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Attorneys for 35-Year Old Woman With Mesothelioma Point to J&J’s “Indifference” to Claims of Asbestos in Talcum Powder

Johnson & Johnson should pay a terminal mesothelioma patient “tens of millions” after ignoring decades of red flags about asbestos in its talc baby powder, a lawyer for the California woman told a jury in closing arguments Monday, as reported on Law360. Christina Prudencio, 35, has suffered through surgery, hemorrhage, and other medical issues, and Read More

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Veterans At Risk For Mesothelioma

Each year, some 10,000 veterans die from asbestos-related diseases. Veterans account for nearly one-third of the mesothelioma cases diagnosed each year, especially those who served in military occupations where asbestos was present. While all branches of the military uses asbestos, it was used extensively in naval vessels. Asbestos Attorneys Experienced In Veterans Mesothelioma Cases Since Read More

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Clinical Trials for Malignant Mesothelioma Facilitate Extended Survival for Vets

Although mesothelioma clinical trials have been generally unavailable to veterans through the VA in the past, this has changed in recent years. The National Cancer Institute (NCI) and the VA Interagency Group to Accelerate Trials Enrollment (NAVIGATE) program is a partnership between the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and the Department of Veterans Affair (VA) to Read More

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Talc Supplier Settles Suit Mid-Trial

Whittaker Clark & Daniels Inc., talc suppliers, has reached a deal to end a California teacher’s suit alleging her mesothelioma was a result of the asbestos-tainted talc it supplied to makers of talcum powder. The retired teacher who brought the suit claimed her malignant mesothelioma was caused by asbestos hidden in body powders she used Read More

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Malaria Drug Shows Promise As Mesothelioma Treatment

Quinacrine, a drug once used to treat malaria, has found to have a positive effect in treating mesothelioma. The drug researchers — who came from Penn State, Texas Tech, Keck Graduate Institute in California and St. John’s University— found that when mesothelioma cells were treated with quinacrine, they stopped migrating and forming new colonies that Read More

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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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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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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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