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Mesothelioma Lawyers Indiana

Map of asbestosis and mesothelioma deaths in IndianaIndiana has no naturally-occurring asbestos deposits, but it does have a strong industrial base. More than 500 people from Indiana died from an asbestos-related illness between 1979 and 1980. Many Indiana industries, including steel mills, power generation plants, chemical plants and oil refineries commonly used asbestos previous to 1980 for insulation. In steel mills, asbestos was used as a flame retardant to line high-temperature equipment such as ovens, furnaces, tanks, pipes and boilers. Workers sometimes wore protective clothing made from asbestos fabric. U.S. Steel has been named in several Indiana asbestos lawsuits.

The state of Indiana has set a statute of limitations, restricting the window of time available for a mesothelioma victim to file a lawsuit. We strongly urge anyone diagnosed with an asbestos-related disease or an heir, if that person has passed away, to contact a mesothelioma attorney as soon as possible to determine if an asbestos-related lawsuit is appropriate.

Clapper, Patti, Schweizer & Mason are mesothelioma lawyers who focus exclusively on helping mesothelioma victims and their families. We have successfully brought asbestos-related lawsuits for more than 30 years and have obtained hundreds of millions of dollars in jury awards and settlements for our clients. We provide a free mesothelioma case evaluation, and there is no up front cost to you for our services.

Asbestos Exposure in Indiana

Indiana has long been a major hub of US industry. Gary, Indiana is known for its numerous steel mills. Other major industrial cities in Indiana include: Columbus, Evansville, Fort Wayne, Indianapolis, Lafayette, South Bend and Terre Haute. Residents of Indiana who worked in steel mills, power generation plants, chemical plants and oil refineries previous to 1980 may have been exposed to dangerous levels of asbestos.

Asbestos exposure was virtually unavoidable in power plants built prior to 1980, particularly those powered by fossil fuels. Asbestos was used to cover pipes, boilers, generators and other machinery. Molded asbestos insulation protected electrical wires, and asbestos blankets were regularly used for fire barriers. In chemical plants and oil refineries, asbestos was often used to line high-temperature equipment such as ovens, tanks, pipes, boilers and pumps. Employees commonly wore clothing made from asbestos and some may have even donned asbestos-containing facemasks. When this clothing ripped or wore out, asbestos fibers could be released into the air.

Our Attorneys Can Help Victims of Mesothelioma in Indiana

If you or a member of your family have been affected by asbestos cancer in Indiana or any state in the U.S. contact Clapper, Patti, Schweizer & Mason. Our mesothelioma attorneys are experts in mesothelioma cancer lawsuits. We focus exclusively on helping victims of mesothelioma and have over thirty years of experience providing mesothelioma legal representation to clients across the United States. We provide free case evaluations and can fly to Indiana to meet with you in person.

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