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Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Mesothelioma and Asbestos Exposure in Huntsville, Alabama

For decades it has been common knowledge that exposure to asbestos can cause serious illnesses, but many asbestos manufacturers, fully aware of the dangers, continued to produce and sell asbestos.

Asbestos was once commonly used across the United States for insulation and various other purposes, but due to serious health issues, has been banned from further use. Older buildings and residences do still have asbestos insulation and construction and demolition workers and others, still suffer serious consequences from exposure to asbestos.

Exposure to asbestos can cause lung infections, respiratory failure, heart failure, asbestosis, lung cancer, pleural mesothelioma, pericardial mesothelioma and peritoneal mesothelioma. Symptoms of mesothelioma can include chest pain, abdominal pain, shortness of breath, fatigue, cough, and weight loss.

With the assistance of an experienced mesothelioma attorney at The Cochran Firm who will defend your rights and hold those responsible for the overwhelming damage caused to families like yours, you can obtain financial compensation for any medical expenses, lost income, lost future earning potential and pain and suffering caused by your exposure to asbestos even decades after you were exposed. It is important to know that the symptoms of mesothelioma can occur many years after the initial exposure to asbestos.

If you believe your symptoms are related to asbestos exposure and mesothelioma, and you live in the Huntsville, Alabama area, please contact the knowledgeable mesothelioma attorneys at The Cochran Firm today to learn how to proceed in securing financial compensation for the damage you have suffered.

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posted by Benjamin A. Irwin at 11:00 AM

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