WASHINGTON, Jan. 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mesothelioma Victims Center says, "About one-third of the diagnosed victims of mesothelioma we talk to or hear about are Veterans of the US Navy. Of that number, Additionally, a significant portion of the victims we talk to are former ship yard workers. In both instances, the diagnosed victim had extreme exposure to asbestos while working in the engine room of one ship or multiple ships. Because of the recent number of shipyard workers and US Navy Veterans developing mesothelioma from exposure to asbestos decades ago that we have heard about, we've put together a list of shipyards in the hopes of illuminating hotspots for asbestos exposure."
Most notorious shipyards for asbestos exposure and mesothelioma are located in:
"We are the most passionate advocates in the nation when it comes to diagnosed victims of mesothelioma receiving the best possible compensation. Our distinguishing mark is that we go above and beyond in making certain that the individual with this rare form of cancer, caused by asbestos exposure, has the nation's most skilled mesothelioma compensation lawyers. We would like nothing more than to talk with every diagnosed victim of mesothelioma exposed to asbestos at a shipyard, or while serving in the US Navy, on the topic of how mesothelioma compensation claims can easily exceed one million dollars for these types of cases."
Before any diagnosed victim of mesothelioma and/or their family members engage the services of a law firm to advance a mesothelioma financial claim, the Mesothelioma Victims Center would like them to call 866-714-6466 at, or visit http://MesotheliomaVictimCenter.Com to ensure they really are dealing with the nation's most experienced mesothelioma compensation attorneys. The group wants victims to know that quality matters when it comes to a lawyer advancing a mesothelioma compensation claim.
Information About Mesothelioma For Diagnosed Victims And Their Families From The Mesothelioma Victims Center:
High risk work groups for exposure to asbestos include US Navy Veterans, power plant workers, shipyard workers, oil refinery workers, manufacturing workers, plumbers, electricians, auto mechanics, machinists, or construction workers. Typically the exposure to asbestos occurred in the 1950's, 1960's, 1970's, or 1980's. http://MesotheliomaVictimsCenter.Com
According to the CDC the average age for a diagnosed victim of mesothelioma is 72 years old.
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 diagnosed victim of mesothelioma could live in any state including New York, Florida, California, Texas, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, North Carolina, Kentucky, Tennessee, Georgia, Missouri, Oklahoma, Utah, Arizona, Idaho, or Alaska.
For an up to date map from the CDC showing the states with the highest incidence of mesothelioma please refer to their web site on this topic. http://www2.cdc.gov/drds/worldreportdata/figuretabledetailsarchive.asp?FigureTableID=139&GroupRefNumber=F07-02
The Mesothelioma Victims Center says, "Before you hire a mesothelioma attorney please call us at 866-714-6466, and compare the qualifications of who we consider to be the nation's most skilled mesothelioma attorneys to any other lawyer, or law firm. When it comes to obtaining the best mesothelioma compensation settlement, the quality of the attorney matters, as we would like to explain anytime." 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
M. Thomas Martin
SOURCE Mesothelioma Victims Center