Asbestosis and Mesothelioma: Who is at Risk and What Steps Can You Take?


Asbestosis and asbestos-induced lung cancers are far more common in the US than the diseases should be today. However, there is still the option to prevent these deadly diseases from afflicting at-risk individuals. In case it's too late to take preventive steps, legal options are there that can help patients get access to all available forms of tre...

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Why Was Asbestos Used so Widely?

A Quick History of Asbestos In ancient Greece and Rome asbestos became a popular product because it was easily mined, it durability and its resistance to fire. Kings were wrapped and buried in asbestos and the eternal flames had wicks made out of this magical material. Since that time and throughout the ages, because of its unique and desirable qua...

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Former Shipyard Workers Experiencing Symptoms from Asbestos Exposure

Asbestos, a known carcinogen since the 1940s, has many former shipyard workers experiencing the effects of its toxicity today.The fibers of this deadly mineral are so durable that they can remain in the body for years. The long latency period between asbestos exposure and illness means that asbestos-related diseases may not appear until decades aft...

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What is Mesothelioma?


We see the term mesothelioma plastered all over the place. It is in law advertisements on television, in magazines, and on billboards. What is mesothelioma though? Why is it so important? Why are so many law firms and lawyers concerned with it? Mesothelioma is a terrifying form of cancer very seldomly cured. Why are lawyers so concerned about a can...

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