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$12.1 Million Verdict Awarded in Ohio Mesothelioma Lawsuit

Trial lawyers secured a total $12 million verdict on behalf of an 83-year-old Korean War veteran Robert Mitchell who contracted mesothelioma after years of working with asbestos-containing packing material. Mitchell worked in the stock room at the Pfaudler Co. plant in Elyria, Ohio, for more than 40 years. His responsibilities included assisting in the shipping Read More

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Oklahoma Appellate Court Upholds $8 Million Mesothelioma Verdict

OKLAHOMA CITY, May 18, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — An Oklahoma Court of Civil Appeals has affirmed an $8 million verdict awarded to the estate of an oil field worker’s stepson who died of mesothelioma in 2016 at the age of 38. Following the May 2019 trial, a Pontotoc County jury awarded compensatory damages to the family Read More

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Older Buildings With Asbestos Put Firefighters at Risk for Mesothelioma

Firefighters are more than twice as likely to be diagnosed with malignant mesothelioma than the general public, and this is a direct result of asbestos in buildings that were built decades ago. That reality came to the forefront this month as more than 100 Austin, Texas firefighters were potentially exposed to asbestos at a three-alarm Read More

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Music Therapy Could Reduce Pain For Mesothelioma/Cancer Patients. Five Ways It Can Help.

While the use of music therapy to aid in cancer treatment is not new, the use of this therapy in easing pain and suffering from mesothelioma and other cancers has been very successful. So successful, in fact, that many cancer centers have adopted and integrated music therapy into their support programs. According the Huntsman Cancer Read More

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CDC Report Reveals Mesothelioma Trends by Age

The Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), published a study revealing that the number of deaths from mesothelioma during the period of 1999 through 2005 was the highest within the age group ranges of 65 through 74 with a total of 5,268 deaths and 75 through 84 with a total of 6,862 deaths. The Read More

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Canadian Study Recommends Triple Modality Treatment For Pleural Mesothelioma Victims

Pleural mesothelioma is a deadly cancer affecting people who have lived or worked around asbestos. There is no cure for mesothelioma and no single treatment has proven to be effective against this cancer. Now, scientists at Toronto General Hospital’s Research Institute say a triple-modality therapy they tested in mice might have the power to extend Read More

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NY Court Rules Retailer Could Be Responsible for Asbestos-Related Mesothelioma from Talc

While there are many lawsuits filed against manufacturers and distributors of asbestos-contaminated talc products, there has been the lingering question of whether or not retailers who sold these products should be held responsible for the damage done to those who contracted malignant mesothelioma. Now, according to a recent decision by the Supreme Court of New Read More

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Survival of Mesothelioma Patients Improving

An Australian report, issued in Spring of 2020, showed that between 1987 and 1991, 37% of people lived at least one year after their diagnosis, 10% lived at least 3 years after diagnosis, and 6% lived at least 5 years after diagnosis. After accounting for changes in the population’s age structure over time, these rates Read More

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California Jury Awards $15 Million+ To Former Construction Supervisor

A California jury awarded more than $15 Million in damages to a former construction supervisor for his diagnosis of malignant mesothelioma as a result of asbestos exposure. The late Norris Morgan claimed that overseeing the cutting and sawing of cement pipes exposed him to asbestos. Malignant mesothelioma, though rare, is often diagnosed among people who Read More

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What To Know About Asbestos-Related Mesothelioma Lawsuits

If you’ve been exposed to asbestos and been diagnosed with mesothelioma, you may be wondering if you can recover compensation via a lawsuit or legal claim. The answer is usually yes. People who have been diagnosed with mesothelioma after working with or around asbestos have an excellent chance of receiving “damages” either from the company Read More

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