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 Can I Upgrade My Non-Cancer Asbestos Trust If I Get Cancer?

Many individuals who qualify for compensation from an asbestos trust claim do not have cancer. However, it is important to take into consideration that asbestos-related cancers can take several decades to develop after exposure. This means, those who are awarded compensation for asbestosis or shortness of breath, may later develop cancer as a result of their exposure to asbestos.


Which Cancers Are Associated With Asbestos Exposure?

Asbestos exposure has been linked to a variety of cancers including mesothelioma, lung cancer, throat cancer, esophageal cancer, stomach cancer, and colon cancer. These cancers can take decades to develop after exposure to asbestos, making it important for those who worked closely with this toxic material to have routine cancer screenings.

If you or someone in your family has developed any of these cancers after working around asbestos, our attorneys can help you. There is more than $30 billion dollars set aside in asbestos trust funds for individuals who develop health problems after being exposed to asbestos. We work with you to help you navigate the process of filing a claim and getting the money you deserve. If someone in your family has passed away from one of these cancers, reach out to our law firm to learn more about your options for filing a claim.


Can I Upgrade My Non-Cancer Claim With the Asbestos Trusts If I Later Get Cancer?

Yes, you can upgrade or file a new claim with trusts if you get cancer. If you qualify, you will be paid the difference between the amount the cancer claim pays and the amount you already received for the non-cancer asbestos trust claim.


Free Asbestos Exposure Consultation

At Sammons & Berry, P.C. we offer a no-cost, no-obligation consultation, so you can discuss the facts of your case without paying for anything upfront. Asbestos trusts claims do not require a lawsuit, depositions or courtrooms. The process is simple and easy for the client and should not require any stressful legal confrontations for the client. The law firm handles all of the claims for the client, helping you maximize your compensation. We do not accept any payments from our clients until they receive compensation. We charge on a contingent fee basis, which means you pay a percentage of what you get paid in your claim. If we are unable to collect anything for you, there is no cost to you.

Call (800) 519-1440 to speak with a Sammons and Berry, P.C. representative and start your journey towards compensation.


Wrongful Death Claims For Families of Asbestos Victims

If you have lost a loved one due to the harmful exposure of asbestos, you may be entitled to compensation. If you can provide a work history and a death certificate for your loved one, our attorneys can help you file an asbestos claim. We understand how difficult this process can be, this is why we work with you every step of the way to help you get the money you deserve. Reach out to our team today to learn more about filing a claim for a family member.

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