Best Mesothelioma Lawyers
Choosing the best mesothelioma lawyer is a very personal decision. There are certainly some qualities that objectively separate the best asbestos lawyers from the rest of the pack, but in the end, you should pick the best mesothelioma lawyer for you. The best mesothelioma lawyer for you is the one you feel the most comfortable with.
Qualities shared by the best mesothelioma lawyers include:
- a primary focus on asbestos lawsuits
- asbestos-specific legal knowledge
- practical knowledge about the asbestos products used by different occupations
- knowledge of major asbestos jobsites throughout the country.
To put together the best mesothelioma lawsuit on your behalf, your asbestos lawyer should have a deep well of experts on topics ranging from the medical aspects of your case to industry- and occupation-specific information. Look for law firms who have a long track-record in helping mesothelioma victims as they undoubtedly have the best network of experts at their disposal.
The best mesothelioma lawyers are the ones who will come to you. Mesothelioma is a terrible disease and your focus should be staying comfortable and adhering to your treatment plan. The best asbestos lawyers are aware of the toll mesothelioma takes on a family so they make the process of obtaining compensation as simple as possible.
The best asbestos lawyers should not downplay how hard it is to achieve maximum compensation. Contrary to television advertisements, there are not giant pots of money that you are automatically entitled to. Getting what you deserve requires putting together a comprehensive account of your work history, asbestos exposure and medical situation. Your asbestos attorney must be ready to go to trial in order to secure the settlements you deserve.
The best asbestos law firms should tell you who they are and which attorneys are going to work on your case. They should give you the cell phone number of your mesothelioma lawyer so you can call with questions or information anytime something comes to mind.
Why we believe we are the best mesothelioma lawyers
We have been helping mesothelioma victims since the beginning.
In 1976, our founding member was one of the first lawyers in the country to hold asbestos manufacturers liable for the health effects of their products. In fact, in the years prior to that trial win, he felt so strongly in the cases of workers diagnosed with mesothelioma, he took out a personal line of credit to litigate the cases.
In 40+ years, we have successfully represented thousands of mesothelioma patients in nearly every U.S. state and territory. This means we have a wealth of information about specific jobsites throughout the country and have a powerful network of experts who can help us build the best mesothelioma lawsuits on our behalf of our clients.
We are nationally recognized. US News & World Report lists us a 2018 Best Law Firm. Twelve of our attorneys were named to the 2018 Best Lawyers in America list, making us the top-rated product liability and mass tort law firm in South Carolina. For the past five years, The Legal 500 has named RPWB as one of the top six law firms in the United States for asbestos litigation and other toxic torts. Many of our attorneys have been recognized by Super Lawyers as being among the best in their practice areas. Our experience is so well established that we serve as national trial counsel for other law firms’ asbestos and mesothelioma cases.
We care deeply about our clients. You should expect the undivided attention of your asbestos lawyer. We know that every case is unique. We treat each case and client as a top priority. Contact us today for a free case review to learn about your legal rights and we will be glad to show you show you why we believe we have some of the best mesothelioma lawyers in the country.
 “20 Best Tips on How to Choose the Best Mesothelioma Lawyer,” Booms Beat. Retrieved online at http://www.boomsbeat.com/articles/274141/20170808/20-best-tips-on-how-to-choose-the-best-mesothelioma-lawyer.htm
 “THE ENERGIZER: Terry Richardson keeps going and going and going …, “ Super Lawyers, 2017. Retrieved at https://www.superlawyers.com/south-carolina/article/the-energizer/d44ea688-0063-40e5-8985-57979f0d0ab8.html
 “Major Leaguer,” Super Lawyers, 2008. Retrieved at https://www.superlawyers.com/south-carolina/article/major-leaguer/384b70b9-2ef2-495b-9aca-ee8f7713a7fe.html
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