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Posts Tagged ‘mesothelioma litigation’

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...

Small Victory in Fight Against Mesothelioma

Small Victory in Fight Against Mesothelioma

It seems like a war sometimes for those battling pleural mesothelioma. One of the most stubborn and aggressive types of cancer, researchers report that only 1 in 10 patients survive more than five years after diagnosis. Patients and their loved ones often have no choice but to seek physical and emotional comfort instead of controversial and invasive treatments.

There was a glimmer of...

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...

Americans Still at Risk for Mesothelioma from Asbestos

Americans Still at Risk for Mesothelioma from Asbestos

Decades after the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency began regulating and eventually banning the use of asbestos in a wide variety of products, asbestos continues to cause the deaths of thousands of Americans each year, including the roughly 3000 who are diagnosed every year with mesothelioma. Most mesothelioma patients are in their sixties or older and were exposed to asbestos decades ago...

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 & Siegel 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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