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We are a nationwide leader in asbestos litigation with more than 20 years of experience and a staff that is highly qualified and specially trained to handle complex asbestos cases.

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We help victims of dangerous drugs (Actos, Mirena, Lipitor, etc.) and faulty devices (hip implants, pacemakers, etc.)
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We help victims of dangerous drugs (Actos, Mirena, Lipitor, etc.) and faulty devices (hip implants, pacemakers, etc.)
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We help clients who need assistance with work-related injuries linked to asbestos and other serious problems.
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Personal Injury &
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Personal Injury &
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We help clients who need assistance with work-related injuries linked to asbestos and other serious problems.
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Family Members Exposed To Asbestos

The Connection Between Work And Home

The widespread use of asbestos in American industries during the 20th century posed a danger to the people who worked with it or near it. Equally at risk are the families of these workers who bring asbestos fibers home on their clothing, in their hair, on their tools and in the family car.

Often, even the simple act of taking dirty clothes to the laundry room can cause the fibers to become airborne and inhaled. Multiply even that once-a-day act by hundreds or thousands of days — and the risk to spouses, children and others living in the home increases tremendously.

Second-Hand Exposure

This kind of “second-hand” asbestos exposure has been known to cause lung cancer and mesothelioma in family members of the following high-risk workers:

  • Shipyard employees
  • Asbestos mining and manufacturing workers
  • Refinery workers
  • Chemical plant employees
  • Foundry workers
  • Mechanics
  • Construction workers involved with insulation work, demolition work, drywall, floor and ceiling tile and other building-related trades
  • Mechanics
  • Pipe fitters
  • Electricians
  • Boilermakers
  • Power plant workers
  • Welders
  • Roofers

How The Gori Law Firm Can Help

If you have lived with someone who worked in one of these high-risk occupations — you may have had a significant exposure to asbestos yourself. And if you have recently been diagnosed with an asbestos lung cancer such as mesothelioma, we urge you not wait to seek out legal help just because you don’t have proof.

Our law firm offers decades of experience with asbestos and mesothelioma litigation nationwide — as well as the resources needed to pinpoint the source of your exposure and obtain the compensation you deserve. We have been committed to this work for nearly 15 years and our lawyers have secured over $3 billion in verdict awards and settlements for previous clients. We are ready to start putting those resources to work for you today.

Nationwide Legal Help For People With Asbestos Lung Cancer Or Mesothelioma

St. Louis Area: 618-307-4085 / Toll Free: 888-362-6890

For a free case evaluation, please call our law offices directly or contact us online. An experienced attorney will be available to discuss your potential lawsuit, answer your questions and address any other concerns you may have.

Why Choose The Gori Law Firm?

Experience

With over 100 years of combined legal experience, we guide our clients through the litigation process by addressing questions and concerns and about the outcome every step of the way. Read More

Results

The team at The Gori Law Firm fights hard for clients, working to get the compensation and the settlement they deserve, obtaining over $3 billion in verdicts and settlements for our clients. Read More

Team Approach

We are more than just experienced attorneys: our team is also made up of highly trained paralegals and professionals specially trained to deal with the demands of these complex cases. Read More

Faster Trial Dates
We know that obtaining funds in a timely manner will help cover medical expenses. The Gori Law Firm works quickly to recover funds and secure the earliest possible trial dates on our client's behalf. Read More

Recognition

  • Super Lawyers
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • American Association for Justice
  • ABA Defending Liberty Pursuing Justice
  • Illinois State Bar Association

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