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Honoring Mesothelioma Victims and Fighting Asbestos Exposure

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Honoring Mesothelioma Victims and Fighting Asbestos Exposure

Each year on September 26th, we celebrate Mesothelioma Awareness Day to honor those who have lost the battle against mesothelioma, to acknowledge those who are still living with the disease, and to fight against asbestos exposure. To understand the importance of this day, we sat down with Dallas mesothelioma attorney, Patrick Wigle, and asked him what it means to work with victims of asbestos...

$1.1M Mesothelioma Verdict for California Pipefitter

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$1.1M Mesothelioma Verdict for California Pipefitter

Jury finds asbestos pipe supplier liable for Northern California pipefitter’s mesothelioma.

CALIFORNIA –– An Alameda County Jury has awarded the widow of a local pipefitter $1.1 million, finding that asbestos-cement pipe supplied by P.E. O’Hair & Co. caused Roy Dale Hopper’s mesothelioma and subsequent death.

Dale Hopper was exposed to asbestos as a...

Memorial Day – Honoring Lives Sacrificed Serving Our Country

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Memorial Day – Honoring Lives Sacrificed Serving Our Country

As we honor those who sacrificed their lives serving in the U.S. Armed Forces, we must not forget the veterans who are still suffering.

Each year on the last Monday of May, we honor the brave veterans who sacrificed their lives serving in the United States armed forces. These courageous men and women gave their lives to fight for the freedom and safety of...

When Safety Isn’t a Priority, Tragedy Will Follow

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When Safety Isn’t a Priority, Tragedy Will Follow

The Bhopal Disaster in India, One of the Worst Industrial Accidents Ever, Shows What Can Happen When an Industry Goes Unchecked

On the night of December 2, 1984, the world witnessed one of the worst industrial disasters in recorded history. By the end of the first night of the Bhopal Disaster in India, nearly 4,000 people lay dead.  A total of 10,000 people would die within the first...

Libby, Montana – Living and Dying at the Hands of Asbestos

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Libby, Montana – Living and Dying at the Hands of Asbestos

The Vermiculate Mine, Owned by W.R. Grace & Company, Employed Most of the Citizens in Libby, Montana, and Killed Them Too

Libby, Montana is the site of one of the worst cases of widespread asbestos exposure in recorded history. Nearly half of the town’s residents have been diagnosed with an asbestos-related disease – about 50 times the national average. The usual culprit was...

As Asbestos Removal Increases, Vigilance Is Required

As Asbestos Removal Increases, Vigilance Is Required

Because of the known dangers of asbestos, its use in new construction has decreased dramatically in the United States. However, because many old buildings are currently undergoing renovation, asbestos continues to pose danger to construction workers.  As contractors take on more and more renovation projects, they continue to encounter old asbestos woven decades ago into different parts of the...

Top 10 Mesothelioma Research Priorities

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Top 10 Mesothelioma Research Priorities

As mesothelioma cases rise in the United Kingdom, the government there has made it a priority to determine a list of the top ten research objectives using input from the mesothelioma community. These mesothelioma research objectives are likely just as important to the thousands of mesothelioma patients here at home in the United States. To accomplish this, the UK National Institute for Health...

Asbestos Exposure, Mesothelioma Litigation Trends Focus of California Conference

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Asbestos Exposure, Mesothelioma Litigation Trends Focus of California Conference

Co-Chair Michael Armitage: Conference occurs at important time for asbestos-exposure mesothelioma litigation

LOS ANGELES – Top asbestos-exposure litigators from both sides of the bar and judges who have presided over some of the most important recent asbestos-related mesothelioma cancer trials are gathering in Los Angeles to review litigation trends, trial techniques and the science...

$7M Verdict Reached in Lengthy Asbestos Trial

$7M Verdict Reached in Lengthy Asbestos Trial

The plaintiff, a self-made man living the “American Dream,” should be enjoying the fruits of his hard earned labor. But, after a devastating mesothelioma diagnosis, he has been battling for justice in a drawn out asbestos trial for months.

LOS ANGELES – A Los Angeles jury ruled in favor of a man and his wife concluding an asbestos trial that has taken three months...

Steelmaker Fined $170,000 for Asbestos Violations

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Steelmaker Fined $170,000 for Asbestos Violations

Pittsburgh’s U.S. Steel has been fined $170,000 for exposing seven workers to asbestos hazards. According to Scott Frost, a partner with the mesothelioma law firm Waters Kraus & Paul, steel mill employees have been heavily exposed to asbestos on the job for decades. As a result, they are at risk for developing pleural mesothelioma, a fatal cancer of the lining of the lung that is nearly...

What are my chances?

That’s the first question everyone asks. The truth is it’s impossible to know. But we can tell you this. Waters Kraus & Paul has what it takes to fight against big corporate interests and win. That’s why we’ve taken more mesothelioma trials to verdict than any other firm. And that’s why we’ve recovered more than $1.3 billion for clients like you. Do you think you have a case? Contact us now to speak with an attorney.

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