Mesothelioma Law Firm

With over 40 years of experience and an office in nearly every state, Sokolove Law has what it takes to fight hard for the results your family deserves.

Our mesothelioma law firm has successfully recovered billions of dollars for thousands of clients nationwide — and every year, hundreds more choose Sokolove Law. No firm has handled as many mesothelioma cases.

Call Sokolove Law at (800) 647-3434 now to start your free case review. Let us put our experience to work for you.

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About Our Mesothelioma Law Firm

Jim Sokolove founded Sokolove Law in 1979. His vision and drive helped bring justice and compensation to thousands. At Sokolove Law, justice is not just for the wealthy or the well-connected — it’s for everyone.

Our mesothelioma law firm can help families get the maximum compensation possible in their case and hold the companies that wrongly exposed them to asbestos accountable — at no upfront or out-of-pocket costs.

Few firms across the country can match our track record with mesothelioma claims:

  • 40 years of experience in asbestos and mesothelioma litigation
  • Over $4.9 Billion for mesothelioma patients and family members
  • 8,500+ asbestos exposure cases handled nationwide
  • $1 Million to $1.4 Million average mesothelioma settlement amount

We can handle every step of the legal process on your behalf, from finding the evidence to filing your claim, so taking legal action is as stress free as possible.

Call Sokolove Law right now at (800) 647-3434 if you've been diagnosed with mesothelioma or another asbestos-related disease.

Who Can a Mesothelioma Law Firm Help?

At Sokolove Law, we work with our clients to help them receive compensation for medical bills, lost wages, and financial security for their families, while helping to hold offending asbestos companies accountable.

We may be able to help with your case if you:

  • Were diagnosed with mesothelioma, lung cancer, or another asbestos-related disease
  • Are the spouse or dependent of the mesothelioma patient
  • Represent the estate of the mesothelioma victim

Our mesothelioma lawyers understand that each person harmed by asbestos has their own story. We treat clients with compassion, working on their behalf to deliver strong results.

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Video Summary: In this video, Dennis, a Sokolove Law client, talks about his experience working with our firm.

They said, you have Mesothelioma, you’ve been around asbestos. We knew asbestos was in things, but we didn’t know it was dangerous. I called Sokolove and in two days there were two guys at my house. If someone was diagnosed with Mesothelioma, I would suggest they call Sokolove. If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with Mesothelioma, you may be entitled to compensation. Call Sokolove Law Now.

During challenging times like these, it’s vital that you focus on the important things in life: the health and well-being of you and your family. Let us handle the legal legwork for you.

Get started today by calling (800) 647-3434. It costs nothing to speak with our team, and we’re available 24/7.

Why Work with Our Asbestos Law Firm?

Throughout the 20th century, asbestos was commonly used in thousands of products and building materials. As a result, workers from a wide range of industries have been unknowingly put at risk of developing mesothelioma, a rare and aggressive cancer caused by exposure to asbestos.

Sadly, many companies that made asbestos-containing products knew about the health risks but covered them up for their own profits.

By working with an experienced mesothelioma law firm like Sokolove Law, you can get help:

  • Holding the companies responsible for your illness accountable
  • Taking legal action within any deadlines or statutes of limitations
  • Ensuring your case receives the most compensation possible as quickly as possible

At Sokolove Law, our asbestos law firm has helped thousands of families nationwide get the results they needed after a mesothelioma diagnosis.

We have the resources and reach needed to take powerful companies like these on — and make them pay for their greed.

Billions Recovered Nationwide

We’ve recovered over $4.9 Billion for mesothelioma clients in all 50 states. Let us get you the results you deserve.

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10 Qualities of the Best Mesothelioma Law Firms

At Sokolove Law, we see our clients as people, not dollar signs, and we treat them accordingly. Find out more about what makes Sokolove Law one of the best law firms for mesothelioma patients and their families.

