Ohio residents who have been negatively impacted by the effects of asbestos exposure may wonder what legal rights they have and if obtaining compensation is a possibility. In truth, it may be possible to file legal claims against asbestos companies, employers and others believed to be responsible for the exposure and any residual effects. However, asbestos litigation can be complicated and something that probably shouldn’t be attempted alone.
Before legal claims can be brought against an asbestos company, certain key elements must be established for a successful claim. This includes determining the source of the asbestos. This information can be collected by providing the name or names of employers and the years spent on the job.
After the source of the asbestos is found, legal claims will then be filed. These filings may include product liability, personal injury or even wrongful death claims. To learn more about the different legal claims that can be made in an asbestos litigation lawsuit and what kind of compensation may be awarded, please visit our asbestos Legal Process page.
Those who have been injured or lost a loved one due to asbestos exposure should not have to shoulder the burden alone. Asbestos litigation is available to help residents of Ohio obtain fair compensation for any damages suffered, including financial losses from associated medical costs, funeral expenses and even lost income. An attorney who has extensive knowledge in these types of cases can help by reviewing all the facts of your case and pursuing legal claims where appropriate.