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When a Mesothelioma Lawsuit Helps Your Family: Part 3, Paving a New Path
We’ve crafted this 3-part blog series, “When a Mesothelioma Lawsuit Helps Your Family” to help you get going after hearing those first three little words, “you have mesothelioma.” Being diagnosed with mesothelioma changes everything, but it doesn’t mean it changes who you are or what your family stands for. In fact, by filing a mesothelioma lawsuit, you’re able to stand up against the powerful asbestos industry in a way that few people can — even though asbestos is a dangerous toxin that does not discriminate and so many different individuals have been diagnosed with the deadly mesothelioma cancer no matter their background or work history.
Part III: Paving a New Way
Now that you’ve heard those terrible three little words —“you have mesothelioma” — and have looked back and seen how your mesothelioma diagnosis connects with other people who were wrongly exposed to dangerous asbestos, it’s time to start paving a new path for you and your family.
It can almost sound counterintuitive, paving a new way when you’re met with a deadly asbestos-related cancer that can seem more like a dead end than a road block. But it’s this exact moment when you really have to stand up and take charge.
Unfortunately, there’s a limited window of opportunity, not just for mesothelioma treatment or management of symptoms, but also for a mesothelioma lawsuit itself. A lawsuit may be instrumental in getting families the money they need to pay for the expensive medical bills they face or to help with unexpected end of employment.
Our mesothelioma lawyers believe that it could not be more important for families of loved ones who are currently struggling with mesothelioma or who have recently passed away to understand that a mesothelioma lawsuit is something that really needs to begin in tandem with mesothelioma treatment. Unfortunately, it’s not one of those times in life where you can wait a bit once “you’re ready” — a mesothelioma lawsuit has to begin more often than not when you’re in the thick of it, when you’re coping with the worst of the symptoms, learning to be caretaker/nurse/emotional guide/person that administers food and medicine and baths, too.
But despite these facts, there is a positive side, too, because a mesothelioma lawsuit is a serious opportunity for financial compensation that can help you and your family rebuild your lives and plan for the future in a way that would be unheard of with many other cancers that aren’t so directly linked with wrongful exposures to that dangerous substance, asbestos.
In a new reality where there may not be a lot of positives to go around, a mesothelioma lawsuit can be one positive in a sea of negatives — it can be a way for you and your family to stand up for the injuries, to affect necessary change in the way our nation deals with dangerous substances and, most of all, it can be a way for you and your family to get the kind of financial compensation that could change you and your families’ lives forever.
A mesothelioma lawsuit doesn’t make things happy ever after, and certainly you’d take more time with your loved ones over compensation from a lawsuit any day, but there’s no denying that a mesothelioma lawsuit can help your family in an enormous way. And our mesothelioma lawyers could not be more thankful or proud of that little bit of good we get to bring to your life.