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2013-09-17 23:33:43

As the deadline to register for the government’s Victim Compensation Fund for people made sick by the 9/11 attacks gets closer, many mesothelioma victims are likely to miss out on the benefits. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) September 17, 2013 As Surviving Mesothelioma reports, October 3, 2013 is the deadline for first responders, victims, and people who lived in Manhattan at the time of the 9/11 terrorist attacks to register for compensation, as long as they got sick before October 3, 2011....

2013-09-17 23:33:20

The Lung Cancer Asbestos Victims Center says, "Our new tips are aimed at US Navy Veterans exposed to asbestos while serving on any US Navy ship and have been diagnosed with any type of lung cancer or mesothelioma. Not enough people are being compensated for these illnesses so our tips are designed to better inform all diagnosed victims of asbestos exposure lung cancer or mesothelioma." http://LungCancerAsbestosVictimsCenter.Com (PRWEB) September 17, 2013 The Lung Cancer Asbestos...

2013-09-11 23:23:44

Respect, Dignity, and Justice for Those Exposed to Asbestos at Work Houston, TX (PRWEB) September 11, 2013 Mesothelioma is a potentially fatal disease that can lie dormant for years. Impacting people who have worked in and around asbestos materials, it is commonly seen in people who have worked in shipyards. Asbestos was commonly used in ships, and legal research has shown that the parties in charge of many shipyards were aware of the potential dangers decades ago. Families of people who...

2013-08-30 23:19:24

Mesotheliomas lawyer Brendan Tully & Chris Humphrey from the national asbestos law firm Levy Phillips & Konigsberg LLP will be taking part in the third annual Kayaking 4 Meso event, dedicated to the cause of finding a cure for mesothelioma cancer. The law firm has been a proud sponsor of the event since its launch in 2010. Albany, New York (PRWEB) August 30, 2013 On September 21, 2013, Kayaking 4 Meso will hold its third annual paddle from Schuylerville to Mechanicville, NY, to...

2013-08-26 23:21:13

Houston Law Firm Works Hard to Represent Individual Rights Houston, TX (PRWEB) August 26, 2013 For many years, the team at Shrader Law has been helping individuals from across the country who have been exposed to asbestos on the job fight for their rights with mesothelioma cases, and the legal team is now committed to fight for clients diagnosed with shipyard mesothelioma. Shrader Law is a firm that has been dedicated to the task of promoting individual rights for many years, and the...

2013-08-24 23:03:45

National network of attorneys announces increased emphasis on providing legal help to auto mechanics who may have developed malignant mesothelioma from exposure to asbestos during their employment. Many brake pads, transmissions and other auto parts contained asbestos. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) August 24, 2013 http://www.resource4thepeople.com/occupationaldisease/mesothelioma-lawsuit.html Resource4thePeople announced today that it is encouraging present and former auto mechanics who may have...

2013-08-16 23:21:23

The Lung Cancer Asbestos Victims Center says, "Our number one goal for a diagnosed victim of mesothelioma, or asbestos exposure lung cancer is the best possible compensation, and to achieve this goal we provide on the spot access to the nation's leading mesothelioma attorneys, or asbestos exposure law firms to a victim, or their family members, and we really need family members to help us get their loved one compensated." The Lung Cancer Asbestos Victims Center is urging...

2013-08-15 23:24:45

The Lung Cancer Asbestos Victims Center says, "We are extremely passionate about making certain a diagnosed victim of mesothelioma, or lung cancer asbestos exposure gets to the nation's most experienced compensation attorneys, especially if the diagnosed victim worked at a oil refinery, a chemical manufacturing facility, an auto plant, a smelter, a factory, or a ship yard, because these types individuals could be eligible for substantial financial compensation, and if the exposure...

2013-08-14 23:25:20

The Lung Cancer Asbestos Victims Center says, “We want to hear from any type of residential, or commercial construction worker, who has been diagnosed with mesothelioma, or a asbestos related form of lung cancer, especially if they were working in construction during the 1950's, 1960's, 1970's, or 1980's, because these types of individuals may qualify for substantial compensation, as a result of being exposed to so many building products, that contained asbestos."...

2013-08-13 23:28:28

The Lung Cancer Asbestos Victims Center says, "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 passionate about making certain these individuals get to the nation's most skilled mesothelioma attorneys, or asbestos exposure law firms, because the extremely skilled specialists we suggest consistently get the best financial compensation results for their clients." For more information...


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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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cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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