A guided missile cruiser decommissioned in 1996, the USS Bainbridge exposed many service men and women to asbestos. Call 888-362-6890 if you were diagnosed with mesothelioma.
USS Bainbridge (CGN 25) (ex-DLGN 25) – Guided Missile Cruiser (Nuclear Propulsion)
Classification: Guided Missile Cruiser
Status: Disposed of by Recycling
Launch Date: 4/15/1961
Commission Date: 10/6/1962
Decommission Date: 9/13/1996
USS Bainbridge started out on the Mediterranean in February of 1963. Shortly after, in the early 1970’s, she began a series of Western Pacific deployments in support of the US effort in Vietnam. Over the next decade, the USS Bainbridge was deployed to the Caribbean, Mediterranean, Indian Ocean, and even had some combat engagements off of Libya and Kosovo.
Guided Missile Cruisers are warships that fall under the general category of Cruisers. Currently, only three nations (United States, Russia, and Peru) operate cruisers. Cruisers are built to carry out sea raids and to provide protection to other ships in the fleet. They are smaller than battleships but larger than destroyers. Unfortunately men on all types of cruisers were exposed to asbestos while aboard these vessels. Asbestos was found in a number of areas on these ships, in particular the insulation that lined piping.
Anyone who served on a cruiser should speak with their doctor regarding asbestos related diseases, such as Mesothelioma and Lung Cancer, and the treatment options available.
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Asbestos lung cancer and mesothelioma lawsuits involving active-duty or retired members of the U.S. military involve additional, complex legal issues and considerations.
At The Gori Law Firm, you’ll find lawyers with extensive experience in military asbestos and mesothelioma cases, and a staff that is highly qualified and specially trained to assist us in handling these difficult cases. We also work diligently to help people living with mesothelioma obtain a trial date within six to nine months from the time their lawsuit is filed.
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