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Mesothelioma Victims Center Launches New Initiative to Ensure Diagnosed Plumbers and Electricians Don't Get Taken to the Cleaners on a Settlement

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WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwired - September 24, 2015) - The Mesothelioma Victims Center's number one passion is making certain that all former plumbers, electricians, roofers, welders, or insulators don't get taken advantage of when it comes to compensation for this rare form of cancer caused by asbestos exposure. The group says, "We want to arm all victims with the tools necessary to differentiate between the nation's top mesothelioma lawyers, and a roll of the dice law firm." http://MesotheliomaVictimsCenter.Com

The Mesothelioma Victims Center says, "If you are a former electrician, welder, plumber, roofer, or insulator and you have been diagnosed with mesothelioma, chances are you could get a very significant compensation settlement. This will only happen for those who seek help from a skilled and experienced mesothelioma lawyer-think of the attorneys we suggest liked skilled craftsman when it comes to getting the best compensation settlements for their clients.

"The last thing we want to see happen to a diagnosed building or industrial worker is them get shortchanged because they hired a less-than-qualified lawyer to advance a compensation claim. As we would like to explain to anyone who contacts us anytime at 866-714-6466, hiring an unskilled lawyer to advance a mesothelioma compensation claim would be like hiring an elementary school kid to re-wire a nuclear power plant." http://MesotheliomaVictimsCenter.Com

Important compensation tips from the Mesothelioma Victims Center:

  • Before a person diagnosed with mesothelioma or their family retain the services of a law firm to pursue a mesothelioma compensation claim it is vital the attorney go to the person with this rare cancer to have a face-to-face conversation about how or where the asbestos exposure took place. If the lawyer or law firm does not have time to do this, please call us at 866-714-6466 and we will suggest some of the nation's most skilled mesothelioma lawyers who will make the time.
  • The going rate for a law firm to handle a mesothelioma compensation claim is 33.3% of the gross settlement, unless court is involved. If court is involved, the going rate is 40%. Please make certain this 40% includes travel, or other expenses incurred by the law firm. http://MesotheliomaVictimsCenter.Com

The average age for a diagnosed victim of mesothelioma is 72 years old. This year between 2500, and 3000 US citizens will be diagnosed with mesothelioma. Mesothelioma is a rare form of cancer that is attributable to exposure to asbestos.

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, miners, auto mechanics, machinists, and construction workers. Typically the exposure to asbestos occurred 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 diagnosed victim of mesothelioma could live in any state including New York, Florida, California, Texas, Illinois, Ohio, Iowa, Indiana, Missouri, Kentucky, Tennessee, North Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Kansas, Nebraska, North Dakota, Wyoming, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, Arizona, Idaho, or Alaska.

The Mesothelioma Victims Center says, "If you call us at 866-714-6466, we will see to it that you have instant access to the nation's most skilled mesothelioma attorneys, who consistently get the best possible financial compensation results for their clients.

"Before you retain the services of a law firm to advance a mesothelioma compensation claim please call us first to ensure you really are dealing with one of the nation's most experienced mesothelioma lawyers." http://MesotheliomaVictimsCenter.Com

For more information about mesothelioma please refer to the National Institutes of Health's web site related to this rare form of cancer: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/mesothelioma.html

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