St. Louis County suffers the most cases of asbestos-related death in the state, an estimated 835 deaths from mesothelioma, asbestos, or other diseases spanning from 1999 to 2013 (Source CDC). Residents of Missouri who have worked or lived in the area for a significant time are at a risk for exposure to asbestos at home or in the workplace. In both cases, serious health problems can arise from long-term exposure to asbestos, these may include pleural and peritoneal mesothelioma as well as asbestos related lung cancer. If you or a loved one struggle with mesothelioma, do not delay researching representation options to file a personal injury claim against the party responsible for exposure.

In addition to natural deposits of asbestos in St. Francois and Iron counties, Missourians have been put at risk by being exposed to asbestos-containing materials and products in the workplace. Industries throughout the state have been found to be putting state workers at risk via asbestos exposure. The four main industries contributing to cases of asbestos occurring include the manufacturing, automotive, mining, and brewing industries.

If you or a loved one have suffered, you are entitled to legal representation.  Be sure to carefully consider all your options moving forward, to ensure your rights and priorities remain protected while pursuing compensation for your suffering.


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