Most people feel overwhelmed and frightened when they have been diagnosed with a devastating illness like mesothelioma. Gathering information about all aspects of the disease, and thus gaining an understanding of what you can expect medically, personally, and legally, can be very helpful to feeling a sense of control.
This website is created to direct you to helpful resources about mesothelioma, to give you information about causes, diagnosis, prognosis, and treatment, and to give you the facts about the legal process and what is involved in filing a mesothelioma lawsuit.
We have prepared a section on helpful resources for medical information, including listings of cancer centers as well as clinical trials and medical journal articles.
Information on malignant mesothelioma
Asbestos exposure is the reason for more than 90% of cases of malignant mesothelioma. Information is included in this site about what asbestos is, how it works to cause asbestosis and lung cancer many years later, and how to protect yourself from being exposed to current sources. Visit our section Mesothelioma Causes.
Help for mesothelioma, the asbestos cancer
Your doctor will be your main resource for medical information. But don't hesitate to look for other sources of help for your mesothelioma—the asbestos cancer that is extremely aggressive and currently has no cure. We have listed some helpful resources for learning about complementary and alternative treatments. Always consult with your doctor before trying non-traditional treatments.
An experienced attorney can help you help you with the legal aspects of mesothelioma asbestos. Whether your case is peritoneal (abdominal) or pleural (lung) mesothelioma cancer, you deserve a chance to recover compensation if this disease was caused by negligent exposure to asbestos. At Hendlerlaw we can help you determine whether you may have a case against a company that manufactured or used asbestos without regard to the safety of workers and family members who risked exposure from dust brought home of workers' clothes. Some cases are found among residents who lived around mines or factories where asbestos was in use.
Our main office is in Austin, Texas, and we can help with cases in Maryland, Ohio, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and other states. We hope you find this website a helpful resource. And if you've been diagnosed with mesothelioma, please call us for a free case evaluation. 800.443.6353.