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Why Mesothelioma Occurs in Alabama

Mesothelioma is a fatal type of cancer that is always related to asbestos exposure. Usually, mesothelioma involves the lining of the lungs. Sometimes, mesothelioma is appears in the lining of the abdomen area. When a patient is diagnosed with mesothelioma and told of its connection to asbestos, the reaction is often the same: “I never […]

Frequently asked questions about asbestos

For more than 25 years, the Keahey Law Firm has worked with people whose lives have been turned upside down because of asbestos. Often, they have questions about their illnesses. Because you might have some of the same questions, we have provided answers that may be helpful to you. Question: How can someone become sick […]

Dangerous jobs

They would go to work every day across Alabama and the South. Hardworking men and women who were employed in factories, mills, industrial plants, refineries and shipyards. Or maybe they worked as plumbers, mechanics, laborers, roofers, carpenters or in boiler rooms or blast furnaces. With lunch pails in hand, they showed up for work, they […]

Cash Settlements with No Lawsuits or Court Appearances

Asbestos Awards

People suffering with asbestos-related diseases and illnesses sometimes choose not to pursue cash settlements to which they are entitled because they don’t want to go to court. But cash settlements are frequently paid to asbestos victims who never have to step foot in a courtroom. These out-of-court settlements vary from case to case, but some […]

Do You or Your Family Qualify for Asbestos Cash Awards?

Most people do not know how asbestos has impacted their lives. They only know they are sick with diseases like mesothelioma, lung cancer, colon cancer or asbestosis. Exposure to asbestos has been directly linked to each of those diseases. Because asbestos was used at thousands of work sites from the 1930s to the 1980s, millions […]