Mesothelioma Information for Family Members

A mesothelioma diagnosis is something no one can prepare for, and it is common to have many questions about what your family member’s diagnosis means. At Simmons Hanly Conroy, we have dedicated ourselves to helping victims of mesothelioma and have seen firsthand the difficulties associated with a mesothelioma diagnosis. We believe that knowledge about mesothelioma is power and we are here to provide you with information to help you navigate the complex issues you and your family may be facing, including your potential legal options.

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Understanding Mesothelioma

The best place to start is by educating yourself on mesothelioma.

We encourage you to explore the following links to learn more about what to expect after your loved one’s diagnosis.

Need more information? Visit our asbestos and mesothelioma FAQ page.

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Caring for Your Loved One

Mesothelioma Family Support and Resources

As a spouse or child of someone diagnosed with mesothelioma, it is possible you may become your loved one’s caretaker.

Click below for resources that may be helpful to you as a primary caretaker.

Mesothelioma Compensation for Family Members

Download our guide: Asbestos Litigation, Your Guide to the Legal Process.

The link between serious respiratory diseases and asbestos exposure was known in the early 1900s. Warnings about the dangers of asbestos went ignored for decades by asbestos companies. Simmons Hanly Conroy believes in the importance of holding these companies accountable and has secured over $7 billion in verdicts and settlements for clients and their families.

If your family member has been diagnosed with mesothelioma, compensation may be available. Learn more about compensation for mesothelioma families and how filing a lawsuit can help ensure your family’s financial future.

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A Law Firm Dedicated to a Cure

Simmons Hanly Conroy has pledged over $20 million to cancer research and support. Watch this video to learn more about how our firm contributes to a cure for mesothelioma.

Taking a Stand: How you can make a difference in the fight against mesothelioma

It is our hope that one day no one will have to experience the suffering caused by mesothelioma. Our firm has a proud history of supporting organizations and research centers dedicated to offering family support, spreading awareness and finding a cure for mesothelioma. You, too, can get involved in spreading awareness. Click below to discover how you can get involved.

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