Peritoneal Mesothelioma – Mesothelioma Lawyer
The peritoneum lines the abdominal cavity and covers the organs inside it. Peritoneal Mesothelioma is asbestos cancer of the abdomen. Malignant Peritoneal Mesothelioma is a rare condition. Only a few hundred cases are diagnosed in the United States each year, making up less than twenty percent of all Mesothelioma cases.
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Symptoms of Peritoneal Mesothelioma include:
- Anemia - a reduction in the number of red blood cells to below normal.
- Bowel obstruction - blockage in the small or large intestine.
- Pain or swelling in the abdomen - fluid retention or tumor growth.
- Weight loss - waist however may increase in size.
If you or a relative worked in the construction and building trades in the 20th century you may have been exposed to toxic asbestos fibers. Thousands of asbestos-containing products were in used throughout U. S. shipyards, power plants, oil refineries, chemical plants, industrial plants, commercial buildings, residential
Asbestos companies knowingly exposed you and your families to toxic asbestos dust and fibers. Many American workers have been diagnosed with Peritoneal Mesothelioma and other asbestos-related diseases. Thousand of asbestos-containing products were used in the U. S. with peak years in 1940-1980.
U. S. Courts are holding asbestos companies responsible for causing many people to be diagnosed with Peritoneal Mesothelioma and other asbestos related cancers by forcing them to pay out large settlements to asbestos victims and their families. Peritoneal Mesothelioma and other asbestos-related cancers do not show symptoms for 10 to 40 years after exposure.
Peritoneal Mesothelioma & Asbestos-Containing Products
Asbestos was used in many products throughout the U. S. because of its heat resistant and indestructible properties.
Asbestos-containing products used in the U. S. included; building products, cements, insulation, pipes, ceiling tiles, boilers, roof tiles, vinyl flooring, bricks, fireplaces, insulation ducts, drain lines, brakes, joint compounds, electrical wires and home insulation.
Peritoneal Mesothelioma & Asbestos Exposure on the Job
Construction trades where exposure was highest include; insulators, pipefitters, plumbers, steelworkers, construction workers, electricians, carpenters, drywallers, painters, cement masons, roofers, refinery workers, chemical plant workers, auto workers, railroad workers, aircraft workers, and veterans.
Peritoneal Mesothelioma and Cure Research
Mesothelioma Research Foundation of America is working on treatments to cure Peritoneal Mesothelioma.
Peritoneal Mesothelioma Lawyer
If you or a family member has been diagnosed with Peritoneal Mesothelioma or any other asbestos-related cancers the experienced asbestos attorneys at Law Offices of Jerry Neil Paul are here to help you. We are nationally recognized trial lawyers and our attorneys have successfully litigated Mesothelioma cases in throughout the United States.
Law Offices of Jerry Neil Paul has an outstanding track record of success, and our lawyers are known for their honesty, integrity and compassion.
Contact us today for a free consultation with an experienced Peritoneal Mesothelioma attorney.
Our nationwide, toll free number is (800) 281-9804.