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New York City Mesothelioma Lawyer

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Legally Reviewed By: Darron E. Berquist
Managing Attorney | Mesothelioma & Asbestos in New York

Darron Berquist

Legally Reviewed By: Darron Berquist
Managing Attorney | Mesothelioma & Asbestos

If you have been diagnosed with mesothelioma, you were almost certainly exposed to asbestos during the last several decades. New York is a historic city filled with aging buildings and structures that continue to harbor asbestos. Whether you were exposed at work, school, home, or in a public building, you may be entitled to substantial compensation. Call our New York City mesothelioma lawyers today at (212) 421-2800 for a free case review.

Why should I choose The Lanier Law Firm?

Founded in 1990 by Mark Lanier, The Lanier Law Firm has amassed over 30 years of experience in asbestos litigation. Having witnessed firsthand the physical and emotional suffering experienced by mesothelioma patients and their loved ones, it gives us great satisfaction to help these families in their time of need. 

When you hire The Lanier Law Firm to handle your mesothelioma case, you can count on us for the following: 

  • A detailed investigation into your life and work history to discover all sources of exposure to asbestos 
  • Skillful litigation of your personal injury or wrongful death lawsuit, up through and including trial if necessary 
  • Sound legal advice 
  • Personalized, compassionate service delivered with integrity, transparency, and respect  
  • Attorneys who will travel to you if you are unable to meet in our office 
  • No upfront fees for our service: we charge a percentage of your compensation after you receive it 

The attorneys at The Lanier Law Firm have a history of successfully standing up to large companies on behalf of everyday individuals. We treat every client with respect, compassion and dignity while striving for nothing less than the maximum available compensation. We call our philosophy “redefining legal care” because we truly care about each client.

Client Testimonials

Below is a sample of the feedback we have received from our clients:


Case Results

The Lanier Law Firm is one of the leading mesothelioma law firms in the world. We are known for our extraordinary case results, such as the below: 

  • $2.1 billion verdict on behalf of 22 women diagnosed with ovarian cancer following exposure to asbestos from the use of baby powder
  • $115.6 million verdict on behalf of 21 steelworkers diagnosed with asbestos-related illnesses
  • $1,975,000 for a woman exposed to asbestos brought home on the work clothes of her husband
  • $1,800,000 for the family of a retired truck driver exposed to asbestos on the job

Meet Our NY Mesothelioma Attorneys

Our attorneys are consistently designated for the highest honors available to those in our profession, including Super Lawyers, Rising Stars and U.S. News & World Report’s Best Lawyers in America. Our talented New York asbestos attorneys are listed below:

What is the statute of limitations to file a mesothelioma claim in New York City?

In New York, asbestos injury lawsuits must be initiated within three years of the injured person’s diagnosis. Lawsuits based upon the death of an asbestos victim must be brought within two years of the date of death. 

 It is important to contact a New York mesothelioma lawyer as soon as possible after diagnosis to ensure the lawyer has adequate time to build your case before the statute of limitations runs out.

Compensation for Mesothelioma

When you choose our knowledgeable mesothelioma lawyers in New York City, we will aggressively pursue the maximum compensation available. Compensation for mesothelioma may come from the following types of claims: