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2013-07-30 23:31:05

The Lung Cancer Asbestos Victims Center says, "We get calls every week from family members of a loved one who died from mesothelioma, or asbestos exposure forms of lung cancer about compensation,

2013-07-30 23:29:07

The first site to offer free online group therapy, Mesothelioma.net also provides victims and their families with medical information, legal advice, and a community forum Houston,

2013-07-30 23:27:13

National network of attorneys announces increased emphasis on providing legal help to Navy veterans who may have developed malignant mesothelioma as a result of exposure to asbestos during their

2013-07-29 23:24:09

The Lung Cancer Asbestos Victims Center says, "We are encouraging a US Navy Veteran who has been diagnosed with a rare form of cancer called mesothelioma, or asbestos exposure lung cancer

2013-07-26 23:21:13

The Lung Cancer Asbestos Victims Center is urging any diagnosed victim of mesothelioma, or a lung cancer victim who had workplace exposure to asbestos at a oil refinery, or chemical manufacturing

2013-07-26 23:20:23

The law firm of d’Oliveira & Associates has issued a new infographic on mesothelioma.

2013-07-25 23:23:37

The Lung Cancer Asbestos Victims Center says, "After years of talking with shipyard workers we know the asbestos exposure was almost unbelievable, especially if the exposure to asbestos took

2013-07-24 23:25:35

The Lung Cancer Asbestos Victims Center is urging US Navy Veterans who were exposed to asbestos on a navy ship in the 1950's, 1960's, 1970's, or 1980's, and have now been diagnosed

2013-07-23 23:26:37

The Lung Cancer Asbestos Victims Center says, "We are urging diagnosed victims of Mesothelioma, or any type of lung cancer, who had significant exposure to asbestos on the job in the 1950's,

2013-07-22 23:23:20

The Lung Cancer Asbestos Victims Center is urging diagnosed victims of mesothelioma, or asbestos exposure lung cancer who spent a lifetime as a plumber to focus in on compensation, and to call


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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bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.