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Nearly 1 in 4 Diagnosed Mesothelioma Cases Each Year are Women
Many women veterans are diagnosed with malignant Mesothelioma as a result of their military service, and second-hand asbestos exposure brought home by family members from job sites. Some women veterans and their children were exposed to asbestos from their husband's work clothing.
Women veterans that served from 1930-1980 are seven times more likely to die of an Asbestos-related disease than women in the general population.
Women and Mesothelioma Facts
There are almost two million women veterans.
Asbestos exposure is linked to ovarian cancer in women.
Men are four times more likely to develop Mesothelioma cancer than women.
Incidence rates among women are up 8% compared to the average male-to-female ratio.
Women have an in 16 chance of being diagnosed with Mesothelioma cancer or other asbestos-related cancers during their lifetime.
Medical studies show that women who develop Mesothelioma are much more likely to acquire Peritoneal Mesothelioma (Abdominal).
Women now represent a 1 in 4 Mesothelioma diagnosis (the Surveillance, Epidemiology and End Results (SEER) database).
Women Veterans and Workplace Asbestos Exposure
Asbestos manufacturers that supplied asbestos products and materials to the Navy have admitted fault and set up trust funds to compensate U. S. veterans. If you know someone who has Mesothelioma, contact us to learn more about your legal rights for compensation.
Women Veterans and Occupational Asbestos Exposure
The cause of Mesothelioma is exposure to asbestos materials and products. Mesothelioma is a rare and deadly type of cancer that develops in the lining of the lungs, stomach (abdomen), and the heart sac. When a person breathes, inhales, or ingests microscopic asbestos fibers they can stay dormant in the body for 10-50 years before manifesting cancer symptoms.
Who is Most Likely to Get Mesothelioma?
The average age of a person diagnosed with Mesothelioma is 69 years old. People most likely to get diagnosed with Mesothelioma have worked around asbestos did the laundry for a worker would have been exposed. About 3,500 people will be diagnosed with malignant Mesothelioma each year in the U. S., and more than 15,000 Americans will be diagnosed with an asbestos-related disease (asbestos lung cancer, asbestosis).
1 in 3 of all diagnosed Mesothelioma cases in U. S. are Military Veterans.
Statutes of Limitations is the time a Mesothelioma victim has to file a lawsuit.
The Statute of Limitations for Mesothelioma and asbestos exposure varies from state to state.
The Statute of Limitations for Mesothelioma begins when a person is either diagnosed or dies, not the date of their exposure.
An experienced Mesothelioma attorney can help you file a claim before your Statutes of Limitations expires.
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List of Duties - Army Asbestos Exposure
Assembling, Binding, Buffing, Changing, Chipping, Cleaning, Coating, Covering, Crushing, Cutting, Demonstrating, Designing, Developing, Digging, Dismantling, Drilling, Examining, Filling, Fitting, Fixing, Folding, Measuring, Mixing, Modifying, Mounting, Moving, Observing, Operating, Overhauling, Packaging, Grinding, Helping, Inserting, Inspecting, Instructing, Investigating, Laboring, Lining, Loading, Painting, Piling, Pouring, Prepping, Pressing, Processing, Pumping Removing, Repairing, Replacing, Sealing, Servicing, Setting, Sorting, Spinning, Spraying, Stacking, Stamping, Stripping, Supervising, Testing, Training, Trimming, Troubleshooting, Twisting, Unloading, Washing, Weighing, Welding, Winding, Wiring, Working, Wrapping
Asbestos manufacturers of products and materials have admitted fault and set up trust funds to compensate workers for their asbestos exposure. There are more than 30 billion dollars in asbestos trust funds for patients diagnosed with Mesothelioma cancer, asbestos lung cancer, and other asbestos-related diseases. If you know someone who has Mesothelioma, contact us to learn more about your legal rights for asbestos compensation.
Veterans diagnosed with Mesothelioma have legal rights and may be eligible to recover compensation from negligent asbestos companies and asbestos trust funds. Get a free consultation from an experienced Mesothelioma lawyer to know if you have a valid legal claim today.
1 out of 3 U. S. Veterans are Diagnosed with an Asbestos-Related Disease in Their Lifetime!
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