Cases Where Lung Cancer Is Caused By Cigarette Smoking Combined With Asbestos Exposure Get Legal Compensation
People diagnosed with lung cancer in North Carolina who smoked cigarettes and were exposed to asbestos in the past can get legal compensation payments if certain asbestos bankruptcy trust funds criteria are satisfied by the facts.
In summary, a person with lung cancer who has a minimum of bilateral pleural thickening plus five-years occupational exposure in one of the 2,000 industries – occupations combinations could possibly qualify for a legal claim payment from an asbestos bankruptcy trust fund.
To the extent that you or someone you know has a possible smoking lung cancer asbestos case that might fit the bankruptcy claims criteria set forth above, we encourage you to contact us for a free evaluation of the matter.
Attorney Tom Lamb (800-426-9535) will discuss with you how a person with lung cancer who has had some asbestos exposure in the past could possibly obtain payments by one or more of the asbestos bankruptcy trusts despite having a smoking history.
For more legal information see: “How Lung Cancer Cases Might Qualify For Asbestos Claims Compensation (And Why Smoking Does Not Serve To Disqualify)” — June 2, 2014, AsbestosHUB.
For more medical information see: “Combination Of Asbestos And Cigarettes Together With Underlying Asbestosis Significantly Increases One’s Risk Of Developing Lung Cancer Later In Life” — May 1, 2013, AsbestosHUB.