Texas 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 Texas pursue the justice they deserve.

Our mesothelioma lawyers have recovered more than $9 billion on behalf of thousands of clients affected by mesothelioma, including over $280 million for families in Texas alone. Call (800) 326-8900 now to see if our Texas mesothelioma lawyers can help your family.

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Working with Mesothelioma Clients Across Texas

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 Texas 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 Texas, including families in:

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Award-Winning Mesothelioma Verdicts for Texas Residents

At Simmons Hanly Conroy, we stand by our clients and fight on their behalf to maximize their results in each case. In doing so, our firm has secured some of the largest jury verdicts in history — including substantial verdicts for mesothelioma victims in Texas.

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TOP 100 VERDICTS FOR 2020

$10.3 Million

A jury awarded $10.3 million to 74-year-old Henry Pete, who was diagnosed with mesothelioma after being exposed to raw asbestos as a longshoreman in the 1960s. The result was among the National Law Journal’s Top 100 Verdicts for 2020 and Texas Lawyer’s Top Verdicts of the Southwest 2020 list.

Our Past Texas Mesothelioma Settlements

Our Texas asbestos attorneys have recovered over $280 million to help Texas families affected by mesothelioma pay for medical bills and hold those who harmed them accountable.

A few of our mesothelioma settlement amounts recovered for our Texas clients are listed below.

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$8.3 Million

Oil Worker
Katy, TX

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$6.6 Million

Electrician
Houston, TX

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$8.2 Million

Pipefitter & Plumber
Austin, TX

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  • $4.5 million for a U.S. Steel worker in Houston
  • $1.8 million to a Texas miner who was diagnosed with mesothelioma
  • $4.1 million for a laborer and mechanic in New Braunfels
  • $1.76 million for a Texas U.S. Army veteran and longshoreman who died from mesothelioma
  • $1.2 million to a 72-year-old Texas truck driver
  • $2.35 million for a U.S. Navy veteran and truck driver from Texas with pleural mesothelioma
  • $1.95 million to a U.S. Navy veteran from Texas who died from pleural mesothelioma
  • $4.2 million for a steelworker and construction worker in Brazoria
  • $1 million to a Texas mechanic with pleural mesothelioma
  • $3.62 million for a mesothelioma patient who worked as a pipefitter
  • $1.13 million to a 75-year-old equipment mechanic from Texas
  • $2 million for a laborer with pleural mesothelioma
  • $1 million to a pleural mesothelioma patient who was a U.S. Army veteran and Texas electrician
  • $1.37 million to a 63-year-old Texas truck driver
  • $1.3 million for a U.S. Army veteran and laborer from Texas diagnosed with pleural mesothelioma
  • $1.57 million to the family of a 60-year-old Texas mechanic with pleural mesothelioma
  • $1 million to the family of a U.S. Navy veteran and electrician from Texas
  • $1.4 million to a Texas laborer who suffered with pleural mesothelioma
  • $4.6 million for a painter and mechanic’s helper in Kirbyville
  • $1.3 million to a 60-year-old Texas construction worker who died from pleural mesothelioma
  • $4.4 million for a boilermaker in Livingston
  • $1.88 million to an 88-year-old U.S. Navy veteran and laborer
  • $1.397 million to a Texas boilermaker affected by pleural mesothelioma
  • $3.2 million for a U.S. Army veteran and maintenance worker
  • $1.16 million to a 70-year-old woman with mesothelioma from secondary asbestos exposure
  • $4 million for a plumbing and heating worker in Argyle

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 Texas

Our Texas 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

Texas 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 Texas as soon as possible after your diagnosis.

