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North Dakota Mesothelioma

North Dakota Asbestos Attorney

The Throneberry Law Group focuses on providing dedicated and engaged legal representation for people diagnosed with mesothelioma as well as their loved ones. We have successfully helped many people obtain the compensation they deserve. Fueling our legal practice is a principal attorney who understands just how life-changing a mesothelioma diagnosis is because he lost his father-in-law to the disease.

We help mesothelioma victims in North Dakota as well as the rest of the country create strong legal strategies against the parties responsible for their asbestos exposure. Some of the North Dakota residents whom we have helped live in Bismarck, Dickinson, Fargo, Grand Forks, Jamestown, Mandan, Minot, West Fargo, Willison, and Valley City.

The Centers for Disease Control reports that North Dakota's mesothelioma death is higher than even the national average. Between 1999 and 2015, 129 North Dakota residents died from mesothelioma. Some of the people who are at increased risk of the disease include workers who are engaged in the power plant, mining, and oil refinery industries as well as the military.

Asbestos Exposure at North Dakota Power Plants

Before it was discovered that asbestos exposure can result in several deadly forms of cancer, numerous power plants utilized asbestos in a variety of equipment including steam pipes and valves. There are three power plants in North Dakota where it has been determined that workers are at risk of being exposed to asbestos:

  • Coyote Station Electric Generating Plant
  • Stant Powerhouse
  • United Power
North Dakota Mines and Asbestos Exposure

Much like power plants, oil refineries depended on asbestos for many years. Mines in North Dakota process vermiculite, which is a form of clay that is frequently contaminated with a deadly form of natural asbestos. As a result, there is an increased rate of mesothelioma among mine workers in Center, Minot, and Stanton.

The Risk of Asbestos Exposure for North Dakota Residents

The highest mesothelioma rates in North Dakota are in and around Dunn, Mercer, Mclean, Morton, and Oliver counties. Workers in these counties as well as many other parts of North Dakota are at risk of being exposed to asbestos on a daily basis. This is because there are still many asbestos-containing objects, which include various construction materials like wall tiles and insulation that were used in a countless number of North Dakota buildings. While asbestos is often not dangerous if left untouched, the substance becomes deadly if it is moved in any way. Asbestos fibers that are shaken loose can end up in the internal lining of a person’s vital organs.

Speak With a Mesothelioma Attorney

A mesothelioma diagnosis is overwhelming, which is why if you are unable to travel due to your condition, we will come to you. You should also not worry about how you will pay for an attorney because we do not ask for legal fees unless we are successful in obtaining compensation for you. Contact our law office today by calling (888) 506-1131 or scheduling an appointment online.

Client Reviews
You are the reason my mother was able to cope with losing a loved one. You and your staff are always helpful and go above and beyond to help. You have been great to my family and especially my mother. My mother would always come out of your office with a peace of mind. R.S.
We are so appreciative of the results Michael Throneberry got for us! Michael Throneberry and the attorneys we worked with were focused on our peace of mind and seemed to care for my family and me as if we were family. They truly get it. We were thrilled with the result and would recommend this firm to anyone. M.S.
During one of my family's darkest and trying times, Michael Throneberry was there to provide help. His personal experience with mesothelioma made certain that he advised us like family. Thank you, you are wonderful. Do yourself a favor and let him help you during this trying time. He is a true 10 on a scale of 1 to 10. T.S.
Michael Throneberry gave me a whole new outlook on attorneys'! A very caring person who was more concerned with my health than a case. Truly unexpected! He explained possible conditions in english and even found the right doctors in my area. Prepared me for the right questions to ask the doctors so that I can understand my illness better. A great person and a great human being! Thank you. Greg