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Adult Children of Asbestos Sufferers Urged to Contact Mesothelioma Victims Center

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Family members can help diagnosed victims receive financial compensation when they are too sick to help themselves

WASHINGTON, Feb. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mesothelioma Victims Center says, "We want all adult children of a diagnosed victim to call so that the center can educate them on compensation and how to protect their loved one."

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"Because of the age of the average diagnosed victim of mesothelioma is around 70, and because mesothelioma is such an aggressive form of cancer we are urging the adult children of the diagnosed victim to call us at 866-714-6466, so we can list the items that should be in place to make certain the diagnosed victim receives the best possible financial compensation." http://MesotheliomaVictimsCenter.Com

The Victims Center fears that each year hundreds of victims of mesothelioma or their family receive no compensation because either the diagnosed victim passed away before there was time to begin the mesothelioma compensation claims process, or because they picked the wrong type of attorney to advance a mesothelioma compensation claim. To change this from happening to any more diagnosed victims, the group is urging the adult son, daughter, or wife of diagnosed victim of mesothelioma to call them anytime at 866-714-6466 for on the spot help, and resources. http://MesotheliomaVictimsCenter.Com

Things A Wife, Adult Son, Or Daughter Must Have In Place To Protect A Diagnosed Victim Of Mesothelioma Compensation Claim From The Mesothelioma Victims Center:

  • The Mesothelioma Victims Center says, "The two most important things a victim of mesothelioma must have in place is an actual diagnosis proving the victim has mesothelioma, and immediate access to the nation's most skilled and experienced mesothelioma compensation attorneys. If a possible victim of mesothelioma is too weak to have a biopsy done, we will give the family instructions on what things must be in place to protect the victim and family. Families of diagnosed victims of mesothelioma should be concerned about compensation, and we are always available to help a diagnosed victim, or their family members with one call to 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, Iowa, 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: www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm5815a3.htm

Media Contact:
M. Thomas Martin
866-714-6466

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