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Archive for June 2016

Georgia Widow to Receive Long-Awaited Mesothelioma Award

When a person is diagnosed with mesothelioma, things move very quickly. Though the average survival time between diagnosis and death is about fourteen months, for some the span is just a matter of a few short weeks. It is sadly ironic, therefore, that getting justice in a mesothelioma lawsuit can take a long time as…

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West Virginia Widow Names 103 Companies in Asbestos Lawsuit

When a person is diagnosed with an asbestos-related disease, they generally fall into two categories. They either believe that they know exactly how they were exposed and who is to blame, or have no idea how they were exposed and think it will be impossible to hold somebody responsible. Interestingly, in both cases there is…

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Mesothelioma Physicians to Begin Using New Staging System

No matter what type of cancer a patient has or what treatment then end up receiving, everybody starts with the same basic process. A diagnosis is made, and shortly thereafter the oncologist will perform an analysis to determine what stage the cancer is in. Staging is one of the most important steps, as it is…

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President Signs Law That Promises to Curb Asbestos Use

After years of Congressional negotiations and gridlock, today President Barack Obama signed into law a bill that will make it much more likely that dangerous chemicals and toxins, including asbestos, get the oversight and investigation that they deserve and that the American public will be protected from carcinogens. The law, titled the Frank R. Lautenberg…

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