The metropolitan areas of Biloxi, Gulfport, and Pascagoula Mississippi have had a tremendous influx of new residents over the past few years, people coming from all different parts of the United States. Many of these workers were employed in industries where asbestos products were used and where workers were exposed. Industries like shipbuilding, naval employment, mining, power and paper plants, manufacturing, and the automotive industry. Protective measures were not in place during most of the times asbestos was widely used, and consequently, many workers ingested asbestos dust particles into their lungs and stomach cavities. These asbestos particles lay dormant for years on end until their deadly contamination created diseases such as mesothelioma, lung cancer, and asbestosis.
If you have been diagnosed with any of these diseases, at this stage your primary concern should be to understand the medical treatments available as well as your legal options, so that you can secure your family’s financial future. Asbestos manufacturers and many industries where asbestos products were used, knew of the dangers of asbestos exposure to its workers but put profits ahead of safety. This means that many retired workers thought that their workplaces were safe places to make a living and that they would retire in comfort to live out their years, in peace and good health. That dream is now a thing of the past and families who suffer from these avoidable diseases deserve to be compensated for their injuries.
Why Hire Alan Pickert & Terrell Hogan?
Since 1974, the law firm of Terrell Hogan has been handling personal injury cases for individuals and their families wronged by the carelessness of others. In 1984 we created our asbestos division and actually secured the first verdict and award in the State of Florida against an asbestos manufacturer. Since that time, we have handled 1000’s of asbestos cases representing over $150 million dollars in awards and settlements.
Our lead trial attorney, Alan Pickett has been providing legal representation to victims of asbestos contamination for over 30 years. As an experienced and highly skilled mesothelioma trial attorney, Alan brings a wide range of personal injury experience to every case he handles. His understands the effects of these deadly exposures and the compassion he feels only compels him to seek the maximum awards possible for every worker touched by these diseases. Alan has handled many cases for residents of the Mississippi and surrounding Gulf Coast area. He believes that asbestos exposure cases constitute one of the greatest harm an industry, one party or a business can inflict upon another person’s right to work in a safe environment. Not only because of the damage done, but because these asbestos cases were totally avoidable, and companies, knowing full well of the dangers of asbestos, put profits ahead of their employees’ health.