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Annals of Surgical Oncology published a new disturbing study. After following 4,500 elderly mesothelioma patients found that less than 25% received any treatment for their cancer. Therefore, many lived for less than six months.

About Asbestos

Elderly Abuse 1When the asbestos industry was booming, families of workers were at great risk. Workers often came home with asbestos fibers in their hair, work clothes, and tools. This exposed family members to the toxic substance and increasing their risk of related diseases.
The National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) presented a Workers’ Home Contamination Study to Congress that showed “families of asbestos-exposed workers have been at increased risk of pleural, pericardial or peritoneal mesothelioma, lung cancer, cancer of the gastrointestinal tract, and nonmalignant pleural and parenchymal abnormalities as well as asbestosis.”
Occupations that are at high risk for exposure in older buildings include firefighters, contractors, demolition workers, electricians, and plumbers.

Elderly Mesothelioma Victims

Management of Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma in the Elderly Population Exposure” followed elderly Mesothelioma victims. Researchers discovered the median age of diagnosis is 72. However, older patients usually have other health issues that can impact the treatment like surgical readiness. Surgery and chemotherapy together can produce the best survival rates. However, the study found only 2% over the age of 80 received the treatments. Plus, only 22% received just chemotherapy. Only a little more than half received physician observation. Therefore, researchers discovered the elderly mesothelioma survival rate was only 4 months. If an elderly person received treatment of surgery and chemotherapy, then their survival was over a year.

Financial Assistance

Old Sad CoupleAll in all, treatment is expensive, and insurance companies may not cover the cost of everything. If you don’t have medical insurance, treatment can be very difficult. If a doctor diagnosed you or a loved one with Mesothelioma, you may need assistance.  It is important to note that companies could have prevented your asbestos-related cancer since these corporations mined, manufactured and sold asbestos products that put profits over the health of you. Our legal system exists to hold these people accountable.

Get Help with a Specialized Complex Litigation Attorney

A Complex Litigation attorney like those found at The Michael Brady Lynch Firm is critical when seeking help to cover your asbestos-related expenses. Identifying when and where asbestos exposure occurred is crucial to your lawsuit. Experienced lawyers are familiar with companies that used asbestos and know which job sites had a significant amount of asbestos use. Also, they know which products contained high concentrations of the toxic mineral.
Also, consultations are completely free, confidential and have no obligation. The Michael Brady Lynch Firm has successfully represented thousands of consumers and recovered millions of dollars for their clients. Our team of attorneys has been recognized as some of the most experienced and successful in the country. Many seek out our award-winning staff for our knowledge of complex litigation, scientific evidence development, negotiation strategies, and trial tactics.
Most of all, our law office is resourceful and dedicated to pursuing any compensation. Because of this, we have also received a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement, such as inclusion on numerous Plaintiff Steering Committees.  In fact, we will take whatever legal measures are necessary when fighting for your rights to damages.

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