September 17, 2021

Asbestos

Mesothelioma Lawyers in Montana

Asbestos, a naturally occurring class of compounds, is a human carcinogen meaning that it is known to cause cancer. For the most part, asbestos causes mesothelioma, a rare and deadly malignant carcinoma. Unfortunately, many Montana citizens have been exposed to asbestos through mining or manufacture operations.

Asbestos FibersAsbestos is classified as one of six minerals in two subclasses, either serpentine or amphibole. Although both are carcinogenic, amphibole asbestos has been found to be more damaging than serpentine. 95% of American buildings containing asbestos contain serpentine asbestos.

Certain products are found frequently to contain/to have contained asbestos. If you work with these products regularly, you may be at a higher risk of contracting asbestos-related conditions. These specific products include:

  • Automotive parts
  • Vermiculite
  • Roofing materials
  • Siding materials
  • Pipes
  • Electrical equipment
  • Shipbuilding materials
  • Textiles
  • Power plants
  • Mineral mines

These products are associated with industries from automobile manufacturing to mining. If you or a loved one is exposed to any of these products, you may be at risk of contracting mesothelioma or another asbestos-related condition. Libby, Montana citizens are at particular risk because of their proximity to the closed Libby mine.

Our Montana mesothelioma lawyers are experienced handling a variety of different mesothelioma and asbestos exposure claims. Trust us to get you the compensation you deserve. Please call 1-877 LOSS RECOVER (567-7732) or email to contact our experienced Montana asbestos exposure attorneys today for your free case evaluation.