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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...

Italian Company Officials Sentenced for Mesothelioma Deaths

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Italian Company Officials Sentenced for Mesothelioma Deaths

Most mesothelioma asbestos lawsuits in the United States do not end with a criminal conviction and jail sentence for those found to be responsible. Things recently went very differently for former company officials with Italian electronics company Olivetti. Several company managers were sentenced to prison in connection with the mesothelioma deaths of ten factory workers exposed to asbestos in...

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...

$5M Asbestos Verdict Awarded to Millworker

$5M Asbestos Verdict Awarded to Millworker

Jury finds Asbestos Equipment Supplier Responsible for Salem, Oreg. Man’s Mesothelioma.

OREGON – A Portland jury has awarded a $5 million asbestos verdict to Charles Eastridge and his wife, the plaintiffs in a mesothelioma lawsuit against gasket supplier Mar-Dustrial. Mr. Eastridge was diagnosed with mesothelioma last year. The jury determined that his cancer was...

New Mesothelioma Drug Studied in Britain

New Mesothelioma Drug Studied in Britain

British researchers are investigating a new drug that may be used to treat mesothelioma, an aggressive cancer caused by asbestos exposure. Mesothelioma is ordinarily discovered only after it has progressed to the late stages, when effective treatment is not possible. HRX9, the drug being studied in Britain, prevents cancer cells from escaping the body’s ordinary process for killing off...

Clinical Trial Studies Cryotherapy for Mesothelioma Patients

Clinical Trial Studies Cryotherapy for Mesothelioma Patients

Mesothelioma doctors at the Mayo Clinic are in the midst of a clinical trial to determine the safety and effectiveness of cryotherapy treatment for patients. Mesothelioma is an aggressive, terminal cancer caused by exposure to asbestos. Many workers have been exposed to the dangerous substance in their work with asbestos gaskets, asbestos brake linings and asbestos insulation...

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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