10 Qualities of a Top Mesothelioma Law Firm

  1. Free case reviews to determine your legal options
  2. Meeting you face to face, virtually or in person, at your convenience
  3. A long track record of past and recent success in asbestos cases, with examples
  4. Long-term experience with mesothelioma litigation
  5. Only pay if we recover financial compensation for you and your family
  6. Talented and kind mesothelioma lawyers who work on your case
  7. Able to help in all 50 states but still provide the personal touch of a local firm
  8. Team of registered nurses on staff to answer medical questions and offer support
  9. Reviewed and recommended by past clients, so you know what it’s like working with the firm
  10. Able to pursue compensation from all available sources, from lawsuits to trust fund claims

Learn more about how Sokolove Law can deliver these 10 qualities and more to our clients.

During a free case review, a member of our team will ask you questions about your situation and go over the legal process, so you understand your options and next steps.

You can get started by calling us at (800) 647-3434 or by filling out our contact form. Remember, it costs nothing to speak with us, and we’re ready to help 24/7.

2. Traveling to Meet You

After we gather some initial information, we will travel to your house or a location of your choosing at your convenience — and at no cost. We also have video meetings available if you’d prefer.

During this meeting, we can gather the information necessary to review your case, tell you about our firm, share our past experience, and work together on a plan to move forward.

We want to get to know you personally and hear your story. We are honored to meet our clients in person and hear firsthand what they’re going through.

3. Billions of Dollars in Results

As of February 2024, Sokolove Law has recovered over $4.9 Billion for thousands of patients and their families, including the following mesothelioma settlements and verdicts:

  • $40 Million for a U.S. Navy veteran
  • $11.49 Million for a demolition worker in Florida
  • $11.12 Million for a mesothelioma patient in Arizona
  • $10.23 Million for a boiler tender in the U.S. Navy
  • $9.62 Million for a construction worker in California
  • $7 Million for a welder
  • $6.5 Million for a manual laborer in Texas
  • $5.2 Million for the family of a mechanic and forklift operator in Nevada
  • $4 Million for the family of a boiler worker in California
  • $3.7 Million for a construction worker in California
  • $3.5 Million for a U.S. Navy pipefitter and union insulator in Virginia
  • $3.4 Million to a U.S. Army veteran and Colorado laborer
  • $3 Million for the family of an Oklahoma oil worker

Our mesothelioma law firm has a strong past performance in all types of asbestos cases. For decades, we've worked to deliver meaningful results to families nationwide.

$1M - $1.4M

Average Mesothelioma Settlement Amount

Because of our experience and existing relationships, more than 99% of our mesothelioma cases result in out-of-court settlements, so you can get the compensation you need when you need it most.

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4. Decades of Asbestos Litigation Experience

Sokolove Law has over 40 years as a mesothelioma law firm. We've handled mesothelioma lawsuits for decades and have extensive experience representing victims of asbestos-related diseases in every state.

We also have information on many asbestos-related companies and have likely successfully represented mesothelioma patients with cases similar to yours.

We've helped thousands of families recover billions of dollars from the companies that harmed their loved ones.

5. Only Pay If You Get Paid

Your legal options shouldn’t be limited by your bank account. At Sokolove Law, we’re proud to make our legal services available without any financial commitment upfront.

Sokolove Law works on a contingency-fee basis, which means:

  • You don’t pay any hourly fees or out-of-pocket costs
  • We only get paid if your case results in compensation
  • There’s no financial risk to filing a lawsuit; you only stand to potentially profit

Let us fight hard to get you everything you’re entitled to. Call (800) 647-3434 now to get started for free.

"My mission with the firm is simple: It’s to provide everyone, regardless of education, background, social status, equal access to the legal system."
– Jim Sokolove, Founder (Retired 2013)

6. Nationwide Reach with a Personal Touch

Sokolove Law has a nationwide network of attorneys, so you can benefit from working with some of the best mesothelioma lawyers in the country wherever you may be.

The best state for you to file your claim may not be where you currently live or were first exposed to asbestos. We’ll work to determine which state will offer the most compensation possible — and file your mesothelioma claim there.

We have a track record of success across the country and can bring the personal attention of a local firm to you.

