Georgia Mesothelioma Lawyer

Simmons Hanly Conroy is a national mesothelioma law firm that has fought for victims of asbestos exposure for over 20 years. We have the resources and experience necessary to help mesothelioma patients and their families across the state of Georgia pursue the justice they deserve.

Our mesothelioma lawyers have recovered more than $9.3 billion on behalf of thousands of clients affected by mesothelioma, including over $158 million for families in Georgia alone. Call (800) 326-8900 now to see if our Georgia mesothelioma lawyers can help your family.

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Working with Mesothelioma Clients Across Georgia

When you or a family member is diagnosed with mesothelioma, everything changes. While no amount of compensation can fix the pain caused by this cancer, our mesothelioma law firm can file a lawsuit on your behalf to help lessen financial burdens and allow you to focus on your health and loved ones.

Our Georgia mesothelioma lawyers will handle every step of the legal process on your behalf. We only get paid if your case results in compensation, and contacting us is free. We’ll even travel to meet you whenever and wherever is convenient for you.

Over the past 20 years, we have represented many clients throughout all of Georgia, including families in:

  • Albany
  • Atlanta
  • Augusta
  • Columbus
  • Duluth
  • Fort Benning
  • Gainesville
  • Johns Creek
  • Macon
  • Marietta
  • Oglethorpe
  • Roswell
  • Sandy Springs
  • Savannah
  • South Fulton
  • Stonecrest
  • Thomaston
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Our Past Georgia Mesothelioma Settlements & Verdicts

Our Georgia asbestos attorneys have secured over $158 million to help Georgia families affected by mesothelioma pay for medical bills and hold those who harmed them accountable.

A few of our mesothelioma settlement and verdict amounts recovered for our Georgia clients are listed below.

Laborer at work

$4.1 Million

Winterville, GA

Mechanic at work

$4.2 Million

Marine Mechanic
Jesup, GA

A plumber works on pipes

$4 Million

Plumber & HVAC Technician
Senoia, GA

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  • $3.6 million for a laborer in Baxley with mesothelioma
  • $3.1 million to the family of a mechanic helper and laborer who passed away from mesothelioma
  • $1.67 million for an airplane mechanic and store manager
  • $2.33 million to a registered nurse who passed away from mesothelioma
  • $1.75 million for the family of fireman, mechanic, and engine room worker
  • $3.1 million to a U.S. Navy diesel engineer and fleet mechanic in Ball Ground
  • $2.6 million to an electrical maintenance worker in Winston
  • $1.6 million for the family of a welder who passed away from pleural mesothelioma
  • $2.8 million to an aircraft mechanic and home remodeler in Saint Simons Island
  • $3.7 million for a quality control worker in Duluth
  • $2.7 million to the family of laborer and construction worker who passed away from mesothelioma
  • $3 million for a mechanic in Calhoun
  • $1.63 million to a Georgia pipe worker who died of mesothelioma
  • $2.37 million for a deckhand in the U.S. Navy with pleural mesothelioma
  • $3.63 million to a mesothelioma patient who worked as a laborer
  • $3.4 million for an engineer who was diagnosed with mesothelioma
  • $3.6 million for a U.S. Navy veteran in Sharpsburg
  • $1.7 million to a contractor in Georgia who got sick from asbestos exposure
  • $2 million for guard and truck driver with peritoneal mesothelioma
  • $1.9 million for a U.S. Navy veteran and laborer
  • $3.1 million to an assembly line worker in Chatsworth
  • $1.75 million for the family of a U.S. Navy veteran and inspector who passed away from mesothelioma
  • Over $3 million for a mechanic in Georgia with pleural mesothelioma
  • $1.74 million to the family of a postal worker who was exposed to asbestos
  • $2.5 million for the family of a carpenter and laborer who passed away from mesothelioma
  • $1.7 million to a U.S. Navy veteran who was diagnosed with pleural mesothelioma
  • $2.7 million for a maintenance supervisor and construction worker in Folkston
  • $1.66 million for the family of a Georgia beautician and seamstress who passed away

Our firm represents people harmed by mesothelioma and other asbestos-related cancers on an individual basis, so the results above are reflective of each individual’s mesothelioma story. Results will vary by case depending on the individual’s exposure, age, diagnosis and several other factors.

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Filing a Mesothelioma Lawsuit in Georgia

Our Georgia mesothelioma lawyers are prepared to help you understand the lawsuit process and guide you through the legal system. We have more than 60 attorneys in our mesothelioma practice who solely focus on helping people like you.

Each senior attorney operates within a small team of several experienced attorneys, legal staff members and registered nurses, which ensures you’ll receive personalized attention while your case progresses.

Your legal team can pursue mesothelioma compensation in several ways:

  • Asbestos Trust Fund Claims: Over $30 billion is estimated to still be available in asbestos trust funds for mesothelioma victims and their families — and you don’t have to step foot in court to get it.
  • Mesothelioma Lawsuits: Filing a lawsuit can secure significant compensation from the companies responsible for your asbestos exposure and illness.
  • Veterans Benefits: Veterans make up 33% of all mesothelioma cases because asbestos was used across all branches of the military. VA benefits can offer victims health care and monthly compensation.

Together, your team can handle every step of the legal process on your behalf, from collecting evidence for your case to filing your claim in time.

Deadlines to Taking Legal Action

Georgia has a unique set of laws called statutes of limitation that restrict how long mesothelioma patients and their family members have to file a mesothelioma lawsuit. This makes it particularly important to contact mesothelioma attorneys in Georgia as soon as possible after your diagnosis.

