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Italian Study Reveals Devastating Impact Of Asbestos Exposure When Lung Cancer Deaths Are Included With Mesothelioma Deaths

A study by Italian researchers suggests that mesothelioma ––the rare, terminal disease –– is only part of the story. In looking at the number of asbestos-exposed workers who died of lung cancer and comparing it to the number of mesothelioma victims among the same groups. The researchers reviewed lung cancer and mesothelioma research published between Read More

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South Carolina Court of Appeals Lightens Burden of Proof in Mesothelioma Cases

A recent ruling by the South Carolina Court of Appeals confirmed the victory of a mesothelioma victim and his wife and eased the burden of proof for future victims of asbestos exposure, as reported by 6Park.news/South Carolina.  The decision revolved around a lawsuit bought by Dale Jolly, a mechanical inspector who worked for the Duke Read More

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Asbestos Exposure Concerns At Philadelphia Schools Spark Parent and Teacher Calls To Double Check Asbestos Remediation

As Philadelphia prepares to fully reopen its public schools for the first time in 18 months, the spotlight is again on facilities woes, reports WHYY public TV/Radio on their website. At the center of the storm is one of the district’s most selective magnet schools — Julia R. Masterman — where a group of parents 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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CA Court: Evidence Supported Punitive Damages Against Asbestos Brake Defendants; Awards $14.6 million To Plaintiff

Evidence that a company protected its own workers from asbestos while undertaking no steps to investigate or prevent consumer exposures shows malice sufficient for punitive damages, and a trial court did not err in excluding evidence of other alleged exposures, a California appeals court said. The jury awarded $14.6 million to Barbara Barr, who was Read More

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Longshoremen Awarded $10.3 Million In Mesothelioma Lawsuit

A $10.3 million verdict was secured against two stevedoring companies and a shipping company on behalf of Henry Pete, who was exposed to raw asbestos he unloaded from the Port of New Orleans while working as a longshoreman in the 1960s. Pete was diagnosed with mesothelioma in 2019. Pete worked as a longshoreman from 1964 Read More

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Treatment and Survival Disparities Between Men and Women with Mesothelioma, Reports Study From the Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network

It’s been known for some time that malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM) affects men in far greater numbers than women. The most commonly-cited reason for this is a higher probability of asbestos exposure in traditional male occupations. Now, a recent study by the Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (JNCCN)  included records of 18,799 patients Read More

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Mesothelioma and The Shipbuilding and Seafaring Industries

A recent Danish study showed that shipbuilders and seafarers had elevated mesothelioma risk. This mirrors a similar scenario in the US where those who worked in the shipbuilding industry or those who served in the US Navy are at higher risk of contracting malignant mesothelioma. For decades, the US Navy used asbestos throughout its fleet Read More

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Who Is at Risk of Asbestos Exposure?

Asbestos is a group of naturally occurring minerals containing thin microscopic fibers. Resistant to fire, heat, and chemicals, these fibers have been mined and widely used in a variety of automotive and construction industry products, such as car clutch pads, brake shoes, and ceiling/floor tiles. If asbestos particles become airborne and are inhaled or ingested, Read More

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