New Mexico 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 New Mexico 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 $63 million for families in New Mexico alone. Call (800) 326-8900 now to see if our New Mexico mesothelioma lawyers can help your family.

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Working with Mesothelioma Clients Across New Mexico

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 New Mexico 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 New Mexico, including families in:

  • Albuquerque
  • Clovis
  • Farmington
  • Fruitland
  • Grants
  • Hobbs
  • Las Cruces
  • Rio Rancho
  • Roswell
  • San Mateo
  • Santa Fe
  • Silver City
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Our Past New Mexico Mesothelioma Settlements & Verdicts

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

Laborer at work

$3.59 Million

Laborer
Farmington, NM

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$5 Million

Chemical Lab Technician
Edgewood, NM

Mechanic at work

$2.49 Million

Mechanic
Albuquerque, NM

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  • $3.21 million for an Edgewood mechanic
  • $2 million for a Shiprock electrician with pleural mesothelioma
  • $1.72 million for a Rio Rancho service station worker with pleural mesothelioma
  • $2.49 million for an Albuquerque truck driver and U.S. Army veteran with pleural mesothelioma
  • $2.48 million for a Farmington motorcycle mechanic
  • $1.68 million for a mining worker in Silver City with pleural mesothelioma
  • $2.16 million for a union laborer in Rio Rancho with pleural mesothelioma
  • $1.54 million for a Las Cruces mechanic with pleural mesothelioma
  • $2 million for a pipeline worker in Bloomfield with pleural mesothelioma
  • $1.97 million for a heavy equipment operator and truck driver in Rio Rancho
  • $1.63 million for a union boilermaker in Aztec with pleural mesothelioma
  • $1.9 million for a Gallup woman with peritoneal mesothelioma from her husband’s work as a mechanic

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 New Mexico

Our New Mexico 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

New Mexico 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 New Mexico as soon as possible after your diagnosis.

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Asbestos Exposure and Mesothelioma in New Mexico

Our knowledgeable New Mexico 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 New Mexico 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 New Mexico

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

  • Albuquerque
  • Eppsco Inc.
  • Kirtland Air Force Base
  • Kirtland Power Plant
  • Lovelace Clinic
  • Person Power Plant
  • Sandia Air Base
  • University of New Mexico
  • Carlsbad
  • Carlsbad Power House
  • Kerr-Mcgee Potash Refinery
  • National Potash Co.
  • New Mexico Public Service
  • Southwestern Public Service Power Plant
  • Clovis
  • Santa Fe Railroad Sites
  • Southwestern Public Service Company
  • Farmington
  • Chaco Compressor Station
  • El Paso Natural Gas Company
  • Four Corners Power Plant
  • Plateau Refinery
  • San Juan Power Plant
  • Fruitland
  • Arizona Public Service Company
  • Four Corners Power Plant
  • Lovington Power Plant
  • Grants
  • Anaconda Copper Mining Company
  • Homestake Mine
  • United Nuclear Corporation
  • Hobbs
  • Gulf Oil
  • Maddox Power Plant
  • Warren Petroleum Corporation
  • Los Alamos
  • Atomic Energy Commission
  • Los Alamos National Laboratory
  • Zia Company
  • Roswell
  • Houston Lumber Company
  • Public Service Powerhouse
  • Roswell Industrial Air Center
  • Walker Air Force Base
  • Santa Fe
  • New Mexico Penitentiary
  • Santa Fe General Hospital

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

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Meet Our Award-Winning Mesothelioma Attorneys

When you work with the New Mexico 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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New Mexico 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 New Mexico. It costs nothing to speak with us.

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

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 New Mexico mesothelioma attorney cost?

At Simmons Hanly Conroy, there are no initial or out-of-pocket costs to work with a New Mexico 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 New Mexico 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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Randy S. Cohn is a partner at Simmons Hanly Conroy with twenty years of legal experience. He oversees a team of attorneys and investigators with an exclusive focus on helping victims of asbestos exposure. Since joining the firm in 2004, he has recovered more than $300 million in verdicts and settlements on behalf of hundreds of families throughout the country injured by mesothelioma and asbestos-related diseases.