Chattanooga Mesothelioma Attorney

Asbestos exposure is extremelyDigital chest x-ray of asbestos related pleural plaques and mesothelioma dangerous and can cause a variety of physical problems. Unfortunately, many employees have been and continue to be exposed to asbestos in the workplace. The attorneys at Summers, Rufolo & Rodgers have been involved in asbestos and mesothelioma litigation for over 30 years. The members of our firm have substantial and unique experience in this complex and ever-changing area of the law.

Were You Exposed To Asbestos?

Our office has handled cases for many clients that work in and around the greater Chattanooga area.

Because of our area's industrial legacy, there are certain professions that are particularly at risk of injury from asbestos exposure.

Many individuals have worked for or had some association with the DuPont, Combustion Engineering or TVA (Tennessee Valley Authority) facilities in this area. Pipe fitters, insulators, machinists, boilermakers and even the individuals washing the clothing of these types of employees are at risk for asbestos exposure.

Did you work in one of the at-risk occupations? We can help you respond if you were exposed to asbestos at work.

What Is Mesothelioma?

Mesothelioma is a cancerous condition that is uniquely associated with asbestos exposure. It is different from, but closely related to, lung cancer.

It can take years — even decades — to develop, and there are various types, including

  • Peritoneal mesothelioma
  • Pleural mesothelioma
  • Pericardial mesothelioma

But the grim reality is that mesothelioma is essentially a death sentence. Learn more by reviewing these frequently asked questions.

Take Action

Contact a mesothelioma lawyer at our firm today. We are committed to pursuing your case to the fullest extent of the law, in order to ensure that the employer of the asbestos exposure victim does not escape responsibility. We offer a free initial consultation so you can discuss your case, and flexible appointment times are available to accommodate your schedule.