NEW YORK, Dec. 12, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mesothelioma Victims Center says, "There is no such thing as a 'federally sponsored mesothelioma compensation claims center' and if you are a maritime worker or skilled trades worker with mesothelioma, please call us anytime at 800-714-0303 so you do not get shortchanged on compensation that you deserve.
"We are specifically talking about members of the merchant marine, shipyard workers, tug or barge operators, commercial fishermen, dock workers, maritime mechanics, or deck hands.
"The last thing we want to see happen to any type of maritime worker with mesothelioma is for them to get shortchanged on financial compensation because they hired a less-than-qualified local personal injury law firm.
"If your husband or father has been diagnosed with mesothelioma because of exposure to asbestos in the maritime industry, please don't allow them to get overcharged or shortchanged because they hired a phony mesothelioma claim's center or unqualified law firm. If you want the very best mesothelioma compensation, and a maritime job was involved, please call us anytime at 800-714-0303 and we will guarantee you are talking directly to the top mesothelioma attorneys in the United States." http://MesotheliomaVictimsCenter.Com
The specific maritime workers with mesothelioma the Mesothelioma Victims Center is trying to assist were exposed to asbestos in the following states:
- New Jersey
The average age for a diagnosed victim of mesothelioma in the United States is about 70 years old. Because of their age frequently people with mesothelioma are initially misdiagnosed with pneumonia. This year between 2,500 and 3,000 US citizens will be diagnosed with mesothelioma. Mesothelioma is attributable to exposure to asbestos.
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 US Navy Veteran or maritime worker with mesothelioma could live in any state including New York, Florida, California, Texas, Illinois, Ohio, Iowa, Indiana, Missouri, North Carolina, Kentucky, Tennessee, Georgia, Alabama, Oklahoma, Kansas, Nebraska, North Dakota, Wyoming, Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, Nevada, Arizona, Idaho, or Alaska.
High risk work groups for exposure to asbestos include US Navy Veterans, power plant workers, shipyard workers, oil refinery workers, steel mill workers, manufacturing/factory workers, pulp or paper mill workers, plumbers, electricians, auto mechanics, machinists, miners, construction workers, insulators, rail road worker, roofers, or firemen. As a rule, these types of workers were exposed to asbestos in the 1950's, 1960's, 1970's, or 1980's. US Navy Veterans make up about one third of all US Citizens who are diagnosed with mesothelioma each year. http://MesotheliomaVictimsCenter.Com
The Mesothelioma Victims Center says, "When it comes to obtaining the best mesothelioma financial settlement, the quality of the attorney matters, as we would like to explain anytime at 800-714-0303." 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: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/mesothelioma.html
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SOURCE Mesothelioma Victims Center