Filing a Claim Is Easier Than You Think

We understand the process for evaluating your claim and will make sure you get the appropriate share of $30 Billion in asbestos trusts.

8,200+ families helped
$5.1 billion recovered in cases
45+ Years of dedicated experience

How it Works

For over 45 years, we’ve helped victims of mesothelioma file claims to recover money for medical costs, lost wages, and pain and suffering.

Step 1

Fill out our online form, or call to speak with a member of our team.

Step 2

Upon receiving your request, we’ll contact you within 24 hours to gather more information on your potential claim.

Step 3

If you’re eligible to file a claim, our attorneys will get right to work on your case, at no upfront cost to you.

How Mesothelioma Claims Center Can Help

Simplify the process of filing a claim

  • Minimize paperwork, stress and doubt
  • Maximize compensation
  • Offer equal access to justice, regardless of income or ethnicity

See if You Qualify

What to Expect

Our team is experienced, professional and prompt. We will gather the necessary evidence to file your claim and secure the compensation you deserve.


  • No mandatory travel
  • Minimal paperwork, which we prepare, file and execute
  • 95% of cases are settled before going to trial

Personal Attention

Case managers are available 24/7 to discuss your case and answer any questions you may have about filing a claim.


Though we can’t guarantee that filing a lawsuit will result in a favorable settlement or jury award, most cases do. The average mesothelioma claim settlement is $1-1.4 million.

You could also potentially file a claim to access the estimated $30 billion that has been set aside in trust funds to compensate victims of mesothelioma.

Recovering Money Is Easier Than You Think

If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with mesothelioma, you may be able to recover money by filing a mesothelioma claim or accessing an asbestos trust fund. Reach out today to determine the best way to obtain the compensation you deserve.

Easier Than It May Seem

Your individual situation may merit an actual lawsuit. However, it doesn’t have to be that complicated. Trusts have been set up to benefit victims of mesothelioma in such a way that lawsuits and court appearances aren’t needed. Contact us today and you’ll see how easy it can be to get the compensation you deserve.

Frequently Asked Questions

Who can file a mesothelioma claim?

A person who has been diagnosed with mesothelioma – as well as their spouse, child, or family member – may be able to file a claim to recover compensation from manufacturers of asbestos products. If the mesothelioma patient passes away, a family member or estate representative may also be able to file a wrongful death lawsuit.

How much money is in the asbestos trust fund?

An estimated $30 billion has been set aside in asbestos trust funds to compensate mesothelioma patients. Many companies that made asbestos products later filed for bankruptcy, so they created these trust funds to pay out future mesothelioma claims. If the company responsible for your asbestos exposure no longer exists, you may be entitled to money from their trust fund.

How do I file a mesothelioma claim?

To file a mesothelioma claim, contact an attorney who is experienced with these types of lawsuits. They will know where and when to file your claim, how to build the strongest case possible, and the best way to maximize compensation on your behalf.

What is the statute of limitations on mesothelioma claims?

The statute of limitations (deadline to file) for mesothelioma claims will vary depending on the state in which you file. In many states, it’s 2-3 years from the date of the mesothelioma diagnosis – though it may be longer if the mesothelioma patient has passed away. A mesothelioma lawyer can make sure your claim is filed within the required time frame.

How long do mesothelioma claims take?

Every mesothelioma claim is different, with circumstances and factors that are unique to that mesothelioma patient’s story. Though there’s no way to predict exactly how long a claim will take, an experienced mesothelioma attorney will ensure the process is handled as efficiently as possible.

Many claimants start to receive compensation in as few as 90 days after settling their mesothelioma claims.

What is the average payout for mesothelioma?

There is no guarantee of compensation when you file a mesothelioma claim, and countless factors affect how much money you might be able to recover (assuming your case settles). That said, 95% of these lawsuits are settled out of court, and the average settlement amount is $1-1.4 million.

How much is my mesothelioma claim worth?

Your mesothelioma case value depends on the specifics of your situation, such as the duration of your asbestos exposure, and the total cost of your mesothelioma treatment (as well as travel expenses and other related losses). The best way to figure out how much your claim is worth is to speak with a mesothelioma lawyer.

What type of mesothelioma claim do I have?

Most mesothelioma claims fall under one of four categories:

  • Personal injury: You were exposed to asbestos (often through your job, or your loved one’s), so you file a lawsuit against the company that made the asbestos products.
  • Asbestos trust fund: Similar to a personal injury claim, only the company in question went bankrupt, so you can’t sue them – but you may be able to access a trust fund they set aside for mesothelioma victims.
  • Veterans Affairs (VA) benefits: U.S. military veterans who were exposed to asbestos during their service may qualify for related health care benefits through the VA.
  • Wrongful death: When a mesothelioma patient passes away, their family member or estate representative may be able to file a lawsuit on their behalf, seeking money to pay for past medical expenses, pain and suffering, funeral expenses, etc.
    A mesothelioma attorney can determine which type of claim makes the most sense for you and your family. (Some clients qualify for more than one.)

Contact us to learn more.

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