New Study Reveals Spine Procedure May Help Mesothelioma Patients

For decades now, a myriad of people have filed asbestos lawsuits after succumbing to dangerous illnesses such as mesothelioma and asbestosis. These life-threatening diseases are often accompanied with excruciating pain. A recent study, however, published by  BMJ Supportive and Palliative Care, shows that researchers in England suggest that cordotomy, a spinal cord surgery used primarily […]

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Delaware Asbestos Lawsuit Proceeds After Two-Disease Rule Upheld

A man diagnosed with two different diseases can now move forward with his asbestos lawsuit. Last month, the Delaware Supreme Court confirmed that the statute of limitations in regards to one if his illnesses is still valid. According to a high court rule, Delaware is a multi-illness state, meaning that if a plaintiff with two […]

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New York Plumber Fired for Complaining About Asbestos

A plumber at the Richmond University Medical Center in Staten Island, New York filed an asbestos lawsuit last month, claiming that he was fired after raising too many concerns regarding asbestos safety. According to court reports, 33-year-old James Pepe claims that he was repeatedly denied requests for protective gear for asbestos exposure by both hospital […]

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New York Employees Relocate After Asbestos Leak

Workers at a Rockland County, New York office evacuated the building this week after a leak was found to have asbestos. They are expected to return after the office is cleaned up; however the building is known for a series of maintenance issues that have surfaced over the past 30 years. A heating pipe found […]

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Oklahoma Woman Files Asbestos Lawsuit on Behalf of Father

After the death of her father due to an asbestos-related illness, a Tulsa, Oklahoma woman filed an asbestos lawsuit last week at the St. Clair County Circuit Court. A total of 21 defendants have been named. According to court documents, Nicole Lockett, on behalf of her deceased father, Randall Lockett Sr., states in her complaint […]

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Asbestos Lawsuit Ends in $7.2 Million Verdict for Philadelphia Man

After a two-week trial, a Philadelphia County jury awarded  $7.25 million to the family of a man who was diagnosed with mesothelioma in 2010, and consequently died six months later. The asbestos lawsuit verdict was rendered against several asbestos manufacturers, all of which played a role in his development of the disease. According to court […]

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Asbestos Sign at Alabama High School Scares Parents and Students

A large asbestos warning sign placed at a local high school in Clements, Alabama has both parents and students worried for their safety. Although the sign was set out to make sure no one enters an area of the school where construction is taking place, it was enough of a concern to have parents calling […]

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CBS Among Many Companies Hit with Asbestos Lawsuit

A man who developed mesothelioma filed a lawsuit last Thursday against several companies, which include CBS Corporation, Ford Motor Company, and more. The plaintiff claims he was exposed to asbestos for prolonged periods from a myriad of automotive and machinery products. According to lawsuit, which was filed in California, Larry H. Speer stated that he […]

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Edwardsville Asbestos Lawsuit Continues: Jury Hears Deceased Victim’s Testimony

On Monday, as the Edwardsville, Illinois asbestos lawsuit against Crane Co. continued into its second week, jurors listened to a testimony that was recorded by video before United States Navy Veteran Tom King Sr. passed away due to malignant mesothelioma. According to court reports, King Sr. filed his asbestos lawsuit against the Crane Co. last […]

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