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An asbestos law firm or a mesothelioma law firm is one in which the partners and associates file claims on behalf of people afflicted with asbestos-related illnesses, such as mesothelioma. Firms practicing this type of law develop a deep understanding of the details involved in bringing justice to the victims and families impacted by this devastating disease.
The laws governing torts (civil actions), under which asbestos litigation falls, can be complex. Different states have different statutes, and important elements, such as the burden of proof, may be more rigorous or demanding in some states than in others. Therefore, it's worthwhile to work with an asbestos lawyer because these attorneys have made it a priority to keep up with the latest research, legal opinions and case law involving mesothelioma and other asbestos-related diseases. Mesothelioma lawyers, like Sokolove Law and our affiliates, maintain massive databases of information related to virtually every aspect of the asbestos industry.
A mesothelioma attorney must master the many complexities associated with an asbestos exposure case. In many instances, it's important to identify where and under what conditions asbestos exposure took place. It's also crucial to confirm the original manufacturer of the asbestos-containing product in question, often years after the exposure took place. Many of these manufacturers were acquired by and merged with other corporations; therefore, a parent company under a different name may be held liable. For example, as of 2000, Halliburton had paid out nearly $100 million to settle multiple asbestos suits against its subsidiaries.
We at Sokolove Law are not limited to filing mesothelioma lawsuit cases in certain states. As a national law firm, we will file wherever your mesothelioma or asbestos-related claim can be best litigated, maximizing the value of your case. We are advocates for our clients and are here to serve you first.
When considering taking legal action, it's wise to interview the lawyer and investigate their records. Ask your potential mesothelioma lawyer questions such as:
These are excellent questions to ask when meeting with an asbestos law firm. Remember, it's in your best interest to be comfortable with the mesothelioma law firm and attorneys that handle your case.
Our staff of experienced mesothelioma paralegals is here to help you and answer any questions you might have about filing a mesothelioma lawsuit. Don't wait — request a free consultation today.
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