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A Brief History of the Asbestos Industry's Great Cover-up

Commercials for [mesothelioma](/mesothelioma-attorneys/) often promote one thing: the $30 billion compensation fund for victims of asbestos. These commercials air so often that it’s easy to overlook how unique it was that a trust fund had to be established for victims of mesothelioma at all, let

  • Mesothelioma
  • Sep 26, 2017
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Did a Father's Hugs Give His Daughter Mesothelioma?

Bedtime stories, playing in the park, and loving hugs from parents — these are some of the most cherished memories of childhood for many adults. But for an English woman who recently [died from mesothelioma](/mesothelioma-attorneys/), thought to have been caused by her father’s asbestos-laden hugs

  • Mesothelioma
  • Jul 25, 2017
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Did You Know Asbestos Was Never Banned in the US? That Could Change

The use of asbestos, a known carcinogen, has never been banned in the U.S., but that may change soon. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Tuesday included asbestos on a list of 10 substances that it will be reviewing to determine the risks they pose to human health and the environment,

  • Mesothelioma
  • Nov 30, 2016
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What is Mesothelioma and How Did I Get it?

For decades, honest and hard working people in a variety of industries came in contact with asbestos on a daily basis. Little did they know that long after the last time they handled asbestos, they would come down with a rare and always fatal form of cancer: mesothelioma. Today, the dangers of

  • Mesothelioma
  • Nov 8, 2016
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Just Diagnosed with Mesothelioma: 5 Things You Should Do Now

A mesothelioma diagnosis is devastating. Although only 2,000 to 3,000 people are diagnosed with this rare form of cancer each year, mesothelioma is always fatal. That said, there are treatment options, and other, non-medical steps that a mesothelioma patient can take in order to enjoy a higher

  • Mesothelioma
  • Jun 16, 2016
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5 Widely Accepted Facts About Mesothelioma That Are Actually False

Mesothelioma is a rare and complex form of cancer that is only diagnosed in 2,000 to 3,000 people each year. Unlike with other forms of cancer that are diagnosed in tens of thousands each year, the general public knows less about mesothelioma. This has led to many misconceptions about how people

  • Mesothelioma
  • Jun 9, 2016
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Asbestos Exposure at Work: Did It Cause Your Mesothelioma?

Asbestos, a durable mineral that until the mid-1970s was used in a variety of industries, has caused workers to contract the fatal disease mesothelioma long after those workers retire and are away from the material. For decades, workers breathed the substance in while they worked with it, used a

  • Mesothelioma
  • Jun 3, 2016