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Large Asbestos Lawsuit Won Friday


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http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/heal...sbestos22m.html

Friday this story broke-

The asbestos vet I have has also become part of a lawsuit- dont know how that is going-

there are numerous lawsuits involving asbestos against the manufacturers.

I think any vet with an asbestos claim should get in touch with any of the lawyers who have filed suit against these companys. Particularily if they have mesothelioma-they should definitely look into these lawsuits.

The above class action award of billions took 5 years-I have kept up with it but found out yesterday that it had been won late last week.

The average payment is about $140,000-150,000---not much but still -if any of these guys are veterans exposed to asbestos in the Navy- they could still have the VA farting around with their asbestos claim in those five years-possibly receiving comparable retro but maybe not-

This vet got a non-compensatable rating for mesothelioma and due to VCAA violation he is in Remand-probably after 3-4 years already

http://www.va.gov/vetapp06/files3/0611343.txt

This vet has excellent evidence and even the VA doc opinion was supportive- his case is on Remand due to partial VCAA violation and who knows how many years this claim will take- I hope he got into a private class action asbestos lawsuit by now.

http://www.va.gov/vetapp04/files2/0413439.txt looks like a "fishing expedition" claim if anyone remembers those VA days--

Since the original AO lawsuit was against Dow etc and many of you were in the lawsuit-I see no reason why a veteran exposed to asbestos in service cannot become part of any class action suit if they can find out who manufactured the asbestos they were exposed to in the military.

These are attorneys who have filed suit on behalf of Navy veterans with mesothelioma:

http://www.mesotheliomahelp.net/navy-marit...s-asbestos.html

These are some Navy ships full of asbestos:

http://www.mesotheliomahelp.net/navy-marit...s-asbestos.html

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Great post Berta, A lot of Asbestos Vets should consider these class actions.

The Asbestos folks are winning because of the tricks the companies tried to pull to cover the damage up.

For anyone diagnosed with asbestos related illnesses, It is time to join the band wagon.

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