The Mesothelioma Victims Center says, “One of the saddest calls we get is a victim of mesothelioma caused by second hand exposure to asbestos when they washed their husband’s work clothing. Typically it is the worker’s wife and want to help her.

NEW YORK, NY, August 02, 2018 /24-7PressRelease/ — The Mesothelioma Victims Center is offering to assist a person facing a mesothelioma diagnosis because of secondhand exposure to asbestos with information on how to get properly compensated. The group frequently receives calls from people asking the question-how is it possible I have mesothelioma? The first question the group asks is, “What kind of work did your husband or dad do?” In most instances the husband or dad worked at a shipyard, factory, power plant, or in construction where asbestos was brought home on his work clothing. This is also called secondhand exposure to asbestos. The financial compensation for this can frequently be as much as it would have been had it been the actual worker, as the group would like to discuss anytime at 800-714-0303. http://MesotheliomaVictimsCenter.Com

The types of workplaces where a worker can bring asbestos home on their work clothing include:
* Shipyards
* Factories
* Construction
* Power Plant
* Skilled Trades Workers such as a plumber, electrician, welder, roofer, machinist, pipefitter or insulator.

According to the Mesothelioma Victims Center, “We have all heard of secondhand exposure to cigarettes, but we rarely hear about secondhand exposure to asbestos and the mesothelioma diagnosis that can follow. Unfortunately, secondhand exposure to mesothelioma is a reality and it will continue to be for some time. The saddest call we get is from desperate individuals wondering how it could be possible that they now have mesothelioma, even without ever having stepped foot in a workplace that used asbestos.

“If secondhand exposure to asbestos and mesothelioma sounds like you or your family member, please call us at 800-714-0303 and we will provide direct access to some of the nation’s most skilled and experienced mesothelioma attorneys. Secondhand exposure to asbestos and mesothelioma can get tricky, so the skill and capabilities of the lawyers you hire does matter. If we had one piece of advice for a person or family in this situation it would be to please call us about attorneys so that you do not inadvertently hire one who does not know what they are doing.” http://MesotheliomaVictimsCenter.Com

For a recent news article about products that still contain asbestos please review the following: f https://www.consumersafety.org/news/products/6-products-that-still-contain-asbestos/.

Each year about 3000 US citizens will be diagnosed with mesothelioma. Mesothelioma is caused by exposure to asbestos. High -risk work groups for exposure to asbestos include US Navy Veterans, power plant workers, shipyard workers, oil refinery workers, steel mill workers, miners, manufacturing workers, pulp or paper mill workers, printers, millwrights, welders, plumbers, electricians, auto mechanics, machinists, construction workers, rail road workers, and firemen. Typically, the exposure to asbestos for these types of workers 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 person mesothelioma caused by secondhand exposure to asbestos could live in any state including New York, Florida, California, Texas, Iowa, Indiana, Missouri, North Carolina, Kentucky, Tennessee, Georgia, Alabama, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Kansas, Nebraska, North Dakota, Wyoming, Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, Nevada, Arizona, Idaho, or Alaska. 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: https://www.cancer.gov/types/mesothelioma.


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