Representing New York Asbestos Exposure Victims
Why Gori Julian & Associates, P.C. for your New York mesothelioma case? Our firm is a nationwide leader in asbestos litigation with more than 20 years of experience. Since we began focusing on these cases, we have obtained more than $1 billion in settlements and verdict awards for the people and families we represent.
Timing is critical in mesothelioma cases. We are dedicated to bringing living victims of asbestos exposure to trial within six to nine months of their lawsuits being filed. We are located in Madison County, Illinois, a jurisdiction with a designated asbestos docket.
Many industrial workers throughout New York have been exposed to asbestos over the years, including sources such as:
- Power plants — New York State Electric and Gas Corporation, Consolidated Edison Company of New York, Rochester Gas & Electric and Niagara Mohawk Corporation
- Oil refineries — Ashland Oil and Mobil Oil Refinery
- Shipyards — Brooklyn Navy Shipyard, Caddell Dry Dock, GMD Shipyard, Todd Shipyards and New York Shipbuilding Corporation
- Steel Mills and metalworks — Crucible Materials Corporation, Alcoa Aluminum, Rome Strip Steel and Phelps Dodge Copper Plant
- Chemical plants — DuPont Yerkes Plant and Hooker Chemical Plant
If you choose our law firm, you'll work directly with attorneys who will guide you and your family through the litigation process and address your questions and concerns throughout this very difficult time.
To learn more about mesothelioma and our firm, see:
- Our firm
- Our nationwide practice
- The disease of mesothelioma
- The disease of asbestos lung cancer
- Your rights as a victim or family member
Contact a Mesothelioma Lawyer
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Call our offices directly or contact us online if you or a loved one has been diagnosed with an asbestos-related illness. An attorney will be available to answer your questions, and he or she may be able to recommend doctors in your area whom we've worked with.
Discovery Rule (for exposure to toxic substances):
"[A cause of action for exposure to a toxic substance] shall be computed from the date of discovery of the injury by the plaintiff or from the date when through the exercise of reasonable diligence such injury should have been discovered by the plaintiff, whichever is earlier. N.Y. C.P.L.R. § 214-c.
Personal Injury (for exposure to toxic substances):
An action to recover damages for personal injury…caused by the latent effects of exposure to any substance or combination of substance shall be commenced within three years period following the accrual of the cause of action. N.Y. CPLR § 214-c.
"[W]rongful death claim[s] must be commenced within two years of the date of death and the decedent must have had a viable cause of action against defendant on the day he died."
Marlowe v. E.I. DuPont deNemours & Co., 112 A.D.2d 769, 771 (2d Dep't 1985).