What Health Problems Are Related to Asbestos Exposure?

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Asbestos exposure is known for causing mesothelioma in those who were exposed over a period of time. Mesothelioma is a rare lung cancer that is nearly always fatal, made more difficult to compensate due to the difficulty of tracing it to its original source. However, mesothelioma is not the only health problem related to asbestos […]

Mesothelioma

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Consult a Mesothelioma Attorney for Legal Advice Mesothelioma is a disease caused by asbestos exposure, although it could take decades after the exposure for symptoms to develop. Many people diagnosed with asbestos were exposed at work, but this can be difficult to prove after the fact. Mesothelioma lawyers know what evidence to look for and […]

Johnson & Johnson Stock Drops After Called Out (Again) About Asbestos in Baby Powder

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A special report from Reuters came out on Friday, December 14, 2018, about Johnson & Johnson regarding a dangerous product they have been selling for decades—baby powder. The report is about the company’s stubborn denial that there could be asbestos in the talc that they use for this product. This has been a problem they […]

How to Prove “Pain and Suffering” in Your Claim

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It is common to hear the term “pain and suffering” in personal injury cases, and many people seek to include it with their compensation for medical costs. Unfortunately, “pain and suffering” has come to be associated with exaggerated claims, and some individuals tend to roll their eyes and minimize actual struggles that warrant the claims. […]

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Do You Have a Medical Malpractice Case?

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Medical malpractice cases are more common than many people think. In fact, medical malpractice is the third leading cause of death in the United States according to a recent John Hopkins study, and that isn’t even counting all of the injuries. This isn’t the most comforting thought, but it is still important to be aware […]

EPA Opts to Discontinue Examining Deadly Asbestos in Older Buildings

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Our president and his nominee, Scott Pruitt, head of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), may have made a decision that could negatively impact the health and lives of everyone in America. The issue, in this case, is asbestos. Keep in mind that opposition to dangerous asbestos is nonpartisan, and so is the extensive research that […]

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Mesothelioma

Mesothelioma is caused by inhaling or swallowing asbestos, often in a place where the victim lived or work; the victims breathe the asbestos fibers or dust, which settle in the victim’s lungs.