Veterans

Veterans Exposed to Asbestos

As a veteran, you’ve done a lot for your country. You’ve offered your youth, spent time away from home, perhaps a mobile lifestyle, missing births and birthdays, undergoing emotional and physical trauma, and otherwise sacrificing for your fellow Americans. It is therefore difficult to learn, years or decades after your service has ended, that you’ve… Read More »

Veterans Claims & Benefits from Mesothelioma

As a veteran or the family member of someone who served in the armed forces, you have given enough to this country. From protecting Americans here on home soil to doing tours overseas, military service comes with a huge physical and emotional toll – and that’s before a devastating disease such as mesothelioma. If you… Read More »

Vietnam War Veterans and Asbestos-Related Disease Risks

During the Vietnam War, the United States military used asbestos extensively. Toward the conclusion of the war, new regulations forced corporations involved in the war effort to decrease their asbestos use greatly. By this time, however, it was too late for many military members who had been exposed to the deadly substance. Many Vietnam War… Read More »

Air Force Veterans and Asbestos-Related Disease Risks

In recent years, the US Air Force has made major efforts to reduce asbestos exposure among its workforce. But Air Force veterans still are at risk of getting mesothelioma because of the high degree to which the toxic substance was used in the military for decades. The Air Face used asbestos for many purposes, due… Read More »

Army Veterans and Asbestos-Related Disease Risks

It is common for US Army veterans to have been exposed to asbestos in their service, and develop mesothelioma later in life. Some in the Army today may still be exposed to asbestos, including those who have served in Iraq and other nations that still use high quantities of asbestos in construction. Even as late… Read More »

List of Navy Ships, Destroyers & Shipyards with Asbestos Exposure

Many current and former members of the US Navy were exposed to high levels of asbestos during their service. Most Navy vessels built before 1980 were full of asbestos. Exposure to the toxic material on Navy ships causes many veterans to develop mesothelioma decades later. People who developed mesothelioma during their military service have a… Read More »

USS Charles R. Ware Ship & Asbestos Exposure

If you or a loved one has suffered from mesothelioma, you are understandably devastated. You’re confused, you’re angry, you’re unsure how this could happen to you. Especially since the vast majority of mesothelioma causes occurred on job sites run by other people – people who were supposed to protect you and yours – it is… Read More »