Those working on Navy ships may have had asbestos exposure
There is no question that military service comes at the expense of personal safety. Those who serve the country in the Navy, Army, Marines, Coast Guard or Air Force put their own lives at risk in the service of the…
Could Johnson & Johnson’s history help your talc cancer claim?
Talcum powder was once a bathroom essential. Parents would advise their children to put it in their underwear before gym class or after a shower to fight sweat and odor. Given that people referred to it as “baby powder,” it…
How small are asbestos particles?
One of the challenging things about asbestos is that the particles are incredibly small. People who are tearing out old tiles or insulation often wonder if they’re going to be able to spot asbestos if it’s contained in those products….
Do you have mesothelioma?: What to know about asbestos trusts
As someone suffering from mesothelioma, your doctor has already explained how your condition will likely progress — and you know that treatment isn’t cheap. Providing for your own needs and the needs of your family isn’t easy, but an asbestos…
PIRG calls for a complete ban on asbestos in the U.S.
The United States Public Interest Group (U.S. PIRG), a national nonprofit organization focused on effectuating change in Washington, D.C., announced their efforts to convince lawmakers to support a bill that would finally fully ban the use of asbestos in the…
What is secondary exposure to asbestos exposure?
Prolonged exposure to asbestos can cause mesothelioma, a chronic lung disease that results in lung tissue scarring, and other diseases. Most people suffering from mesothelioma acquired it on the job before regulations on the use of asbestos were put in…