WASHINGTON, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mesothelioma Victims Center says, "We work very long hours in order to ensure that all diagnosed victims of mesothelioma have instant access to the nation's most skilled mesothelioma compensation attorneys, who travel almost immediately to the diagnosed victim's home to get a firsthand account about how and where the diagnosed victim was exposed to asbestos. It is this crucial information that becomes the basis for a mesothelioma compensation claim.
"The reason a service like this is so vital, is because when we are talking about potentially hundreds of thousands, or millions of dollars in compensation, you really want a national-caliber mesothelioma attorney representing the victim, or their family, in the mesothelioma compensation claim process. You also want access to the nation's top mesothelioma treatment specialists, and we will arrange this too with just one call to 866-714-6466." http://MesotheliomaVictimsCenter.Com
The Mesothelioma Victims Center is also offering to help the family of a diagnosed victim complete a thorough list of "must do's" because these are vital issues that must be done correctly the first time. Unfortunately, as with most cases of waiting too long, there are no second chances as the group would like to explain with one phone call to 866-714-6466. http://MesotheliomaVictimsCenter.Com
"Must Do's" For A Diagnosed Victim Of Mesothelioma, Or Their Family Members From The Mesothelioma Victims Center:
- It is vital the victim has an actual pathology report that verifies a mesothelioma diagnosis.
- It is vital the diagnosed victim has a will.
- It is vital the diagnosed victim has designated a trusted family member with medical power of attorney, and as power of attorney over the victim's estate in the event the victim is not able to make crucial decisions on their own.
- It is vital family members delegate responsibilities for tasks like, meal preparation, driving to medical appointments, shopping for groceries, house cleaning, or help around the victim's home. http://MesotheliomaVictimsCenter.Com
Information About Mesothelioma For Diagnosed Victims And Their Families From The Mesothelioma Victims Center:
The average age for a diagnosed victim of mesothelioma is 72 years old. Victims of mesothelioma are frequently misdiagnosed with pneumonia. This year between 2,500 and 3,000 US citizens will be diagnosed with mesothelioma*. Mesothelioma is 100% attributable to exposure to asbestos*.
One-third of diagnosed victims of mesothelioma served in the US Navy. Other high-risk work groups for exposure to asbestos include: shipyard workers, oil refinery workers, manufacturing workers, plumbers, electricians, auto mechanics, machinists, or construction workers. Typically the exposure to asbestos occurred in the 1950s, 1960s, 1970s, and the 1980's. http://MesotheliomaVictimsCenter.Com
The states with the highest incidence of mesothelioma include: Pennsylvania, Maine, New Jersey, West Virginia, Florida, Wyoming, and Washington. However, based on the calls the Mesothelioma Victims Center receives diagnosed victims could be in any state including: California, New York, Texas, Massachusetts, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, Georgia, Louisiana, Missouri, Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, Wisconsin, Minnesota, North Dakota, Montana, Nebraska, Kansas, Colorado, Utah, New Mexico, Arizona Nevada, Idaho, Oregon, Washington, and 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 compensation results for their clients." http://MesotheliomaVictimsCenter.Com
For more information about a rare form of cancer caused by exposure to asbestos called mesothelioma, please visit the US Centers For Disease Control's web site: www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm5815a3.htm
M. Thomas Martin
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SOURCE Mesothelioma Victims Center