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Occupational asbestos exposure is quite common. Some of the high-risk jobs include construction, firefighting, engineering, sheet metal fabrication, and roofing. After a worker develops mesothelioma or another asbestos-related illness, they may be eligible for workers’ compensation if they suffered asbestos exposure while on the job. However, before selecting workers’ compensation as the compensation option, it

After a person is diagnosed with mesothelioma they may be entitled to recover compensation from the party responsible for their asbestos exposure. However, compensation does not come automatically. A mesothelioma patient needs to undergo a specific process to recover compensation. For example, a mesothelioma patient can file a mesothelioma claim against the negligent party. After

It is common to see more than one member of the same family developing mesothelioma. Because of this, some people have concluded that mesothelioma is hereditary. But is it true that mesothelioma is hereditary? No . . . The answer to this question is not as easy as it might seem. The primary cause of

After mesothelioma develops, complications can arise. Complications can arise due to the illness itself or due to treatment. Because mesothelioma usually affects the pleural mesothelium, respiratory complications are the most common complications from mesothelioma. However, apart from respiratory complications, there are many other complications that mesothelioma patients experience. This article discusses some of the other