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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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Mesothelioma
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Mesothelioma
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Learn more about mesothelioma, symptoms & treatment, frequently asked questions and more.
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Mesothelioma
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Learn more about mesothelioma, symptoms & treatment, frequently asked questions and more.
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Mass Torts, Defective Drugs & Products
Mass Torts, Defective Drugs & Products
We help victims of dangerous drugs (Actos, Mirena, Lipitor, etc.) and faulty devices (hip implants, pacemakers, etc.)
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Mass Torts, Defective Drugs & Products
Mass Torts, Defective Drugs & Products
We help victims of dangerous drugs (Actos, Mirena, Lipitor, etc.) and faulty devices (hip implants, pacemakers, etc.)
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Personal Injury &
Workers' Compensation
Personal Injury &
Workers' Compensation

We help clients who need assistance with work-related injuries linked to asbestos and other serious problems.
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Personal Injury &
Workers' Compensation
Personal Injury &
Workers' Compensation

We help clients who need assistance with work-related injuries linked to asbestos and other serious problems.
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Symptoms Of Asbestos Exposure

Could A Family Member Have Mesothelioma?

Early diagnosis of mesothelioma offers the best hope of survival. Unfortunately, the symptoms of mesothelioma vary widely and often mimic the symptoms of other medical conditions.

The keys to an accurate and timely diagnosis are knowing the common symptoms and making the connection to past asbestos exposure. Our law firm connects individuals and concerned family members with medical specialists who can confirm mesothelioma or asbestos lung cancer and help clients choose the most beneficial treatment options.

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Mesothelioma Victims And Families

St. Louis area: 618-307-4085/Toll free: 888-362-6890

Symptoms Of Asbestos Exposure And Mesothelioma

The experienced lawyers of The Gori Law Firm, have handled thousands of cases of asbestos-related diseases throughout the United States. While we are not qualified to make medical assessments, we are all too familiar with the typical symptoms of mesothelioma:

  • Shortness of breath from any exertion
  • Difficulty breathing
  • Coughing fits or coughing up blood
  • Pain in the chest or lower back
  • Rapid weight loss and loss of appetite
  • Impaired bowel function
  • Abdominal bloating
  • Chronic fatigue

The most common form is pleural mesothelioma, a cancer of the lining that encompasses the lungs. Other forms of mesothelioma invade the linings around the abdominal organs, the heart or the testicles.

If you or your spouse or parent has any of these symptoms, you should consult your family physician as soon as possible or seek out a specialist such as a pulmonologist or oncologist who can confirm or rule out mesothelioma.

Symptoms Of Asbestosis Or Asbestos Lung Cancer

Asbestos lung cancer is a tumor in the actual lungs, whereas mesothelioma forms in the outer lining. The symptoms are similar, but not identical to mesothelioma:

  • Shortness of breath and easy fatigue
  • Chronic coughing or coughing up blood
  • Hoarseness
  • Recurring bronchitis or pneumonia
  • Swelling in the neck and face
  • Pain when inhaling deeply
  • Chest, shoulder and back pain
  • Weight loss

Asbestosis is a progressive lung ailment that is debilitating by itself and can be a precursor to cancer. There are overlapping symptoms with cancer, as well as certain telltale symptoms:

  • Shortness of breath with exertion
  • Chronic fatigue
  • Chest pain and painful breaths
  • A crackling sound when drawing breath
  • Sudden weight loss
  • Clubbing of the fingers or changes in fingernails

Serving Mesothelioma Victims Throughout The United States

Based in Madison County, Illinois, we handle mesothelioma cases nationwide by associating with legal counsel in other states. Whether you have a confirmed diagnosis or merely suspicions, our experienced attorneys can answer your questions, direct you to good doctors and leading treatment centers, and take prompt action on your potential lawsuits.

For a free case evaluation, please call our law offices directly or contact us online.

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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