03/09/2011 // Greensboro, NC, USA // Personal Injury Lawyers News // Nicole Howley
“Like mesothelioma, it is caused by asbestos fibers that are unwittingly inhaled by the victim. Asbestosis, however, does not trigger cancer; instead, it irritates lung tissues intensely, causing them to scar. The condition makes it difficult to replenish oxygen in the blood. The result is often severe difficulty breathing and shortness of breath,” reports Mesothelioma lawyers Cooney and Conway. If you think you have been exposed to asbestos, visit http://www.cooneyconway.com.