Thank you for visiting our site to TALK MESO and learn more about how a mesothelioma lawyer at Baron & Budd may be able to help you or someone close to you suffering from mesothelioma. More than $30 billion in trust funds have been set aside for victims of mesothelioma and asbestos exposure. We can help you obtain compensation to pay for medical bills, pain and suffering, lost wages and maybe more.

When you get in touch with our experienced mesothelioma attorneys to TALK MESO, we will discuss how we can assist you and your family to get your share of the asbestos trust funds even if your loved one has passed on due to mesothelioma.

Depending on the facts of your case, you may never have to file a lawsuit or step inside a courtroom. We will work on your behalf to seek compensation for medical treatment and the anguish you have been forced to endure.

Frequently Asked Questions

Here are the answers to some commonly asked questions regarding mesothelioma cases, and there are more thorough answers to mesothelioma lawsuit questions here.

What is mesothelioma?

Mesothelioma is a form of cancer that attacks the lining of the lungs, heart and the abdomen. Symptoms of the disease often mimic those of less serious illnesses, and it can take decades for symptoms to become apparent. There is only one cause of mesothelioma – the ingestion or inhalation of asbestos fibers.

How much time will it take to get compensation?

All cases are different, and there is no guarantee that you will be awarded compensation. There are several factors that affect how fast it takes to get compensation, including the State of filing, living or deceased client, types of exposures and many others. However, if you are eligible it usually takes anywhere from six months to two years. There are certain situations where cases and compensation may be expedited.

How are people exposed to asbestos?

There are many ways that people can suffer asbestos exposure. Power plant workers, commercial and residential construction workers, oil and chemical plant workers, other types of industrial workers and those in the military are just a few of the groups who were very likely exposed to asbestos on a daily basis. Other asbestos victims are exposed to asbestos by the exposed person bringing the fibers home on their clothing to their unknowing family members. This is called secondary exposure or household exposure.

I'm a former member of the military who was exposed to asbestos during my service. If I file a lawsuit, will I be suing the government?

No. You will not be suing the government or the branch of the military in which you served. You will be taking action against the companies that sold asbestos and asbestos-containing machinery to the military.

How is Baron & Budd compensated?

Baron & Budd works on a “contingency fee” basis, meaning that our firm only recovers attorney’s fees if we recover compensation for you and your family. We receive a percentage of any money you may be awarded, whether that is through a courtroom judgment or a settlement. You will never pay us anything upfront. In addition, we offer free consultations to prospective clients.

If you’re ready to TALK MESO, we’re ready to listen. And it’s easy to get more information. Just complete the form on this page and then Baron & Budd will reach out to you to review your case at no cost.