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2009-05-04 11:37:00

NEW YORK, May 4 /PRNewswire/ -- HB Litigation Conferences LLC, formerly Mealey's Conferences, is proud to announce that at least nine judges will participate in the June 3 "Judicial Forum on Asbestos," according to HB President Tom Hagy. Also, Hagy said prominent asbestos defense attorney Marc Kasowitz will join well-known plaintiff attorneys Perry Weitz and John Cooney on the chairing panel. Judges and attorneys from around the country handling thousands of asbestos lawsuits will gather at...

2009-04-28 17:27:00

NEW YORK, April 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Judges and attorneys from around the country handling thousands of asbestos lawsuits will gather in New York on June 3 for a conference and webcast on effectively managing this massive litigation and fostering a better understanding of asbestos trusts. The program - entitled the "Judicial Forum on Asbestos" - is being produced by HB Litigation Conferences LLC, formerly Mealey's Conferences. The chairmen are Perry Weitz of Weitz & Luxenberg of New York...

2009-04-06 08:00:00

Universal Fibers adds New Spotlight to Environmentally Conscious Industrial Fiber Products BRISTOL, Va., April 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Fibers is pleased to announce it has entered into an agreement with David T. Rouse, owner of Rouse Enterprises, LLC to represent their solution dyed industrial products. Rouse Enterprises, LLC will represent Universal's industrial solution-dyed yarn products and capabilities to the marketplace in the United States and Canada. Thanks to the...

2009-03-27 12:18:00

CHICAGO, March 27 /PRNewswire/ -- A panel of leading asbestos litigators, judges and experts gathered for three days earlier this month in Beverly Hills to deliver a much-talked-about series of debates, conversations and presentations surrounding the most massive of toxic torts. The video, audio and complete set of program materials are now available from HB Litigation Conferences LLC, formerly Mealey's Conferences, the producer of the asbestos event. The conference, spanning three days at...

2009-03-25 08:12:00

LONDON, March 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Clinica - the world's leading medical technology journal - is calling for a public inquiry into the state of asbestos regulation in the UK, in light of discrepancies over the risk of exposure to asbestos at London's Palace of Westminster. On the day of a parliamentary debate on the presence of asbestos in schools, the latest developments in Clinica's investigation into the extent of the problem and the ensuing healthcare need, add weight to calls for...

2009-03-16 09:12:00

PHILADELPHIA, March 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Lawsuits brought by the families of six Pennsylvania men who died of malignant mesothelioma were successfully resolved this past week, announced Baron & Budd, P.C. The deceased men -- an electrician, a carpenter, a pipefitter, a maintenance worker, a weekend home remodeler, and a Navy sailor -- had all been the victims of occupational asbestos exposure. Asbestos exposure has been known for decades to cause mesothelioma, lung cancer, and other...

2009-03-16 14:45:00

Smithsonian Whistleblower and Asbestos Experts to Dispute Smithsonian's Assurances That National Air and Space Museum is Safe for Workers and Public WASHINGTON, March 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Smithsonian whistleblower Richard Pullman will hold a press conference on Tuesday, March 17, to announce the filing of a whistleblower retaliation complaint with the U.S. Office of Special Counsel. In his whistleblower retaliation complaint, Pullman will charge that management retaliated against...

2009-02-19 12:42:00

DALLAS, Feb. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Four Dallas attorneys are among the who's who of asbestos litigators to assemble next month in Los Angeles to discuss emerging asbestos litigation trends and review what transpired in 2008. Shepard Hoffman, Esq., Law Offices of Shepard A. Hoffman, LLC, Dallas, will be among a panel of litigators discussing new types of exposures while Jeffrey Simon, Esq., Simon Eddins & Greenstone and Robert Thackston of Hawkins, Parnell & Thackston, also from Dallas,...

2009-02-19 12:30:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- California attorneys and a presiding judge are among the who's who of asbestos litigators and notables that will assemble next month in Los Angeles to discuss emerging asbestos litigation trends and lessons learned from 2008. Robert Berkes of Berkes Crane Robinson & Seal of Los Angeles will offer an insurer's perspective on asbestos litigation; Steven Kazan of Kazan McClain Abrams Lyons Greenwood & Harley of Oakland will participate in a...

2009-02-18 16:47:00

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- A who's who of asbestos litigators will assemble next month in Los Angeles to discuss emerging asbestos litigation trends and review what transpired in 2008. The event, March 9-11, is being produced by HB Litigation Conferences LLC, formerly Mealey's Conferences. The conference, spanning three days at the Beverly Hills Four Seasons Hotel, is chaired by John Cooney of Chicago's Cooney & Conway, Timothy Krippner of Segal McCambridge Singer &...


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2005-07-14 11:23:31

The silkworm (Bombyx mori or "raw silk of mulberry") is the larva of a moth that is economically important as the producer of silk. Its diet consists solely of mulberry leaves and it is native to northern China. The silkworm is so called because it spins its cocoon from raw silk. The cocoon is made of a single continuous thread of raw silk from 1000 to 3000 feet (300 to 900 meters) long. Silkworms have a good appetite. They eat mulberry leaves day and night continuously. Thus, they grow...

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