Mesothelioma is an aggressive form of cancer that affects the membrane lining of the lungs and abdomen. There are various forms of Mesothelioma that affect different organs, but exposure to asbestos is the general cause of and a risk factor for it.
One of the most troubling aspects of mesothelioma is its uncertainty: obtaining a proper diagnosis can be difficult and costly. Those that have a certain diagnosis may not know or understand that they got mesothelioma because they were unaware of asbestos exposure. Others experience symptoms of mesothelioma after a history of asbestos exposure incidents and aren’t sure where to turn next.
Who We Are
MesoWatch mission serves as an industry watchdog and advocates for patients and families affected by asbestos by providing reliable and up-to-date news stories covering topics on emerging treatments and research, clinical trials, and news information on asbestos use and exposure legal trends such as settlements and verdicts. We give voice to the victims and strive to effect real societal change.
MesoWatch is an asbestos law center that is 100% dedicated to helping the victims of mesothelioma to gain access to knowledge and critical resources that reduce their suffering. A mesothelioma diagnosis is a terrifying event in a person’s life, and we are here to help make the experience not only more bearable but more hopeful for victims and their families.
We at MesoWatch are here to bring clarity to your uncertainty. MesoWatch provides resources that not only give you the knowledge you need to fight the disease, but we also provide access to some of the most prestigious legal services in the country. Our connected network of mesothelioma attorneys becomes a powerful ally in getting the compensation you deserve for medical expenses, emotional suffering and the wrongful actions of employers who expose their workers to asbestos.
With our help as well as with the experienced attorneys we provide access to at your side, you and your family can receive the maximum compensation possible while bringing responsible parties to justice.
Who Can We Help?
Mesothelioma is a disease that disproportionately affects certain occupations. The jobs with the most exposure to asbestos include:
- U.S. Navy Personnel
- Ship Builders
- Factory Workers
- Chemical Plant Workers
- Construction Workers
- Building Contractors
- Auto Assembly Workers
- Railroad Workers
- Power Plant Workers
- Auto Mechanics
- Industrial Workers
- Brick Layers
- Demolition Workers
- Building Inspectors
- Pipe Fitters
- Tile Installers
You can read more about the occupations with the highest risk of mesothelioma exposure visiting our page high-risk occupations overview.
How an Asbestos Law Center Can Help
MesoWatch is dedicated to helping patients with a mesothelioma diagnosis or a high risk of mesothelioma developing pending exposure to asbestos. A mesothelioma diagnosis is a life-altering event that can make sufferers suddenly feel out of control with their lives.
MesoWatch intends to provide the tools these victims need to feel in control of their outcome again. Our foremost service is to explain exactly what a mesothelioma diagnosis means and what complications could arise during an attempted diagnosis.
Mesothelioma is a complex condition that can take many years to exhibit symptoms because of the slow-acting nature of your body’s response to asbestos fibers. MesoWatch can also explain what the typical life expectancy is for a mesothelioma diagnosis and help you understand the options you have for treatment to prolong your life expectancy.
Getting You the Compensation for the Medical Care You Deserve
Obtaining a proper diagnosis and the appropriate treatment is absolutely critical for maintaining a higher quality of life, even in patients with a terminal diagnosis. By arming yourself with this information, you and your family can reduce the suffering.
Getting the medical care you need is costly, but our experienced mesothelioma attorneys can fight for your legal rights and pursue the most effective course of action possible in order to get you compensation for medical expenses and other damages. All of the legal services we give you access to are offered purely on a contingency basis — you will not pay a cent unless your lawyer wins your case.
Without our help and guidance, your options could feel much more limited. Many hundreds of people tragically accept their fate as inevitable without having the needed support to fight against those who wrongfully exposed them to asbestos.
Adding to this problem is the resistance of parties who should be held responsible. Many employers who exposed their workers to asbestos had a duty of care that they breached, or they knowingly exposed their workers to dangers. Nevertheless, these employers often attempt to hide behind defenses like ignorance or complex legal motions that obstruct proceedings.
MesoWatch can help you mitigate these tactics while staying up to date on the latest legal information and developments concerning mesothelioma cases. Even among employers that have declared bankruptcy, there are often measures to pursue compensation from arranged trusts and insurance policies. By pursuing legal action, you are giving yourself access to the care you need, and giving you and your family a small amount of relief from the suffering they have endured.
Take Control of Your Life with Our Legal Team at Your Side
MesoWatch can connect you with the individuals who have the highest level of expertise in the field of mesothelioma and other asbestos-caused conditions. Our connected network of physicians can provide expert testimony in depositions along with all of the documentation needed to irrefutably prove a resolute mesothelioma diagnosis.
Our legal teams fight harder than anyone in the country to assert their client’s right to compensation. They have a history of seeking out the highest level of verdict or settlement possible, and they are known to expedite the trial process, sometimes reaching a court date as early as six months since filing.
Hiring a law firm as early on in this process as possible is vital. Evidence must be gathered, and motions put into effect that increases your chances of receiving due compensation. Statutes of limitations can prevent certain types of cases from being brought forward.
Our writers and researchers craft a variety of news stories with articles covering, medical research, treatments, clinical trials, and additional stories or resources related to asbestos exposure and mesothelioma cancer. We offer details on the latest lawsuit and settlements information and helpful patient resources in an easy-to-digest format to help keep readers informed.
Our team of writers and research work with bloggers and journalists, and additional experts in the medical and legal communities, as well as other influencers to spread the word about the dangers of asbestos exposure.
We connect individuals who have been a victim of asbestos exposure with the legal teams who specialize in asbestos exposure liability litigation, giving them an opportunity to seek compensation for their injuries and recover related costs for medical treatment.