As soon as you are diagnosed with mesothelioma, the first thing you need to consider is to hire an attorney to take care of the legal process for you. Since mesothelioma is a rare form of cancer, medical expenses can put a dent to your savings and can put you out of work. Filing for asbestos litigation should be done as early as possible because time is extremely crucial and any unnecessary delays might revoke your right to compensation claims. The processes for mesothelioma litigation are extremely complex and time-consuming. Without an experienced lawyer to guide you through the entire legal process, it will be highly unlikely that you succeed. Litigation follows steps that begin with the consultation process where preliminary information is gathered. The lawsuit is then filed and the defendant is notified about your complaint. During the litigation process, the court will require you to present evidences and records to prove that your medical condition is work-related and has been acquired while employed in the company you’re suing. The trial is the last stage of the process to be capped with a verdict.