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Pennsylvania Courts Reject “Any Breath” Theory in Asbestos Cases

Last year, a Pennsylvania high court made it significantly more difficult for asbestos-exposed victims to prove a causal link between the exposure and the disease by discounting expert testimony stating that every breath establishes a causal link to the disease. However, this year brings new clarity to the ruling: The May 2012 ruling in Betz Read More

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The Sooner You Take Action the Better

People who contract mesothelioma or asbestosis after prolonged direct or secondary exposure to toxic substances are entitled to compensation for medical bills, lost wages and pain and suffering — if they can prove their cases in court. In New Jersey and Pennsylvania, you have two years from the date you discovered your injury to file Read More

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Whom Does One Sue If Injured in a Public Transportation Accident?

For anyone who commutes for business or pleasure in the greater Philadelphia metro area, it’s well understood that the moving vehicles of the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) can present physical danger. When a person is injured or killed by the fault of the Authority, Philadelphia SEPTA accident lawyers need to step in to get Read More

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For Your Best Chances in an Asbestos-Related Lawsuit, Go Local!

If you or a loved one is newly diagnosed with an asbestos-related disease, it’s hard to know where to turn. Once your medical needs are addressed, you’ll need to get the wheels in motion to seek compensation from those responsible for your disease. You probably have seen the television commercials about asbestos claims and may Read More

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Handymen Beware: Protect Your Family From Asbestos

If you considered yourself a “Mr. or Ms. Fix-It,” there was probably almost nothing you could not tackle with a little help from the local hardware store. The problem is, up until the early 1980s, asbestos-containing materials could be found in everything from roofing and siding shingles to vermiculite insulation, vinyl flooring, textured paint and Read More

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How Difficult is it to Prove Discrimination Took Place at Work?

Employment discrimination is often discussed in terms of race or gender, but in fact, there are many categories of people who are protected by state and federal workplace laws. The job of Philadelphia employment discrimination lawyers is to help employees understand if they were discriminated against, and what likely course of action they can take. Read More

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Mesothelioma: When a Cough is Much More Than Just a Cough

Diagnosing mesothelioma in its early stages is critical for survival — yet it rarely happens for two reasons. First, the latency period is so long that patients don’t put together the number-one cause and risk factor — asbestos exposure — with the onset of symptoms that can come some 15 to 50 years later. Second, Read More

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Mesothelioma — Not Your Grandpa’s Disease

September 26th was National Mesothelioma Awareness Day, and one of the key points to be emphasized is that this is not “your grandpa’s disease.” Mesothelioma risk remains a concern as asbestos exposure — particularly in the workplace — continues. Some 3,200 “new” cases of mesothelioma are diagnosed each year, but because of the latency period Read More

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Filing a Mesothelioma Case: Step-By-Step

After some 35 years representing mesothelioma victims, we know that many times people have hesitation about making that call. You’ve probably never “played the system” or sought a “handout,” and you don’t like being represented as a “victim.” You want to make sure your family is cared for should the worst happen, but you have Read More

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What is a Medicare Lien and How Does it Work?

A Medicare lien results when Medicare makes a “conditional payment” for healthcare, even though a liability claim is in process that could eventually result in payment for the same care, as is the case with many asbestos-related illnesses. The conditional payment keeps the Medicare-covered victim from having to pay for care while the liability claim Read More

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