Mesothelioma Excellent Legal Representation Prioritizing You & Your Needs

Rhode Island Mesothelioma Lawyer

You May Have Been Exposed to Asbestos

Until the 1970s, asbestos was widely used to produce a large variety of consumer products. While this fiber had multiple benefits, it also had a devastating downside. It was discovered that asbestos caused mesothelioma, a deadly form of lung cancer with no known cure. While the use of asbestos has been drastically reduced, the effects are still showing up in exposed workers to this day.

If you or a loved one has been exposed to asbestos and suffered from mesothelioma, or other related injuries, speaking with an experienced Rhode Island mesothelioma lawyer is important. Especially if you’ve been exposed to asbestos while on the job, a knowledgeable attorney can help you navigate the often-complicated legal system and help you seek the compensation you need for medical treatment. Similarly, if you’ve been exposed to asbestos while on someone else’s property or while visiting a business, one of our Rhode Island asbestos lawyers can also help you.

To discuss your case with one of our mesothelioma attorneys in Providence, call Audette, Audette & Violette at (401) 406-6962.

What is Mesothelioma?

Many people have heard the name “mesothelioma” before but are unaware that it is an aggressive type of cancer. This cancer most often occurs in the mesothelium, or the layer of tissue covering the majority of our internal organs. While there are treatments for mesothelioma, this cancer is particularly aggressive and for many, remission or a cure is not possible.

Symptoms of mesothelioma include:

  • Shortness of breath
  • Painful coughing
  • Chest pain, specifically under the rib cage
  • Lumps of tissue under the skin on your chest or in the abdominal area
  • Abdominal pain and/or swelling
  • Unexplained weight loss

Exposure to asbestos has been identified as a primary risk factor for mesothelioma, and because asbestos was used so extensively in many different products, from housing insulation to car brakes, people who work around these products often become exposed to dangerous asbestos dust.

Longshore workers who work for or previously worked for the company Electric Boat have been coming forward with asbestos injury claims in recent years. Our firm has particular experience with this niche of asbestos injury and can provide you with the knowledgeable assistance you need.

Call Us for a Free Consultation

The attorneys of Audette, Audette & Violette provide skilled representation and compassionate service to asbestos victims throughout Rhode Island and Massachusetts. If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with mesothelioma, there is a high probability that someone in your family was exposed to asbestos at some point in their lives.

Our firm helps clients who have been exposed to asbestos from a wide range of sources, including:

  • Boilers
  • Furnaces
  • Piping
  • Drywall
  • Car parts
  • Secondhand exposure

Asbestos-related health issues can occur years, even decades after your initial exposure. If you hire our firm, we will investigate your previous employers and other sources that may have exposed you to this deadly material. Our lawyers are skilled investigators and dig deep to find the necessary evidence. We are always available to clients and we have multilingual services available if English is not your primary language. Call us today.

If you or a loved one has developed mesothelioma after being exposed to asbestos in the workplace, call our office in Providence at (401) 406-6962 to schedule a free consultation with our legal team.

Why Hire Audette, Audette & Violette?

  • Direct Access to Attorneys

    You always have access to our attorneys; you will never be passed off to an assistant or to anyone who cannot fully answer your questions.

  • Consultations Are Free

    This process is about your recovery, physically and financially. You don't pay us anything unless we win - all consultations are free!

  • Our Staff Is Diverse

    Our multicultural and multilingual staff has a wide array of backgrounds and skills so we are prepared for any circumstance.

  • We Care About Answers

    You never have to worry about where your case stands or what the possible outcomes may be. We prioritize communicating with our clients and ensure that you are provided with the information you need.

Read What Our Clients Say About Us

  • “The compassion and thought that goes into a case for Bob and his firm is absolutely amazing. They had my husband's best interests from the first time we spoke with them. The firm all work harmoniously ...”

    - Debra J.
  • “Aimee Audette saved my life!! She was without a doubt the only thing keeping me from living with a substantial hindrance of debt for the next 35 years! All of Aimee’s concerns were for my benefit and ...”

    - Derek W.
  • “I was badly injurd at work. Not getting anywhere with the insurance company on my own.Went to the law office of Audette Cordeiro Violette. Sat down with Bob and Aimee Audette, told them how I was ...”

    - David L.
  • “I first met Bob in 2004 when I was hurt at work. My company wanted to give me 6 months off with no pay but I could come back to work after the 6 months if I signed some paperwork. (It was a workman's ...”

    - Richard S.
  • “I would recommend Bob and his teams services to anyone because of their knowledge of the law and professionalism. But mostly because of the friendly feeling you get when speaking and visiting the offi ...”


Contact Us Today

If the form is not displaying, please disable your ad blocker to ensure proper functionality.

Recent Victories

  • $1,500,000 Worker's Compensation
  • $1.4 Million Workers’ Compensation & Back Injury
  • $900,000 Permanent Injuries
  • $863,000 Back Injury
  • $700,000 Trench Collapse
  • $700,000 Workers' Compensation
  • $675,000 Workers’ Compensation
  • $640,000 Workers’ Compensation
  • $600,000 Discriminating Conduct & Harassment
  • $600,000 Workers’ Compensation Claim