Allentown mesothelioma lawyer Dave Halpern has more than 30 years of experience helping victims of asbestos exposure in the area. Allentown has a long industrial history, which has contributed to exposure and asbestos-related illness in residents.
Learn more about Dave Halpern and what he can do to help you and your family by visiting our Meet Dave Halpern page. If you or a family member has been harmed by asbestos, use our Free Consultation form or call us at (800) 505-6000. We can connect you with Dave Halpern to get all your questions answered.
Mesothelioma lawyers advise and represent victims of asbestos exposure and their families. They work with clients who have been exposed to asbestos and developed symptoms or illnesses as a result.
They also work with those whose loved ones died from asbestos exposure. Allentown mesothelioma lawyers like Dave Halpern know the area and where and how asbestos has impacted residents.
Reputable mesothelioma lawyers offer free initial consultations, so don’t hesitate to contact someone to answer your questions. Generally, you need a lawyer if you live or work in the Allentown area and are in one of these situations:
A mesothelioma lawyer is a valuable ally and advocate for anyone harmed by asbestos. The right attorney can do several things to help you and your family:
Eastern Pennsylvania has several natural deposits of asbestos, some of which were mined in the past. Coal mines and quarries in the area may also have asbestos, which can lead to exposure in workers. Asbestos mines no longer operate in the area, but stone quarries have recently raised issues of exposure.
A quarry in nearby East Rockhill Township suspended operations in 2020 after concerns of asbestos in the rocks. Officials in the state and local area shut down the quarry because the crushing of rocks releases asbestos fibers into the air.
Natural deposits may trigger exposure, but most people exposed to asbestos encountered it on the job. Allentown has long had an industrial economy. While many steel mills and manufacturing plants shut down, past exposures and asbestos remaining in facilities still operating today can lead to mesothelioma.
Just some of the workplaces in and around Allentown known to have used asbestos include:
You may never have worked in an industrial job in Allentown or in another risky industry. Your risk is lower than those workers, but you still could have been exposed. Allentown has plenty of older buildings constructed with asbestos that have caused exposure over the years:
These are just a few examples of older buildings in Allentown know to have asbestos. Older homes may also cause exposure when homeowners do renovation projects without consulting asbestos professionals.
Allentown is historically an industrial city. These are the kinds of jobs that are most likely to cause asbestos exposure because they used the material heavily in the past. Some still use it today or contain asbestos in older materials.
Some of the jobs that could have put you at risk for exposure in the past and that may still be risky today include:
Please fill out our Free Initial Consultation form to get connected with Dave Halpern. He is an experienced attorney who has spent decades working with asbestos victims in Pennsylvania. He knows the area, where and how asbestos has been used, and how to help clients get justice and recover damages.
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Dave Halpern, Mesothelioma Attorney
Dave Halpern is a Pennsylvania and New Jersey mesothelioma attorney with over 30 years of experience. He has investigated hundreds of cases and won numerous multimillion dollar settlements and verdicts for asbestos victims. Dave prides himself on working tirelessly to help his clients in their time of need.