Montana 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 Montana pursue the justice they deserve.

Our mesothelioma lawyers have recovered more than $9.6 billion on behalf of thousands of clients affected by mesothelioma, including over $39 million for families in Montana alone. Call (800) 326-8900 now to see if our Montana mesothelioma lawyers can help your family.

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Working with Mesothelioma Clients Across Montana

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 Montana 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 Montana, including families in:

  • Belgrade
  • Billings
  • Bozeman
  • Butte
  • Columbus
  • Dillon
  • Great Falls
  • Helena
  • Kalispell
  • Libby
  • Missoula
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Our Past Montana Mesothelioma Settlements & Verdicts

Our Montana asbestos attorneys have secured millions to help Montana 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 Montana clients are listed below.

Carpenter at work

$3.27 Million

Carpenter and Mill Worker
Conrad, MT

Ranch helper with a horse

$5.33 Million

Ranch Helper
Baker, MT

U.S. Navy ship

$2.5 Million

U.S. Navy Veteran
Dillon, MT

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  • $2 million for an East Helena fire control technician
  • $1.56 million to a union insulator in Saint Regis with peritoneal mesothelioma
  • $1.33 million for a Billings utility worker
  • $1.24 million to a U.S. Navy veteran and laborer in Forsyth
  • $1.17 million for auto mechanic in Billings with testicular mesothelioma
  • $1.51 million for a Columbia Falls aluminum worker
  • $1.87 million to a drywaller and laborer in Clancy
  • $1.35 million to a Great Falls farming professional with pleural mesothelioma

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 Montana

Our Montana mesothelioma lawyers are prepared to help you understand the lawsuit process and guide you through the legal system. We have more than 40 mesothelioma attorneys at our firm who focus solely 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

Montana 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 Montana as soon as possible after your diagnosis.

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Asbestos Exposure and Mesothelioma in Montana

Our knowledgeable Montana 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 Montana 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 Montana

Over the years, a number of building and work sites in Montana 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.

  • Anaconda
  • Anaconda Copper Mining Company
  • Anaconda Smelter Stack
  • Sulphuric Acid Plant
  • Billings
  • Billings Laundry
  • Carter Oil Company
  • Corette Powerhouse
  • Great Western Sugar Company
  • Humble Oil & Refinery
  • Montana Power Company
  • Yale Oil Corporation
  • Columbia Falls
  • Anaconda Aluminum Company
  • Plum Creek Lumber Company
  • Glendive
  • Montana-Dakota Utilities Company
  • Great Falls
  • General Mills
  • Great Falls Refinery
  • Phillips Petroleum Company
  • Helena
  • American Smelting & Refining
  • Archie Bray Foundation
  • Helena Power Transmission Company
  • National Mining and Exploring Company
  • Libby
  • J. Neil Lumber Company
  • St. Regis Paper Company
  • Missoula
  • Amalgamated Sugar Company
  • Hoerner Waldorf Corporation
  • Intermountain Lumber Company
  • Missoula Light and Water Company
  • Missoula White Pine Sash
  • Schmidt Plumbing & Heating
  • University of Montana
  • Waldorf Paper Company

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These are not the only Montana companies 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 Montana today for a free legal consultation.

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Meet Our Award-Winning Mesothelioma Attorneys

When you work with the Montana 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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Montana Mesothelioma Attorney 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.

What happened to Libby, Montana?

Libby, Montana is at the center of one of the most severe asbestos crises in the nation. In Libby, a vermiculite mine operated by W.R. Grace & Co. was contaminated with naturally occurring asbestos. For decades, mining operations caused asbestos fibers to become airborne, which led to a widespread health emergency.

Thousands of residents and workers have since been diagnosed with asbestos-related diseases, and the town was designated a Superfund site by the EPA in 2002.

How many people have died from asbestos in Libby, Montana?

Over 400 people have died from asbestos-related diseases in the small town of Libby, MT. In fact, approximately 3,000 cases of mesothelioma and other asbestos-related diseases were linked to the Libby vermiculite mine.

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 Montana. It costs nothing to speak with us.

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

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 Montana mesothelioma attorney cost?

At Simmons Hanly Conroy, there are no initial or out-of-pocket costs to work with a Montana 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 Montana 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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