestos exposure lung cancer receives the very best possible financial compensation along with Veterans of the US Coast Guard. With one call to 800-714-0303 we offer immediate direct access to famed attorney Erik Karst of the law firm of Karst von Oiste to see to it that the best financial compensation results happen.
"Some of the most severe types of exposure to asbestos took place to Navy Veterans or shipyard workers at places like the Avondale Shipyard in Louisiana. If you are a Navy or Coast Guard Veteran or a shipyard worker with mesothelioma or asbestos exposure lung cancer in Louisiana or their family please call us anytime at 800-714-0303 for direct access to the lawyers at Karst von Oiste, medical treatment suggestions and every other resource we can possibly make available to you." http://Louisiana.MesotheliomaVictimsCenter.Com
A brief history of the Avondale Shipyard in Louisiana: Avondale Shipyard was an independent shipbuilding company that became a major shipyard during World Wat II. It is located approximately 20 miles upriver from New Orleans. It closed in October 2014. The Avondale Shipyard was the largest employer in the state of Louisiana with about 26,000 employees.
The Classes of US Navy or Coast Guard ships built at the Avondale Shipyard include:
- Knox-class frigates (27 out of 46 ships, 1967–74)
- Hamilton-class USCG high endurance cutters (12 out of 12 ships, 1967–72)
The Louisiana Mesothelioma Victims Center says, "If you are a US Navy/Coast Guard Veteran and you have mesothelioma or asbestos exposure lung cancer, or you are a shipyard worker who was exposed to asbestos at the Avondale shipyard please call us anytime at 800-714-0303. We want to make certain you receive the very best possible financial compensation results as well as the best possible resources." http://Louisiana.MesotheliomaVictimsCenter.Com
The Louisiana Mesothelioma Victims Center wants to emphasize there is a statewide initiative available to a diagnosed victim anywhere in Louisiana including communities such as New Orleans, Baton Rouge, Shreveport, Lafayette, Lake Charles, Kenner, Bossier City, Monroe. www.karstvonoiste.com/
When it comes to treatment options for mesothelioma in Louisiana the Louisiana Mesothelioma Victims Center strongly encourages diagnosed victims to contact the following cancer treatment centers in Louisiana, and in Texas. Note: The MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas may be one of the most capable mesothelioma treatment centers in the world.
- Oshner Cancer Institute New Orleans; http://www.louisianacancercenter.org/research/partners/ochsner/
- The MD Anderson Cancer Center Houston, Texas: https://www.mdanderson. org/.
High-risk work groups for exposure to asbestos in Louisiana include Veterans of the US Navy, power plant workers, shipyard workers, maritime workers, marine mechanics, oil refinery workers, chemical plant workers, public utility workers, factory workers, plumbers, electricians, auto mechanics, machinists, and construction workers. Typically, the exposure to asbestos occurred in the 1950's, 1960's, 1970's, or 1980's. www.karstvonoiste.com/
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.
For more information about mesothelioma please refer to the National Institutes of Health's web site related to this rare form of cancer: https://www.cancer.gov/types/mesothelioma.
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