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2014-04-29 23:17:23

Law Firm Endorses Baylor College of Medicine's New Treatment Center Houston, TX (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 Malignant mesothelioma, a type of cancer that affects the protective lining of several body cavities, is linked to exposure to asbestos. And pleural mesothelioma is the most common form of this very rare but very lethal disease. Recognizing this, Shrader & Associates, LLP, just announced new resources for compensation regarding this particular variant of mesothelioma. Although...

2014-04-01 23:30:30

MRHFM comments on new study showing associations between all levels of asbestos exposure and mesothelioma, lung cancer and laryngeal cancer. St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 When asbestos fibers are breathed in, they may get trapped in the lungs where they may remain for a long period of time. A recent study published in the Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (JOEM) in January 2014, reported that even small amounts of asbestos can remain in the body and cause a number...

2014-03-31 23:01:36

During the first week of April, the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation (Meso Foundation) will observe Asbestos Awareness Week while raising awareness of the deep damage inflicted by asbestos’ use and the overdue need for life-saving treatments and a cure for those who have already developed, or who will develop, mesothelioma. Mesothelioma is a cancer known to be caused by exposure to asbestos. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 During the first week of April, the Mesothelioma...

2014-03-28 23:25:32

Shrader & Associates, L.L.P. Assist with Shipyard Asbestos Claims Houston, TX (PRWEB) March 28, 2014 Asbestos was once a widely used material for building and manufacturing. The material offers excellent resistance to fire and heat, it absorbs sound well, and it is relatively inexpensive to acquire. Consequently, people who worked in the construction and manufacturing industries were greatly exposed to asbestos, including workers who build ships and other types of floating vessels at...

2014-03-24 23:24:49

Nationally Known Pioneers in Asbestos Litigation Recognized for Results Oakland, California (PRWEB) March 24, 2014 Kazan, McClain, Satterley & Greenwood, a Professional Law Corporation, is pleased to announce that the firm’s June 5, 2013 jury verdict which completed the award to plaintiffs Rose-Marie and Martin Grigg of $27,342,500 in damages for Mrs. Grigg’s asbestos-caused malignant mesothelioma made The National Law Journal's list of Top 100 Verdicts for 2013. The case...

2014-03-24 16:24:20

Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization Celebrates 10 Years with 10th Annual International Asbestos Awareness Conference ALTON, Ill., March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Simmons Law Firm, a nationwide leader in mesothelioma and asbestos litigation, has renewed its commitment to support asbestos awareness in the United States and beyond as a Platinum Sponsor of the "Where Knowledge and Action Unite" 10(th) Annual International Asbestos Awareness Conference. (Photo:...

2014-02-21 23:22:46

Asbestos found in one Denver apartment complex forced the relocation of residents, said a report. To help detect it early and avoid similar incident, Florida asbestos testing company AGC Environmental shared a tip. Denver, CO (PRWEB) February 21, 2014 Asbestos was discovered in an apartment complex in Denver. And according to a report from 9news.com, Florida asbestos testing company AGC Environmental gave out an advice how others could early detect its presence and avoid the same...

2014-02-11 23:27:31

The Long Island law firm of Rudolph F. X. Migliore, P.C. announces a high risk alert to people born in the 1940’s and 1950’s. A combination of asbestos exposure and being a part of the baby boomer generation creates a high risk for various lung related illnesses including lung cancer and mesothelioma. (PRWEB) February 11, 2014 One of the most deadly forms of lung cancer is known as mesothelioma and it is no stranger to the post World War II baby boomer generation. There has been an...

2014-02-11 23:26:18

Litigation firm Flood Law Group explains the importance of education on the dangers of mesothelioma and other asbestos related illnesses within the United States. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) February 11, 2014 In response to a newly released study by the Mesothelioma Center at Asbestos.com, Flood Law Group LLP, a nationally respected personal injury litigation firm, believes education on mesothelioma and other asbestos related illnesses are more important than ever. The law group encourages...

2014-02-03 08:28:14

The Mesothelioma Victims Center says, "One of the toughest things about mesothelioma, more specifically an individual who has been diagnosed with this rare form of cancer, is typically the exposure to asbestos took place decades ago. What we would like to explain to a diagnosed victim or their family with one call to 866-714-6466, is there are simple ways to rekindle those memories, because the best possible mesothelioma compensation claim hinges on the victim's ability to recall specific...


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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