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Mesothelioma Lawyers New Hampshire

Map of asbestosis and mesothelioma deaths in New HampshireAccording to the Environmental Working Group, at least 231 people died from exposure to asbestos in New Hampshire from 1979 to 2001. Hillsborough County, home to Manchester, suffered the highest number of deaths at 61. Rockingham County, home to numerous small towns, including Derry, suffered the next highest number of deaths at 59.

If you or a loved one has mesothelioma (asbestos cancer) due to asbestos exposure while working in New Hampshire, attorneys Clapper, Patti, Schweizer & Mason can help. Clapper, Patti, Schweizer & Mason are mesothelioma lawyers with over 30 years of success. We understand the stressful and complicated mesothelioma legal process. We have recovered millions of dollars in settlement compensation for mesothelioma patients and their heirs. Our expert mesothelioma lawyers have the tools and knowledge to determine the specifics of your asbestos exposure. Our attorneys provide a free mesothelioma case evaluation, and there is no up front cost to you for our services.

Asbestos Exposure in New Hampshire

Industries in New Hampshire where workers may have been exposed to high levels of asbestos include power plants and construction sites.

New Hampshire is home to several power plants and power stations. Because of the intense heat buildup during the power generation process, asbestos was commonly used prior to 1980 as an insulator and fire retardant. Asbestos protected the power plant equipment regularly exposed to extremely high temperatures, such as boilers, generators and turbines. Asbestos was also used to fireproof roof structures and floors. When floors and ceilings were repaired, asbestos dust was distributed throughout the powerhouse, putting everyone at risk of asbestos inhalation. Workers sometimes wore clothing made from asbestos fibers to protect them from high levels of heat.

Another high risk industry for asbestos exposure in New Hampshire is construction.  New Hampshire has many long established towns with beautiful, historic buildings.  City-wide fires were relatively commonplace during the 19th Century.  When the fireproof properties of asbestos were discovered in the 1850's, asbestos began to be used as a building material.  Asbestos was used for wallboard, ceiling tiles, insulation, roofing materials and floor tiles.  Today, whenever historical buildings are renovated or torn down, asbestos dust and fibers can be released into the environment.  Proper safety precautions need to be taken to avoid asbestos exposure, such as dampening asbestos-containing materials, wearing disposable protective clothing and avoiding the use of power tools.  

Our Attorneys Can Help Victims of Mesothelioma in New Hampshire

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

If you are in need of mesothelioma medical information or treatment, please visit our list of New Hampshire mesothelioma treatment centers. Our mesothelioma attorneys are here to help.

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