How is mesothelioma diagnosed?
If your doctor suspects you have mesothelioma or some other asbestos-related illness, he or she will usually start by identifying the possibility of asbestos exposure. This would include looking at your medical, work, and environmental history. After that, your health care provider will perform a physical examination that may include one or more of the following: Chest X-ray Pulmonary function exams Computer tomography (CT) scan Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scan In the event that one or …
How long does a mesothelioma or asbestos exposure lawsuit take?
The amount of time it will take to conduct a trial on your asbestos exposure and/or mesothelioma injury claim can vary greatly. The answer to this question depends on the extent of your injuries, how long you were exposed to asbestos, how long ago the exposure occurred, the availability of witnesses, documents, and other potential evidence, and other important factors. For this reason, it is nearly impossible to estimate how long your trial might take. However, after carefully examining the …
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