Class-action lawsuits are a way for a group of people to file a claim against a company or corporation whose actions have injured them. These suits can be filed either in federal or state court, depending upon whether the claim falls under federal or state law. Suits pertaining to mesothelioma and asbestos exposure began being filed in the late 1960s, when public health experts were first talking about the dangers of asbestos use and its association with malignant mesothelioma. Defendants in asbestos-related class-action suits were […]

A structured settlement confuses a lot of people who are not in the factoring industry. Below are some examples of awards and agreements from defendants (the factoring company acts as the plaintiff) in real life for the structured settlement industry. The Dog Attacker In this example a nice young girl who lived in West Palm Beach, Floirda was playing outside with friends when a neighbors pit bull viciously attacked her. This attack on the 9 year old girl resulted in various permanent injuries included scarring […]

Structured settlement payments are usually the result of a personal injury lawsuit in which the defendant’s insurance company funds the award amount with an annuity policy that provides periodic payments and ongoing income to the plaintiff. However, many people find the need to have a lump sum to aid in paying off debt or medical bills. A long-term stream of payments is not always the most beneficial method of receiving their award. A secondary market has evolved around structured settlements that allows consumers to sell […]

If you’ve been diagnosed with mesothelioma cancer or any other illness caused by prolonged exposure to asbestos, there are many decisions you must make. Of course, your top priority will be taking care of yourself and focusing on the medical aspects and mesothelioma treatment choices. You will also have to deal with an array of issues, such as how much will it cost to treat your asbestos-related illness and how will it affect your family. In the first few days, you might not even think […]

Finding the right mesothelioma lawyer in the US is key to the success of your case. Although it takes a lot of time and effort, we have made it easier for you. If you are diagnosed with mesothelioma, chances are high that your colleagues may also suffer from it and have filed a lawsuit. In the event they have gotten good results through their lawyer, ask for recommendation from them. Here, you are going to find a lot of attorneys who have provided their detailed […]

Malignant mesothelioma is an aggressive cancer of the lining of the lungs or abdomen and is caused by exposure to asbestos. When asbestos fibers are inhaled or ingested, the body is unable to break them down or expel them. Asbestos fibers invade the protective lining that surrounds many of the body’s internal organs and remain in the body causing scarring and damaging sensitive tissues. That damage eventually leads to cancer or another asbestos-related disease. There is no cure. How easy is it to get Mesothelioma? […]

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