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Lung Cancer

Lung cancer lawyers

According to the director of thoracic surgery and medical director of the Valley Hospital's Blumenthal Cancer Center in Paramus, N.J., lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths and 85 percent of those diagnosed with lung cancer may not be cured. The National Cancer Institute estimated that 116,090 men and 103,350 women would be diagnosed with cancer of the lung and bronchus in 2009. It also estimated that 159,390 men and women would die from these cancers in 2009.

Common causes of lung cancer include smoking and second-hand smoke as well as radon gas. Asbestos is another cause of lung cancer. If you have inhaled dust particles that settled in your lungs, this dangerous substance could be the cause of your lung cancer or a contributing factor. Asbestos is the only known cause of mesothelioma. In almost all cases, someone diagnosed with mesothelioma has the right to file a mesothelioma lawsuit to recover compensation. Mesothelioma has a long latency period, because it can take up to 50 years to manifest. If a person diagnosed with mesothelioma has died, his wife, children, or estate may be able to file a mesothelioma lawsuit.

Committed to finding a cure

The attorneys of Environmental Litigation Group, P.C. (ELG) are interested in more than seeking justice for our clients. We are devoted to helping researchers cure deadly asbestos-related diseases. Our firm has contributed more than $1 million to charities, including the University of Alabama at Birmingham Comprehensive Cancer Center.

A lung cancer lawyer at ELG can help

The lung cancer attorneys at ELG are available to analyze your case and determine if your lung cancer was caused by the action or inaction of another party. Lung cancer from exposure to toxic substances such as asbestos can result in serious physical and financial harm to victims and their families. As your lung cancer law firm, ELG can bring a lung cancer litigation seeking to recover medical costs, loss of wages, loss of enjoyment in life, pain and suffering, and loss of companionship of your loved ones. We attempt to negotiate a lung cancer settlement and if all else fails we are equipped to represent you in a lung cancer lawsuit.

Contact a lung cancer attorney at ELG to discuss your situation. Call 1-800-749-9200 or fill out our online form today.

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Mesothelioma Facts

  • Mesothelioma is considered to be exclusively related to asbestos exposure.
  • Mesothelioma does not manifest itself for 30 to 40 years.
  • By the time it is diagnosed, it is almost always fatal.
  • Peritoneal mesothelioma accounts for about 20 percent of mesothelioma cases.

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