Helping Louisianans With Asbestos-Related Diseases
Prolonged exposure to asbestos can lead to a number of serious cancers and diseases. In most cases, an individual will have worked at a job site where he or she either directly handled asbestos products or worked in an area where asbestos products were being used by others. In either scenario, when a person has inhaled asbestos, the tiny fibers can lodge internally and lay dormant for decades before an illness develops. Unfortunately, in many cases, by the time a person develops symptoms, the disease has already progressed to advanced stages.
What Diseases Can Be Caused By Asbestos Exposure?
If during your lifetime you worked in an asbestos high-risk occupation or at a high-risk job site, and you now have a serious disease, there is a possibility that the two are related. Please understand that you and your family may be entitled to financial compensation for your illness.
At Pourciau Law Firm, our skilled and caring lawyers work with families to establish where and when the asbestos exposure occurred and fight to obtain a fair and just settlement. Contact our law firm if you have been diagnosed with any of the following diseases, and you think they may have been caused by asbestos exposure:
- Lung cancer
- Throat cancer (pharyngeal and laryngeal cancer)
- Pleural thickening
- Pleural plaque
- Interstitial fibrosis (scarring on lungs)
- Pulmonary hypertension
We are committed to obtaining justice for sufferers of asbestos-related diseases in Louisiana. Our attorneys’ more than 50 years’ combined experience in civil law, together with our compassionate guidance and personal attention, can be assets in your favor. Our clients have direct access to their lawyers throughout the duration of the claims, lawsuits and appeals that we bring on their behalf.
Consult With An Attorney At No Cost
From offices in New Orleans and Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Pourciau Law Firm represents asbestos and mesothelioma clients in communities throughout the state. Our New Orleans office is located in the Iberia Bank Building and operates between 6:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Our attorneys are also more than happy to meet with you at your home or hospital during or outside our operating hours. Asbestos and mesothelioma cases are all taken on a contingency basis, and we accept credit card payments for estate planning services.