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August 28, 2018

Take-Home Asbestos Exposure in California

Asbestos exposure is known to cause mesothelioma and other asbestos-related fatal diseases for individuals who are exposed to the harms of asbestos. Since these exposures have most often occurred in the workplace, it can be easy to forget that these workers…
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Mesothelioma News
August 28, 2018

California Talcum Powder Lawsuit Sixth Mesothelioma Trial Against Johnson & Johnson

A recent California mesothelioma case involving Johnson & Johnson is the sixth mesothelioma trial against the company's talcum powder products. Most of the lawsuits against Johnson & Johnson claimed that the company's talc-based powder products caused either ovarian cancer or mesothelioma cancer.…
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Mesothelioma News
August 28, 2018

Johnson & Johnson Plans Appeal for Affirmed $4.69 Billion Talcum Powder Verdict

In recent months, Johnson & Johnson has been sued by thousands of women who were diagnosed with ovarian cancer. These women argue that Johnson & Johnson's talcum powder products caused ovarian cancer, and, increasingly, juries have been persuaded by these…
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Mesothelioma News
August 21, 2018

Researchers Appear to Inch Closer to an Earlier Diagnosis for Mesothelioma

As mesothelioma patients know all too well, the disease is infamous for its difficulty to diagnose in the early stages of the disease. Indeed, receiving a stage 1 mesothelioma diagnosis is almost always based on luck. Mesothelioma symptoms are rare at…
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August 17, 2018

Illinois Judge Allows Asbestos Conspiracy Claim to Move Forward in What Could Be an Influential Case for Mesothelioma Victims

The notion that certain companies involved in the manufacturing or mining of asbestos might suppress information about the harms of asbestos is not a new one. In fact, such stories can be traced back decades, such as when W.R. Grace…
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Mesothelioma News
July 28, 2018

Johnson & Johnson Pays Ordered to Pay Billions in Talc-Based Asbestos Case

One of the most high-profile lawsuits involving asbestos also just so happened to involve one of America's most high-profile companies, Johnson & Johnson. At issue in the lawsuit was whether Johnson & Johnson's talc-based products caused cancer among the plaintiffs…
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Mesothelioma News
July 28, 2018

Can Asbestos Abatement Be Covered by Homeowner's Insurance?

Asbestos was a popular material for home construction primarily because of its ability to effectively insulate and serve as a flame-retardant material. Today, we now know about the health risks of asbestos since so many lives have been lost to…
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Mesothelioma News
July 28, 2018

Asbestos Releases Into Air After NYC Steam Pipe Explosion

As Americans, we tend to take for granted that asbestos is often all around us, especially in larger cities. Before asbestos was heavily regulated in the latter parts of the 20th century, asbestos was widely used in older buildings. As…
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Mesothelioma News
July 28, 2018

3 Reasons Why the Harms of Asbestos Cannot Be Ignored

Thousands of Americans are diagnosed with asbestos-related diseases every year, which is a painful reminder that the harms of asbestos are ongoing. Yes, asbestos used to be used much more widely than it is today, but this does not mean…
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Mesothelioma News
July 28, 2018

3 Key Tips for Supporting a Loved One With Mesothelioma

Mesothelioma victims who are diagnosed after being exposed to asbestos go through a difficult experience that is nearly impossible to put into words. The diagnosis can come decades after the exposure to asbestos occurred, surprising victims and their loved ones with…
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Mesothelioma News
July 16, 2018

Weighing the Significance of Scientific Advancement for Mesothelioma

Due to the fact that mesothelioma is an extremely rare form of cancer, there is still so much left to be discovered regarding the disease. This is in true both in regards to improving treatment options, searching for a cure…
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Mesothelioma News
July 16, 2018

Common Mesothelioma Myths Debunked by Latest Research

Mesothelioma is one of the rarest forms of cancer that tragically claims thousands of American lives every year. However, due to the relative rarity of this cancer, there are many commonly perpetuated myths and misunderstandings. Here are three well-meaning but…
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