Paid Content | Kim Baer is here to talk about Mesothelioma cases and how it’s an actual concern. Mesothelioma is caused by inhaling asbestos fibers. These microscopic fibers can get lodged in the lining of the lungs and abdomen, causing damage to the cells, and eventually developing into mesothelioma. Asbestos exposure is the primary cause of mesothelioma cancer.
Inhaling or ingesting asbestos causes these microscopic fibers to get lodged in the lining of the chest or abdomen. Over time, the fibers cause tumor development because the body is incapable of expelling the fibers. The risk for developing mesothelioma is 10 times higher for people older than 60 compared to people younger than 40 because all sorts of industries used asbestos up until 1980s and some early 1990s.
If you've been directly exposed to asbestos fibers at work or at home, your risk of mesothelioma is greatly increased. Living with someone who worked with asbestos. People who are exposed to asbestos may carry the fibers home on their skin and clothing. Exposure to these stray fibers over many years can put others in the home at risk of mesothelioma. People who work with high levels of asbestos can reduce the risk of bringing home asbestos fibers by showering and changing clothes before leaving work.
The reason you see COMMERCIALS asking if you have been diagnosed with mesothelioma is because there has already been 30 BILLION dollars set aside in a trust to handle these claims. There is a two-year statute of limitation that typically will run from the time you are diagnosed. The Baer Law office is actively taking and working on these cases so feel free to contact them.