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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

2013-10-23 23:30:45

The Lung Cancer Asbestos Victims Center is now urging Veterans of the US Navy, or their family members, to call the center immediately at 866-714-6466 if the Veteran has been diagnosed with mesothelioma.

2013-10-21 23:30:10

The Lung Cancer Asbestos Victims Center is now urging all commercial jet, manufacturing plant, aerospace facility, or defense contract employees who have been diagnosed with mesothelioma, or any

2013-10-16 23:31:50

The Lung Cancer Asbestos Victims Center believes that too many US Navy Veterans diagnosed with mesothelioma or asbestos exposure related lung cancer get financially short changed, so this week

2013-10-14 23:25:45

The Lung Cancer Asbestos Victims Center is now offering to help the families of a diagnosed victim of mesothelioma or asbestos related lung cancer with a new comprehensive compensation plan that

2013-10-09 23:32:45

New this week to the list of resources the Lung Cancer Asbestos Victims Center offers, is a list of tips that the Center believes every diagnosed victim of mesothelioma or related asbestos exposure

2013-10-07 23:29:47

The Lung Cancer Asbestos Victims Center focuses this week on all US Navy Veterans as well as any individual diagnosed with mesothelioma or a related asbestos exposure form of lung cancer with

2013-10-02 23:33:38

This new compensation to-do list provides families with important information about the specifics of asbestos exposure, especially for US Navy Veterans.

2013-10-02 23:32:27

By providing mesothelioma victims and their families with the latest information in asbestos exposure litigation, the site offers resources and help during the difficult time following a diagnosis


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
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.