Virginia 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 $7 billion in verdicts and settlements on behalf of thousands of clients throughout the United States. Our mesothelioma lawyers have recovered $55 million for mesothelioma victims in Virginia alone, helping them pay for medical bills and hold the people who harmed them accountable.

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Working With Mesothelioma Clients Across Virginia

If you are considering filing a mesothelioma lawsuit, we encourage you to call us to learn more. There is 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 our Virginia mesothelioma attorneys will come to you, wherever you may be.

Over the past decade, we have represented many clients throughout Virginia, including families who live in:

  • Abingdon
  • Alexandria
  • Bassett
  • Cumberland
  • Danville
  • Falls Church
  • Lynchburg
  • Newport News
  • Norfolk
  • Richmond
  • Winchester
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Virginia Mesothelioma Settlements

Our mesothelioma lawyers have recovered over $55 million to help Virginia families impacted by mesothelioma pay their medical bills and hold the companies that harmed them accountable.

A few of Simmons Hanly Conroy’s top Virginia mesothelioma settlement amounts recovered for our clients are listed below.

Recent Settlements

$2.64 Million

Millwright & MechanicPleural Mesothelioma

$3.6 Million

Tile InstallerPleural Mesothelioma

$1.96 Million

WelderPleural Mesothelioma

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  • $3.3 million in Virginia mesothelioma settlements to a U.S. Navy veteran and union pipefitter

  • $1.58 million awarded to a Virginia U.S. Army veteran and cable repairman diagnosed with mesothelioma

  • $2.95 million in Virginia settlements secured for a U.S. Army veteran and laborer who died from mesothelioma

  • $1 million in Virginia settlements recovered for a factory worker diagnosed with mesothelioma

  • $2.82 million in mesothelioma settlements awarded to a 42-year-old truck driver from Virginia

  • $1.2 million recovered for a Virginia maintenance worker who endured mesothelioma

  • $2.4 million secured for a 76-year-old pipefitter suffering with mesothelioma from Virginia

  • Over $1 million in Virginia mesothelioma settlements awarded to a plumber and construction worker

  • $2.5 million secured for a 72-year-old Virginia mechanic and bindery worker diagnosed with mesothelioma

  • $1.54 million secured for a Virginia U.S. Air Force veteran and mechanic who endured pleural mesothelioma

  • $2.56 million awarded to a U.S. Navy veteran and maintenance worker from Virginia

  • $2.57 million in mesothelioma settlements awarded to a 78-year-old electrician from Virginia

  • $1.4 million in Virginia settlements to an electrician affected by pleural mesothelioma

  • $2 million recovered for a 65-year-old mesothelioma patient exposed through her father’s shipyard job and her husband’s job as a mechanic

  • $3.9 million secured for the heirs of a Virginia auto mechanic and insulator’s helper who died from mesothelioma

  • $1.54 million awarded to a Virginia custodian and foundry worker diagnosed with pleural mesothelioma

  • $1.2 million recovered for a 77-year-old Virginia electrical engineer affected by pleural mesothelioma

  • $1.26 million in mesothelioma settlements to a woman exposed through home remodeling in Virginia

  • $1 million awarded to the Virginia widow of a U.S. Army veteran who had been stationed aboard the USS Breckinridge and died from mesothelioma

  • $2.1 million awarded to a Virginia telephone installer who passed away from mesothelioma

  • $2.8 million recovered for a Virginia mesothelioma sufferer who was a U.S. Navy veteran and salesman

  • $1.7 million secured for a Virginia laborer affected by pleural mesothelioma

  • $1.1 million to a Virginia U.S. Army National Guard veteran and maintenance worker who died from pleural mesothelioma

  • $1.5 million awarded to a 72-year-old construction worker from Virginia who died from pleural mesothelioma

  • $1.64 million in settlements to a Virginia steel fitter who endured pleural mesothelioma

  • $2.6 million in settlements to a U.S. Marine Corps veteran and insulator from Virginia diagnosed with mesothelioma

  • $1.1 million secured for a mechanic from Virginia diagnosed with pleural mesothelioma

Our firm represents people harmed by mesothelioma and other asbestos-related cancers on an individual basis. 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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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 Virginia

Our mesothelioma attorneys in Virginia are prepared to help you understand the legal process and guide you through the legal system. We have 60 mesothelioma lawyers 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 Virginia mesothelioma lawyer and their team can handle every step of the legal process on your behalf, from collecting evidence for your case to filing your lawsuit in time.

Statute of Limitations: A Deadline to Taking Action

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

If you’d like to talk to a Virginia mesothelioma attorney about a potential case, we are available to meet with you in your home or a location of your choosing.

Asbestos Exposure and Mesothelioma in Virginia

Our previous experience representing mesothelioma victims in Virginia is important because it means we are familiar with Virginia 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.

Our experienced mesothelioma lawyers in Virginia 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 Virginia

  • Covington
  • Westvaco Paper Mill
  • West Virginia Pulp & Paper
  • Hopewell
  • Phillip Morris Plant
  • Allied Chemical Plant
  • Firestone Plant
  • Allied Signal, Inc.
  • Newport News
  • Riverside Hospital
  • Franklin Printing Company
  • Newport News Naval Shipyard
  • Norfolk
  • Little Creek Naval Base
  • Norfolk Naval Shipyard
  • Naval Air Station Jet Engine Testing Facility
  • Richmond
  • Dutch Gap Power Plant
  • Phillip Morris
  • Virginia Electric & Power
  • Dupont Chemical Plant
  • Richmond Steel
  • Yorktown
  • American Oil Company (Amoco) Refinery
  • Virginia Power & Light Power Plant

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These are not the only Virginia companies that used asbestos.

Many work sites in Virginia 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 a mesothelioma attorney in Virginia 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

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 years secure mesothelioma compensation. We are honored to have been able to make a life-changing difference in their lives and the lives of their loved ones.

As you learn about our clients’ stories, please understand that recovery results vary, and the mesothelioma recovery reflects the unique parts of each person’s story. No two stories are exactly alike, and recovery amounts in past cases are not a guarantee of future results.

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Giving Back to the Local Virginia 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 Virginia communities by giving back.

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Miles for Meso in Virginia

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 in Virginia.

“Miles for Meso means hope. It means hope that, at some point, all the fundraising and all the awareness is going to result in effective treatments of the disease and hopefully someday a cure,” said Joyce Larson, a Simmons Hanly Conroy client and the wife of a mesothelioma warrior.

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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Shareholder Paul Cook is an attorney at Simmons Hanly Conroy in the Los Angeles office. He focuses his practice on helping those affected by asbestos-related diseases, such as mesothelioma. With more than 21 years of litigation experience, Paul has built his career advocating for consumers and individuals harmed by unsafe and reckless business practices. He has successfully secured numerous multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements on behalf of his clients.