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What You Need to Know to File a Mesothelioma Claim

Mesothelioma is a rare type of malignant cancer that occurs in the thin layer of lining in the body’s internal organs, most commonly in the lungs. The only known cause of mesothelioma is exposure to asbestos, a fibrous mineral found in many homes, buildings… Read More

Six Industries Put Workers at Higher Risk for Asbestos Exposure

Asbestos was used in a wide variety of products and industries until the mid-1970s, when the health risks of this durable mineral became more widely known. Workers who are exposed to this durable mineral can develop the rare form of cancer known as mesothelioma. The… Read More

Sailors Win The Right To Pursue Punitive Damages In Asbestos MDL Case

As of June 2014, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania is dealing with 186,592 consolidated asbestos product liability cases.The opinion reveals a conflict between the federal statutes and the federal common law that overlap… Read More

Asbestos Found In Federal Building

According to WATE, the federal building in Oak Ridge was closed over the weekend after asbestos was discovered during an inspection. Approximately 350 Department of Energy employees work there, also U.S. Rep. Chuck Fleischmann keeps in office in the building. The… Read More

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