Along with former industrial workers, veterans represent the primary demographic that we help file claims for asbestos exposure. Therefore, yes, veterans can file a claim for military asbestos exposure as long as they meet the eligibility criteria.
During the last century, millions of veterans were heavily exposed to asbestos in the military, particularly in the U.S. Navy and, as a result, up to 30% of them now struggle with mesothelioma. Nonetheless, asbestos was abundantly present in the other branches of the military as well. The following are some of the military occupations with the highest risk of developing a disease as a consequence of asbestos exposure:
Regardless of what branch of the military you served in, if you came to struggle with a disease due to asbestos exposure, it is important to know that you may be eligible for compensation. Our team of professionals is here to help you find out whether you qualify for filing a claim for asbestos exposure, as we have been helping people injured by toxic agents and defective products for over 35 years.
If we determine that you are eligible for compensation, we will promptly guide you to a specialized attorney so that you can benefit from the money you are entitled to for your suffering.
Veterans who served before 1980 are most likely to have been exposed to asbestos, which is why they are currently at high risk of developing serious diseases. If you are a veteran who struggles with the health consequences of asbestos exposure, we strongly encourage you to contact the team of Atraxia Law, who will provide you with quality assistance so that you can find out whether you are eligible for filing a claim.
All you have to do is send our experts your military and medical records and we will carefully assess your situation. In the fortunate case that you qualify for compensation, we will recommend you a lawyer whose primary area of practice is toxic exposure so that you can receive the compensation you deserve.