Asbestos Exposure and Mesothelioma in Florida
Our knowledgeable Florida mesothelioma attorneys have helped many past clients identify where they were exposed to asbestos, a dangerous mineral that can cause asbestos-related diseases like mesothelioma.
More than 1 million U.S. workers were exposed to asbestos during the 20th century, and many face serious health risks to this day.
Quick Facts About Asbestos
- Over 3,000 household and industrial products contained asbestos, including roofing shingles, talcum powder, automobile brakes, insulation, boilers and more
- Asbestos is a natural mineral that is durable and resistant to heat and electricity
- Multiple industries, including manufacturing, steel working, shipbuilding and more, used asbestos
- Inhaling or ingesting asbestos fibers can cause mesothelioma to develop 10-50 years after initial exposure
Florida’s economy relies heavily on the construction industry, which has an extremely high rate of asbestos exposure. This contributes to Florida’s position as one of the most at-risk states for mesothelioma.
Over the past 20 years, we’ve gathered evidence on thousands of Florida job sites where asbestos was used. It’s possible we’ve already represented someone who worked at the same spot as you.
Let us put our experience to work for your family. Call (800) 326-8900 now to get started for free.