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Protecting Your Legal Rights in Asbestos Cases

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When the interests and resources of an individual are matched up against those of an employer, a product manufacturer or an international conglomerate, that individual may feel as if he or she has no chance of success in the face of such a large corporate structure. However, justice demands that our legal system create equal legal options for all, including placing the concerns of plaintiffs at the forefront.

Diagnosed with the asbestos cancer known as mesothelioma? You may have only a limited time in which to assert your right to file a lawsuit. For experienced lawyers who can provide the legal help you need — contact us for a free consultation today.

At Robert Peirce & Associates, P.C., we represent people in Pennsylvania, West Virginia, and throughout the Eastern United States who have been diagnosed with the asbestos cancer known as mesothelioma and those who have lost loved ones to this disease.

Making the Law Work

If you have been diagnosed with mesothelioma, you may have the right to sue previous employers, property owners, product manufacturers, distributors and others that may have played a role in your exposure. Generally, these suits will be brought under the legal theories of products or premises liability. You must be aware, however, that once a conclusive diagnosis is made, you have only a short time in which to file a claim before your right to sue disappears.

If a member of your immediate family has died as the result of asbestos exposure and mesothelioma, you may have the right to sue for compensation from the responsible parties under your state's wrongful death statute. Again, however, time is limited and the need to contact a Pittsburgh mesothelioma attorney as soon as possible is great.

Asbestos Bankruptcy Trusts

In some cases, the party or parties responsible for asbestos exposure may be bankrupt or no longer in business. In these situations, victims may be able to secure compensation by filing a claim with one of the many asbestos bankruptcy trusts that have been established by defunct companies.

Our firm has extensive experience with these types of claims so call us today!

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Featured Case Results & Recent Victories 
  • Toxic Exposure $200,000,000

    Industrial workers were exposed to toxic substances such as asbestos, silica, chemicals, and solvents.

  • Industrial Accident $7,500,000

    A 56-year-old man lost an arm and a leg but made an amazing recovery.

  • Oil & Gas Workers $6,000,000

    A national oil fracking company systemically failed to pay its workers overtime.

  • Industrial Accident $1,200,000

    A 45-year-old man was trapped in a piece of industrial equipment and died.

  • Lead Paint Exposure to Children $1,000,000

    A 9 and 10-year-old suffered brain damage and IQ loss as a result of exposure to lead-based paint.

  • Semi Tractor-Trailer Collision $1,000,000

    Represented plaintiff in a semi tractor-trailer collision

  • Hospital Liability $900,000

    Settlement in hospital liability case on behalf of a 90-year-old woman.

  • Railroad Accident $850,000

    Settlement for a railroad worker suffering foot amputation.

  • Medical Malpractice Settlement $850,000

    A 75-year-old man suffered cardiac arrest while undergoing cataract surgery.

  • Sexual Assault $800,000

    A bus driver assaulted the plaintiffs while they were on the bus.

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