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"To qualify for compensation the Navy Veteran's exposure to asbestos must have occurred before 1982 and their lung cancer diagnosis must be no older than 12 months. Compensation may exceed $100,000."
WASHINGTON, DC, March 02, 2022 /24-7PressRelease/ -- The US Navy Veterans Lung Cancer Advocate says, "We are urging a Navy Veteran who has just been diagnosed with lung cancer or their family to please call attorney Erik Karst of the law firm of Karst von Oiste at 800-714-0303 if while in the navy the Veteran was required to stay on their ship or submarine at a shipyard where they may have had extreme exposure to asbestos. The most extreme types of exposure to asbestos on a navy ship or submarine that was undergoing repairs at a shipyard probably involved the engine room-propulsion center, an onboard repair room or machine shop, or at an ammunition storage area.
"As an example, we helped a Navy Veteran like this over a decade ago who worked with a shipyard crew that tore out and replaced a destroyer's engines. His asbestos exposure was extreme. In another example we know a Navy Veteran who was tasked with repacking his ship's pumps and valves. His asbestos exposure was extreme. There are tens of thousands of Navy Veterans who had extreme exposure to asbestos, and we want to help every single one of them if they develop lung cancer or mesothelioma.
"To qualify for compensation the Navy Veteran's exposure to asbestos must have occurred before 1982 and their lung cancer diagnosis must be no older than 12 months. If the Veteran-we have just described sounds like your husband or dad please call attorney Erik Karst of the law firm of Karst von Oiste at 800-714-0303 for what we think will be a very informative conversation about compensation. This is a nationwide appeal." www.karstvonoiste.com/
High-risk workplaces for asbestos exposure include the US Navy, shipyards, power plants, public utilities, manufacturing factories, chemical plants, oil refineries, mines, smelters, pulp and paper mills, aerospace manufacturing facilities, offshore oil rigs, demolition construction work sites, railroads, automotive manufacturing facilities, or auto brake shops. With lung cancer caused by asbestos exposure the lung cancer may not show up until decades after the exposure. https://USNavyLungCancer.Com
According to the American Cancer Society for nonsmokers who have been exposed to asbestos in their workplace the risk of lung cancer is five times that of unexposed workers. https://www.cdc.gov/cancer/lung/statistics/index.htm.
States with the highest incidence of lung cancer include Kentucky, West Virginia, Maine, Tennessee, Mississippi, Ohio, Indiana, Louisiana, Arkansas, Missouri, North Carolina, Rhode Island, Alabama, and Delaware.
However, a US Navy Veteran or person with mesothelioma or asbestos exposure lung cancer could live in any state including New York, Florida, California, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland, Illinois, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Oklahoma, Texas, Iowa, Georgia, Kansas, Nebraska, North Dakota, Wyoming, Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, Nevada, Arizona, Idaho, Washington, Oregon or Alaska. www.karstvonoiste.com/
For more information about asbestos exposure please visit the NIH's website on this topic: https://www.cancer.gov/about-cancer/causes-prevention/risk/substances ... fact-sheet.
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