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Can You Hire a Slip and Fall Attorney for a Food Poisoning Incident?

In most premises liability lawsuits, injuries are due to uneven sidewalks, poor lighting, untended icy sidewalks or things such as dog bites or negligent security. However, given how more than half of our food dollars are spent on meals prepared outside the home, the work of a Philadelphia premises liability lawyer is sometimes targeted at Read More

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What Are OSHA’s Current Regulations for Asbestos?

Despite the well-known dangers of asbestos, it is still frequently encountered in various industries. For example, mechanics may be exposed to asbestos when performing brake and clutch repairs. Construction workers can be exposed if they disturb asbestos material during the renovation or demolition of buildings. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) enforces the following Read More

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Even If Your Asbestos Exposure Was Decades Ago, It Is Not Too Late to File a Claim

Symptoms of and diseases caused by asbestos exposure may not arise until decades later. In 2012, a Pennsylvania couple filed an asbestos mass tort claim for injuries sustained as a result of the husband’s asbestos exposure that began in the 1950s. Some important aspects of this case include the following: The plaintiff worked as a Read More

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What Exactly Is Asbestos?

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), “asbestos” is a commercial term for six naturally occurring fibrous minerals. These minerals have qualities that make them ideal for certain commercial products. Asbestos is resistant to chemical and thermal degradation. It is also fire proof and basically indestructible. As a result, it has been Read More

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Asbestos Exposure in Hamilton, New Jersey

Chemical company W.R. Grace operated a plant in Hamilton, New Jersey that manufactured insulation, fireproofing, and other products using vermiculite ore mined by W.R. Grace in Libby, Montana. The vermiculite, however, was known to contain tremolite, a dangerous form of asbestos. The Hamilton plant was one of several similar plants around the country that received Read More

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Secondhand Exposure to Asbestos is a Real Risk

Family members (wives, children) inhaling asbestos dust off of the clothing of their loved ones was a very common occurrence during the late 1940s through the 1970s. This was especially true for those who laundered the work clothes of those who actually used and/or worked around the asbestos-containing products. Our firm recently represented a woman Read More

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Congress Seeks to Delay Compensation for Asbestos Victims

Millions of U.S. workers have been injured or killed due to asbestos exposure, whose risks were often concealed by companies more concerned with profit than the welfare of human beings. Lawmakers in the House of Representatives recently introduced the Furthering Asbestos Claim Transparency Act (FACT) of 2013, an innocuously named bill that would make it Read More

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What You Can Do After Being Exposed to Asbestos

Whether you show any symptoms of asbestos exposure or not, if you have been exposed to asbestos in the past, it’s important to get regular follow-ups with qualified medical professionals in the interest of early detection and intervention. Lung cancer and mesothelioma are commonly associated with asbestos exposure. However, there are a wide range of Read More

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How Does a Dram Shop Law Affect a DUI Lawsuit?

If you’ve been in an accident in Pennsylvania that was the fault of a drunk driver, you might be up against a difficult situation. Philadelphia motor vehicle accidents attorneys are well acquainted with the scenario ― the chronic drinker is more likely to carry only the minimal amount of state-mandated insurance, which may only cover Read More

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Mesothelioma: Symptoms to Watch Out For

Mesothelioma is the cancer most associated with exposure to asbestos. Like most cancers, mesothelioma has several forms of cellular structure — and several common points where it appears in the body. For example, pleural mesothelioma attacks the lining of the chest cavity around the lungs. This is the most common form of the cancer. Second-most Read More

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