Nevada 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 Nevada 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 $100 million for families in Nevada alone. Call (800) 326-8900 now to see if our Nevada mesothelioma lawyers can help your family.

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Working with Mesothelioma Clients Across Nevada

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 Nevada 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 Nevada, including families in:

  • Carson City
  • Enterprise
  • Fernley
  • Henderson
  • Las Vegas
  • Paradise
  • Reno
  • Sparks
  • Spring Valley
  • Sunrise Manor
  • Valmy
  • Whitney
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Our Past Nevada Mesothelioma Settlements

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

Smelter

$3.61 Million

Smelter
Mesquite, NV

Forklift

$5.47 Million

Forklift Operator
Las Vegas, NV

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$3.99 Million

Mining Laborer
Battle Mountain, NV

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  • $3.37 million for a construction worker in Las Vegas
  • $2.4 million for a Carson City boilermaker with pleural mesothelioma
  • $2.98 million for a Henderson power plant worker with pleural mesothelioma
  • $2.95 million for U.S. Navy veteran and inspector in Carson City
  • $2.1 million for a union ironworker in Nixon with pleural mesothelioma
  • $3.35 million for a U.S. Air Force veteran and aircraft mechanic in Las Vegas
  • $1.9 million for a Henderson welder with peritoneal mesothelioma
  • $2.2 million for a Las Vegas laborer with pleural mesothelioma
  • $3.21 million for a Spring Creek mine worker with pleural mesothelioma
  • $2.76 million for a Las Vegas service station worker with pleural mesothelioma
  • $3.14 million for a Silver Springs pipefitter and heavy equipment operator with pleural mesothelioma
  • $1.54 million for a Fernley forklift operator with pleural mesothelioma
  • $3 million for a Henderson drywaller with pleural mesothelioma
  • $1.6 million for a U.S. Army veteran in Las Vegas with pleural mesothelioma
  • $1.38 million for a home remodeler in Reno 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 Nevada

Our Nevada 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

Nevada 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 Nevada as soon as possible after your diagnosis.

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Asbestos Exposure and Mesothelioma in Nevada

Our knowledgeable Nevada 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 Nevada 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 Nevada

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

  • Henderson
  • American Potash and Chemical Corporation
  • Basic Magnesium Company
  • Montrose Chemical
  • Stauffer Chemical Plant
  • Titanium Chemical Company
  • Fernley
  • Nevada Cement Company
  • Las Vegas
  • Caesar’s Palace
  • Clark County Power House
  • International Hotel & Casino
  • MGM Hotel & Casino
  • Nevada Power Company
  • Sahara Hotel
  • Southern Nevada Public Service
  • Sunrise Power Plant
  • University of Nevada
  • Mercury
  • Atomic Energy Commission
  • Catalytic Construction
  • Reno
  • Eagle Picher Company
  • Mountain View Cemetery
  • Owens Corning Fiberglas
  • Reno Convention Center
  • State Printing Office
  • Stead U.S. Air Force Base
  • Washoe Medical Center
  • Wells Fargo Dock
  • Ruth
  • Kennecott Copper Mine
  • Sparks
  • Abbott Supply Company
  • Nevada State Hospital
  • Valmy
  • Sierra Pacific Power Company
  • Valmy Powerhouse

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

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Meet Our Award-Winning Mesothelioma Attorneys

When you work with the Nevada 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 in Nevada

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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Arthur Wren, a Simmons Hanly Conroy patient

Arthur’s Story

Our client Arthur Wren found out he had pleural mesothelioma during an operation for bronchitis and pneumonia. He had been exposed to asbestos without knowing it for years by sanding and spraying home drywall material.

When Arthur became a client, our Nevada mesothelioma lawyers helped him hold the asbestos companies responsible for his exposure and diagnosis accountable.

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John, a Simmons Hanly Conroy patient

John’s Story

For over 40 years, John worked in construction. He regularly handled asbestos products, unaware of the impact it would have on his life decades later. In 2019, he was diagnosed with stage 4 pleural mesothelioma, the most advanced stage of this cancer.

After his diagnosis, John and his wife reached out to our Nevada mesothelioma lawyers for help securing compensation to pay for his care and getting justice from the companies responsible.

“Filing the lawsuit was easy because our attorney made it easy. We didn’t have to do anything,” John said. “We just had to be here when he was and talk to him, so he could explain to us exactly how the process worked.”

Now, John’s family is provided for and he’s back to enjoying his active lifestyle as a pleural mesothelioma survivor.

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Nevada 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.

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 Nevada. It costs nothing to speak with us.

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

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 Nevada mesothelioma attorney cost?

At Simmons Hanly Conroy, there are no initial or out-of-pocket costs to work with a Nevada 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 Nevada 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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Legal Reviewer Ryan KiwalaReviewed by:Ryan Kiwala

Partner, Simmons Hanly Conroy

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Attorney Ryan J. Kiwala, a partner at Simmons Hanly Conroy, focuses his practice on representing victims of mesothelioma and other asbestos-related diseases. With more than ten years of experience, he has helped recover millions of dollars in verdicts and settlements for hundreds of clients.