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Asbestos is a group of minerals that are useful for their physical properties. Resistant to heat and fire, asbestos has been used by manufacturers and builders. This group of molecules also has good sound absorption. Its strength is also unique and allows the fibers to stretch.

Those that have worked in factories may have been exposed to asbestos. Other likely industries for asbestos exposure include construction, automotive, and railroad workers.

Symptoms

The symptoms of asbestos poisoning are chest pains, coughing, crackling sound when inhaling, and loss of appetite, weight loss, difficulty breathing, and many others. These symptoms may not be noticed for several years after the exposure.

Health Problems

The three most common and major conditions that are related to asbestos poisoning are as follows:

  • Mesothelioma – a cancerous form of asbestos poisoning. It occurs in the thin layer of tissue over the organs.
  • Asbestosis – a noncancerous form of asbestos poisoning, it is a breathing disorder from the fibers in the lungs. This can cause scarring of the lung tissue and result in shortness of breath.
  • Lung cancer

Consulting an Attorney

If you have asbestos poisoning due to exposure in the workplace, contact our workplace injury lawyers. We have experience in this type of case and can help you to receive compensation for these health issues. We understand that this disrupts your life, results in medical expenses, and is not a condition that anyone should have to deal with. Contact our office today to go over your specific case with our experienced team.