PR Log - Oct 26, 2012 - Class Action Lawyer Network has launched a mesothelioma helpline for victims of asbestos related cancer and their families. http://classactionlawyernetwork.com/mesothelioma-lung-can... The helpline is run by a medical social worker who will offer support and help connect you to a mesothelioma lawyer.
They campaign launch will initially target the largest cities in the key states: Houston, Dallas, Austin, Philadelphia, Los Angeles, San Jose, San Fransisco, NYC, Schenectady, Buffalo,and other key cities. The goal is to reach out to all families with a loved one with mesothelioma to assist with filing a mesothelioma asbestos lawsuit." There is currently a trust fund to compensate victims of Mesothelioma". Says the helpline representatives" We do not want anyone with this deadly disease from asbestos toxic exposure to be left out"
According to the medical social worker "asbestos is a group of minerals that occur naturally in the environment and asbestos has been used in many industries. As a worker If asbestos fibers are breathed in, you can get asbestosis or a scarring of the lung tissue resulting in mesothelioma and lung cancer. She continues "Our mesothelioma helpline is here for asbestos victims and their families." The Mesothelioma helpline's asbestos attorneys and medical social worker understand how difficult it is the watch your loved one deteriorate from this disease and feel helpless. We were impressed with the time they take on the phone offering TLC to the families of loved ones with this fatal disease.
if your loved one has worked in an asbestos work environment and has fallen victim to mesothelioma they can help.
The helpline offers information, support, resources and a network of qualified and experienced mesothelioma lawyers.
According to the helpline representatives;"Those at risk for asbestos-related illnesses worked in the following industries: Shipbuilding, Mining and milling, Maritime industry, steel mills, Automobile building, Asbestos textile manufacturing, Construction and building, Drywall or asbestos removal, First responders to burning buildings or buildings with asbestos exposed the fumes." The medical social worker suggests to watch for the symptoms to develop overtime as there is a long period, sometimes 20 ears or more before the symptoms start to show. "Symptoms of Asbestos related lung cancer are, Breathlessness or shortness of breath, A cough that won't go away, Coughing up blood, Wheezing or hoarseness, Fatigue or anemia, Trouble swallowing, Pain or tightening in the chest, Swelling of the neck or face, Weight loss and Loss of appetite ."