If you feel you may have been exposed to asbestos, whether it was just briefly or over a period of time, then it is very important to begin learning about the steps to take in identifying the symptoms associated with mesothelioma, and how it can be treated. Among other things, you should immediately consult your family doctor. Nothing you find online, in print or elsewhere can be as beneficial to you than a case by case study by your own doctor who can better determine the actual exposure to asbestos based on your particular physical history and symptoms.
- About 125,000,000 people in the world are exposed to asbestos at the workplace.
- According to the WHO, more than 107,000 people die each year from asbestos-related lung cancer, mesothelioma and asbestosis.
This web site was created to help you determine the problems, symptoms, treatments for this disease and your legal rights when it comes to prosecuting any responsible parties that may be involved in contributing to your exposure of this condition. We will constantly monitor the changes in regulations and laws regarding asbestos use and legal matters involving mesothelioma cases, but please consult either a professional when concerned with health and or legal matters. Do not rely solely on the information found here. Take the time to see a doctor and lawyer if you believe you have been exposed to asbestos or are at risk of having mesothelioma.
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