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2014-06-19 23:17:53

The Mesothelioma Compensation Center is calling attention to a recent National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health as wake up call for individuals who worked in the manufacturing sector

2014-06-09 23:09:41

The Mesothelioma Victims Center says, "In a recent report published on the US Consumer Products Safety Commission's website the agency has released an important informational guide for

2014-06-06 23:09:04

The Mesothelioma Compensation Center is commenting on a recent American Cancer Society study that says,“The time between first exposure to asbestos and diagnosis of mesothelioma is usually 30

2014-05-21 23:12:18

Kazan Law Convinces a California Court of Appeal that a Dismissed Case Can Now Move Forward to Trial Oakland, California (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 In a landmark

2014-05-16 23:10:17

This week the Mesothelioma Victims Center is urging homeowners whose home was built prior to 1985 to be extremely cautious about disturbing asbestos in their homes attic, drywall, or insulated

2014-05-07 23:11:30

The Defense Asbestos Litigation Seminar (DALS) is an exclusive conference for defense lawyers and clients’ set for June 4 – 6, 2014, at the Four Seasons Hotel in Las Vegas, NV.

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

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.

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’


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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