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Mesothelioma

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Mesothelioma
May 7, 2019

If I Survive Mesothelioma, Can I Still File a Lawsuit in California?

Cancer is a serious disease. Most types are malignant while some types are curable under certain conditions. The prognosis for cancer patients is getting better, though, but not fast enough for those diagnosed today. There are all kinds of known and unknown reasons people develop cancer. If the reason for your cancer is known -- for instance, you worked for…
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Mesothelioma
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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Mesothelioma
April 29, 2019

Is It Important To File A Mesothelioma Claim Before Loved One Dies?

When a loved one dies of Mesothelioma, a cancer caused by exposure to asbestos, he or she has probably suffered a lot. It's not only the pain caused by the disease, but the pain knowing the disease could have been avoided but for someone else's negligence. That someone else is the asbestos company supplying the asbestos that your loved one…
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Law FirmMesothelioma
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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Mesothelioma
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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Mesothelioma
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…
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Mesothelioma
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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Types of Asbestos
Mesothelioma
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…
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Mesothelioma
July 17, 2017

California Appears Ready to Impose Deposition Time Limits in Asbestos Cases

On July 3, 2017,California's State Assembly was poised to vote on a new law that aims to significantly alter deposition procedures for many asbestos cases filed in the state of California. As it stands, the bill has been read a third time and was amended on July 10th, inching ever closer toward being passed. Asbestos plaintiffs and defendants alike should…
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Asbestos Fibers - Deadly Asbestos Causes Mesothelioma
Mesothelioma
July 11, 2017

Asbestos Attorney Says Major Changes In Long Beach May Create Quiet Dangers

Long Beach is a major city that does not hesitate to enact massive change. And they do not waste time. The city just completed a gleaming new courthouse and they are now in the process of tearing down the old one. The old, former courthouse, a mid-century design from 1958, may have been state of the art half a lifetime…
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