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Mesothelioma Victims Center Urges the Family of a Merchant Marine Sailor Who Now Has Mesothelioma to Call Attorney Erik Karst of Karst von Oiste to Discuss Compensation-It Might Be Millions

WASHINGTON, DC, September 02, 2021 /24-7PressRelease/ — According to the Mesothelioma Victims Center, “If your husband or dad is former member of the US Merchant Marine and he has recently been diagnosed with mesothelioma please take financial compensation very seriously and call attorney Erik Karst of the law firm of Karst von Oiste at 800-714-0303 to get your questions about financial compensation answered. Erik Karst of the law firm of Karst von Oiste is one of the nation’s most experienced mesothelioma attorneys and he specializes in assisting Navy Veterans, shipyard workers and maritime workers. Financial compensation for a Sailor who served in the Merchant Marine might be in the millions of dollars as attorney Erik Karst of the law firm of Karst von Oiste is always happy to discuss.

“Over the years we have spoken with numerous Sailors who have served in the Merchant Marine and who have developed mesothelioma and or lung cancer that was caused to exposure to asbestos. Almost all of them were Navy Veterans who had been exposed to asbestos in the 1950s, 1960s, or 1970s. Frequently they served as machinists, mechanics, plumbers, pipefitters, electricians, welders, engine room specialists, propulsion center technicians on a ship or submarine or they were officers or non- commissioned officers in the navy or coast guard.

“If the person we have just described sounds like your husband or dad please call attorney Erik Karst of the law firm Karst von Oiste at 800-714-0303 to discuss compensation-and we want to emphasize it does not matter what state the person currently lives in.”

According to the CDC the states indicated with the highest incidence of mesothelioma include Maine, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Ohio, West Virginia, Virginia, Michigan, Illinois, Minnesota, Louisiana, Washington, and Oregon.

However, based on the calls the Mesothelioma Victims Center receives a person with mesothelioma could live in any state including New York, Florida, California, Texas, Iowa, Indiana, Missouri, North Carolina, Kentucky, Tennessee, Georgia, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Kansas, Nebraska, North Dakota, Wyoming, Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, Nevada, Arizona, Idaho, or Alaska.

High-risk work groups for exposure to asbestos include US Navy Veterans, maritime workers, power plant workers, shipyard workers, oil refinery workers, steel mill workers, manufacturing/factory workers, pulp or paper mill workers, plumbers, electricians, auto mechanics, machinists, miners, construction workers, insulators, rail road workers, roofers, or firemen. As a rule, these types of workers were exposed to asbestos in the 1950’s, 1960’s, 1970’s, or 1980’s.

For more information about mesothelioma please refer to the National Institutes of Health’s web site related to this rare form of cancer:

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