SOURCE: Mesothelioma Victims Center

Mesothelioma Victims Center

March 09, 2016 07:00 ET

Belluck & Fox Mesothelioma Victims Center Now Offers Advice on Vital Issues a Family Must Address After the News of a Loved One's Mesothelioma Cancer Diagnosis

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - March 09, 2016) - The Belluck and Fox Mesothelioma Victims Center is urging all recently diagnosed victims of mesothelioma, or their family members, to concentrate on some incredibly vital issues ranging from treatment options, compensation, to documents that the family must have as soon as possible.

Typically, a mesothelioma diagnosis is a shock to both the person with this rare form of cancer as well as their family, and frequently people don't get proactive enough or take the right steps as soon as possible. As the Center would like to explain anytime at 800-714-0303, it is incredibly vital a diagnosed victim and their family make certain specific things get addressed immediately. http://MesotheliomaVictimsCenter.Com

Vital issues a recently diagnosed victim of mesothelioma must deal with as soon as possible from the Belluck & Fox Mesothelioma Victims Center:

  • Obtaining a confirmation of mesothelioma by a medical doctor's pathology report.
  • Updating the will that appoints an extremely trustworthy family member with power of attorney to make decisions on their behalf if they are unable to do so for themselves, if this has not already been handled.
  • Identifying the best mesothelioma treatment facilities in their local area or region; or learning to ask professionals about these facilities.
  • Contrary to some Internet ads that suggest no lawsuit needed for mesothelioma compensation in reality if you do not have an extremely skilled, and experienced mesothelioma lawyer most people with mesothelioma will get shortchanged financially.
  • Begin discussions with lawyers about the mesothelioma compensation process. The Belluck & Fox Mesothelioma Victims Center would welcome the opportunity to participate in these discussions and they are available anytime at 800-714-0303 and they want to emphasize they make house calls nationwide. http://MesotheliomaVictimsCenter.Com

The Center says, "We know the idea of have to deal with lawyers for a mesothelioma compensation claim sounds confusing but it does not have to be. The last thing we would advise people to do is put off beginning the mesothelioma compensation process because no one wants to deal with lawyers. As we would like to explain anytime a mesothelioma compensation claim should begin immediately after the diagnosis has been confirmed by a medical doctor." 

High risk work groups for exposure to asbestos include Veterans of the US Navy, power plant workers, shipyard workers, oil refinery workers, steel mill workers, miners, factory workers, railroad workers, plumbers, electricians, auto mechanics, machinists, welders, pipefitters, insulators, and construction workers. Typically the exposure to asbestos occurred in the 1950s, 1960s, 1970s, or 1980s. http://MesotheliomaVictimsCenter.Com

The average age for a diagnosed victim of mesothelioma is about 72 years old. This year between 2500 and 3000 US citizens will be diagnosed with mesothelioma. Mesothelioma is a rare form of cancer that is caused by exposure to asbestos.

The Belluck & Fox Mesothelioma Victims Center says, "If you call us at 1-800-714-0303, you will be talking to some of the nation's skilled and experienced lawyers, and we make house calls. In other words we go to visit the person who has been diagnosed with mesothelioma at their home almost immediately. The more we understand where or how the person who has been diagnosed with mesothelioma was exposed to asbestos the better we can represent them."

According to the CDC the states indicated with the highest incidence of mesothelioma include Maine, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Ohio, West Virginia, Virginia, Michigan, Illinois, Minnesota, Louisiana, Washington, and Oregon.

For more information about mesothelioma please refer to the National Institutes of Health's web site related to this rare form of cancer:

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