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Mesothelioma is cancer associated with exposure to asbestos, and I figure most people have read about some news item or another relating to asbestos-caused mesothelioma issues.

What I didn't realise is that mesothelioma cases are actually a pretty big business, with sufferers able to claim big payouts, often in the region of millions.

The result is that there are now all sorts of specialised mesothelima lawyers chasing cases which they can make a pretty profit from.

Question is, are these lawyers providing a real service of value to mesothelioma sufferers - or is this no better morally than ambulance chasing?
Where there is blood money there is always a vampire. I do not understand this no win no fee idea really. I thought whoever loses a case was responsible for all the legal costs. So how can they charge a fee for winning to the winner?

Lawyers are professional liars, cheats and thieves. That is why so many go into politics.

I don't want to judge the professionals of Law, but I would like to say that it is a business, be it corporate, family, medical, whatever you want to call it. There are some lawyers, like those in OXFAM and AMNESTY, who I BELIEVE to be of good virtue.
Tao_Equss, lawyers lie because thats the way they get paid, even if it means defending a murderer or corporate mogul. I could never imagine doing it at this moment, but if I did start of into Law, I personally couldn't say I wouldn't do the same.
But I believe in my moral will that I could never defend a company like Haliburton or Enron.
Oh back to Mesothelima, you can never tell what motive if any a lawyer would have in showing interest in those cases, but most likely, its mostly due to the money.