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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Outdated actuarial models systematically underestimate exposures.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,

2013-12-13 23:24:26

The Lung Cancer Asbestos Victims Center says, "Tragically of the 2500 to 3000 US citizens who are diagnosed with mesothelioma each year about one third served in the US Navy, and we are incredibly


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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Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.