The Advocate says, “We want people who had exposure to asbestos in the navy or at work prior to 1982 and who now have lung cancer to get compensated and to get the job done for a person like this we recommend attorney Erik Karst of Karst von Oiste.”

WASHINGTON, DC, March 09, 2022 /24-7PressRelease/ — The US Navy Veterans Lung Cancer Advocate says, “If your husband or dad is a Navy Veteran and he has just been diagnosed with lung cancer please call attorney Erik Karst of the law firm of Karst von Oiste at 800-714-0303 if he had significant exposure to asbestos on a navy ship, submarine or at a shipyard. Financial compensation for a person like this might exceed $100,000 and the claim does not involve suing the navy. Most people like this never get compensated because they do not realize the $30 billion dollar asbestos trust funds were set up for them too.

“We receive phone calls all the time from widows of Navy Veterans who just died of lung cancer and when we ask them about how their loved one was exposed to asbestos on a ship, submarine or at a shipyard–and they frquently do not know. Without specific information about how a Navy Veteran or person was exposed to asbestos in the navy or at work it is almost impossible to pursue a compensation claim-if a person like this recently has developed lung cancer. To qualify the person who has just been diagnosed with lung cancer within the last 12 months and their asbestos exposure in the navy or at work must have occurred before 1982.

“If your husband or dad has just been diagnosed with lung cancer and he had significant exposure tom asbestos on the job or in the navy please call attorney Erik Karst of the law firm of Karst von Oiste at 800-714-0303 for a conversation about compensation. Again-it is vital they recall the specifics of how they were exposed to asbestos before 1982.”

High-risk workplaces for asbestos exposure include the US Navy, shipyards, power plants, public utilities, manufacturing factories, chemical plants, oil refineries, mines, smelters, pulp and paper mills, aerospace manufacturing facilities, offshore oil rigs, demolition construction work sites, railroads, automotive manufacturing facilities, or auto brake shops. With lung cancer caused by asbestos exposure the lung cancer may not show up until decades after the exposure. https://USNavyLungCancer.Com

According to the American Cancer Society for nonsmokers who have been exposed to asbestos in their workplace the risk of lung cancer is five times that of unexposed workers.

States with the highest incidence of lung cancer include Kentucky, West Virginia, Maine, Tennessee, Mississippi, Ohio, Indiana, Louisiana, Arkansas, Missouri, North Carolina, Rhode Island, Alabama, and Delaware.

However, a US Navy Veteran or person with mesothelioma or asbestos exposure lung cancer could live in any state including New York, Florida, California, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland, Illinois, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Oklahoma, Texas, Iowa, Georgia, Kansas, Nebraska, North Dakota, Wyoming, Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, Nevada, Arizona, Idaho, Washington, Oregon or Alaska.

For more information about asbestos exposure please visit the NIH’s website on this topic: … fact-sheet.

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