Here at Brayton Purcell, it can sometimes feel like every day is Veterans Day. We speak and meet with clients who have served in the United States Military on a daily basis. We are so grateful for their service to our country and work hard to defend their rights in and out of the court room.
One out of three mesothelioma victims are military veterans. But why? Take a look at this infographic to find out where veterans had been exposed to asbestos during their time of service that could have led to their diagnosis today:
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Asbestos exposure is the only known cause of mesothelioma, and military veterans had many opportunities to come into contact with the hazardous substance. Whether they were working or living around asbestos materials, exposure was a serious threat that many soldiers were unaware of.