Michael K.

In 2013 I lost my husband Sean Sasser, to mesothelioma. He was just 44 years old, and I was just 45. We’d known each other for over a quarter-century. We met in Minneapolis, dated long distance while he was in Atlanta, and lived together over the years in Oregon and DC.

When he died, I knew his family, but not much about his life growing up in Detroit, his networks there, or how he ever was exposed to asbestos. A few years after he passed while we were living in DC, friends told me I should pursue litigation, but I was clueless on where to begin.

Thankfully, I was referred to Serling & Abramson, P.C.. They were incredible in guiding me through the process. They worked well not just with me, but with Sean’s family to figure it all out. To track down the exposures, and to pursue litigation.

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While I would be financially secure regardless, the work they did result in considerable settlements that I could then share with Sean’s family, who he always was committed to helping. I know today he is smiling knowing that while he may not be with us, out of something awful he has left resources behind that will benefit his mother, family, and me.

I am forever grateful to Eric Abramson and his office for the hard work they did in figuring it all, for the sensitivity and support shown to me and Sean’s family in the process, and for the outcomes they achieved.

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The Serling & Abramson law firm was founded in 1970 by Michael B. Serling. Mr. Serling was the first attorney in Michigan to file a wrongful death action on behalf of the family of a mesothelioma victim. In 1975, a young widow of an asbestos insulator contacted Mr. Serling concerning her husband who had died at age 52. She was left with two young children and was trying to raise them on a $4 per hour job. The extremely gratifying feeling of success in prosecuting the case and securing a sizable settlement for the widow and her children inspired Mr. Serling to continue this work.

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