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Is Artificial Intelligence the Future of Mesothelioma Diagnosis?

Artificial intelligence sounds more like something out of a science fiction movie than like a tool for doctors trying to diagnose malignant mesothelioma. But researchers who are working to perfect the transformative technology are predicting that it will become an integral tool in quickly and accurately identifying the rare and fatal form of cancer, allowing…

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Mesothelioma Widow Prevails Against Louisiana Pacific Corporation

In many instances, when people are seeking justice following a malignant mesothelioma loss, they are pursuing the asbestos companies that provided the materials that were contaminated by the carcinogenic material. But there are just as many cases in which employees or their survivors pursue workers’ compensation claims against their former employers. The Workers’ Compensation Court…

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Study Shows Recommendations Against Surgery Work Against Mesothelioma Patients

A new study of mesothelioma patient outcomes is raising important questions about recommended treatment protocols for patients with all types of malignant pleural mesothelioma. The study, a collaborative effort between the Maryland Proton Treatment Center, Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh and Penn Medicine in Philadelphia, was the largest  of its kind: it compared survival times…

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Supreme Court to Hear Asbestos Exposure Case That Will Impact Mesothelioma Victims

There have been countless mesothelioma victims whose lawsuits against the companies they blame for their illness have run up against the “bare metal defense” – where a manufacturer whose equipment uses an asbestos-containing component denies responsibility because that component was provided by a third party supplier. Those cases have been emotional roller coasters, as some…

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Family Prevails in Mesothelioma Wrongful Death Lawsuit

The Court of Appeals of California recently resolved a contentious mesothelioma lawsuit in which an asbestos company attempted to deny the children of a deceased man the right to pursue wrongful death claims. The case pitted Elementis Chemicals, Inc. against the adult children of Marty Marteney, who died of mesothelioma in January of 2015.

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