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Asbestos Exposure and Mesothelioma in Texas

Our knowledgeable Texas 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 Texas 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 Texas

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

  • Abilene
  • 3rd Surface to Air Missile (Sam)
  • Atlas Missile Site
  • Pride Refinery
  • Support Detachment
  • Amarillo
  • Levi Strauss
  • Southwestern Public Service
  • Arlington
  • Frito Lay Plant
  • Six Flags Over Texas
  • Village Creek Sewer Plant
  • Austin
  • 3M
  • Advance Microdevices
  • Decker Powerhouse
  • Department Of Public Safety Headquarters
  • IBM
  • Motorola Plant
  • Beaumont
  • Fina Chemical Plant
  • Mobile Oil Tank Farm
  • Zummo Slaughterhouse
  • Corpus Christi
  • American Bank Building
  • Celanese Corp. Building
  • Central Power & Light (CP&L) Building
  • Gilman Fabrication Shop
  • Flour Bluff Gas Plant (Humble)
  • “Nueces Bay” Power Plant
  • Dallas
  • Dallas Medical & Surgical Building
  • Diamond Shamrock Building
  • First International Bank Building
  • GAF Plant
  • Lone Star Gas Plant
  • One Energy Square
  • Texas Instruments
  • Wyatt Industries
  • Deer Park
  • Shell Chemical
  • El Paso
  • El Paso Bank Building
  • El Paso Electric Stations
  • Phillips Dodge Oil Refinery
  • Fort Worth
  • Alcon Laboratories
  • Bomber Plant Building
  • Cook Children’s Medical Center
  • General Dynamics Plant
  • Galveston
  • Exxon
  • Galveston Docks
  • Galveston Shipyard
  • Moody Compress
  • Todd Shipyard
  • Houston
  • A.O. Smith/Armco Steel Mill
  • Chronicle Building
  • Continental Can Plant
  • Ellington Field Air Force Base
  • Houston City Jail
  • Houston Club Building
  • Hudson Engineering/Marine Shipyard
  • Joseph Mccollum Company
  • Palm Center
  • Platzer Shipyard
  • Schlumberger Oil Service Office Building
  • Shell Oil Building
  • Sinclair Oil Refinery
  • Texaco Headquarters
  • Pasadena
  • Big Diamond Chemical Plant
  • Crown Oil Refinery
  • Upjohn Plant
  • San Antonio
  • Braunig Lake Power Plant
  • Camp Bullis Army Base
  • City Water Board Office Building
  • Frost Bank Office Building
  • Hemisfair Arena Complex
  • NBC Building
  • Randolph Air Force Base

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

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Meet Our Award-Winning Mesothelioma Attorneys

When you work with the Texas 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 Texas

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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Frank, a Simmons Hanly Conroy patient

Frank’s Story

On December 7, 1941, Frank Curre was serving in the U.S. Navy when Pearl Harbor was attacked. Exactly 70 years later, he passed away from mesothelioma.

When he was just 17 years old, Frank joined the U.S. Navy, where he was unknowingly exposed to asbestos. Back in Texas after serving, he suffered exposure once again as a laborer, machine operator, pressman and machinist for a daily newspaper, while working on printing presses.

When Frank was diagnosed with mesothelioma decades later, he worked with our asbestos lawyers in Texas to file a lawsuit against the companies responsible for his exposure. Our team is proud to work with individuals like Frank to secure the justice they deserve.

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Jim, a Simmons Hanly Conroy patient

Jim’s Story

From 1973 to 1993, Jim was in the U.S. Navy, working as a boiler technician on the USS Independence, USS Truckee and USS Vulcan. Unfortunately, much of the machinery he worked with contained asbestos fibers, and Jim was diagnosed with mesothelioma more than 20 years after completing his service.

When medical bills began to pile up, Jim and his wife Peggy decided to reach out to our Texas mesothelioma lawyers for help. Our team guided them through the mesothelioma lawsuit process and secured much-needed compensation for treatment costs, lost wages and more.

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Texas 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 Texas. It costs nothing to speak with us.

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

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 Texas mesothelioma attorney cost?

At Simmons Hanly Conroy, there are no initial or out-of-pocket costs to work with a Texas 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 Texas 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 Gary DiMuzioReviewed by:Gary DiMuzio

Partner, Simmons Hanly Conroy

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Attorney Gary DiMuzio is a partner in the Asbestos Department at Simmons Hanly Conroy. He joined the firm in 2019, bringing 25 years of experience helping victims of mesothelioma and other environmental and workplace hazards. During his career, Gary has represented plaintiffs in cases involving mesothelioma, lung cancer, leukemia, liver cancer, silicosis, plant explosions and environmental contamination.