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Asbestos Exposure and Mesothelioma in Georgia

Our knowledgeable Georgia 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.

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

More than 1 million U.S. workers were exposed to asbestos during the 20th century, and many face serious health risks to this day.

Over the past two decades, we’ve gathered evidence on thousands of Georgia 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.

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Asbestos Sites in Georgia

Over the years, a number of building and work sites in Georgia have been tied to asbestos exposure. The following is a partial list of some of those sites that have been linked. Please note this is not a complete list, and it does not necessarily reflect current conditions.

  • Albany
  • Coats & Clark Textile Mill
  • Firestone Tire Plant
  • Georgia Power (Plant Mitchell)
  • Merck & Co.’s Flint River Pharmaceutical Plant
  • Miller Brewery
  • Atlanta
  • Atkinson Power Plant
  • Atlanta Water Works
  • Bowen Power Plant
  • Coca-Cola Building
  • Delta Air Lines
  • Ford Motor Plant
  • Ford’s Parts House
  • Fulton County Courthouse
  • Fulton County Juvenile Jail
  • General Motors Plant
  • Georgia Power Mechanic Shop
  • Georgia Power Plant
  • Harley Steam Plant
  • Mead Paper Mill
  • Owens Corning Plant
  • Perimeter Center
  • Sonoco Paper Co.
  • Southern Cement
  • Southern Railroad Yards
  • Western Electric
  • Westinghouse Electric
  • Augusta
  • Augusta Newsprint
  • Babcock & Wilcox Plant
  • Columbia Nitrogen Fertilizer Plant
  • Continental Can Paper Mill
  • Federal Paper Mill
  • Fort Gordon
  • Procter & Gamble Plant
  • Decatur
  • 3M Chemical Plant
  • Chemstrand Plant
  • Macon
  • Arkwright Power Plant
  • Armstrong Plant
  • Georgia Power
  • Harley Branch Power
  • Marietta
  • Georgia Power & Light Power Plant
  • Lockheed Martin Plant
  • Savannah
  • American Cyanamid Chemical Plant
  • Continental Can Paper
  • National Gypsum Plant
  • Savannah Machine & Foundry
  • Savannah Shipyard
  • Southern Railroad Yard
  • Union Camp Paper Mill

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These are not the only companies in Georgia that used asbestos.

If you believe your occupational asbestos exposure may have caused a mesothelioma diagnosis for you or someone you love, contact a mesothelioma attorney in Georgia today for a free legal consultation.

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Meet Our Award-Winning Mesothelioma Attorneys

When you work with the mesothelioma attorneys at Simmons Hanly Conroy, you get the personal support of a local legal team with the resources and reach of a national law firm. Meet a few of our firm’s many award-winning mesothelioma lawyers below.

Our Mesothelioma Clients

Every person diagnosed with mesothelioma or another asbestos-related disease has a unique story. Here at Simmons Hanly Conroy, we believe there is power in sharing those stories. Our lawyers have helped many people over the decades secure mesothelioma compensation. We are honored to have been able to make a significant difference in their lives and the lives of their loved ones.

As you learn about our clients’ stories, please understand that recovery results vary. No two stories and no two cases are exactly alike. Each mesothelioma case reflects the unique parts of each person’s story.

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Georgia Mesothelioma Lawyer FAQs

What is an asbestos exposure or mesothelioma lawsuit?

A mesothelioma lawsuit is a type of legal action taken against companies that made or used products containing asbestos.

Since many companies knowingly hid the dangers of asbestos from their employees and consumers, victims may be able to hold asbestos companies accountable and pursue compensation for injuries they suffered as a result of the company’s products.

Who can file a mesothelioma legal claim?

You may be able to file a mesothelioma legal claim if:

  • You were diagnosed with mesothelioma or another asbestos-related disease
  • You’re the family member or estate representative of someone with mesothelioma

Even if your loved one has passed away from mesothelioma, you may still be able to pursue compensation on their behalf.

Call (800) 326-8900 now to learn if you may be eligible to file a claim with the help of a mesothelioma lawyer in Georgia. It costs nothing to speak with us.

How long do I have to file a mesothelioma claim in Georgia?

You have only a short window of time after your mesothelioma diagnosis to file an asbestos claim due to statutes of limitations, which are state-specific deadlines on when you can file a lawsuit.

Once these deadlines pass, it’s too late to take legal action for your illness.

Because of this, it’s important to contact us as soon as possible. Our team can listen to what’s going on and let you know if you still have time to take legal action.

How much does a Georgia mesothelioma attorney cost?

At Simmons Hanly Conroy, there are no initial or out-of-pocket costs to work with a Georgia asbestos attorney.

We work on a contingency basis, which means we only get paid if we successfully recover compensation for you.

Reach out to our team now to see if you qualify for compensation — for free.

Will I have to travel to file a mesothelioma claim?

Our Georgia asbestos lawyers will come to you, wherever you may be and whenever it’s convenient for you. We will travel to meet with you in the comfort of your own home or in a location of your choosing.

Though we can’t guarantee you won’t ever have to travel during your case, it’s very unlikely you will need to leave the area you live in to receive compensation.

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John Simmons is a founder and Chairman of Simmons Hanly Conroy. After serving in the U.S. Army, he went on to earn his Doctor of Law degree from Southern Methodist University School of Law. He has helped recover some of the biggest verdicts and settlements in asbestos litigation history and is rated as one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers.