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
A South Carolina jury has found Celanese Corporation liable for a worker's exposure to asbestos at one of the industrial chemical company's facilities that resulted in a fatal case of mesoth... Read more
The family of a Florence, Ala., woman who died in 2013 from the lung disease mesothelioma will receive a $3.5 million award for her pain and suffering and medical expenses. Read more
In earlier editions of the Jere Beasley Report, we discussed the much touted securities case, Halliburton Co. v. Erica P. John Fund Inc. The case questioned whether a plaintiff could rely on... Read more
According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), approximately 15 million students and 1.4 million teachers in this country were at risk of asbestos exposure in 1984. A prime example... Read more
Garlock Sealing Technologies LLC has reached what is being called an “unprecedented” agreement with future asbestos claimants in its bankruptcy case that includes a $358 million... Read more
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