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Trust us when we say that a coal miner or individual in the mining industry with mesothelioma should only retain the services of the nation's most skilled and capable mesothelioma attorneys
NEW YORK, NY, December 11, 2017 /24-7PressRelease/ -- The Mesothelioma Victims Center is committed to seeing that a coal miner or hard-rock miner with mesothelioma receives the best possible financial compensation for this asbestos exposure type of cancer. As the group would like to discuss anytime at 800-714-0303, a miner with mesothelioma wanting the very best possible financial compensation needs to know how vital it is they retain the services of some of the nation's most skilled and experienced mesothelioma attorneys. The group offers on-the-spot access to some of the nation's most capable mesothelioma attorneys because the best financial compensation results and representation by some of the nation's most capable lawyers are directly related. http://MesotheliomaVictimsCenter.Com
According to the Mesothelioma Victims Center, "We want to make certain a miner who has recently received the news of a confirmed mesothelioma diagnosis calls us anytime at 800-714-0303 to ensure they are dealing directly with some of the nation's most skilled mesothelioma attorneys. We recently were in the Coal Mining Country in the Ohio River Valley and we were horrified by the frequency of cable TV ads from lawyers that were not even close to being big-league mesothelioma attorneys.
"Trust us when we say that a coal miner or individual in the mining industry with mesothelioma should only retain the services of the nation's most skilled and capable mesothelioma attorneys. This is important as the miner's mesothelioma financial compensation depends on having the most qualified lawyers working on the case, as opposed to someone inexperienced fumbling their way through it. Not hiring an extremely skilled and experienced lawyer could literally cost the victim or their family hundreds of thousands of dollars in lost compensation. Before a miner or their family hires a lawyer or law firm to assist with a mesothelioma compensation claim, please call us at 800-714-0303 and ensure you are dealing directly with some of the nation's most capable mesothelioma attorneys." http://MesotheliomaVictimsCenter.Com
According to the Mesothelioma Victims Center, "There are coal mines is 25 US States. In 1980 there were about 250,000 coal miners in the United States; in 2016 that number had decreased to about 80,000. Mesothelioma can take 30 to 50 years to show up after a person is initially exposed to asbestos.
The coal-producing states were, in descending order, with annual production in millions of short tons:
* Wyoming 395.7
* West Virginia 112.2.
* Kentucky 77.3
* Pennsylvania 60.9.
* Illinois 58.0.
* Montana 44.6.
* Texas 43.7.
* Indiana 39.3.
* Special note: The deepest hard rock mine in the United States is in Northern Idaho with a depth of 9000+ feet.
For more information about coal mines in the United States please refer to the US Energy Information Agency's website on this topic: https://www.eia.gov/tools/faqs/faq.php?id=69&t=2.
Each year about 3000 US citizens will be diagnosed with mesothelioma. Mesothelioma is caused by exposure to asbestos. High -risk work groups for exposure to asbestos include US Navy Veterans, power plant workers, shipyard workers, oil refinery workers, steel mill workers, miners, manufacturing workers, pulp or paper mill workers, millwrights, welders, plumbers, electricians, auto mechanics, machinists, construction workers, rail road workers, and firemen. Typically, the exposure to asbestos for these types of workers occurred in the 1950's, 1960's, 1970's, or 1980's. http://MesotheliomaVictimsCenter.Com
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 coal or hard rock miner with mesothelioma could live in any state including New York, Florida, California, Texas, Illinois, Ohio, Iowa, Indiana, Missouri, North Carolina, Kentucky, Tennessee, Georgia, Alabama, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Kansas, Nebraska, North Dakota, Wyoming, Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, Nevada, Arizona, Idaho, or Alaska.
For more information about mesothelioma please refer to the National Institutes of Health's web site related to this rare form of cancer: https://www.cancer.gov/types/mesothelioma.
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