Asbestos is still a problem today. Florida, with an estimated number of asbestos-related deaths of between 3025-4481 annually is second in the United States only to California with an estimated 4273-5792 asbestos related deaths annually. Asbestos related diseases include Non-malignant diseases such as Asbestosis and Pleural Disease and malignancies such as Esophageal Cancer, Laryngeal Cancer, Colon Cancer, Stomach Cancer, Lung Cancer and Mesothelioma. According to the National Cancer Institute, Approximately 3000 cases of Mesothelioma will be diagnosed in the United States this year. Based on the trend of historical statistics and latency period for asbestos related diseases, this number is expected to peak until 2020.