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Silicosis Lawsuits for Lung Disease, Cancer & TB – Current Silicosis Lawsuit Information

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Persons who developed lung disease, lung cancer, or TB as a result of silica dust inhalation may have grounds to file a silicosis lawsuit against an employer. This page explains who is eligible to file a silicosis lawsuit for lung disease, lung cancer, or TB, and explains why persons harmed by silica inhalation should consider a silicosis lawsuit.

Silicosis, the lung disease that develops as a result of exposure to respirable silica particles, has been a known threat to workers’ heath for nearly a century in the United States. During the 1930s and 1940s, a series of silicosis lawsuits were filed for lung disease deaths. Agencies of the federal government such as OSHA (Occupational Safety & Health Administration) and MSHA (Mine Safety & Health Administration) regulate the permissible silica exposure levels for workers in order to prevent the condition. With the use of proper and approved safety equipment, silicosis is entirely preventable. However, once contracted, it cannot be cured or reversed. Early symptoms include shortness of breath, fatigue, and cough; in its advanced stages, the condition causes respiratory distress, respiratory failure, and death. Fatal unto itself, this condition also puts individuals at risk for serious diseases including lung cancer and tuberculosis (TB). Companies that fail to protect their workers must be held legally accountable for their negligence.

Silicosis Lawsuits

If you or a family member developed lung disease and have a history of airborne silica dust exposure on the job, you may have legal grounds for filing a silicosis lawsuit for lung disease, lung cancer, or TB. The two chief reasons attorneys handling silicosis lawsuits recommend filing a silicosis lawsuit if you had silica dust exposure at work are as follows:

First, a silicosis lawsuit can bring real financial compensation to your family for the suffering, damages, and medical expenses that were incurred due to the disease. Silicosis is a progressive and untreatable disease, meaning it is likely to worsen over time, resulting in intensifying medical problems and complications throughout life.

Second, filing a silicosis lawsuit is a powerful way for individuals to pressure large companies to take silica dust precautions seriously. Unfortunately, the threat of major litigation is often the most effective way to pressure a company to take responsibility for the safety its workers. Companies that have lined their pockets while flouting federal safety regulations and exposing their workers to respirable silica dust deserve to be held accountable in a court of law.

Our lawyers handle silicosis lawsuits nationally, and provide no-cost, no-obligation silicosis lawsuit case review for workers throughout the U.S. who developed lung disease and have a history of silica dust exposure at work. To learn more about silicosis lawsuits for lung disease, lung cancer, TB, or other serious health problems, please contact our attorney team handling silicosis lawsuits. One of our lawyers will be happy to answer your questions, offering information on silicosis lawsuit time limits that may apply to you and determining whether you may have grounds for a silicosis lawsuit. Simply complete our online contact form and an attorney will contact you promptly for a free silicosis lawsuit claim evaluation.

Silicosis Lawsuits Are Not Class Action Lawsuits

People who developed lung disease from silica dust exposure at work may wonder whether filing a silicosis lawsuit could actually yield significant compensation for themselves or their family. Silicosis is a serious disease that harms and kills workers throughout the United States each year; for this reason, silicosis lawsuits provide meaningful rather than the symbolic forms of compensation often associated with class action lawsuits. In some cases, silicosis lawsuits may merge into a Multi-District Litigation (MDL), a legal method that allows plaintiffs with similar complaints to stand together against a large entity. Each plaintiff’s situation is considered on its own merit and each plaintiff will receive compensation based on the particulars of their situation and degree of suffering.

Our firm represents all persons involved in a silicosis lawsuit for lung disease, lung cancer, or TB on a contingency basis, meaning there are never any legal fees unless we win compensation in your case. For a free no-obligation consultation, complete our brief online contact form. One of our silicosis attorneys will contact you shortly to answer your questions as definitely as possible.

No-Cost, No-Obligation Silicosis Lawsuit Case Review for Persons or Families of Persons Who Developed Silicosis Lung Problems at Work

Onder, Shelton, O’Leary & Peterson, LLC is a St. Louis personal injury law firm handling serious injury and death claims across the country. We have represented clients throughout the United States in complex pharmaceutical litigation such as Vioxx, Digitek, Ethex and others, and if you or a loved one has suffered from silicosis or related health problems we will discuss your situation and answer as many of your questions as possible without any fee or further obligation. Should you wish our firm to represent you in a silicosis lawsuit for lung cancer, TB, or other lung problems, we never charge a fee unless we are able to collect for you.