If you have been a victim of asbestos exposure, it’s imperative to understand that time is essential if you file a claim. The statute of limitations for filing a mesothelioma claim can vary from state to state, so it’s important to seek advice from an experienced mesothelioma attorney as soon as possible after your diagnosis.
The experienced legal team at Menges Law Firm is here to assist those suffering from mesothelioma and their families by providing aggressive, reputable legal representation that positions you to get the best verdict or settlement possible. With over 50 years of combined experience, our lawyers offer dedicated service and a track record of proven results, all in service of helping you obtain maximum compensation for your condition.
See a mesothelioma attorney as soon as possible to ensure you do not lose your legal right to seek financial compensation. The deadlines for filing a claim can vary by state, so knowing which state’s laws apply to you and your case is important. Factors that can determine which state’s statute of limitations period applies to include:
At Menges Law Firm, we understand the urgency of staying within the time frame for filing a complaint for an asbestos-related illness like mesothelioma. If these deadlines are not met, you may lose your rights to compensation. In addition, it is essential to know that some states have special rules for individuals with mesothelioma regarding accelerated trial dates for these urgent cases.
There are essentially two types of statutes of limitations in mesothelioma cases:
Personal injury and wrongful death statutes of limitations determine how long victims of asbestos exposure and their families must file a claim and can differ from state to state. Failure to file timely means you could lose your right to claim the money you deserve for pain and suffering, medical expenses, lost wages, and more.
Contact us immediately if you have a time-sensitive mesothelioma complaint to ensure you do not lose your opportunity to receive compensation. To schedule a no-cost consultation with a Menges Law Firm attorney, call 618-767-5528 or fill out our online contact form to reach our office. We proudly represent clients nationwide, including those in Illinois and Missouri.
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