Mesothelioma Attorneys in Phoenix, Arizona

Legal Factors

If you were diagnosed with mesothelioma due to asbestos exposure, our attorneys empathize with you during this unfortunate time. We will ensure that the companies who produced and/or exposed you to these unhealthful asbestos products are held liable. Additionally, we will work diligently so you may receive equitable compensation for the damages you have incurred. These damages include:

  • Lower life expectancy
  • Financial loss due to medical treatments (i.e. – surgery, chemotherapy, radiation, etc.)
  • Pain and suffering
  • Emotional distress

Types & Symptoms

Mesothelioma is a rare type of cancer that affects the lining of major organs, such as the heart and lungs. Symptoms of mesothelioma do not occur immediately after; instead, it usually takes between twenty to fifty years before the symptoms begin to appear. The symptoms, life expectancy, and treatment depend on the type of mesothelioma you have contracted and how early it is detected. There are five different types: four forms are cancerous, and one form is non-cancerous.

Once you have identified your category of mesothelioma, we will be able to develop a plan of action for you to receive just compensation. Common symptoms by type include:

  • Pleural Mesothelioma Symptoms – Develops in the lining of the lungs; it is the most common form of mesothelioma.
    • Chest pain caused by pleural effusion (accumulation of fluid between the layers of lung tissue and chest cavity)
    • Dry cough
    • Fatigue
    • Shortness of breath
  • Peritoneal Mesothelioma Symptoms – Develops in the lining of the abdominal cavity; it is the second most common type of mesothelioma.
    • Abdominal pain
    • Anemia
    • Bowel obstruction
    • Distention of the abdomen
    • Fatigue
    • Fever
    • Nausea
    • Weight loss
  • Pericardial Mesothelioma Symptoms – Develops in the lining of the heart; it is the third most common type of mesothelioma.
    • Chest pain
    • Difficulty breathing
    • Fatigue
    • Heart palpitations
    • Night sweats
    • Persistent coughing
  • Testicular Mesothelioma Symptoms – Develops in the tunica vaginalis of the testicles; it is the rarest form of mesothelioma.
    • Swelling of the scrotum (it may or may not be painful)
    • Testicular lumps
  • Benign Mesothelioma Symptoms – Is a non-cancerous tumor that develops in the lining of the heart and lungs.
    • Chest pain
    • Chronic cough
    • Shortness of breath

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Contact Us

If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with mesothelioma due to asbestos exposure, please contact our lawyers for a free consultation. We will help you obtain the compensation you deserve for your injury. You can contact the Law Offices of Michael Cordova at (602) 265-6700 or by using our convenient online form or chat service.