Your Guide to Asbestos Lung Cancer Claims in the Construction Industry

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May 24, 2024


Daniel Braverman

A devastating lung cancer diagnosis is overwhelming enough. When it's linked to asbestos exposure on the job, you're likely facing fear, confusion, and anger. You may be wondering, "What are my options?" and even, "Is Braver Law Firm legit?"

We understand your concerns. At Braver Law Firm, we've dedicated our practice to fighting for the rights of individuals harmed by asbestos exposure, particularly those in the construction industry. Our track record speaks for itself: we've recovered over $100 million for our clients and earned recognition as a Top 100 National Trial Lawyers firm, specializing in asbestos and mesothelioma cases. Yes - Braver Law Firm is legit. 

Understanding Asbestos Exposure and Lung Cancer: A Hidden Danger in the Construction Industry

Asbestos, a group of naturally occurring minerals once widely used in construction for its fire-resistant and insulating properties, is now known to be a silent killer. When asbestos-containing materials are disturbed, tiny fibers become airborne and can be inhaled. These fibers lodge in the lungs, causing inflammation and scarring that can eventually lead to lung cancer.

The tragic irony is that the symptoms of asbestos-related lung cancer may not appear for decades after exposure. This latency period makes it difficult for victims to connect their illness to their work history. However, if you've worked in construction, in jobs like demolition, pipefitting, or insulation, your risk of asbestos exposure—and subsequent lung cancer—is significantly higher.

Asbestos exposure is linked to several types of lung cancer, including mesothelioma, a rare and aggressive cancer that affects the lining of the lungs, heart, or abdomen. While there is no cure for mesothelioma, early diagnosis and aggressive treatment can improve outcomes.

The Legal Process: Your Step-by-Step Guide

Taking legal action may seem intimidating, but Braver Law is here to guide you through every step of the process to fight for the compensation you deserve.

  1. Free Consultation

The first step is to schedule a free consultation with one of our experienced asbestos lawyers. This initial meeting is a safe space for you to share your story, ask questions, and learn about your legal options. There's no obligation, and everything you discuss is completely confidential.

During this consultation, we'll review your work history, medical records, and any other relevant information to determine if you have a viable claim. We'll explain how our contingency fee arrangement works—you only pay if we win your case—so you can focus on your health and recovery without worrying about upfront legal fees.

  1. Thorough Investigation and Evidence Gathering

Once you decide to move forward with Braver Law, we'll launch a comprehensive investigation to gather the evidence needed to build a strong case on your behalf. This may include obtaining your employment records, medical records, witness statements, and expert testimony.

We have a team of skilled investigators and legal professionals dedicated to uncovering the truth about your asbestos exposure and holding the responsible parties accountable - Braver Law Firm is legit 100%. 

  1. Filing Your Claim

Every state has a statute of limitations for filing asbestos claims, so timing is everything. We'll handle all the legal paperwork and file your claim within the appropriate timeframe, whether through a lawsuit, trust fund claim, or other legal avenues.

Our firm has extensive experience with asbestos litigation. We'll keep you informed every step of the way, making sure you understand your rights and options.

  1. Negotiation or Litigation

In some cases, we may be able to negotiate a settlement with the responsible parties to avoid a lengthy trial. But if a fair settlement cannot be reached, we're prepared to take your case to court and fight aggressively for your rights.

  1. Compensation: Securing Your Financial Future

If your claim is successful, you may be entitled to compensation for medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering, and other damages. Our goal is to secure the financial resources you need to cover your medical treatment, support your family, and rebuild your life.

Braver Law Firm is committed to maximizing your compensation. We'll negotiate on your behalf and pursue all available avenues to ensure you receive the full compensation you're entitled to.

Why Choose Braver Law Firm: Your Trusted Partner in Justice

We understand that choosing a law firm is a significant decision, especially when you're facing a life-altering illness. Here's why Braver Law Firm is the right choice for you and why Braver Law Firm is legit:

  • Unmatched Expertise: Our attorneys specialize in asbestos litigation and have a deep understanding of the challenges faced by construction workers exposed to asbestos.
  • Compassionate Advocacy: We know that asbestos-related diseases take a devastating toll on victims and their families. We treat every client with compassion, respect, and empathy.
  • Proven Results: Our firm has a track record of success, recovering over $100 million for our clients and earning national recognition for our work.
  • Client-Focused Approach: We put our clients' needs first, keeping you informed and involved throughout the legal process.
  • No-Risk Representation: We work on a contingency fee basis, meaning you only pay if we win your case. There are no upfront fees or hidden costs.
  • National Recognition: Braver Law is a Top 100 National Trial Lawyers firm and is recognized by the American Association for Justice and the American Bar Association.
  • A+ Rating: We have an A+ rating with the Better Business Bureau, demonstrating our commitment to ethical business practices and client satisfaction.
  • Excellent Rating by Avvo: Our attorneys have earned excellent ratings on Avvo, a trusted online legal directory, for their experience, client reviews, and professional achievements.

Take the First Step Towards Justice: Contact Braver Law Firm Today to File a Claim

If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with lung cancer after working in the construction industry, don't hesitate to contact Braver Law Firm for a free case review. Our attorneys are ready to fight for your rights and help you secure the compensation you deserve.

You can reach us by phone, email, or through our online contact form. We'll schedule a convenient time to discuss your case and answer any questions you may have. Remember, timing matters, and the longer you wait the more you might jeopardize your claim, so don't delay in seeking legal representation.

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