San Diego, California - The Mesothelioma Victims Center says, "Because a diagnosis of mesothelioma frequently comes out of the blue, most victims and/or their family members we talk to are desperately looking for information about treatment options, compensation possibilities, and more.
These conversations are heartbreaking. If there is one good thing we can offer people in this situation, it is instant access to the nation's most skilled mesothelioma compensation lawyers, instant information about treatment centers, and a customized check list we create for the victim and their family members to ensure they have the best possible resources going forward.
The Mesothelioma Victims Center says, "There is a recent news article about a power plant worker in the UK that sounded all too familiar to what happens here in the US. The victims family said, 'It was only because he went to work every day that he became ill, and that was extremely difficult for us to come to terms with.'
“The article goes on to say, 'Irwin Mitchell said the decision clarified the law and also gave greater protection to current and future victims of industrial diseases and accidents who are simply carrying out their day-to-day jobs.' We think this news is fantastic for those in the UK. We are sharing this article to give hope for those living here in the US that there is compensation out there for those suffering from this rare disease.”
Unfortunately the center cannot not make a mesothelioma diagnosis go away. If a diagnosed victim or their family members want instant access to the nation's best mesothelioma compensation lawyers who consistently get the best possible results for their clients, the group is available at 1-866-714-6466. If victims or family members need information on the nation's leading mesothelioma treatment centers and/or if they want a vital checklist of must do items, the Mesothelioma Victims Center can also be reached at http://MesotheliomaVictimsCenter.Com
Information About Mesothelioma For Diagnosed Victims And Their Families From The Mesothelioma Victims Center:
According to the US Center for Disease Control the average age for a diagnosed victim of mesothelioma is 72 years old. Frequently victims of mesothelioma are initially misdiagnosed with pneumonia. This year between 2500, and 3000 US citizens will be diagnosed with mesothelioma. Mesothelioma is attributable to exposure to asbestos.
According to the CDC the states indicated with the highest incidence of mesothelioma include Maine, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Ohio, West Virginia, Virginia, Michigan, Illinois, Minnesota, Louisiana, Washington, and Oregon. However, based on the calls the Mesothelioma Victims Center receives a diagnosed victim of mesothelioma could live in any state including New York, Florida, California, Texas, Illinois, Ohio, Iowa, Indiana, Missouri, North Carolina, Kentucky, Tennessee, Georgia, Alabama, Missouri, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Kansas, Nebraska, Wyoming, Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, Arizona, Idaho, or Alaska.
For a up to date map from the CDC showing the states with the highest incidence of mesothelioma please refer to their web site on this topic. http://www2.cdc.gov/drds/worldreportdata/figuretabledetailsarchive.asp?FigureTableID=139&GroupRefNumber=F07-02
High risk work groups for exposure to asbestos include US Navy Veterans, power plant workers, shipyard workers, oil refinery workers, manufacturing, or industrial workers, plumbers, electricians, auto mechanics, machinists, or construction workers. Typically the exposure to asbestos occurred in the 1950’s, 1960’s, 1970’s, or 1980’s. http://MesotheliomaVictimsCenter.Com
For more information about mesothelioma please refer to the National Institutes of Health's web site related to this rare form of cancer: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/mesothelioma.html