June 17, 2021

What Is Mesothelioma?

Among cancers, mesothelioma is known as one of the more aggressive and deadly types. While doctors have a variety of treatments to attempt on a patient, accessing a cure is another story. The name for the cancer comes from the type of body tissue that is affected by the cancer—the mesothelium, which is a thin tissue layer covering most of…
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April 29, 2019

Loved One Died From Mesothelioma – Can I File A Trust Fund Claim?

Mesothelioma is aggressive cancer that often takes the lives of those who suffer from it. It is also cancer caused specifically by asbestos exposure. As such, lawsuits abound, and manufacturers and distributors of asbestos have filed bankruptcy. Through bankruptcy reorganization, trust funds to support victims have been established. There are currently around 60 trust funds today. Each trust fund has…
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March 25, 2019

How long does a wrongful death lawsuit take?

Unfortunately for many of you -- if you are reading this -- you have experienced the loss of a loved one caused by the act or inaction of another person or entity. It could have been something like a car accident that caused immediate death or exposure to asbestos that caused mesothelioma, and, thus, a long and painful death. Whichever…
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October 18, 2018

Can Lawn Fertilizer Cause Mesothelioma?

The vast majority of mesothelioma diagnoses are caused by exposure to asbestos, a naturally occurring mineral known to be the primary cause of a mesothelioma diagnosis. Over the years, efforts have been taken to strictly regulate and limit asbestos once its cancer-causing capability became an indisputable scientific fact. Asbestos, however, can sometimes end up in other products, which can then expose…
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September 26, 2018

The Significance of Mesothelioma Awareness Day and Why It Matters

On Mesothelioma Awareness Day, the broader mesothelioma community comes together to celebrate survival, raise funding and provide information about this deadly disease that affects thousands of new patients every year. Most importantly, for many, Mesothelioma Awareness Day is about raising the awareness needed to take action against asbestos, the primary known cause of mesothelioma. What Is Mesothelioma Awareness Day? Since 2004, September…
October 9, 2017

Asbestos and the EPA: Asbestos Thrives While People Die

Chemicals and New Laws Keep the EPA Busy Asbestos is composed of complex chemical properties that are simply life-threatening.  Asbestos still remains in decaying manufacturing sites, unused shipyards, old railroad tracks, old buildings, and old cars.  While asbestos remains on site, it pollutes the soil, the air and the water.  Over 30,000 people have confirmed deaths from mesothelioma and asbestosis. …
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September 26, 2017

Asbestos Lawsuits: Compensation After Asbestos Exposure

Many companies wrongfully exposed workers to asbestos throughout the better part of the 20th century. Each day, those same workers are being diagnosed with asbestos-related cancers, incurring medical costs for treatment, and experiencing numerous other consequences which can all be traced back to their exposure. In many cases, compensation is available to these asbestos victims and their family members. Whether…