Mesothelioma is a form of cancer caused by prolonged exposure to asbestos. Asbestos is a mineral fiber commonly used in building construction materials. Mesothelioma happens because there are negligent and irresponsible corporations that allow their workers to be exposed to harmful and toxic substances. If you are one of those suffering from this disease because of the kind of work that you do, you might want to seek legal counsel. Through the help of a mesothelioma lawyer, you can file a lawsuit that can ease your financial burdens.