Women and Mesothelioma

James F. Humphreys & Associates, L.C. has represented many victims of mesothelioma, a fatal cancer almost always caused by asbestos exposure. The most common type of mesothelioma is pleural mesothelioma which develops on the lining of the lungs (about 75% of all cases), followed by peritoneal mesothelioma (about 20% of all cases), which develops in …

Asbestos & the Movies

James F. Humphreys & Associates, L.C. has represented victims of asbestos exposure for almost 30 years.   At one time, asbestos was considered a magic mineral because it was cheap, a good insulator, and resistant to fire and chemicals. Because of these useful properties, it was used in an amazing array of products and industries, …

Asbestos in the Home

James F. Humphreys & Associates, L.C. has extensive experience representing people who have been injured by exposure to asbestos. Many of our clients have been exposed to asbestos at work, but people can be exposed to asbestos outside the workplace as well, even at home.   Asbestos was widely used in house construction between the …

Asbestos Disease in West Virginia

James F. Humphreys & Associates, L.C. has successfully represented thousands of  clients  who were killed or injured by asbestos. Many of these people worked at job sites in West Virginia and its neighboring states, including railroads, chemical plants, steel mills, aluminum plants, glass works and power plants. Widespread exposure to asbestos at such facilities has …

Owens-Corning Fiberglas

James F. Humphreys & Associates, L.C. has been representing persons injured by asbestos products for more than 27 years. During that time, we have brought claims against many companies that manufactured or distributed asbestos containing materials. One of the companies most frequently sued or claimed against was Owens-Corning, formerly known as Owens-Corning Fiberglas (OCF). Many …