How to Bring a Suit for Mesothelioma

How to Bring a Suit for Mesothelioma

Posted By Golomb & Honik, P.C. || 4-May-2017

Mesothelioma is a form of cancer which attacks the mesothelium (a protective lining which coats most of the body’s internal organs) and is caused by asbestos exposure. If you were recently diagnosed with mesothelioma, you may be entitled to financial compensation by holding the parties responsible for negligent toxic exposure.

It is imperative to act quickly after you are diagnosed with mesothelioma. You may sue for compensation for past and future medical expenses, lost income, as well as the pain and suffering caused by your illness. If you are pursuing a wrongful death lawsuit on behalf of a loved one who has died due to mesothelioma, you may recover past medical expenses, past and future lost wages, and the value of your loss of companionship, comfort, and support resulting from the death.

Filing a Mesothelioma Claim

After you have been diagnosed with mesothelioma, the first thing you should do is reach out to a personal injury or class action attorney. At Golomb & Honik, P.C., our Philadelphia personal injury attorneys will take your information and create a file for your case in order to thoroughly review your case and determine what kind of case you have.

Once we decide that your case is one we could prosecute and you sign a retainer agreement, our legal team must determine which defendants belong in your case, and file a complaint as soon as possible. After the complaint is filed, then the discovery process starts, which will include written discovery, your deposition, and the deposition of your loved ones and other witnesses in the case.

Schedule a free consultation with our Philadelphia personal injury attorney at Golomb & Honik, P.C. today.

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