The Advocate is urging the wife or adult son-daughter of a Navy Veteran with lung cancer in Tennessee or anywhere in the nation to call attorney Erik Karst of Karst von Oiste at 800-714-0303 about compensation-if they had navy asbestos exposure.”
MEMPHIS, TN, August 26, 2021 /24-7PressRelease/ — The Tennessee US Navy Veterans Lung Cancer Advocate recommends, and they have endorsed attorney Erik Karst of the law firm of Karst von Oiste to make certain a Navy Veteran who has just been diagnosed with lung cancer gets compensated if they had significant exposure to asbestos in the navy prior to 1982. Financial compensation for a person like this might exceed $100,000 and the claim does not involve suing the navy, nor does it matter if the person smoked cigarettes. What does matter is the Navy Veteran who has lung cancer can recall the specifics of how, when and where they were exposed to asbestos on a navy ship, submarine or at a shipyard as attorney Erik Karst of the law firm of Karst von Oiste is always happy to discuss at 800-714-0303. www.karstvonoiste.com/
The Advocate says, “If your husband or dad served in the navy in the 1950s, 1960s or 1970s and he has recently been diagnosed with lung cancer-please ask him if he had heavy to extreme exposure to asbestos on a navy ship, submarine or at a shipyard? If the answer is yes–please call attorney Erik Karst of the law firm of Karst von Oiste at 800-714-0303 to discuss compensation. Based on the severity of your loved one’s exposure to asbestos their compensation might be in the hundreds of thousands of dollars.” www.karstvonoiste.com/
The Tennessee US Navy Veterans Lung Cancer Advocate’s free services are available to people with asbestos exposure lung cancer or mesothelioma in Memphis, Nashville, Knoxville, Chattanooga, Clarksville or anywhere in Tennessee. https://Tennessee.USNavyLungCancer.Com
High-risk work groups for exposure to asbestos in Tennessee include US Navy Veterans, civilian employees of the Milan Army Ammunition Plant, the Holston Army Plant, or the Arnold Air Force Base, power plant workers for the TVA, manufacturing or industrial workers, public utility workers, plumbers, electricians, welders, insulators, millwrights, pipefitters, auto mechanics, machinists, coal miners, or construction workers. Typically, the exposure to asbestos occurred in the 1950’s, 1960’s, 1970’s, or 1980’s. www.karstvonoiste.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. https://www.cdc.gov/cancer/lung/statistics/index.htm.
“Most people with lung cancer and who had heavy exposure to asbestos in the navy or at work never get compensated-even though the asbestos trust funds were set up for them too. We are trying to change this sad fact.” https://USNavyLungCancer.Com
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. www.karstvonoiste.com/
For more information about asbestos exposure please visit the NIH’s website on this topic: https://www.cancer.gov/about-cancer/causes-prevention/risk/substances/ asbestos/asbestos-fact-sheet.
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