The title of this news article from the United Kingdom (UK) speaks to all who have been affected by asbestos and mesothelioma, regardless of where one lives:
In this instance, it was Michael Wareham (on the left in picture below) who died in 2010 of mesothelioma, an asbestos-related cancer, at age 73.
From that UK news article:
He claimed he was regularly exposed to the dust when he worked at the Watford Timber Co Ltd in the 1950s and 1960s as a joiner and machinist, cutting asbestos sheets. Years later, when he learned of the dangers of the material, he told his family he hoped he would be one of the lucky ones, but unfortunately they were left heartbroken.
Someone like Michael Wareham or his family here in the U.S. may be entitled to legal compensation from an asbestos lawsuit or a workers compensation claim filed by an asbestos attorney because asbestos exposure causes mesothelioma, asbestos cancers like lung cancer, and asbestosis.
While I handle these asbestos cases I surely wish that my services were not needed and that no one went through what Michael Wareham and his family did.
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