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A San Francisco Superior Court jury recently returned an asbestos related verdict of $868,000 for the family of a drywall taper that died as a result of his prolonged exposure to asbestos containing products and mixes. Douglas Ivance spent his entire adult life as a dry wall taper where he used...
For those affected by the deadly cancer of mesothelioma after prolonged exposure to asbestos containing fibers and products, Mesomark might just be the newest aid in monitoring and controlling the fatal disease. Since its approval for humanitarian use in the United States by the U.S. Food and Drug...
Recent debate has sparked the necessary movement toward an outright ban of asbestos use in the United States as of late and Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) has now taken these efforts one-step further through the introduction of her legislation, "Ban Asbestos in America Act of 2007." The legislation,...
On February 28, 2007 the estate of Robert Briggs filed an asbestos lawsuit in Madison County Circuit Court after claiming his death was wrongful and should have been prevented. Briggs, who worked for Owens Corning and Jay Wolfe Pontiac in Kansas City for many years, died from Mesothelioma on March...
In case you did not know it, February 27, 2007, is "Action Mesothelioma Day" in the United States and abroad. It even now has gained the support of Amicus, which is the UK's largest and most powerful private sector union. A planned meeting is scheduled to occur on Albert Square at 12:30pm in...
Vaclaim.org is the newest website site devoted to helping those veterans affected and diagnosed with deadly cancer of mesothelioma. It is a website sponsored by the Veterans Administration designed to provide benefits to all veterans and to help promote the best care and treatment possible for our...
Following the 10th anniversary of his survival of the deadly cancer entitled mesothelioma, Paul Kraus marches forward in his conquest and gives hope to those affected by the deadly cancer and disease. After being diagnosed with mesothelioma in June of 1997, Paul Kraus has been an inspiration and...
In a recent fund raiser concerned with the promotion of asbestos exposure and the effects of mesothelioma, the Pacific Heart, Lung & Blood Institute raised $250,000 for asbestos cancer research last week in an effort to promote further exposure to the deadly disease and health condition. The fund...
If you think asbestos and the deadly disease of mesothelioma is a thing of the past you better think again. Yes it would make perfect sense that no one in the United States would still use the deadly fiber but many industries both here and abroad still refuse to use other safer alternatives. Why...
For anyone that has not fully experienced the effects of asbestos or seen the devastating effects mesothelioma can have on a family it might be difficult for them to understand why so many juries decide to give such large awards in jury trials around the United States and the world abroad. The...