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The lawyers at Simmons Hanly Conroy represent victims of mesothelioma cancer throughout the United States, and have helped guide hundreds of Washington families through the process of filing a mesothelioma lawsuit.
While no amount of compensation can ease the pain, filing a mesothelioma lawsuit to obtain fair compensation for your injuries can help to eliminate worries about medical costs draining your family budget. If you are considering filing a mesothelioma lawsuit, we encourage you to call us today to learn more. There is no cost to file a claim — our Washington mesothelioma lawyers will represent you on a contingency basis.
We also know that traveling during this time could be difficult. Our mesothelioma lawyers will come to you. Over the past decade, we have represented many clients throughout Washington, including families who live in:
You should know that Washington has a unique set of laws that could impact your ability to file a claim.
Washington has statute of limitation laws that restrict the time frame in which mesothelioma patients and family members can file a lawsuit.
Our Washington mesothelioma lawyers are prepared to help you understand this process and guide you through the legal system. We have 40 attorneys in our mesothelioma practice who solely focus on helping people like you. Each senior attorney operates within a small legal team comprised of several associate attorneys, paralegals, medical staff and investigators. This structure ensures you will receive personalized attention while your case works its way through this complex legal process.
If you’d like to talk to a Washington mesothelioma lawyer about a potential case, we are available to meet with you in your home or a location of your choosing.
Our previous experience representing mesothelioma victims in Washington is important because it means we are familiar with Washington job sites where asbestos exposure occurred. Asbestos is a deadly mineral that has been used in thousands of products in multiple industries. When asbestos fibers are inhaled or ingested they increase a person’s risk of contracting an asbestos-related disease like mesothelioma.
Our Washington mesothelioma lawyers have helped past clients identify their asbestos exposures and they are ready to help you and your family as well.
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Asbestos Litigation, Your Guide to the Legal Process.
Filing a mesothelioma lawsuit can help you cover medical expenses and secure your family’s future well-being for years to come. Our mesothelioma lawyers will make the process as easy as possible for you and guide you through the legal system. Learn more about what to expect when filing a mesothelioma lawsuit by downloading our free introductory guide.
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. No two stories are exactly alike and the mesothelioma recovery reflects the unique parts of each person’s story. No two cases are exactly alike, and recovery amounts in past cases are not a guarantee of future results.
In 1954, Walter Twidwell joined the Navy as a boiler tender and fireman. He conducted maintenance and repairs in engine and fire rooms of vessels ported in New York, California and Washington, until he retired as a Chief Petty Officer in 1973.
During his 20 years of service, Walter worked with Goodyear gaskets, which contained asbestos, and was diagnosed with mesothelioma as a result. Although the company knew asbestos exposure posed health risks, it failed to warn those who worked with its asbestos-containing gaskets of these risks.
By working with our mesothelioma lawyers in Washington, Walter was able to hold Goodyear accountable for its corporate negligence and secure financial compensation for his medical expenses.
“I appreciate the hard work of the Simmons firm. This outfit is something else. I did not expect to hear from them after everything was done, but they still call to check up on me.”More testimonials
Miles for Meso is a 5K race to raise awareness about mesothelioma and the dangers of asbestos exposure while bringing together a community of those affected by asbestos-related diseases. In 2009, Simmons Hanly Conroy hosted the first race at the firm’s national headquarters in Alton, Illinois, and the firm is a national presenting sponsor of the race to this day. Since that first race, 10 other states have held Miles for Meso races, including one in the Federal Way area of Washington.
“The whole run and the purpose of it is to bring awareness to the community,” says Diana Stewart, Washington Miles for Meso race director. “[Mesothelioma] is hard to pronounce, hard to spell, hard to treat. So we’re trying to educate…the community about asbestos and how it affects people — and perhaps a cure can be found.”
The first WA Miles for Meso 5K Memorial Run/Walk was in 2012. More than 100 people came to the first race and raised approximately $12,000 for the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation. The WA Miles for Meso Run/Walk is held during the Fourth of July weekend at the Federal Way Community Center. Miles for Meso has raised over $800,000 for mesothelioma research in total so far.