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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,

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

2014-02-21 23:22:46

Asbestos found in one Denver apartment complex forced the relocation of residents, said a report.

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.

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,

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

2014-01-28 23:20:57

Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO) Remains A Driving Force Behind Efforts to Ban Asbestos Use DALLAS (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 For the 10th

2014-01-24 23:22:03

Flood Law Group to Review Claims on Behalf of People Who Have Taken Actos and Also Had Bladder Cancer Washington, DC (PRWEB) January 24, 2014 With bellwether

2014-01-13 23:03:49

Outdated actuarial models systematically underestimate exposures. Madison, NJ (PRWEB) January 13, 2014 In forecasting serious asbestos-related claims,

2013-12-22 23:01:48

A study of nearly 60,000 men finds that even low levels of asbestos exposure in the work environment may be enough to trigger mesothelioma and other cancers. Raleigh,


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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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pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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