• Hiring a Mesothelioma Attorney: Getting Started
  • May 28, 2014
  • Law Firm: Brayton Purcell LLP - Novato Office
  • Whether you have just been diagnosed with mesothelioma or are the family member of a patient, filing a lawsuit might seem like a daunting task in the midst of diagnosis. Depending on what state you are living in, your statute of limitations can expire anywhere from one to six years after initial diagnosis by your doctor, so action is necessary.

    What are some of the things to consider when hiring a mesothelioma attorney? Here are just a few:

    Experience

    How long has this firm been handling asbestos and mesothelioma lawsuits? Experience in the court room is essential for a strong asbestos case.

    Court Successes

    How successful has this firm been in their mesothelioma trials throughout the years? A proven track record is vital for a strong mesothelioma attorney.

    Compassion

    How sincere will this firm be throughout your illness? Make sure to obtain an attorney who will fight vigorously for your rights in and out of the court room.