7. Caring & Skilled Mesothelioma Lawyers

Our experienced asbestos and mesothelioma lawyers have spent decades advocating for families harmed by corporate greed as profits were put ahead of people.

At Sokolove Law, you will be represented by mesothelioma lawyers who have:

  • Vast knowledge of asbestos litigation, the legal process, and jurisdiction rules
  • Access to a massive database of evidence regarding asbestos-containing products and job sites
  • Experience working with other families impacted by asbestos exposure
  • A history of past and recent success in handling asbestos cases

You deserve a mesothelioma law firm that cares about you and your situation. At Sokolove Law, our empathetic, thoughtful mesothelioma attorneys put all of themselves into every case they work on, building a meaningful relationship with each client.

8. Registered Nurses on Staff

When you work with Sokolove Law, you will have a dedicated medical support staff helping to build your case, which includes a registered nurse.

Our nurses are available to:

  • Answer any questions you may have about your diagnosis
  • Help you find a doctor or cancer center if needed
  • Provide support and guidance during the legal process and treatment
  • Communicate any medical updates to your dedicated attorneys

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Get in touch with one of our registered nurses now to get answers to your questions about mesothelioma.

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9. Client Reviewed & Recommended

The period following a mesothelioma diagnosis is painful and uncertain. Victims of asbestos exposure need a dedicated legal team that supports them during this time of need.

You can trust that our attorneys will always have your best interests in mind and provide you and your family with the support you need — but you don’t have to take our word for it.

Read what some of our clients have to say about their experience working with us.

“Hiring Sokolove Law was the smartest thing we ever did. Filing the lawsuit was easy because the firm made it easy. We didn’t have to do anything.”
– John S., Firm Mesothelioma Client

10. Knowledge of Asbestos Trust Funds

If the company responsible for your illness has since declared bankruptcy, it’s possible they were ordered by the court to set money aside in asbestos trust funds to pay future victims of asbestos-related diseases.

$30 Billion

Estimated Amount in Asbestos Trust Funds

You may be eligible for compensation from multiple trust funds as well as from a lawsuit. By working with Sokolove Law, you can get help accessing compensation from all of these sources.


Average Payout from Asbestos Trust Funds

Receiving compensation from an asbestos trust fund requires complex documentation and significant research — but the payouts can help families receive compensation without going to court.

What to Expect from Top Asbestos Law Firms

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Filing a lawsuit can be confusing for those who haven’t gone to law school. We've been doing this for over 40 years, so you can expect us to make it as easy as possible for you.

The best mesothelioma law firms provide an experienced legal team who understands the specifics of your case and can work with you every step of the way.

When working with a top mesothelioma law firm, you can expect your legal team to:

  • Determine if you have a qualifying mesothelioma claim. To get started on this, get a free legal case review today.
  • Gather evidence to build your case. Your team of asbestos experts will get your medical records, look into your background and work history to prove asbestos exposure, and determine which asbestos-containing products you were exposed to (and how many). This allows us to track down the companies that made the products responsible for your asbestos-related illness.
  • Take all possible routes to compensation. Depending on your case, you may have multiple options available to pursue financial compensation, including mesothelioma lawsuits, asbestos trust funds, and VA benefits.
  • File your mesothelioma lawsuit. Your asbestos lawyer will file any claims on your behalf before any legal deadlines and in the state that may offer you the most compensation for your case.
  • Settle your case or go to court. Most mesothelioma cases settle before going to court — but we’ll be prepared to present your case before a jury and handle any appeals if necessary.

While this may seem like a lot, remember: You shouldn’t have to work hard — your lawyer should. At Sokolove Law, we’re prepared to fight hard for everything you’re entitled to.

Ready to get started? Call (800) 647-3434 now to take the first steps toward justice.

Sokolove Law: A Trusted National Mesothelioma Firm

As a leading national mesothelioma law firm, Sokolove Law has provided legal help to victims of asbestos exposure for more than 40 years. We’ve recovered over $4.9 Billion for mesothelioma patients and their families across the country.

