Mesothelioma is a serious condition that is acquired through workplace related exposure to asbestos. The risk for developing this disease has been known throughout the years but companies continue to subject their employees and workers to this health hazard. That’s why numerous lawsuits have been filed against these employers to help support the financial needs of the victims. But even if a lawsuit has been filed and the case started to move along, they usually just end up with a settlement. A mesothelioma settlement is almost always the fastest way to benefit both sides and the rates range from hundreds of thousands of dollars up to millions of dollars depending on the severity of the case. Asbestos-related lawsuits can be very expensive and can take a long time to process. Complainants needed the money to offset their medical expenses and defendants want a quick way out of the case to minimize the cost of litigation. A settlement is usually the most advantageous choice for both camps.