Representing North Carolina Asbestos Exposure Victims
Gori Julian & Associates, P.C. is a nationwide leader in asbestos exposure and mesothelioma lawsuits. We have more than 20 years of experience as well as a highly qualified staff specially trained to handle the complex issues associated with asbestos exposure cases.
Since we began focusing on these cases we have collected over $1 billion in verdict awards and settlements for the individuals and families we have represented in North Carolina and across the United States.
We understand how important timeliness is in these cases and are dedicated to bring living victims of asbestos exposure to trial within six to nine months of filing their lawsuits. We try these cases in Madison County, Illinois, a jurisdiction with a designated asbestos docket.
Skilled Representation for North Carolina Asbestos Victims
Our attorneys work closely with clients in North Carolina, seeking full compensation for asbestos exposure and related illnesses, including exposure that occurred at:
- Power plants — Brunswick Nuclear Power Plant, J&H Power Group, McGuire Nuclear Power Plant and Shearon Harris Plant
- Older buildings such as schools
- Manufacturing plants
If you choose us to handle your case, you will be working directly with lawyers who are dedicated to helping you obtain justice. We will work with you to answer all of your questions and guide you through the legal process. To learn more about our firm, we encourage you to explore the links below:
- Our firm
- Our nationwide practice
- The disease of mesothelioma
- The disease of asbestos lung cancer
- Your rights as a victim or family member
Call Us for a Free Case Assessment
To speak to one of our North Carolina mesothelioma attorneys about your potential lawsuit, call us toll free at 888-362-6890 or contact us online. We may even be able to recommend a doctor whom we've worked with in your area.
Discovery Rule (for asbestos related diseases):
A cause of action for a claim does not accrue "until bodily harm to the claimant …becomes apparent or ought reasonably to have become apparent to the claimant, whichever event first occurs." N.C. Gen. Stat. § 1-52(16).
"[F]or purposes of determining … the 'time of the injury' is deemed to be the date that a claimant is diagnosed with the [asbestos related] disease." Pope v. Manville, 700 S.E.2d 22, 28 (N.C. Ct. App. 2010).
Personal injury actions must be filed within three years from the accrual of the cause of action. N.C. Gen. Stat. § 1-52(16).
Wrongful death actions must be commenced within two years from the date of death of the decedent. N.C. Gen. Stat. § 1-53(4).Click Here for your free evaluation