While money from a legal settlement can’t undo the damage done, it can help lessen the crushing financial impact of an asbestos-related disease and protect your family's future.

If you or someone you know is struggling with a mesothelioma diagnosis, the time to act is now. The longer you wait, the fewer options will be available.

Sokolove Law is dedicated to helping mesothelioma patients and their families. Start your free case review or call (800) 647-3434 now to learn how we may be able to help you.

Asbestos Law Firm FAQs

What is a mesothelioma law firm?

A mesothelioma law firm handles cases on behalf of patients with asbestos-related diseases like lung cancer and mesothelioma.

Sokolove Law was one of the first truly national mesothelioma law firms, able to help clients in all 50 states. Few firms can come close to matching our experience with asbestos and mesothelioma cases.

How can I find an asbestos and mesothelioma law firm near me?

As a national asbestos law firm with offices nationwide, Sokolove Law can help mesothelioma patients and their families in all 50 states. Our nationwide network of attorneys will even come to you if they're not already located nearby.

It’s also possible that we've already represented someone in the same role or location where you were exposed to asbestos. Call (800) 647-3434 now to learn more for free.

What is the compensation for mesothelioma?

Mesothelioma case values will vary according to the unique details of your claim. That said, mesothelioma settlements award between $1 Million and $1.4 Million on average.

In total, our firm has recovered over $4.9 Billion for our mesothelioma clients. While we cannot predict the value of your case, we aim to maximize the compensation you may receive.

Mesothelioma compensation can help pay for:

  • Past and future medical expenses
  • Costs associated with hiring home help or caretakers
  • Counseling or emotional therapy
  • Physical therapy
  • Everyday living expenses
  • Financial security
  • Prescriptions and medicine
  • Funeral and burial costs

How much does the best law firm for mesothelioma charge?

At Sokolove Law, our mesothelioma lawyers work on what is called a “contingency basis,” which means that you don't have to pay anything out of pocket or worry about any hourly fees.

We are only paid if we succeed in securing money for you or your family.

How long do I have to contact a mesothelioma law firm after I've been diagnosed?

You only have a limited amount of time to take legal action. The mesothelioma statute of limitations (or the deadline for filing a lawsuit) varies from state to state.

Once the deadline passes, you won’t have the opportunity to press charges over your illness ever again.

This makes it very important to reach out to an asbestos law firm as soon as possible after you or your loved one receives a mesothelioma diagnosis.

Will I be able to speak with members of your asbestos law firm as needed?

We have a team of hardworking case managers available 24/7even during the holidays. When you work with our law firm, you become part of our family and we’ll be there for you.

Can I hire a law firm for a mesothelioma case if my loved one already passed away?

In many cases, yes. Family members, or court-appointed representatives of the mesothelioma victim’s estate, can file a wrongful death lawsuit on behalf of their loved one who passed away from mesothelioma or another asbestos-related disease.

Has your loved one passed away from mesothelioma? Call (800) 647-3434 now for a free case evaluation to learn more about your legal options.

Can you help me figure out when and where I was exposed to asbestos?

Yes. Our asbestos attorneys have vast knowledge of asbestos-containing products, at-risk occupations, and known job sites.

We will look into your medical records, background, and work history to determine how and where you were exposed to asbestos.

Who will I be suing when I file a lawsuit for mesothelioma compensation?

When you file a lawsuit with a mesothelioma law firm, you'll be suing the manufacturer of the asbestos-containing products that caused your illness.

If you’re a veteran with mesothelioma and were exposed to asbestos during your service, know you will not be suing the U.S. government or military.

How long does it take to get a mesothelioma settlement?

While there’s never a guarantee of compensation in any case, many of our clients start to receive compensation in as few as 90 days.

Depending on the extent of your exposure, additional payments may continue to come in from asbestos claims for several years.

Does your law firm have a nurse or medical team on staff?

Yes. At Sokolove Law, an important part of your legal team is a registered nurse who can help provide access to medical care, support, and compassion while building your case.

Our medical staff and nurses are very knowledgeable about:

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