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Mesothelioma & Asbestos

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 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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We help clients who need assistance with work-related injuries linked to asbestos and other serious problems.
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Asbestos Exposure And Mesothelioma In The Construction And Remodeling Trades

For decades, construction workers were unknowingly exposed to asbestos fibers in the building materials they handled on a daily basis. Manufacturers and, in many cases, employers knew how toxic asbestos was, but by the time workers found out, the damage was done.

Thousands of new cases of mesothelioma and asbestos lung cancer are diagnosed each year, including hundreds of people who formerly worked in the building trades.

If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with asbestos disease, The Gori Law Firm is ready to help. Our lawyers have advocated successfully on behalf of thousands of clients in Illinois and throughout the United States.

Floor-To-Ceiling Asbestos Hazards … Literally

Asbestos is an excellent insulator and naturally fire-resistant. It was also cheap and readily incorporated into other materials. For these reasons, asbestos was widely used in hundreds of construction materials before it was mostly discontinued by the early 1980s.

Asbestos was prevalent in wallboard, plasters and wallpaper; floor tiles and floor coverings; siding, shingles and tar paper; acoustic ceiling tiles; paints and fireproof coatings; wall and attic insulation; electrical wiring; pipes and furnaces; and many other building materials.

Although asbestos is no longer used in new construction, the highly toxic fibers are frequently disturbed in renovations and demolition of older buildings. As a result, many workers are still at risk today, along with occupants of those homes, apartments or commercial buildings.

If a loved one has a diagnosis or symptoms of asbestos disease, our attorneys are skilled at making the connection between their present illness and their employment 20, 30, 40 or even 50 years ago. Anyone who worked in the construction trades, even briefly, is at higher risk of asbestos exposure:

  • Carpenters and laborers
  • Bricklayers
  • Plumbers and pipefitters
  • Electricians
  • Painters, plasterers and drywall installers
  • Furnace and HVAC workers
  • Home remodelers
  • Demolition workers
  • Asbestos removal/mitigation workers
  • Family members of construction workers
  • Tenants and homeowners by secondary exposure

Attorneys For Construction Workers Exposed To Asbestos

We can help retrace the work history of building trades workers to identify who they worked for, what projects they worked on and what asbestos products they used or likely were exposed to. The Gori Law Firm has recovered more than $3 billion in compensation for mesothelioma victims or their survivors in cases nationwide. Call one of the numbers below or contact us online for a free consultation.

Nationwide Assistance And Representation For People With Mesothelioma And Asbestos Disease

St. Louis area: 618-307-4085/Toll free in the U.S.: 888-362-6890

Based in Madison County, Illinois, our construction worker mesothelioma lawyers handle asbestos-related cases throughout the United States.

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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