The Advocate says, “If your husband or dad had exposure to asbestos before 1982 in the navy or post navy and he now has lung cancer call attorney Erik Karst of Karst von Oiste at 800-714-0303 to discuss compensation-it might exceed $100,000.”

WASHINGTON, DC, August 18, 2021 /24-7PressRelease/ — According to the US Navy Veterans Lung Cancer Advocate, “We are urging the wife or adult son-daughter of a Navy Veteran who has just been diagnosed with lung cancer to call attorney Erik Karst of the law firm of Karst von Oiste at 800-714-0303 if while serving in the navy or post navy he had significant exposure to asbestos prior to 1982. The US Navy has one of the largest skilled trades schools in the world when it comes to plumbers, mechanics, boiler technicians, welders, electricians, shipfitters and machinists. While in the navy or post navy these types of people might have had extreme exposure to asbestos in the 1950s. 1960s, or 1970s. Financial compensation for a person like this might be in the hundreds of thousands of dollars.

“Erik Karst of the law firm of Karst von Oiste is one of the nation’s leading attorneys for victims of asbestos exposure lung cancer and he and his colleagues have been assisting people like this for decades. We need to emphasize it does not matter if the person smoked cigarettes with respect to financial compensation. What does matter the person with lung cancer recall the specifics of how, where and when they were exposed to asbestos. It is this vital information that becomes the basis for a financial compensation claim as attorney Erik Karst of the law firm of Karst von Oiste is always happy to discuss at 800-714-0303.”

The typical of ways a US Navy Veteran with Lung Cancer could have been exposed to asbestos from the US Navy Veterans Lung Cancer Advocate:

*While the Veteran was assigned to a shipyard for a retrofit, overhaul, or maintenance and had to stay on board a ship or submarine to assist the shipyard workers with the repairs.

*While assigned to a navy ship’s engine room as a boiler technician, as a member of a maintenance crew, or as an electrician, plumber, welder, pipefitter or shipfitter.

*Significant asbestos exposure may have taken place while preparing their ship or submarine for deployment and/or cleaning up their ship post deployment.

*While assigned to a repair crew while their ship or submarine was at sea.

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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