Asbestos is a group of silicate minerals that is now a known carcinogen. Read more
Asbestos, associated with direct occupational exposure or indirect exposure, has been linked to lung cancer and more rarely, mesothelioma. Read more
Researchers hope that the new drug will extend the life expectancy of those who have the most advanced and aggressive forms of pleural mesothelioma. Read more
The Washington Supreme Court has ruled that the manufacturers of respirators may be liable for failing to warn a shipyard worker of the risk of exposure to asbestos dust while cleaning the d... Read more
A proposed settlement in the W.R. Grace and Co. bankruptcy case would pay $19.5 million into a trust for people sickened by asbestos exposure from the company’s now-shuttered vermiculite pla... Read more
Montgomery Mayor Todd Strange presented a proclamation on April 7th to Wendi Lewis, our firm’s Communications Director and author of the firm’s web site, www.myMeso.org, declaring April 1-7... Read more
The Louisiana First Court of Appeals has upheld a trial court jury’s finding that despite being aware of the dangers of asbestos in its Louisiana riverboats, chemical plants, and oil r... Read more
Once upon a time, asbestos was considered a wonder material. Chemically inert and an impressive insulator, it was put to use in a variety of industrial and structural settings. Epidemiologis... Read more
Because of the long latency period (the period of time from exposure to manifestation of symptoms) involved in mesothelioma cases – 20 to 50 years – mesothelioma cases present un... Read more
A San Francisco, California jury has ordered an asbestos manufacturer to pay more than $7 million in damages for exposing a onetime film actress and singer to the fibers that caused her term... Read more
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