What is Mesothelioma?

Mesothelioma is a serious, non-curable form of cancer resulting from asbestos exposure and often not appearing until decades after the initial contact. Many Americans facing this condition were once employed in jobs such as:

  • Boilermakers

  • Bricklayers

  • Carpenters

  • Cement finishers

  • Drywall workers

  • Electricians

  • Engineers

  • Foundry workers

  • Helpers

  • Insulators

  • Laborers

  • Lathers

  • Machinists

  • Mechanics

  • Millwrights

  • Operators

  • Painters

  • Paper workers

  • Plasterers

  • Pipefitters

  • Plumbers

  • Power plant workers

  • Roofers

  • Sailors (Navy & Merchant Marine)

  • Shipyard workers

  • Steel workers

  • Sheet metal workers

  • Welders

Although Americans have known asbestos fiber to be carcinogenic since the 1920s, the fiber remained in use until the 1970s. Some modern buildings still contain the cancerous material, despite what we know about asbestos today.

If you’re suffering from mesothelioma, you may be wondering what your next steps are. After determining the best treatment options, take a hard look at your legal situation. If you are not aware of your legal rights, contact Ron Austin Law today. If you were exposed to asbestos and are now suffering from serious health implications, you may have a lucrative case on your hands. Don’t pass up the opportunity to receive the compensation  you are owed for damages. Speak with Ron Austin and take the next steps toward complete recovery.

Our Team

Mesothelioma and asbestos-related legal issues pose unique challenges to clients and attorneys alike. When handling these cases, attorneys must take a certain degree of care and remain informed on the latest information and regulations. Ron Austin Law understands mesothelioma issues from the ground up, which helps us assist our clients by devising a comprehensive legal strategy tailored to the unique aspects of each case. Firmly understanding the personal nature of mesothelioma claims, Ron Austin and his team handle one-on-one consultations, where we discuss with the client previous asbestos exposure and identify parties who may be held responsible for damages.

Don’t take a chance with an inexperienced mesothelioma attorney. Choose an attorney who is able to thoroughly understand your case and create a strategy that gets results. Call our offices at (504) 227-8100 to schedule a consultation with Ron Austin Law today.

Our Services

We begin your case by openly discussing your complaints, diagnosis, and costs associated with medical care. From there, we take the necessary steps toward case resolution, helping bring you and your family a sense of peace.

Many of our clients have reaped the benefits of a successful case resolution. Ron Austin and his team has been able to restore the following expense items to clients:

  • Lost wages

  • Caregiver costs

  • Travel expenses for treatment

  • Funeral expenses

  • Therapy and grief support

  • Other expenses not covered by insurance

In addition to compensation, successful lawsuits may also include punitive damages for the responsible party, including further compensation to you and your family. No matter the exact outcome, we dedicate ourselves to working tirelessly for your case. Call us today for a no-obligation consultation today.

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Contact the Lawyers at Ron Austin Law for Mesothelioma Cases

If you were recently diagnosed with an asbestos-related condition like mesothelioma, or are otherwise seriously injured, remember that it is crucial to choose the right law firm to represent your interests. We have been doing this for more than three decades, and have the resources you need to challenge any opponent.

If you are in need of legal representation, don’t wait to give us a call. The team at Ron Austin & Associates is eager to assist, and looks forward to helping you with a speedy and effective case resolution. Give us a call today at 504-227-8100.