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Did you work with asbestos in District of Columbia? Mesothelioma and asbestosis claimed the lives of thousands District of Columbia residents between 1999 and 2010. This total does not account for those killed by other asbestos cancers, such as lung cancer, colon cancer, laryngeal cancer, and stomach cancer.
GPW's asbestos attorneys are familiar with many of the industrial, Chemical, Hospital, Other, Power Station, Refinery, School, Steelmill and other types of job sites throughout District of Columbia where asbestos exposure occurred. Some of the District of Columbia workers our law firm has helped were injured by asbestos at companies and sites in the 1 cities listed below.
Asbestos Lawsuits, District of Columbia, & Experience
Thousands of Americans were exposed to asbestos on the job in District of Columbia. Connecting the dots between places, products, and people you worked with over a career can be a challenging and complicated process. However, knowing the places you worked, what products were used there, and having the corroborating testimony of coworkers are all important factors in successfully pursuing your asbestos lawsuit in District of Columbia.
Further complicating these already difficult cases, asbestos exposure injuries can take decades to become apparent, therefore it is not unusual for a client to have moved from District of Columbia before their asbestos disease became apparent. In most states, once you have been diagnosed, the statute of limitations (or the time in which you can file suit) begins to run. Questions about District of Columbia's statute of limitations in asbestos cases? [Contact us.]
Whether you lived in District of Columbia for years or just during one summer years ago, we have the knowledge and resources track down the companies, products, & places where your asbestos exposure occurred. Our asbestos lawyers and support staff are familiar with long gone job sites and thousands of asbestos-containing products not only used in District of Columbia, but nationwide. If you are looking for an asbestos lawyer in District of Columbia, please contact us today to see how we can help you.
Statistics on mesothelioma and asbestosis deaths from CDC and NIOSH Work-Rleated Lung Disease (WoRLD) Surveillance System [link]
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Mesothelioma in District of Columbia
- Mesothelioma Deaths
The above chart shows the number of deaths attributed to mesothelioma in District of Columbia annually since 1999. (Note: After 2005, data is not included from years where less than 10 deaths were reported.)
Asbestos in District of Columbia
- Asbestos Deaths
Above is a chart of deaths resulting from asbestosis in District of Columbia every year since 1996.