Choosing a Mesothelioma Lawyer after Diagnosis

If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with mesothelioma, you might be wondering how you are going to afford medical treatments, bills, and other expenses that are associated with asbestos-related illnesses. Finding a mesothelioma lawyer who understands your needs is the first step. An experienced mesothelioma lawyer will determine if you are entitled to compensation and help you pursue it through a lawsuit or claim.

There are a few key factors to take into consideration when choosing a mesothelioma lawyer. Let’s take a look at a few:


Reaching out to a mesothelioma lawyer sooner than later is a good idea. Because of the statute of limitations associated with mesothelioma, you might run out of time to be eligible to file a claim if you wait too long.


It is important to find a mesothelioma lawyer that is willing to fight for you. Many attorneys are quick to send asbestos and mesothelioma lawsuits off to other law firms. You deserve to work with a lawyer who is committed to your case, and is willing to follow it through from start to finish.


Finding a mesothelioma lawyer with a track record of success* is a good way to determine if they are right for you. A lawyer who is experienced in asbestos and mesothelioma litigation is likely to bring value to your own case in more ways than one.

If you are interested in finding out more about the mesothelioma lawyer selection process, see our Choosing an Asbestos Attorney page on our website. It includes a list of questions you should ask your potential lawyer and other key points to consider in your decision.

If you would like to schedule a free consultation with one of our mesothelioma lawyers, do not hesitate to contact us today. Brayton Purcell LLP has over 30 years of experience working tirelessly on behalf of mesothelioma patients and their loved ones, and are ready to hear your story today.

*It is important to note that, depending on the details of your exposure, your outcome may differ from past results.