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When Buying Old Homes Be Aware of Asbestos Risk

“Asbestos. The name has its origin in the Greek word for inextinguishable. A highly-effective and inexpensive fire-retardant material and thermal and acoustic insulator, asbestos was used extensively in home construction Read More

PA School Officials Charged With Hiding Asbestos Problems

In October of this year, three former or current school officials in Pennsylvania faced criminal charges due to allegations of hiding asbestos issues in the Scranton school district. NBC 10 Read More

Eyes On Upcoming EPA Decision On Asbestos

Asbestos victims and companies that produce or have produced products containing asbestos are awaiting the EPA’s decision on several asbestos-related issues. Asbestos victims are hoping that asbestos-containing products will be Read More

Glowing Dye May Aid in Eliminating Cancer

“Clean margins are a goal of cancer excision surgery”, states an article in Penn Today. “If even a small piece of cancerous tissue is left behind, it increases the likelihood Read More

Hunting for Ovarian Cancer's 'Off' Switches

A new study comparing cancerous tissue with normal fallopian tube samples advances important insights about the cellular engine that drives a majority of ovarian cancers and confirms biological hallmarks of survival. Read More

New Portable Device Provides Noninvasive Treatment That Shrinks Mesothelioma Tumors

New Portable Device Provides Noninvasive Treatment That Shrinks Mesothelioma Tumors The Optune Lua is a portable device that physicians can prescribe for patients diagnosed with unresectable malignant mesothelioma. It uses low Read More

Compensation For Victims Of A Second Asbestos-Related Illness

Compensation For Victims Of A Second Asbestos-Related Illness Pennsylvania state law allows plaintiffs with nonmalignant asbestos-related diseases to file a second lawsuit and recover damages if they later develop an asbestos-related cancer. Should you or a loved one suffer Read More

Who Is at Risk of Asbestos Exposure?

Asbestos is a group of naturally occurring minerals containing thin microscopic fibers. Resistant to fire, heat, and chemicals, these fibers have been mined and widely used in a variety of Read More

Understanding Non-Occupational Asbestos Exposure

Asbestos is a naturally occurring fiber composed of six different minerals. Due to its favorable heat and chemical resistance qualities, in addition to its durability, it has historically been widely Read More

Employers Are Responsible for Monitoring Asbestos in the Construction Industry

Asbestos is a fiber composed of a set of six naturally occurring minerals. Historically, it was mined and used to produce industrial and insulating materials because of its resistance to Read More

What You Need to Know About Mesothelioma

Mesothelioma is a rare type of cancer that develops in the tissue that covers most of the body’s internal organs — that tissue is called the mesothelium. Due to its Read More

Common Sources of Asbestos Exposure

Asbestos is a naturally occurring fibrous material composed of a group of minerals. Due to its resistance to heat and flame, and its durability, asbestos has been mined and widely Read More

Pennsylvania Supreme Court Ruling Allows ‘Any Breath’ Testimony to Stand

In February 2013, the Pennsylvania Superior Court made the decision to uphold a $950,000 judgment against a welding products company in an asbestos injury case. The company, Lincoln Electric Co., filed Read More

Pennsylvania Mesothelioma Case Could Pave the Way for Employee Lawsuits

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court recently issued a decision that could increase employers’ risk of new lawsuits from former employees exposed to asbestos who later developed mesothelioma. The decision in Tooey v. Read More

Asbestos Law Firm Howard, Brenner & Nass, P.C. Moves Philadelphia Office

[ln::firm_name], P. C., a prominent mesothelioma, lung cancer, asbestos injury and personal injury law firm with offices in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, has relocated its Philadelphia offices to 1515 Market Read More

Asbestos-Related Wrongful Death Claims

Survivors of toxic exposure at work have legal recourse — a wrongful death suit — against the manufacturer of the substance, even years after employment ends and the business has Read More

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