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2015-04-24 08:31:22

WASHINGTON, April 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mesothelioma Compensation Center is now offering instant access to the nation's most skilled mesothelioma compensation lawyers if a family has

2015-02-07 23:01:53

Law Firm Partners with Local Physicians to Provide Diagnostic Resources Houston, Texas (PRWEB) February 07, 2015 Shrader and Associates, L.L.P., a firm

2015-01-26 08:28:52

This week, The Mesothelioma Victims Center shares the current list of EPA bans on the use of asbestos to show how far safety regulations have come, and juxtapose that against the nearly nonexistent

2015-01-14 08:25:32

Chairman John Simmons and Shareholders Perry Browder, Derek Brandt, Randy Cohn among 5 percent of Illinois attorneys to receive top recognition ALTON, Ill., Jan.

2015-01-05 08:31:32

The Mesothelioma Victims Center is sharing a list of current nuclear power plants operating in the United States and urges anyone diagnosed with mesothelioma who worked at one of these facilities to

2014-12-19 23:06:49

The Mesothelioma Victims Center is commenting on how seriously the EPA now takes exposure to asbestos as evidenced by a recent press release, and juxtaposes it against regulations surrounding

2014-12-19 23:04:41

Mesothelioma education website cites statistics on thousands of older water pipes in the U.S.

2014-12-18 23:09:04

The Mesothelioma Compensation Center is calling attention to a recent EPA memo related to hazardous levels of asbestos in the Pacific Northwest and wants to remind people in the public and private

2014-12-11 23:08:27

The Mesothelioma Compensation Center is calling attention to a recent ABC news article from Australia about the rise of mesothelioma in those living in the vicinity of a former asbestos factory


Latest Asbestos and the law Reference Libraries

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2005-05-26 12:16:31

Asbestos (Greek a-, "not"; sbestos, "extinguishable") is a group of fibrous metamorphic minerals. The name is derived for its historical use in lamp wicks; the resistance of asbestos to fire has long been exploited for a variety of purposes. It was used in fabrics such as Egyptian burial cloths and Charlemagne's tablecloth, which, according to legend, he threw in a fire to clean. When asbestos is used for its resistance to fire or heat, the fibers are typically mixed with cement or woven...

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