Asbestos is a group of naturally occurring minerals that are linked to the development of lung cancer and mesothelioma. Read more
Though rare, mesothelioma is still occurring at higher rates than expected, likely due to improper abatement procedures. Read more
Occupational exposure to asbestos is the most common method of exposure. Read more
The California Supreme Court recently ruled that employers using asbestos in the workplace have a duty of care to protect employees’ household members. Read more
Halliburton Co. has reached a $100 million settlement to end a more than 14-year-old securities class action pending in Texas federal court. Read more
Mesothelioma is a rare and aggressive cancer that is caused by exposure to asbestos. Read more
Researchers believe that the diagnostic accuracy of mesothelioma tests would be better if BAP1 were included in the recommended panels. Read more
Severe lung disease in the workplace relates to a number of dreadful and debilitating lung diseases that arise due to chemical, vapor, dust, metal, mold or other hazardous substance exposure... Read more
The owner of Garlock Sealing Technologies LLC has agreed to pay $480 million to settle with current and future asbestos claimants. Read more
The jury-instruction issue involved Union Carbide's responsibility to warn end-users about the dangers of its asbestos product, which went into manufactured goods such as joint compounds and... Read more
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