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2013-09-25 23:37:01

The Lung Cancer Asbestos Victims Center says, "We know most US citizens have heard of mesothelioma either from cable TV ads or from mesothelioma marketing law firms, because these ads rarely

2013-09-23 23:31:52

A recent study conducted in the UK and published in the British Journal of Cancer finds that occupation does not appear to influence how long it takes to develop deadly mesothelioma.

2013-09-23 23:31:47

Because a very large number of diagnosed victims of mesothelioma and lung cancer exposed to asbestos in the workplace are never compensated properly, the Lung Cancer Asbestos Victims Center has

2013-09-19 23:31:53

The Lung Cancer Asbestos Victims Center now has a new initiative focused on educating diagnosed victims of mesothelioma, or lung cancer victims who were exposed to asbestos at work.

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.

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

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

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

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

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.


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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marcescent
  • Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.
The word 'marcescent' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to wither'.
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