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Choosing a Mesothelioma Lawyer

After a mesothelioma diagnosis, patients and their families have more than just medical concerns. They have legal questions and financial worries that must be addressed quickly. Mesothelioma patients and their families need the best legal representation on their side.

Choosing the right law firm makes the difference between immediate legal assistance and waiting weeks for legal counsel. Finding the best legal assistance allows you to focus on your health.

Our job is to provide information to connect you with the best legal representation. Asbestos manufacturers have teams of attorneys representing their needs; you must have the same.

Why the Law Firm Matters

If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with mesothelioma, it is important to have a solid legal team on your side. The proper legal representation directly impacts the amount of compensation for your injuries. Choosing the wrong law firm can have devastating financial implications.

Compensation from trust funds or lawsuit settlements can be used to pay medical bills, living expenses and medical-related travel expenses. The compensation can also provide you with the peace of mind knowing your family has long-term financial security.

How to Find the Best Law Firm

There are plenty of law firms that claim to be experts in mesothelioma, but just a few can prove they are the best. When searching for an attorney to represent your legal needs, it is important to determine that the law firm has the following qualities:

  • Proven expertise
  • Specialization in mesothelioma litigation
  • Legal teams who provide dedicated individualized attention
  • Nationwide recognition for excellence in mesothelioma litigation
  • Solid industry-wide reputation
  • Record-breaking jury awards and settlements
  • Contingency fee work

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Questions to Ask the Attorney

Taking time to ask questions in the early stages of a search will help eliminate ineffective law firms. Some of the best questions to ask include the following:

  • How many years has the firm been in business?
  • How do you prove the firm’s record of success?
  • Does your firm have proven experience in asbestos litigation?
  • Does your firm have the resources to see a case through to trial?
  • Will you travel to me for depositions?
  • Will this firm represent me in court?
  • What is the average time to resolve a mesothelioma case?
  • Will an attorney be handling my case or another legal representative?
  • How do I reach my attorney directly?
  • How much do you charge?
  • How much can I expect from my case?

How Patient Advocates Can Help

A patient advocate (PA) is a person that represents the best interest of a patient and their family. Our PA’s have helped thousands of asbestos exposure victims in the following ways:

  • Financial Assistance – PA’s help patients and families determine if they are eligible to receive financial assistance. Financial assistance can help pay for treatment, medical bills, and other expenses.
  • Answers to Your Questions – PA’s have the knowledge and experience to answer all of your questions and can be reached by phone, email, or live chat.
  • Treatment Specialists – PA’s help patients connect with doctors that specialize in treating this rare disease.
  • Legal Options – PA’s help patients and families connect with top legal experts that specialize in asbestos and mesothelioma litigation.
  • Veteran Assistance – Our VA Accredited Agents help veterans to understand their VA benefits and how to file a VA claim.

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