(PRWEB) December 13, 2013
The Mesothelioma Victims Center says, "If a person has received the news of a confirmed diagnosis of mesothelioma from their doctor, it is vital the diagnosed victim, or their family call us immediately at 866-714-6466, so we can help them get to the nation's most skilled mesothelioma compensation attorneys, especially if the diagnosis has occurred during the holiday season."
Common Mistakes Diagnosed Victims Of Mesothelioma Or Their Families Make During The Holiday Season From The Mesothelioma Victims Center:
Information About Mesothelioma For Diagnosed Victims And Their Families From The Mesothedlioma Victims Center:
The average age for a diagnosed victim of mesothelioma is 72 years old. Frequently victims of mesothelioma are initially misdiagnosed with pneumonia. This year between 2500, and 3000 US citizens will be diagnosed with mesothelioma. Mesothelioma is 100% attributable to exposure to asbestos.
One third of diagnosed victims of mesothelioma served in the US Navy. Other high risk work groups for exposure to asbestos include shipyard workers, oil refinery workers, manufacturing workers, plumbers, electricians, auto mechanics, machinists, or construction workers. Typically the exposure to asbestos occurred in the 1950’s, 1960’s, 1970’s, or 1980’s.
The states with the highest incidence of mesothelioma include Pennsylvania, Maine, New Jersey, West Virginia, Florida, Wyoming, and Washington. However, based on the calls the Mesothelioma Victims Center receives diagnosed victims could be in any state including California, New York, Texas, Massachusetts, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, Georgia, Louisiana, Missouri, Ohio, Michigan, Iowa, Indiana, Illinois, Wisconsin, Minnesota, North Dakota, Montana, Wyoming, Nebraska, Kansas, Colorado, Utah, New Mexico, Arizona Nevada, Idaho, Oregon, Washington, and Alaska.
The Mesothelioma Victims Center says, “If you call us at 866-714-6466, we will see to it that you have instant access to the nation’s most skilled mesothelioma attorneys who consistently get the best compensation results for their clients." http://MesotheliomaVictimsCenter.Com
For more information about a rare form of cancer caused by exposure to asbestos called mesothelioma, please visit the US Centers For Disease Control's web site: http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm5815a3.htm