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When you or a family member is diagnosed with mesothelioma, everything changes. We understand that this is an incredibly difficult time for you and your family. While no amount of compensation can buy you a medical miracle, filing a mesothelioma lawsuit can help lift financial burdens so you can focus on what’s important.
The lawyers at Simmons Hanly Conroy represent victims of mesothelioma cancer throughout the United States, and have helped guide hundreds of Alaska families through the process of filing a mesothelioma lawsuit.
If you are considering filing a mesothelioma lawsuit, we encourage you to call us to learn more. There is no cost to file a claim and contacting us with your questions is free.
We also know that traveling during this time could be difficult. Our mesothelioma lawyers will come to you Alaska. Over the past decade, we have represented many clients throughout Alaska, including families who live in Ankorage, Fort Richardson, Ketchikan and more.
Alaska has a unique set of laws that could impact your ability to file a claim. For example, Alaska has statute of limitation laws that restrict the time frame in which mesothelioma patients and family members can file a lawsuit.
Rest assured our mesothelioma lawyers are prepared to help you understand the process and guide you through the legal system. We have 40 attorneys in our mesothelioma practice who solely focus on helping people like you. Each attorney operates within a small legal team comprised of experienced legal staff. Team members include a senior attorney, several associate attorneys, paralegals, medical staff and investigators. This structure ensures you will receive personalized attention while your case works its way through this complex legal process.
If you’d like to talk to a mesothelioma lawyer about a potential case, we are available to meet with you in your home in Alaska or in a location of your choosing.
Our previous experience representing mesothelioma victims in Alaska is important because it means we are familiar with Alaska job sites where asbestos exposure occurred.
Asbestos is a deadly mineral that has been used in thousands of products in multiple industries including manufacturing, steel working, shipbuilding and more. When asbestos fibers are inhaled or ingested they increase a person’s risk of contracting an asbestos-related disease like mesothelioma.
A number of work sites throughout Alaska have been linked to asbestos exposure. Among the more common uses for asbestos in Alaska was insulation. Since Alaska is associated with extreme temperatures, nearly all buildings required a great deal of insulation to conserve heat and prevent temperature transfer. Not only would asbestos be included in foam insulation, but also it would also be used in floor and ceiling tiles.
The seafood processing industry in Alaska also heavily used asbestos. Storage of raw seafood requires several layers of refrigeration, and asbestos was used in the insulation material for these refrigeration units. While shipbuilding was not a major industry in Alaska, shipyards were used to maintain naval and fishing vessels which most likely also contained asbestos. Asbestos material was used in all aspects of shipbuilding, and those who serviced older vessels are especially at risk of asbestos exposure.
Our experienced attorneys have helped our past clients identify their asbestos exposures and they are ready to help you and your family as well.
Please note this list of asbestos exposure sites in Alaska is not complete, and it does not necessarily reflect current conditions.
If you believe your occupational asbestos exposure may have caused a mesothelioma diagnosis for you or someone you love, contact one of our Alaska mesothelioma attorneys today for a free legal consultation.
Download our guide: Asbestos Litigation, Your Guide to the Legal Process.
Filing a mesothelioma lawsuit can help you cover medical expenses and secure your family’s future well-being for years to come. Our mesothelioma lawyers will make the process as easy as possible for you and guide you through the legal system. Learn more about what to expect when filing a mesothelioma lawsuit by downloading our free introductory guide.
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