Ohio Mesothelioma Lawyers

When someone is diagnosed with mesothelioma, everything changes. We understand that this is an incredibly difficult time for you and your family. While no amount of compensation can buy you a medical miracle, filing a mesothelioma lawsuit can help lift financial burdens, so you can focus on what’s important.

Simmons Hanly Conroy has recovered over $7 billion on behalf of thousands of clients affected by mesothelioma across the country. If you are considering filing a mesothelioma lawsuit, we encourage you to contact us to learn more.

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Working With Mesothelioma Clients Across Ohio

There’s no cost to file a claim and contacting us with your questions is free. We know that traveling during this time could be difficult, so an Ohio mesothelioma attorney with the firm will come to you, wherever you may be.

Over the past decade, our Ohio mesothelioma attorneys have represented many clients throughout the state, including families who live in:

  • Akron
  • Cleveland
  • Columbus
  • Conneaut
  • Dayton
  • Grafton
  • Hiram
  • Newark
  • Springfield
  • Toledo
  • Wickliffe
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See What Our Clients Say

Every mesothelioma lawyer at Simmons Hanly Conroy is dedicated to standing for our clients and giving them a powerful voice in our country’s legal system. But you don’t have to take our word for it — hear what some of our clients have to say about their experience working with us below.

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Filing a Mesothelioma Lawsuit in Ohio

Our mesothelioma lawyers in Ohio are prepared to help you understand the process and guide you through the legal system. We have 60 mesothelioma attorneys nationwide who solely focus on helping people like you.

Each senior attorney operates within a small legal team composed of experienced legal staff members, which ensures you’ll receive personalized attention while your case works its way through the legal process.
Members of your legal team include:

  • Several associate attorneys
  • Paralegals
  • Medical staff
  • Investigators

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

Statute of Limitations: A Deadline to Taking Action

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

If you’d like to talk to a Ohio mesothelioma lawyer about a potential case, we can meet with you in your home or a location of your choosing.

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Asbestos Exposure and Mesothelioma in Ohio

Our previous experience representing mesothelioma victims in Ohio is important because it means we are familiar with Ohio job sites where asbestos exposure occurred.

Asbestos is a deadly mineral that has been used in thousands of products in multiple industries including manufacturing, steel working, shipbuilding and more. When asbestos fibers are inhaled or ingested, they increase a person’s risk of contracting an asbestos-related disease like mesothelioma.

The difficult part is asbestos fibers are often microscopic and many workers may not know how they were exposed. If you are unsure how your asbestos exposure occurred, that does not necessarily mean you can’t file a mesothelioma lawsuit. Our experienced mesothelioma attorneys in Ohio have helped our past clients identify their asbestos exposures, and they are ready to help you and your family as well.

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Asbestos Sites in Ohio

  • Akron
  • B.F. Goodrich
  • Goodyear Aerospace Corp.
  • Akron University
  • Firestone Tire & Rubber Co.
  • Brook Park
  • Ford Motor Foundry
  • Canton
  • Stark County Detention Center
  • Ohio State Prison
  • Diebold, Inc.
  • Kent State University at Stark
  • Cincinnati
  • Procter & Gamble Plant
  • University of Cincinnati
  • Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.
  • Dupont Plant
  • Cleveland
  • University Hospital
  • Cleveland Electric Illumination Plant
  • NASA
  • Illuminating Company
  • General Motors Plant
  • Columbus
  • Timken Company
  • Westinghouse Plant
  • Dayton
  • Wright-Patterson Air Force Base
  • General Electric
  • Toledo
  • Standard Oil
  • Sohio Refinery
  • Youngstown
  • Republic Steel Mill
  • LTV Steel
  • United States Steel Corp. – Ohio Works

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These are not the only Ohio companies that used asbestos.

A number of buildings and work sites throughout Ohio have been linked to asbestos exposure. Please note this is not a complete list, and it does not necessarily reflect current conditions. If you believe your occupational asbestos exposure may have caused a mesothelioma diagnosis for you or someone you love, contact one of our Ohio mesothelioma lawyers today for a free legal consultation.

Meet Our Award-Winning Mesothelioma Lawyers

Mesothelioma attorneys with Simmons Hanly Conroy have recovered over $7 billion combined on behalf of our clients affected by mesothelioma and are dedicated to getting our clients the results they deserve. Meet a few of the firm’s many award-winning mesothelioma lawyers below.

Our Mesothelioma Clients in Ohio

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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Mary Jane’s Peritoneal Mesothelioma Story

For a year, Mary Jane Williams struggled to understand her symptoms of a bloating abdomen and episodes of profuse sweating. Then, during a gallbladder surgery, the doctors found out she had mesothelioma.

When she was first diagnosed, and even when she started treating her disease, filing a mesothelioma lawsuit against asbestos companies was the last thing on Mary Jane’s mind. Yet, she soon learned why fighting for compensation was important and became a client of Simmons Hanly Conroy.

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Mesothelioma Warrior Bruce’s Story

Before becoming a beloved high school English teacher, Ohio native Bruce Waite worked as a construction worker and a gas station attendant. At both jobs he came into contact with asbestos-containing products, having never been warned about the dangers of asbestos exposure.

In 2002, after experiencing breathing trouble while running, Bruce was diagnosed with mesothelioma. With his wife Nancy and his daughter Jill by his side, Bruce continued to run every day, as he had for over 30 years. He also fought back against mesothelioma — and the companies responsible for his illness — by working with Simmons Hanly Conroy to file a mesothelioma lawsuit.

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Giving Back to the Local Ohio Community

At Simmons Hanly Conroy, we don’t just talk the talk — we walk the walk. We passionately stand up for clients in the courtroom and in local Ohio communities by giving back.

Annual Miles Meso 5K Charity

Miles for Meso in Ohio

Started by Simmons Hanly Conroy in 2009, Miles for Meso is a 5K race that raises funds and awareness for mesothelioma, while bringing together a community of those affected by asbestos exposure. Miles for Meso races have been held across the country, including at the Bruce A. Waite 5K Run/Walk in Ontario, Ohio.

“Years have passed since Dad died, and yet the staff at Simmons Hanly Conroy continues to be family through all the support they offered when this broken daughter decided to honor her father, and others, by raising money for mesothelioma research with Miles for Meso,” said Jill Waite, a Simmons Hanly Conroy client and the daughter of mesothelioma warrior Bruce Waite. “Each mile is love that we share.”

Together, Miles for Meso races across the country have raised over $800,000 for mesothelioma research and advocacy. Simmons Hanly Conroy continues to be a national sponsor of the event.

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Attorney Todd Neilson works as a shareholder at Simmons Hanly Conroy LLC. He is dedicated to protecting the rights of victims of asbestos exposure and has more than a decade of experience representing individuals in the areas of personal injury, railroad injury, toxic torts and wrongful death. He has recovered millions of dollars in verdicts and settlements for victims and their families.