(PRWEB) March 17, 2014
The Mesothelioma Victims Center knows of many instances where an individual was diagnosed with malignant mesothelioma before the victim, or their family, could do anything about a mesothelioma compensation claim, or even prepare a will. In many instances the victim was misdiagnosed with pneumonia. By the time the doctors were able to get a proper diagnosis for the mesothelioma victim, it was too late to do much about it, and the victim succumbed to this rare form of cancer. If this situation has happened to a diagnosed victim's family they should call the Mesothelioma Victims Center immediately at 866-714-6466, because it is vital the mesothelioma process begin immediately. http://MesotheliomaVictimsCenter.Com
Things That Are Needed By A Family That Recently Lost A Loved One To Mesothelioma From The Mesothelioma Victims Center:
1. Did the loved one have a will? Was a trusted family member given power of attorney?
2. Does the family know how or where the diagnosed victim came into contact with asbestos?
3. Does the certificate of death that indicates mesothelioma as the cause of death?
The Mesothelioma Victims Center says, "Because there is potentially so much money on the line, from a financial compensation standpoint, it really is vital the victim's family covers all of their bases. We go out of our way to help families in these exact situations and we need to emphasize the national caliber mesothelioma compensation attorneys we suggest are also experts at assisting with wills, probate, and issues related to power of attorney. In many instances, a mesothelioma compensation claim can be worth hundreds of thousands, or even millions of dollars, but it is vital the family move quickly because there are issues related to time deadlines in which a mesothelioma compensation claim must be filed." For more information please a family in this situation is urged to call the Mesothelioma Victims Center anytime at 866-714-6466. http://MesotheliomaVictimsCenter.Com
Information About Mesothelioma For Diagnosed Victims And Their Families From The Mesothelioma Victims Center:
The average age for a diagnosed victim of mesothelioma is 72 years old. Victims of mesothelioma are frequently misdiagnosed with pneumonia. This year between 2,500 and 3,000 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 1950s, 1960s, 1970s, or 1980s. http://MesotheliomaVictimsCenter.com
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, Indiana, Illinois, Wisconsin, Minnesota, North Dakota, Montana, 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