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Pennsylvania Asbestos Lawyer

Did you work with asbestos in Pennsylvania? Mesothelioma and asbestosis claimed the lives of no fewer than 3,098 Pennsylvania residents between 1999 and 20101. 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 Pennsylvania asbestos lawyers are familiar with many of the industrial, Auto Garage, Chemical, Construction, Foundry, Hospital, Hotel/Casino, Military, Other, Paper Mill, Power Station, Railroad, Refinery, School, Service Station, Shipyard, Steelmill, Utility and other types of job sites throughout Pennsylvania where asbestos exposure occurred. Some of the Pennsylvania workers our law firm has helped were injured by asbestos at companies and sites in the 537 cities listed below.


Asbestos Lawsuits, Pennsylvania, & Experience

Thousands of Americans were exposed to asbestos on the job in Pennsylvania. 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 Pennsylvania.

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 Pennsylvania 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 Pennsylvania's statute of limitations in asbestos cases? [Contact us.]

Whether you lived in Pennsylvania 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 Pennsylvania, but nationwide. If you are looking for an asbestos lawyer in Pennsylvania, please contact us today to see how we can help you.

Malignant Mesothelioma in Pennsylvania's Counties

Between 1999 and 2010, 2,048 deaths were attributed to mesothelioma in Pennsylvania. Nationwide, mesothelioma claimed 29,827 people, making Pennsylvania rank number 3 out of 51 (all 50 states plus the District of Columbia). Only 2 other states suffered from more mesothelioma deaths than Pennsylvania.

In order to more accurately compare deaths, instead of using raw numbers, as reported above, epidemiologists often use age-adjusted death rates. Age adjusted death rates take into account the average age of residents, as a county or state with an older average age is naturally going to see more deaths than an area with a younger average age.

Between 2000 and 2009, the following Pennsylvania counties have the highest age-ajusted death rates from malignant mesothelioma (only Pennsylvania counties with at least 10 mesothelioma deaths are included):

Footnotes
  1. Statistics on mesothelioma and asbestosis deaths from CDC and NIOSH Work-Rleated Lung Disease (WoRLD) Surveillance System [link]
Asbestos was used in thousands applications and locations across the US. Where were you exposed?

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Mesothelioma in Pennsylvania

The above chart shows the number of deaths attributed to mesothelioma in Pennsylvania annually since 1999. (Note: After 2005, data is not included from years where less than 10 deaths were reported.)

Asbestosis in Pennsylvania

Above is a chart of deaths resulting from asbestosis in Pennsylvania every year since 1996.

Pennsylvania Asbestos Lawyers

The following list of GPW attorneys are licensed to practice in Pennsylvania. Asbestos attorneys:

Have been injured by asbestos in Pennsylvania? Contact one of our Pennsylvania Asbestos attorneys at our firm can for more information about how our experience and expertise can work for you.

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