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Mesothelioma & Asbestos Exposure

Did Forged Documents Lead to Recovery Filter Approval?

Posted on September 25, 2015 to
Last week, we discussed allegations made against Recovery blood clot filters in our blog. Sadly, NBC News reported that approximately 300 non-fatal injuries and 27 deaths have been linked to the medical devices, which were manufactured by C.R. Bard...
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Asbestos Found in Children’s Crayons & Toys

CNN reported recently that four boxes of crayons and two toy crime lab kits sold in America have tested positive for traces of asbestos. The findings come in a report done by the advocacy group EWG Action Fund. The...
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Part of Capitol Closed to Public Due to Potential Asbestos Issue

Posted on July 21, 2014 to
Prior to 1980, asbestos was regularly used as insulation in buildings. Many other building products also contained asbestos, including fireproofing products, spackling compounds, tiles, roofing materials, ductwork and elevator equipment. Research has definitively proven that exposure to asbestos causes...
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Could My Apartment Be Contaminated By Asbestos?

Tenants of one of Alexandria’s largest affordable housing complexes were horrified at the discovery of asbestos during renovations, and even more horrified at the fact that it took three months for the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to stop the...
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What Is a Third Party Claim? Our Attorneys Explain This Aspect of The Law

Workers compensation law varies from state to state, meaning that the way the law applies to your situation in Maryland may not be the case in Virginia. There are also different aspects of workers compensation law that the average...
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If My Family Member Died from Mesothelioma Cancer, Does Their Claim Survive Death?

If you lost a loved one due to an asbestos-related disease, their claim does survive death. The family keeps the claim after their loved one dies; however, your claim options depend on what state you are in, because state...
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Company Exposed For Launching Secret Research Program after Facing Asbestos Claims

Posted on December 16, 2013 to
According to The Center for Public Integrity, in 2005, Georgia-Pacific Corp. found itself facing a product liability lawsuit of over $1 billion for a product it had not manufactured in nearly three decades: the cancer-causing mineral asbestos. Accused in...
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Maryland Appeals Court Overturns $5 Million Asbestos Verdict

A Maryland court recently overturned a previous $5 million verdict, stating that the Georgia-Pacific Corporation was not responsible for illnesses suffered by household members of workers who were exposed to asbestos at the company’s plants over 50 years ago....
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Virginia Supreme Court Decision Reversing $17.5 Million Asbestos Verdict Still Stands

On June 10, the US Supreme Court declined to accept the appeal of a case dealing with the duty of ship owners to intervene in protecting the safety of shipyard workers. The court’s decision means that a previous decision...
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Mesothelioma Rates Steady Despite Decline in Asbestos Use

Posted on June 12, 2013 to
The use of asbestos in the U.S. has been reduced dramatically in recent decades, but mesothelioma cancer has remained steady. Working toward finding a cure or creating better treatment options for those diagnosed with mesothelioma has never been more...
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