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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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Filing Shows Johnson & Johnson Sets Aside Almost $4 Billion for Talc Verdict

According to Reuters news service, drugmaker Johnson & Johnson set aside $3.9 billion in litigation expenses in 2020, which it said was “primarily associated with talc-related reserves and certain settlements”. The company faces 25,000 lawsuits by former users of its baby powder who say asbestos-laced talc in the product caused their cancers, it said in Read More

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Former Boilermaker Seeking $27 Million in Compensation for Mesothelioma

According to the mesothelioma victim, a supplier of boiler insulation negligently exposed him to asbestos in his workplace at the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard and has robbed him of an expected 15 more years of his life and forced him into expensive cancer treatments. The compensation that he is requesting from the jury represents reimbursement Read More

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You Or A Loved One Diagnosed With Mesothelioma? What Are Your Legal Rights And Remedies?

Mesothelioma is a rare form of cancer only caused by exposure to asbestos. There are approximately 3,200 new cases of mesothelioma diagnosed each year in the United States. Mesothelioma victims can obtain substantial money compensation for their cancer in a variety of ways, including: A civil lawsuit can be filed against asbestos product manufacturers and Read More

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Railroad Bridge Operator Sues Employer For Mesothelioma Diagnosis

Victor Coffin, a bridge operator for the Maine Central Railroad (MCRR) has filed suit against his employer, alleging he was diagnosed with mesothelioma as a result of his exposures to asbestos while operating the Carlton Bridge. Mr. Coffin alleged that he was exposed to asbestos from the walls of the control room, engine room, machine Read More

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Study Indicates That Cardiorespiratory Fitness and Physical Activity Could Extend Life of Lung Disease Victims

A new study has investigated the associations among cardiorespiratory fitness, physical activity walking speed, or leisure activity, and lung cancer mortality and all-cause mortality. The study was conducted by Junga Lee, Ph.D., and reported in the journal of Cancer Nursing. Learn More While the study focused on patients with lung cancer, its findings may be Read More

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Boilermakers And Mesothelioma Risk

As a fire resistant material, asbestos, was a natural protective element for boilers. Also known as Fire Rooms, boilers using asbestos were a part of many military vessels as a power source. As a result, many boiler room servicemen were exposed to this dangerous substance. The International Brotherhood of Boilermakers, Shipbuilders and Blacksmiths recognize the Read More

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Mesothelioma Victims Should Consider Treatment In A Clinical Trial

Because mesothelioma is rare, it’s been hard to study it well, says the American Cancer Society (ACS). Most experts agree that treatment in a clinical trial should be considered for any type or stage of mesothelioma. This way people can get the best treatment available now and may also get the new treatments that are Read More

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