What Is Mesothelioma?
West Virginia Mesothelioma Attorney: Your Right to Compensation
The personal injury attorneys at Hartley Law Group, PLLC have been fighting for the rights of victims
of mesothelioma for 38 years in West Virginia. Our efforts are always
focused on the needs of our clients, as well as the public at large. We
are dedicated to eradicating all unsafe work practices and conditions
in West Virginia and constantly stay current with all new developments
in the law relating to asbestos litigation.
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Mesothelioma is a form of
lung cancer usually brought on by exposure to
asbestos and products containing asbestos. Asbestos was widely used for decades
as an insulation material because it can withstand high levels of heat
without breaking down. In the past few decades, it has been outlawed as
a product that can be used in most manufacturing and has been the subject
of intense efforts of removal from offices, homes and other older structures.
The disease can take up to 50 years to finally manifest itself in those
who have been exposed. The minute fibers of asbestos cause cancer by being
inhaled into the lungs and travelling into the mesothelial tissues in
our lungs where they cause cellular damage. This damage of the mesothelial
cells results in tumor growth.
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Over many years, the microscopic asbestos fibers cause inflammation, scarring
and genetic damage to those affected by the exposure. There is currently
no cure for mesothelioma, but researchers and clinicians have developed
new treatment options and therapies for the disease. Although use of asbestos
has dramatically decreased since the 1980's, the incidence of malignant
mesothelioma has been steady due to the decades-long latency period of
If you or a loved one has been exposed to asbestos and would like to speak
to an experienced and highly qualified asbestos litigation attorney, please
call our offices today for a free evaluation of your case. We will be
glad to meet with you and discuss your situation in detail, and answer
any questions which you may have. The fact that you have been out of the
line of exposure to asbestos for many years will not diminish your ability
to collect the financial compensation which is rightfully yours under the law.
Contact us today for more information and to schedule your appointment.