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As one of the nation’s leading mesothelioma law firms, Simmons Hanly Conroy has a proven track record. Every mesothelioma lawyer at the firm is committed to helping families affected by mesothelioma and asbestos-related diseases.


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If you or a loved one has recently received a mesothelioma diagnosis
and are seeking medical information, you likely have many questions.
A mesothelioma diagnosis is overwhelming news, and making sense of the medical mesothelioma information available to you can be a daunting task.

Rest assured, help is available.

This section of our website is dedicated to providing you with as much medical information about mesothelioma as we can so you can better understand the disease you and your loved ones are dealing with. As a mesothelioma law firm, our lawyers and staff are familiar with asbestos cancer medical experts across the country and are prepared to share this information with you or your family.

Coping with a Diagnosis

Each year, nearly 3,000 people in the United States receive a mesothelioma diagnosis. It is a cancer caused by asbestos exposure that most commonly affects the lungs (pleural mesothelioma) or the abdomen (peritoneal mesothelioma).

We encourage you to explore the links below to learn more about mesothelioma diagnosis information.

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Asbestos Exposure by Occupation

Exposure to asbestos most often occurs in the workplace. From auto mechanics and carpenters, to electricians and plumbers, workers from a wide range of industries were knowingly exposed to asbestos decades ago and are just now being diagnosed with asbestos-related diseases.

Choose from the occupations in the dropdown to learn more about asbestos exposure in different industries.

Mesothelioma Treatment

Mesothelioma is caused by exposure to asbestos, a mineral used in construction, manufacturing and commercial applications. Asbestos became popular because of its fire resistant qualities. When asbestos-containing materials are disturbed, asbestos fibers become airborne. Inhaling these fibers can lead to the eventual diagnosis of an asbestos-related disease, including mesothelioma.

It typically takes between 10 to 50 years for the signs of an asbestos-related disease to surface. Because of this long latency period, workers exposed to asbestos decades ago are still becoming sick today.

What you need to know about mesothelioma


Mesothelioma Information by State

Our nationwide law firm built to give clients and their families the respect and personal attention they deserve. Experienced mesothelioma lawyers know that while each case is unique, they all have one thing in common: every mesothelioma client is a person whose life was destroyed by someone else’s negligence.

The mesothelioma lawyers at our firm regularly work directly with patients and families across the United States. If you or a loved one has mesothelioma, our attorneys will travel to you, no matter your location. Choose your location from the dropdown below to learn more about asbestos and mesothelioma in your state.

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