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West Virginia Mesothelioma Lawyers

West Virginia

A good mesothelioma lawyer in West Virginia needs to know all the intricacies of West Virginia state and local laws related to asbestos, from liability issues to how victims affected by asbestos-related complications and diseases like mesothelioma cancer can get compensation. Only a lawyer who has extensive experience with West Virginia mesothelioma laws and regulations can work effectively to cut through the complex matters and procedures.

At the law firm of Early, Lucarelli, Sweeney and Meisenkothen, we have a team of lawyers with knowledge and practical involvement in mesothelioma and asbestos cases across the State of West Virginia. We’ve represented clients in more than a hundred West Virginia cities and towns, and our record for handling West Virginia mesothelioma litigation to the best of our ability is without equal.

High-Profile Mesothelioma Job Sites in West Virginia

Perhaps the highest-risk place for asbestos exposure, which may lead to mesothelioma cancer, is on the job. Thousands of major jobsites throughout West Virginia have put unsuspecting workers at risk for exposure to asbestos.

Our mesothelioma lawyers have represented clients who worked at the following major job sites in West Virginia:

  • ACandS, Inc. – Charleston
  • Allied Chemical Company – Nitro
  • Allied Services Incorporated – Charleston
  • Ashland Oil and Refinery Company – Charleston
  • Bayer Corporation – New Martinsville
  • E.I. Du Pont De Nemours and Company – Charleston
  • FMC Corporation – Nitro
  • Ford Motor Company – Charleston
  • Monsanto Chemical Company – Charleston
  • Owens Illinois Glass Company – Charleston
  • Owens-Illinois, Inc. – Huntington
  • Shell Oil Company – Spring Hill
  • Steel of West Virginia – Huntington
  • U. S. Bureau of Mines – Morgantown
  • Union Carbide Chemical Company – Charleston
  • United States Naval Ordnance Plant – Charleston
  • University of West Virginia – Morgantown
  • Volkswagen Plant – South Charleston
  • West Virginia Power Company – Charleston
  • Westinghouse Electric – Fairmont
  • Wheeling-Pittsburgh Steel Corporation – Wheeling

Asbestos exposure has occurred in many other mesothelioma jobsites in West Virginia as well. We can work with you or your loved one who was exposed to asbestos while on the job no matter where in West Virginia you live and work, either currently or in the past.

ELSM Mesothelioma Clients in West Virginia

The lawyers of Early, Lucarelli, Sweeney and Meisenkothen have represented mesothelioma clients all over the state of West Virginia. Our clients live in the towns and cities of West Virginia listed below:

  • Culloden, WV (1)
  • Fairmont, WV (1)
  • Hedgesville, WV (1)
  • Milton, WV (1)
  • Morgantown, WV (1)
  • Paden City, WV (1)
  • Parkersburg, WV (1)
  • Union, WV (1)
  • Vienna, WV (1)
  • Winfield, WV (2)

Recent ELSM Mesothelioma Settlements in West Virginia

Please note that individual cases vary based upon a number of factors, and prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome. If you have any questions about your legal rights, please contact us immediately.

State Disease Occupation / Exposure Age ~ Monies to Date
WV Mesothelioma Navy Worker / Machinist 52 ~$6,400,000
WV Mesothelioma Nurse Aid 49 ~$5,200,000
WV Mesothelioma Construction / Plantworker 52 ~$3,100,000
WV Mesothelioma Plantworker 73 ~$1,800,000
WV Mesothelioma Warehouse Worker 49 ~$1,600,000
WV Mesothelioma Household 71 ~$1,300,000

West Virginia Mesothelioma Statute of Limitations

In West Virginia, the statute of limitations for mesothelioma and asbestos claims is 2 years from diagnosis. For wrongful death claims, however, victims’ families have only 2 years from the time a loved one passes away to file their claim, according to the statute.

Because there is only a short time to gather evidence and file a claim, mesothelioma victims in West Virginia and their families must act quickly to find a lawyer who is experienced with asbestos-related claims. Failing to act before the statute of limitations runs out could result in a loss of rights to compensation for you or your family.

Don't Lose Your Rights to File in West Virginia

Request a Free Evaluation if you or someone you love has been diagnosed with mesothelioma. The evaluation will cost you nothing. Our attorneys will travel to visit you at your convenience. We understand how difficult a time this is for you and will assist in any way that we can. You can also fill out the form below to receive a free Mesothelioma packet, or call us toll-free at 1-800-336-0086.

James F. Early in Newsweek's 2012 Leaders of Asbestos Law Super Lawyers 2013 Early, Lucarelli, Sweeney, & Meisenkothen is a BBB Accredited Business. Click for the BBB Business Review of this Attorneys - Mesothelioma in New Haven CT U.S. News Best Law Firms 2017
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