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October 18, 2018

How Much Is a Mesothelioma Wrongful Death Claim Worth?

If you are a family member or a close loved one of a mesothelioma patient who passed away after a mesothelioma diagnosis, there is simply no amount of financial compensation that can undo such a heart-wrenching loss. Sadly, losing a loved…
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October 18, 2018

Can I File a Lawsuit for a Testicular Mesothelioma Diagnosis?

Testicular mesothelioma is an extremely rare form of mesothelioma cancer that comprises less than one percent of all mesothelioma diagnoses. If you have been diagnosed with this rare cancer, you may be wondering whether you can file a legal claim to…
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October 11, 2018

Asbestos Liability Case Picked Up by Supreme Court

It is something of a grand understatement to simply say that the Supreme Court has been a heavy focus of national attention in recent weeks and months. While the confirmation process of Brett Kavanaugh has justifiably dominated the headlines and…
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September 29, 2018

Asbestos Is a Major Risk for Residents of Low-Income Housing

In recent weeks, we have covered the ongoing talc powder lawsuits claiming that Johnson & Johnson's baby powder products cause mesothelioma. This case, notably, involves one of the most influential and wealthy companies in the world. As a result, these types…
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September 27, 2018

Latest Johnson & Johnson Mesothelioma Case Results in Mistrial

In recent weeks, The Ledger Law Firm has covered the California lawsuit filed by school counselor Carolyn Weirick, who claimed Johnson & Johnson's baby powder product caused her mesothelioma diagnosis. The plaintiff in the lawsuit argued that her diagnosis was…
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September 26, 2018

Lawsuit Argues San Diego City Officials Exposed City Employees to Asbestos for Months

In a shocking lawsuit, San Diego City officials filed a legal claim arguing that San Diego City officials exposed the employees to the harms of asbestos. Worse, these harms, the lawsuit claims, were allowed to take place for months before…
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September 26, 2018

4 Key Facts to Know on Mesothelioma Awareness Day

September 26th is Mesothelioma Awareness Day in the United States, a day meant to raise awareness for the thousands of people who are affected by this rare form of cancer every year. This annual day of awareness has been used to…
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September 22, 2018

New Lawsuit Alleges an Asbestos Cover-Up Occurred at Portland Apartment Complex

In a gripping legal claim, a new lawsuit filed claims that Southwest Portland apartment complex managers endangered the lives of employees by engaging in an asbestos cover-up. The lawsuit argues that the managers knowingly caused this endangerment by exposing workers…
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September 22, 2018

Does a City’s Does a City’s Air Quality Affect Mesothelioma Patients?Air Quality Affect Mesothelioma Patients?

In recent months, Seattle and Portland were literally the dirtiest cities on Earth, a distinction that seems impossible to reconcile with both cities' respective reputations for green and eco-conscious living. What was responsible for this incredible finding? Simply put, the…
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September 22, 2018

Mesothelioma Surgery No Longer Recommended in the UK

As the understanding of mesothelioma cancer progresses, so does the knowledge on which treatments are most beneficial for patients. In what may come as a surprise move to many, however, the British Thoracic Society removed surgery as a recommendation for patients…
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September 22, 2018

Testimony Concludes in Sixth Talcum Powder Mesothelioma Trial in the United States

Testimony has officially wrapped up in what is now the sixth talcum powder mesothelioma lawsuit that has gone to trial. The lawsuit, which was filed in California, is nearing a conclusion just months after a New Jersey jury awarded $117 million…
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September 22, 2018

Environmental Watchdog Indicates the EPA Is Not Effectively Monitoring School Asbestos

In a recent blog post, we highlighted what has become, to many, an epidemic of asbestos in American schools. Indeed, it is believed that 1 in 3 American schools contain the potential safety and long-term health risks of asbestos. Now,…
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