Latest Asbestos and the law Stories

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

2013-12-12 23:31:04

The Lung Cancer Asbestos Victims Center is urging family members of a diagnosed victim of mesothelioma to call them at 866-714-6466 for very specific instructions about how to make certain they

2013-12-11 23:25:31

The Lung Cancer Asbestos Victims Center says, "We cannot emphasize it enough, if a diagnosed victim of mesothelioma, or their family members are concerned about the best possible financial

2013-12-10 23:33:20

The Lung Cancer Asbestos Victims Center says, “We are urging diagnosed victims of mesothelioma who worked in residential, or commercial construction, or their families to call us at 866-714-6466

2013-12-09 23:28:04

The Lung Cancer Asbestos Victims Center says, "We are on a mission to make certain all diagnosed victims of mesothelioma, and their families get the best possible financial compensation for

2013-11-13 23:28:29

Nationally recognized plaintiff’s asbestos law firm expands its skillful team of asbestos lawyers fighting for victims of mesothelioma. Oakland, CA (PRWEB)

2013-10-29 23:31:32

This week, the Lung Cancer Asbestos Victims Center has created a list of all automotive parts that contained asbestos from the 1950s up until the 1980s and asks that all auto mechanics diagnosed

Latest Asbestos and the law Reference Libraries

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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