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12 Reasons to Hire ELSM

At Early, Lucarelli, Sweeney & Meisenkothen, we believe our clients always come first. Here are twelve reasons that you should feel comfortable choosing us to represent you and your family.

  1. Over 30 Years of Experience

    The firm of Early, Lucarelli, Sweeney & Meisenkothen has been representing mesothelioma and asbestos disease victims and their families for over 35 years. ELSM has been given the highest rating in legal ability and legal ethics by Martindale-Hubbell, the most respected organization that rates lawyers.

  2. We Focus on Mesothelioma Cases Only

    Other firms typically handle many areas of litigation whereas ELSM devotes nearly 100 percent of our resources to mesothelioma cases. We understand the concerns of our clients suffering from mesothelioma, and we understand the unique legal concerns of these cases.

  3. Nationwide Representation

    While our physical offices are located in the states of Connecticut and New York, our attorneys are also licensed to practice law in the following states: California, Georgia, Louisiana, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, Rhode Island and Washington D.C. In addition, our established affiliations with top asbestos law firms across the nation extends our capability to represent mesothelioma clients in every state within the U.S. Please do not hesitate to contact us with any further questions.

  4. Unparalleled Industry Knowledge

    Our firm has extensive knowledge about the companies that manufactured, distributed and supplied products containing asbestos, and we apply this knowledge to make your case as strong as possible.

  5. Extensive Medical Knowledge

    Our team of professionals remains firmly dedicated to keeping informed about the latest research, diagnosis and treatment options for asbestos-related diseases.

  6. Top Jury Awards/Settlements

    Our lawyers will fight hard to get you the financial compensation to which you are entitled. The jury awards and settlements we have received for our clients are among the highest in the country.

  7. A Dedicated Team Assigned to Maximize Recovery from Asbestos Trusts

    Over 65 Asbestos Trusts have been setup with billions of dollars set aside to compensate mesothelioma victims. ELSM has an entire department dedicated to recovering funds quickly from these trusts on your behalf.

  8. Quick Compensation and Fast Trial Dates

    We understand that recovering funds quickly to help cover medical expenses is important to our clients. To that end, we work quickly on recovering funds from the asbestos trusts and securing the earliest possible trial date on your behalf. You can expect to see results as early as 3 to 6 months after starting the process.

  9. Individual Attention and Accessibility

    Each case is assigned a team of attorneys and legal assistants which allows us to give you individual attention and address your unique needs. We make ourselves accessible to you at all times, including nights and weekends.

  10. We Keep You Informed

    Dedicated attorneys and paralegals keep you informed about the progress of your case on a regular basis. We also make it our business to keep abreast of the latest medical news and legislative acts and keep you aware of this information as it becomes available.

  11. No Legal Fees Unless We Win

    We operate on a contingency fee basis which means you pay absolutely nothing until money is recovered. At that point we receive a minor percentage of the awarded settlement. You will find our contingency fees to be among the lowest in the country.

  12. Free Case Consultation

    Take advantage of our Free Case Evaluation to see how we can help you seek justice. We will travel to meet with you anywhere in the country. Our welcome team is ready to assist in any way you may need help.

James F. Early in Newsweek's 2012 Leaders of Asbestos Law Super Lawyers Early, Lucarelli, Sweeney, & Meisenkothen is a BBB Accredited Business. Click for the BBB Business Review of this Attorneys - Mesothelioma in New Haven CT U.S. News Best Law Firms 2018
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