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September 29, 2017

White Asbestos is Just as Dangerous as to Other Kinds, According to New Study

All forms of asbestos are unsafe, including white asbestos, and can result in a mesothelioma diagnosis. Even if asbestos lobbyists would want us to believe otherwise, science once again refutes the argument that some types of asbestos are less deadly…
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Mesothelioma News
September 26, 2017

Does Asbestos Exposure Cause Lung Cancer?

Mesothelioma isn’t the only deadly cancer linked to asbestos exposure. This dangerous mineral can also cause lung cancer. While mesothelioma is caused by asbestos fibers becoming lodged in the pleural lining of the lungs, asbestos-related lung cancer can develop when…
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Mesothelioma News
September 26, 2017

Should I Seek Financial Compensation for Mesothelioma?

  The financial consequences of cancer are well known. Even so, some people hesitate to file for mesothelioma compensation. The reasons for this hesitancy vary. Sometimes it’s due to a lack of understanding of how the compensation process works. In…
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Mesothelioma News
September 15, 2017

I am Letting my Guard Down

EDITORIAL BLOG/ GUEST POST  > > > The Following Blog Was Not Written & Is Not Endorsed by The Ledger Law Firm but rather is offered By Sharon R, individually to help those in similar situations  > > >   I…
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Mesothelioma News
September 7, 2017

The Emotional Stages of Mesothelioma Diagnosis

Filing an Asbestos Claim: Does It Help Process the Emotional Pain of Mesothelioma? Hearing the news of cancer is never easy. But when it comes to a mesothelioma diagnosis, many elements complicate the process. The lack of prior knowledge regarding…
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Mesothelioma News
August 30, 2017

Caregiver’s Guide to a Mesothelioma Lawsuit

Mesothelioma takes a long time to surface, but when it does, it usually takes everyone by surprise. And typically, there are one or two family members or friends who, in a sense, “come to the rescue.”  They take on responsibilities,…
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August 26, 2017

Why Filing a Mesothelioma Lawsuit Might Make You Uncomfortable

  "It was nobody’s fault" and other common misconceptions Filing an asbestos lawsuit is one of the most empowering actions a mesothelioma victim can take during their journey. However, for some mesothelioma victims and their families, it can be a…
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Mesothelioma News
August 8, 2017

Asbestos Fibers: What Are They and Why Is Asbestos A Health Hazard

Asbestos is a group classification of sorts referencing six minerals that are both fibrous and naturally occurring. The mineral in its rock form does not pose the same risks that the asbestos fibers create. These minerals are as follows: Amosite…
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Mesothelioma News
August 2, 2017

Bayer’s New Mesothelioma Treatment Proves Unsuccessful

Despite a promising start, Bayer’s most recent attempt at a new targeted treatment for mesothelioma has failed early stage testing. In July, the company announced that clinical trials for the much-anticipated drug Anetumab Ravtansine did not meet expectations. This is…
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Mesothelioma News
July 29, 2017

For Alleged Improper Asbestos Removal, a Business Owner is in Prison and Faces a Huge Fine

Asbestos is an extremely hazardous material, and businesses have strict regulations with regard to dealing with the disease-causing substance. Russell Stewart, former business owner of a demolition company in Cleveland, Ohio, has learned just how serious the U.S. government is…
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July 24, 2017

As Mesothelioma Cases Increase, So Too Might the Need for Mesothelioma Lawsuits

New data and research indicates that there will be an increase in the amount of malignant mesothelioma cases between now and the year 2025. Approximately 70% of diagnosed malignant mesothelioma cases involve a form of mesothelioma known as malignant pleural…
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