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Founded in 1995, Bergman Draper Oslund is solely devoted to helping asbestos victims with mesothelioma. Asbestos cases are all we do. As a result of our singular focus, we have an impressive track record of significant and record-setting settlements for mesothelioma victims with more than $700 million won to date for our clients.
What sets us apart from other Washington asbestos and mesothelioma law firms is 25 years of experience with mesothelioma cases, reams of research at the ready to benefit your case, and our small firm size which promises personal attention. When you choose the Bergman team, we advocate for you and serve as part of your support system.
The process is simple. Once you choose Bergman Draper Oslund, we assign a small team devoted to your case. You will speak to these few people throughout your claim process and you’ll always be treated with dignity and respect. We will answer all your questions and operate transparently so you know the status of your case at every stage.
To get started, click for a free case evaluation of your Washington state mesothelioma claim.
Matthew is a founding partner of the firm and a top-rated attorney who’s devoted his career to mesothelioma victims. He is a well-respected attorney in Seattle and Portland courthouses and has deep expertise in the complex arena of asbestos law. Matthew has testified before Congress on asbestos exposure and victims’ rights and is also a passionate philanthropist.
Glenn is a founding partner of the firm who has dedicated his practice to asbestos exposure victims. As a former US Army service member, he specializes in veteran asbestos exposure cases. Glenn has worked with hundreds of veterans and their loved ones dealing with mesothelioma. For his zealous pro bono work, he was awarded the “Quiet Hero” accolade.
Vanessa is a partner of the firm who has spent the last decade fighting for asbestos exposure victims’ rights. She specializes in mesothelioma cases from second-hand exposure. These are victims that were exposed to asbestos by their loved ones that unknowingly brought invisible take-home asbestos fibers off the job site that caused their mesothelioma.
Chandler is a partner of the firm who has been championing the rights of asbestos exposure victims for almost a decade. He excels in cases of asbestos product liability where specific products and components exposed hard-working Americans to mesothelioma-causing asbestos. Chandler is an outstanding litigator who has an impressive record of winning sizeable trial judgments.
We serve clients across Washington out of our downtown Seattle mesothelioma law office. Washington is one of the top US states for mesothelioma occurrence. Top industries for asbestos exposure flourished in Washington for decades exposing potentially millions of workers to the toxic and invisible fiber.
Some of the industries in Washington that exposed workers to asbestos include shipbuilding, construction, lumber mills, paper mills, oil, and construction.
Some Washington job sites known for asbestos exposure include:
for the claim of a water department worker in the city of Walla Walla
for take-home asbestos where state shipyards were the second-hand source
for the claim of an electrician exposed at a paper mill and two shipyards
In addition, Bergman Draper Oslund was part of record-breaking settlements of $5.1 billion from Owens Corning and $4.3 billion from Halliburton.
Hard-working Washington citizens diagnosed with mesothelioma want answers about how they were exposed to asbestos. As part of the asbestos claim process, we try to find you the answers you need with our exhaustive job site exposure research.
We work hard to get you the compensation you deserve for your Washington mesothelioma claim. The first step is to evaluate the case worth. You can complete a free case evaluation online to give you a general idea of the merits of your case and the potential value of the claim.
From there, the Bergman team reviews your work history and medical information. If you are too ill to come to our office, we will meet with you and your loved ones where it is convenient for you. Once we have detailed information, we can tell you the settlement value of similar cases in Washington.
Our practice is solely devoted to mesothelioma cases. 100% of our attorneys at our Washington office pursue asbestos exposure claims. This singular focus makes us uniquely capable of navigating this complex area of law to get you the best results for your mesothelioma claim.
Depending on the details of your work history and asbestos exposure, we will advise you of the best course of action to get the compensation you deserve. We may pursue litigation against several defendants for your exposure or just one. We may also file with a bankruptcy trust.
If necessary, we will pursue the claim all the way to trial, however, most claims settle before litigation begins or early in the court proceedings. We balance maximizing compensation for your Washington mesothelioma claim while minimizing stress so you can focus on your treatment.
To date, Bergman Draper Oslund has won more than $700 million for our clients and achieved record-breaking settlements in and out of court for our clients. In addition to pursuing monetary compensation for our clients, we strive to make a difference in their lives.
We have won significant settlements for hard-working Washington citizens exposed to asbestos on the job and second-hand through take-home exposure. While no amount of money can make up for the loss of quality of life, it can offer financial stability and peace of mind.
Here’s a sampling of actual results from some of our Washington mesothelioma claims:
Jim Bullis was exposed to asbestos working in several different trades. The legal team at Bergman Draper Oslund was able to provide financial security to Jim and his wife Judy after Jim’s mesothelioma diagnosis.
Sue is really grateful to Matt Bergman (Seattle Mesothelioma Attorney of Bergman Draper Oslund Firm), because he helped the family in terms of any legal issue for Bryan's case.
Cliff's exposure to Asbestos happens in his workplace in a Telephone Building during the 70s. He doesn't feel any signs and symptoms for Mesothelioma until last year. He was not ready with the diagnosis.