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Helping Asbestos Exposure Victims in Harrisburg, Lancaster, Carlisle, Hanover, & York

Approximately 11 million people were exposed to asbestos between 1940 and 1978, according to the National Institutes of Health. Sadly, Pennsylvania's industrial history means many of those 11 million people were right here in our communities and neighborhoods. Asbestos exposure isn't limited to workers either—spouses and children may have been exposed as a result of fibers attaching to work clothes or outerwear. If you've been diagnosed with mesothelioma or lost a loved one, Handler, Henning & Rosenberg LLP wants to help. We have been fighting for injury victims since 1922. We're ready to fight for you.

Do not hesitate to contact our Pennsylvania mesothelioma lawyers at (888) 498-3023.

Harrisburg's Legacy of Asbestos Exposure

As one of the centers of Pennsylvania's industrial growth, Harrisburg sadly has a history of exposing countless thousands to asbestos. Workers and their families breathed in asbestos fibers in factories and plants throughout the city, leaving entire generations vulnerable to mesothelioma. In addition, asbestos exposure increases the likelihood of getting lung cancer—a diagnosis that impacts more than 200,000 people a year. Another 1,600 to 2,100 people are diagnosed with mesothelioma from asbestos exposure every year.

Just a few of the sites known for asbestos exposure in Harrisburg include:

  • Harrisburg Automotive
  • Dauphin County Steel
  • General Electric
  • Harrisburg Steel
  • Harrisburg Light and Power
  • Paxtang Electric Company
  • Atlantic Refinery Plant
  • Harrisburg Steel Mill

Companies are required by law to notify their employees of the dangers of the workplace. Because millions of workers were never notified about the danger of asbestos exposure until it was too late, employers are legally at fault for the aggressive, fatal cancer that developed as a result. Our firm has been holding companies accountable for decades. fighting for justice on behalf of victims and families.

The Silent Killer Waits for Decades

It can take anywhere from 20 to 40 years before a person exhibits the symptoms of mesothelioma. Asbestos fibers embed themselves deep into the tissues of the lungs or torso, slowly causing abnormal tissue growth for decades until a routine check-up reveals tumors. About 90 percent of mesothelioma patients die within 5 years of their diagnosis because once it's discovered, it's often too late.

There is no known cure for mesothelioma. So, due to the severe medical costs and need for justice caused by mesothelioma, about $20 billion in trusts has been ordered to be set aside for victims and their families, paid for by at-fault companies. Every person who was wrongfully exposed to asbestos by an employer or a loved one's employer is entitled to a portion of the trust.

ATTENTION: Pennsylvania has a strict statute of limitations. You have precisely 2 years from the date of diagnosis or the date of death to pursue compensation for asbestos exposure.

What Our Personal Injury Law Firm Can Do for You

  • Investigate, obtain evidence, and review all medical materials
  • Determine which party is responsible for your exposure and damages
  • Fight for you to receive a settlement or jury award
  • File a claim with an asbestos trust and file a lawsuit if necessary
  • Negotiate with companies on your behalf
  • Litigate your claim if it does not settle out of court.

Get Trusted Guidance for Your Pennsylvania Mesothelioma Case

If you have been exposed to asbestos—whether at work or in your household—let us help you. Our Pennsylvania asbestos exposure lawyers are part of a team of legal professionals that handle all aspects of mesothelioma cases. We know how difficult this time can be, especially if you have already lost a loved one to mesothelioma. If asbestos exposure caused you and your family pain and suffering, contact Handler, Henning & Rosenberg LLP today. We want to make sure your family has everything they need to heal.

You can set up a free consultation by calling our firm at (888) 498-3023. We have offices in Harrisburg, Lancaster, York, Hanover, and Carlisle.

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    Motorcycle Accident

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    Head-on Collision

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    Wrongful Death

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David H Rosenberg

Managing Partner

Managing Partner at Handler, Henning & Rosenberg LLP, David H Rosenberg is a dedicated legal professional who brings years of invaluable experience to our firm. He represents seriously injured individuals and their family members in personal injury and wrongful death cases. Meet David H Rosenberg
Matthew P. Rosenberg

Partner

Matthew P. Rosenberg is a Partner at Handler, Henning & Rosenberg who contributes unrelenting passion for his clients and fearlessness when it comes to taking on big insurance companies and powerful employers. His primary areas of practice are motor vehicle accidents and wrongful death. Meet Matthew P. Rosenberg
Matthew S. Crosby

Partner

As a Partner at Handler, Henning & Rosenberg, Attorney Crosby brings to the firm a meticulous approach to personal injury law – one obtained over more than 20 years in practice, and one diligently taught as a lecturer for the Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association. Meet Matthew S. Crosby
Carolyn Anner

Partner

Attorney Anner is a Partner at Handler, Henning & Rosenberg who contributes fresh and valuable knowledge from her past education in nursing and business school. Attorney Anner’s primary areas of focus include Social Security disability and worker’s compensation. Meet Carolyn Anner
Adam G. Reedy

Attorney

Attorney Reedy is a distinguished worker’s compensation attorney fighting for the rights of those injured on the job. He also contributes outstanding work in the representation of victims of car accidents, motorcycle accidents, truck accidents, and pedestrian accidents. Meet Adam G. Reedy
Andrew C. Spears

Attorney

Attorney Spears brings more than 15 years of legal experience to the firm and to each and every one of the plaintiffs he represents. As a devoted advocate for the wrongfully injured, Attorney Spears primarily handles cases involved with negligence, motor vehicle accidents, and defective medical devices. Meet Andrew C. Spears
David L. Lutz

Attorney

Attorney Lutz’s decorated legal career is fueled by his Pennsylvania nativity and passion in fighting for the residents of his state when wrongfully injured. He has published several books on auto accident law and in his career has won millions of dollars for several individual plaintiffs. Meet David L. Lutz
J. Jeffrey Watson

Attorney

Attorney Watson is a key team member at Handler, Henning & Rosenberg contributing invaluable past knowledges pertaining to the inner workings of insurance companies. He now uses this to successfully represent his clients in worker’s compensation, car accidents, and premises liability cases. Meet J. Jeffrey Watson
Jordan Marzzacco

Attorney

Attorney Marzzacco has been individually recognized for her achievement in worker’s compensation law, but now focuses her efforts toward defending the victims of big pharmaceuticals who have wrongfully been injured and even killed from bad prescription drugs and dangerous medical devices. Meet Jordan Marzzacco
Jordan Wartman

Attorney

Attorney Wartman has worked at our firm since law school, where he initially demonstrated his passion for representing victims of bad pharmaceuticals and medical devices. Since stepping through our doors, he has done nothing but fight vigorously for victims of these injustices. Meet Jordan Wartman
Laurie J. Debarr

Attorney

Attorney Debarr’s invaluable contribution to Handler, Henning & Rosenberg comes in the form of litigation support. Her talents in the areas of legal research, civil litigation, appeals, and torts help our firm and our clients achieve the desired outcome. Meet Laurie J. Debarr
Stephen G. Held

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Attorney Held has over 20 years of legal experience fueling the work he provides for victims of negligence and wrong-doing. His areas of practice include workplace injuries, nursing home abuse, defective products, car accidents, and premises liability. Meet Stephen G. Held
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