West Virginia has long been known as a rugged, mostly-rural state. Bordered by Pennsylvania, Virginia, Ohio, and Kentucky, it’s a place where life has historically been hard, with an economy long supported by industries like steel, coal mining, and logging. Generations of tough-as-nails West Virginians have eked out a living in such industries, all of which take a toll on the body, leaving many hard-working men and women old before their time.
So many of the industries that thrived in West Virginia made use of toxic asbestos. Miners, steel workers, power plant employees, and refinery employees, for example, all encountered either raw asbestos or asbestos-containing products regularly, especially if they were employed between the 1940s and 1970s when rules pertaining to asbestos use were non-existent. As a result, many West Virginians have been diagnosed not only with asbestosis but also with more-serious mesothelioma cancer.
As an experienced West Virginia mesothelioma lawyer, Lee Davis has seen a variety of local cases involving asbestos exposure in his more than 25 years of practice. Working with individuals who served as miners, boilermakers, metal workers, insulators, pipefitters, refinery workers, power plant employees, and in a variety of other occupations, Lee has garnered compensation for many individuals who were harmed by negligent asbestos exposure.
Some of the West Virginia employers who may have caused unnecessary exposure among their employees include:
• Wheeling Pittsburgh Steel
• Weirton Steel
• Union Carbide
• Mt. Storm Power Station
• John Amos Power Station
• And many others!
A West Virginia mesothelioma lawyer knows the particulars of assembling lawsuits that will result in victory for the plaintiffs. Because he practices locally and is not part of a huge national firm that tries cases all around the country, Lee brings with him a clear-cut knowledge of local businesses – past and present – and has established contacts that have allowed him a close-up look at the inner workings of corporations that negligently exposed their employees to asbestos and other toxins.
However, his wealth of experience allows Lee Davis to reach beyond the borders of the state to gather all necessary facts and figures and to put together a rock-solid case that will result in the compensation each victim deserves.
If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with mesothelioma and are considering filing suit against those who are to blame for asbestos exposure, hire an experienced West Virginia mesothelioma lawyer that can provide you with the best chance possible for a positive outcome.
Contact the offices of Lee W. Davis Esquire, LLC at (855) 397-6640 for a free initial consultation