Complete this form and receive a comprehensive mesothelioma & asbestos packet with detailed information about where to get treatment, legal options, how to cope, and much more.

Have you or a loved one been diagnosed with Mesothelioma, lung cancer or an asbestos-related disease?

Privacy Policy

Asbestos was used for decades in construction and shipbuilding. If you or someone close to you has worked as a drywaller, pipefitter, or in the Navy, you may have been exposed to harmful asbestos fibers. Learn more >

Mesothelioma is a deadly, elusive cancer caused by exposure to asbestos. We provide free resources to help you understand diagnosis, treatment, and more. Learn more >

Dealing with asbestos-related disease can be hard. Finding the right doctor or hospital can make all the difference. Click here to see how we can help. Learn more >

Mesothelioma doesn't have to tear your family apart. We help you and your family get through this difficult time together. Click here to learn more. Learn more >

High school senior dies of mesothelioma

A high school senior at Pasadena High School has recently lost his battle with mesothelioma. Mesothelioma, is a rare form of cancer that is primarily caused from exposure to asbestos.

The average patient that suffers from this disease is sixty or seventy because asbestos was commonly used in the manufacturing and industrial trades for decades. This is why the young man’s diagnosis came as such a shock to his family.

The development of mesothelioma begins when asbestos fibers are disturbed and they are inhaled into the lungs causing them to lodge into tissue around the lungs. The healthy cells than mutate into a cancerous form and spread through healthy cells in the surrounding tissue. Normally, the disease has a 20 to 50 year latency period, which is why this young man’s cause stands out so much.

After his diagnosis, the teen and his family traveled to Maryland for a new treatment, but during testing he collapsed after suffering cardiac arrest. He died several days later.


Tagged , | Leave a comment

Privacy Policy




home  |  asbestos  |  mesothelioma  |  treatment  |  legal options  |  veterans  |  clinical trials  |  press  |  helpful resources  |  contact us  |  articles  |  blog  |  about  |  locations  |  sitemap  |  Log in
Copyright © 2004-2011 This Website has been prepared solely for the purpose of providing information about Williams Hart Law Firm, L.L.P., and the services and products it offers. Click here for the full disclaimer. Attorneys are licensed only in the state of Texas unless otherwise indicated in the biographical section. Past performance is no guarantee of future results. Williams Hart's primary office is located in Texas. Terms of Use.
8441 Gulf Freeway, Suite 600, Houston, TX 77017-5051 -- 800-781-3955