Smoking and Asbestos

Smoking and Asbestos Lung Cancer

If you have lung cancer from asbestos exposure at work or from smoking cigarettes, you may be entitled to financial compensation. Levy Konigsberg is a leader in both asbestos and tobacco lawsuits. In October 2018, the firm won a $43.1 million dollar verdict in a Massachusetts lung cancer lawsuit in Boston. We have successfully recovered hundreds of millions of dollars for lung cancer victims.

Get the facts about lung cancer and asbestos and cigarettes

  • Asbestos exposure is a proven cause of lung cancer.
  • Cigarette smoking is a proven cause of lung cancer.
  • A person that is regularly exposed to asbestos is at approximately 5 times greater risk for developing lung cancer.
  • A heavy cigarette smoker is at approximately 10 times greater risk for developing lung cancer.
  • There is a “synergy” between asbestos exposure and smoking cigarettes, so that a person who is both a smoker and regularly exposed to asbestos is at approximately 50 times greater risk of developing lung cancer. This means that the asbestos risk and smoking risk are not merely added to each other, but they interact together and multiply a person’s risk of developing lung cancer.
  • Companies that made asbestos products and cigarettes knew that their products caused lung cancer going all the way back to the 1950s or earlier.


Get a free case evaluation from, Levy Konigsberg, the law firm that has won landmark victories against Big Asbestos and Big Tobacco

  • We have won over $100 million for victims of lung cancer.
  • We have won multi-million jury verdicts against asbestos companies.
  • We have successfully recovered money for lung cancer victims exposed to asbestos at work including: Navy servicemen, shipyard workers, insulators, pipe fitters, boiler workers, HVAC workers, construction and drywall workers, auto mechanics, plant workers and many others.
  • We have won multi-million cases against the largest tobacco companies in the United States.  Our cases include the following jury verdicts:


Get started today

To receive a free evaluation of your lung cancer case – for both smoking and asbestos – contact the experienced lawyers at Levy Konigsberg today by: calling 1-800-988-8005, by filling out the website form or by having a “live chat” with one of our representatives now.

For more information about the law firm's practice areas please contact Levy Konigsberg LLP at 1-212-605-6200 or 1-800-988-8005, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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