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Mesothelioma Diagnosis Typically a Tragic Surprise for Massachusetts Patients

Mesothelioma is a deadly form of cancer that typically strikes a patient decades after exposure to asbestos.
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Many times, those who have Mesothelioma never know a thing about the connection of the condition to exposure to asbestos. Victims don’t realize they’ve got the cancer until it’s too late. With a delayed diagnosis, victims fail to consult a mesothelioma injury lawyer that can fight for their rights to help ensure their family’s well-being. The Law Offices of Jeffrey S. Glassman possesses the experience and knowledge to effectively assist clients throughout the nation who have been diagnosed with mesothelioma. Our law firm represents mesothelioma victims in Massachusetts and elsewhere in New England.

Asbestos exposure is the sole known cause of malignant mesothelioma. Malignant mesothelioma develops in the mesothelium. The mesothelium is the protective membrane surrounding your lungs, heart or abdomen.

It most often will occurs in the pleura. This is the outer lining of your lungs. It can also affect the peritoneum, which serves as the outer lining of the abdomen.

There are a number of treatments available for those diagnosed with mesothelioma, but know cure for this terminal diagnosis.

Symptoms of mesothelioma can include the following:

-Anemia.

-Fatigue.

-Chest wall or abdomen pain.

-Fluid in or around the lungs and/or abdomen.

-Cough, wheezing and hoarseness.

-Shortness of breath or overall difficulty breathing.

-Irregular heartbeats,

-Palpitations.

-Night sweats.

The Law Offices of Jeffrey S. Glassman provides representation and litigation services to mesothelioma patients and their families, as well as those exposed to asbestos in Massachusetts. Call 877-617-5333 for a free and confidential consultation.