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Proving Fault in Mesothelioma Cases

There is a reason that most personal injury law firms do not seek out or accept mesothelioma cases, and that reason has nothing to do with the relative rarity or obscurity of the disease. The fact is that mesothelioma cases are among the most difficult and complex to try, and they require resources and knowledge that are beyond the reach of most law firms. The Pennsylvania and New Jersey personal injury attorneys of Locks Law Firm have extensive experience in handling mesothelioma and asbestos exposure lawsuits, and we know how to win such cases and see to it that our clients rights are upheld.

If you or a member of your family has been diagnosed with mesothelioma, you cannot afford to entrust your case to just any personal injury law firm. You need experience in your corner. You need lawyers you can trust to get the job done, and done well, so that your family can be properly compensated. You need Locks Law.

Why Mesothelioma Cases Are So Complex

It is well known by now that mesothelioma is caused by asbestos exposure. This connection is not in dispute, as it once was. What makes mesothelioma cases so complex is the nature of the disease itself. Mesothelioma may remain latent for decades, exhibiting no clear symptoms and causing no real discomfort to victims until years after their exposure to asbestos. It is possible for someone who was exposed to asbestos in his or her early twenties not to be diagnosed with mesothelioma until his or her early seventies.

The lengthy latency period of mesothelioma can make the matter of proving fault in mesothelioma cases particularly difficult. The success of any personal injury claim rests upon the ability of the plaintiffs attorney to establish that an act of negligence on the part of the defendant led to the plaintiffs injuries and, therefore, the losses and expenses related to the plaintiffs injuries. With a few notable exceptions, the plaintiffs injuries alone are not sufficient evidence of a defendants liability for the plaintiffs losses and expenses. Many attorneys refuse to handle Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and New York mesothelioma lawsuits simply because establishing negligence decades after a negligent act occurred requires patience and tremendous investigational resources. Mesothelioma claims are far from the slam dunk cases that so many personal injury attorneys limit themselves to.

At Locks Law Firm, our Pennsylvania and New Jersey wrongful death attorneys believe that mesothelioma victims and their families deserve the best possible legal representation, which is why we devote ourselves and our resources fully to every mesothelioma case we handle. We will pursue every possible avenue, including past employers, product manufacturers, and even the asbestos industry itself, in search of compensation for your losses and expenses. We know how to follow trails that may appear to be cold but, with some work, prove to lead to the party or parties responsible for your suffering. Best of all, we know how to build the strongest cases possible, proving fault and obtaining the full measure of compensation to which our clients are entitled.

Contact Locks Law Firm Today

For further information about mesothelioma or to schedule a review of your case, please contact our New York, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey law offices today.