Like other members of the military, numerous members of the U.S. Coast Guard have been exposed to asbestos particles due to the heavy use of asbestos-containing components on Coast Guard vessels. The effects of asbestos exposure can take decades to fully develop, but are deadly. Mesothelioma, a cancer affecting the lining of the lungs, has ravaged the lives of countless Americans, including the brave men and women of the U.S. Coast Guard.
At Wallace & Graham, P.A., we are dedicated to helping mesothelioma victims recover fair and just compensation for their losses. Based in Charlotte, North Carolina, our asbestos lawyers represent clients across the nation. Call 855-280-6685 for a free consultation.
Asbestos was used extensively on Coast Guard ships, in the insulation and reflective material used in the construction of boilers and engines. Coast Guard members serving below deck, near this equipment, were at the highest risk of developing mesothelioma.
The pipes that ran through the entire vessel were typically coated with asbestos, putting anyone serving on the Coast Guard vessel at risk of asbestos exposure. Since Coast Guard members worked, rested and slept near asbestos, their risk of exposure was especially high.
Our attorneys have successfully handled numerous mesothelioma lawsuits for people who served in the U.S. Coast Guard and other branches of the military. We can help you with all aspects of applying for VA benefits, so you can pursue the financial relief you need and deserve.
If you or a loved one served in the U.S. Coast Guard and is now suffering from the effects of mesothelioma, we can help. Our top priority is diagnosis and medical benefits for clients to begin life-extending treatment as soon as possible. Our attorneys also pursue injury and wrongful death damages for loss of income, the victim’s pain and suffering, and survivors’ loss of companionship and support.
Contact us today for a free case evaluation with an experienced mesothelioma litigation lawyer.