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Home Page: For over 35 years the mesothelioma lawyers, at the law firm of Peter G. Angelos, have been representing people who have been injured or died from breathing in asbestos fibers. We have represented thousands of individuals and families in asbestos and mesothelioma litigation, winning millions of dollars for our clients.

About Asbestos: What is asbestos and the health effects from being exposed to it.

Asbestos and Mesothelioma Lawyers: We have been handling asbestos and mesothelioma cases for more than 35 years. We have an entire department devoted exclusively to asbestos cases, and have a team of over 50 lawyers whose combined experience provide you with a high degree of expertise in asbestos lawsuits.

Contact a Mesothelioma Attorney: If you or a loved one have been exposed to asbestos are suffering from mesothelioma or other asbestos-related diseases, we would like to help. Contact one of our mesothelioma lawyers to schedule a free initial consultation today.

Mesothelioma Diagnosis: Information about the diagnosis, treatment and prognosis of mesothelioma cancer.

Asbestos Related Diseases: The inhalation of asbestos fiber has been associated with many serious and deadly conditions including mesothelioma, lung cancer, colon cancer, esophageal cancer, and asbestosis.

Asbestos FAQ: Answers to common questions about the dangers and health risks of being exposed to asbestos and mesothelioma cancer.

About Mesothelioma: Mesothelioma is a rare cancer of the thin membranes ( mesothelium ) lining the lungs, the abdominal cavity, or the heart. Virtually all cases of mesothelioma - approximately 90% - are linked to asbestos exposure.

Asbestos Health Update: Asbestos-related lung diseases are usually not seen on chest x-rays for 15 to 35 years after a person is first occupationally exposed to asbestos.

Other Asbestos Related Diseases: In addition to Mesothelioma, exposure to asbestos causes many other serious diseases.

Peter G. Angelos: Peter G. Angelos was one of the first attorneys in the United States to accept and litigate asbestos cases. He has helped thousands of people collect millions of dollars in asbestos claims cases, making thousands of successful recoveries for workers and their families.

Mesothelioma Resources: Mesothelioma cancer victim information and support groups available.

Symptoms of Mesothelioma: It may take anywhere from 20 to 45 years after exposure to asbestos for mesothelioma symptoms to appear.

Types of Mesothelioma: Tumors of the mesothelium can be benign (non-cancerous) or malignant (cancerous). A malignant tumor of the mesothelium is called a malignant mesothelioma. Because most mesothelial tumors are cancerous, malignant mesothelioma is often simply called mesothelioma.

What the Asbestos Companies knew: Despite this large body of knowledge, asbestos companies failed to adequately warn those who would come into contact with their products about the health hazards of such exposure.