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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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Sources For Short Term Mesothelioma Expenses

Finances can become the deciding factor in which treatment a patient with cancer chooses to receive, where they receive it and if they can keep on that treatment regimen for an extended period of time. It’s crucial for all patients to find the right treatment team and that may mean traveling further from home for Read More

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FDA Approves Drug Combination for Treating Mesothelioma

Last month, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Opdivo (nivolumab) in combination with Yervoy (ipilimumab) for the first-line treatment of adults with malignant pleural mesothelioma that cannot be removed by surgery. This is the first drug regimen approved for mesothelioma in 16 years and the second FDA-approved systemic therapy for mesothelioma. Said the FDA Read More

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Mesothelioma Lawsuits On The Rise While Mesothelioma Case Numbers Decline

KCIC, a respected Washington, D.C. consulting firm, published its annual report on mesothelioma and litigation recently. Of significance in the report is the fact that lawsuits filed by those diagnosed with malignant mesothelioma and other deadly asbestos-related cancers increased 65.7% from 2007 to 2017.  However, during the same period the overall incidence rate of these Read More

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Mesothelioma Lawsuits: What You Need To Know

According to industry reports, there were some 4,000 mesothelioma lawsuits filed in the U.S. last year. These suits fall into two categories: Personal Injury suits are typically filed by a person diagnosed with mesothelioma seeking compensation for medical bills, lost of income and other personal and financial impacts. Family members or those involved in the Read More

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Cancer Vaccine To Be Tested with Immunotherapy On Mesothelioma Patients in Norway

A cancer vaccine that has already demonstrated effectiveness when used on malignant melanoma, prostate cancer and lung cancer in studies will be tested on mesothelioma patients. The novel UV1 vaccine, which has also proven to be safe, is being tested by a research team at Oslo University Hospital in Norway as part of a mesothelioma Read More

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