$25 Million Awarded in New York Asbestos Lawsuit

The estate of a man who died of mesothelioma and another man stricken by the deadly asbestos-related disease both won a $25 million verdict against Crane Company after a consolidated asbestos trial in New York County Supreme Court. According to court documents, a six-member jury reached the guilty verdict against Crane after a 28-day-long trial […]

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New Study Shows Higher Survival Rate Among Women With Mesothelioma

A recent study performed by several physicians who’ve been endlessly researching mesothelioma and its effects, confirms what has been suspected by scientists and mesothelioma doctors for several years: women with malignant peritoneal mesothelioma have much high chances in achieving longer lifespans when compared to men who have the same disease. Presented at the Fiftieth Annual Meeting […]

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Montana Library Demolition Stopped; Littered with Asbestos

The old city library located in downtown Billings, Montana has been set to be demolished for quite some time now, but after a contractor and subcontractor dispute stalled the project, asbestos has stalled it even further, after the harmful mineral was found littered throughout parts of the the building. According to local reports, the asbestos, […]

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Massachusetts Contractor Guilty of Illegal Asbestos Abatement

A Webster, Massachusetts man was found guilty this week not only of illegal asbestos removal practices, but also endangering the welfare of a teenage boy who was hired to help on a 2008 job site that contained large amounts of asbestos. According to court documents, 43-year-old Daniel Watterson, a plumbing and heating contractor, failed to […]

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The Danger Lingers On: Asbestos Retains Toxicity Despite the Passage of Time

According to a recent study, asbestos’ toxic nature does not wane or vanish with the passage of time. If someone was exposed to asbestos three or four decades ago, the dangerous effects of are still present and can cause the formation of malignant mesothelioma tumors at any time. Although this was discovered long ago, the […]

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Asbestos Found in A Tennessee School District’s Central Office

Mike Davis, Director of the Robertson County School District in Springfield, Tennessee, announced last week during a presentation that he wants the school’s central office building evacuated in favor of a new location after asbestos was found littered throughout a section of the building. Davis said that everyone who works in the building is at risk for developing […]

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Asbestos Victim Dies Just Before Winning Lawsuit

This week, a Manhattan jury returned a verdict in favor of the plaintiff, a victim of mesothelioma, who died just two months prior to hearing his victory. The former auto mechanic’s family was in attendance when the verdict was read. According to court documents, Arthur H. Juni, Jr. worked as an auto mechanic for Ford Motor […]

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California Company May be Liable for 2nd-Hand Asbestos Exposure

June 5, 2014 A recent court appeal at the Alameda Superior Court in San Francisco gives a man who was diagnosed with mesothelioma another chance to prove his case. The man’s case was previously denied before it reached trial, but a state appeals court disagreed with the decision and allowed the mesothelioma lawsuit to be […]

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