Wife blames mesothelioma on washing husband’s clothes for 30 years

The wife of a former electrician filed a lawsuit against her husband’s past employers after she developed mesothelioma. She claimed that she washed his “asbestos covered overalls” for around 30 years, which led to her mesothelioma diagnosis. In February 2016, 64-year-old Lynda Coates, of Newcastle, England, was diagnosed with mesothelioma. Her husband, David, who died in […]

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Harvard undergrad housing gets remodeled with ‘asbestos everywhere’

Several of Harvard College’s decades-old undergraduate housing buildings are getting makeovers, but the buildings were created during a time when using asbestos was the the norm. Administrators claim it’s not a concern, even though studies have confirmed that there is no safe level of asbestos. The Harvard Crimson, a daily college newspaper, reports that the […]

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