MESOTHELIOMA – Mesothelioma is a disease that attacks the pleura or the peritoneum, which are the membrane linings that surround the lungs and the entire abdomen. Mesothelioma is almost always the result of exposure to asbestos, and in most all cases results in death.
The Kerr Law Firm handles Asbestos and Mesothelioma class action claims. If you have been exposed to asbestos at your job or home or you have been diagnosed with asbestosis or mesothelioma, call the Kerr Law Firm at 843.785.3330 for a free consultation today!
Asbestos and mesothelioma claims have been pursued for the past thirty years by thousands of claimants. Most of these claimants worked in occupations where they were exposed to asbestos fibers. Over time, these fibers lodge themselves in the lungs and can cause a variety of diseases which result in serious personal injury, the need for long term care and exorbitant medical bills and even in some cases, ultimately death.
The most common diseases resulting from long term exposure to asbestos are:
ASBESTOSIS – Similar to mesothelioma, asbestosis is caused by the inhalation of asbestos fibers of a long period of time. Over time, the asbestos gets lodged in the lungs, and ultimately scars the lungs to the point they can not function properly. The body develops scar tissue to fight the scars. This scar tissue builds up in the lungs and prevents the unimpeded free flow of oxygen into the blood stream. The victim will experience problems breathing, a severe cough and fatige due to low blood/oxygen levels. Asbestosis in some cases can cause death.
If you have an asbestosis or mesothelioma claim, we can help.
When you are injured you need someone with the knowledge and experience to obtain a fair and just recovery for you and your family. Our main office is in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina and we represent injured persons in South Carolina and Georgia. If you or a member of your family has been injured by the negligence of another person or company, call the Kerr Law Firm for a free consultation at 843-785-3330.