Asbestos was one of the most commonly used building materials throughout much of the 20th century. Unfortunately, this has caused countless people to be exposed to what is now known as a dangerous material. As a result of this exposure, sadly, individuals may be at risk of developing mesothelioma, a rare but extremely dangerous form of cancer. Mesothelioma can takes years or even decades to develop, and symptoms often don’t become apparent until the disease has progressed considerably. As a result, mesothelioma sufferers may have to seek costly medical care in order to treat their condition. Fortunately, it may be possible to pursue compensation for these and other costs arising as a result of a mesothelioma diagnosis.
Treatment for mesothelioma is dramatically more effective if the disease is caught at an early stage. Therefore, it is essential that those who experience the symptoms of mesothelioma seek medical attention as soon as possible. Some of the most common of these symptoms include:
These are just some of the symptoms that may be associated with mesothelioma. If you begin to experience any of these symptoms and believe that they may be related to exposure to asbestos, you should talk to a doctor as soon as possible.
If you have been diagnosed with mesothelioma as a result of exposure to asbestos that was someone else’s fault, you may be entitled to take legal action against that party and seek compensation for your losses. Contact the attorneys at Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ® to learn more about what we can do for you by calling (414) 271-0900.