How Do You Get Mesothelioma?

Asbestos Attorney in North Carolina Discusses How Workers Continue to be Affected

Asbestos continues to plague the American workforce, even years after it became widely known that the substance causes mesothelioma. This specific type of cancer may only show up decades after exposure to asbestos. One of the great tragedies of asbestos is that many corporations that exposed their own workers were aware of this grave risk of harm. In this video, mesothelioma attorney Gene Riddle explains some of the situations he’s seen where workers were exposed to this deadly substance, and what his law firm can do to help.

Video Transcription

Mesothelioma is a horrible condition, and it’s one that first arose in our shipyards as a result of the type of product they were putting in their ships, also it comes from the product that was put in the ceilings of old buildings and the walls of old buildings. The substance that causes meso, that’s what we refer to it, meso, is called asbestos and there are varying types of cancer that you can get from that. You can get asbestosis but mesothelioma, that, when you hear that word, if you’re an attorney you know that person got it from exposure to asbestos, and you know that they worked in a shipyard, or you know they worked in an industry where asbestos was in the products. We want to help that person. We’ve handled several cases like that, and in fact I think we have some on our website and we encourage you to read about it. Please give us a call or send us an email. We’re here, we’re ready to help. Justice counts.