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2014-11-18 08:32:46

Mesothelioma Compensation Center offers help to asbestos victims in determining the cause of exposure WASHINGTON, Nov.

2014-11-04 23:11:14

This week the Mesothelioma Compensation Center is sharing a recent article from the BBC on the demolition of a local power plant's cooling towers to point out that the article does not take

2014-10-31 23:12:09

The Mesothelioma Victims Center says, "This week we are rolling out the carpet on a brand-new service related to discussing the differences in current EPA building codes with the almost nonexistent

2014-10-13 23:09:25

The Mesothelioma Victims Center is not only incredibly passionate about making certain all diagnosed victims of mesothelioma in the United States get the best possible compensation for this rare

2014-10-06 23:06:02

Attorneys Joseph Belluck and Jordan Fox, the founding partners of the New York law firm of Belluck & Fox, LLP, and senior litigator James Long each receive recognition for professional excellence

2014-09-30 23:13:35

An asbestos attorney at Levy Konigsberg LLP, Amber R.

2014-09-29 23:12:21

The Mesothelioma Victims Center is calling attention to school teachers and school maintenance workers who may have been unknowingly exposed to asbestos while working in a public school or university

2014-09-19 23:09:23

The Site Features the Best Asbestos Mesothelioma Lawyers who are Devoted to Helping People who have Been Exposed to Asbestos to Get Legal Advice at No Cost Los

2014-09-18 23:12:32

People diagnosed with mesothelioma are given an average of ten months to live after their diagnosis.


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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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upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
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The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.