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Why is Asbestos so Common in the Military?
Asbestos was heavily used in the military because of its insulating properties. It was a convenient material for construction and manufacturing applications. Veterans who held occupations such as construction and shipyard work had a high risk of exposure.
Despite representing only 8% of the nation’s population, veterans make up 30% of the cases of mesothelioma in the nation.
Learn About Veterans Compensation
Many of our country’s veterans were unnecessarily exposed to dangerous asbestos fibers during their service. If you are one of the many people who has developed mesothelioma after service in the military, we can help. Our VA-accredited claims agent, retired LCDR Carl Jewett, can help you file for benefits and receive compensation to help cover medical costs.
Commander Jewett can help you:
- Navigate the filing process for faster payment of benefits.
- Get benefits for spouses and children.
- File for caregiver and housebound benefits.