By: Caren Lee | Jan 7, 2012 Asbestos cancer develops due to over-exposure to asbestos particles and primarily targets the lungs and other parts of the respiratory system. The disorder is also known as mesothelioma.
By: Dgrat | Jan 13, 2011 GM’s Liability for Mesothelioma Claims, Much More than Original EstimateDecember 3, 2010 In an attempt to decipher the extent of liability General Motors Corp will be under with mesothelioma claims, creditors sought out and received information from the company and other entities. This information was obtained with permission from U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Robert Gerber, in NY.
By: Dgrat | Jan 13, 2011 Workplace Exposure: Office Jobs May Expose Employees to Deadly AsbestosDecember 3, 2010 Asbestos in an office building can be harmful to occupants if the dangerous fibers are disturbed. What constitutes a disturbance strong enough to do harm to occupants? Even an act as simple as running a new telephone line in an asbestos-laden building could cause disturbance of the deadly particles. The ri
By: Dgrat | Jan 13, 2011 A Mesothelioma Lawyer website dedicated to helping victims and their families recover compensation. Contact us immediately for a Free Case Evaluation Chances of Developing Mesothelioma from Work on the Rise These DaysDecember 6, 2010 What was once an elusive cancer that only the elderly developed is now becoming closer to a household name these days. And what’s more to the equation
By: Dgrat | Jan 13, 2011 Inspector Facing Charges for False Info on Asbestos-Contaminated Buildings in NY December 6, 2010 A licensed safety inspector in New York admitted in federal court that he was guilty of filing false reports on hundreds of buildings in the city. Saverio F. Todaro, 68, was responsible for inspecting over 200 buildings and apartments, all of which he claimed he found no hazards. Todaro’s negligen
By: Jim Kreinbrink | Aug 27, 2006 Many people are wondering about the risks of asbestos exposure and getting malignant mesothelioma. Mesothelioma is a type of cancer on the pleura, or lining of the lungs. It can lead fluid in the lungs, difficulty breathing, and eventually death. When it comes to how our bodies age and handle illness, 65% depends on the environment, like the things we feed, expose, and do to our bodies. The remaining 35% is due to genetics, that wonderful nuclear and mitochondrial DNA that we got from ours parents and mothers, respectively.
By: Roberto Bell | Aug 17, 2006 The asbestos cancer epidemic may take as many as 10 million lives before asbestos is banned worldwide and exposures are brought to an end. In many developed countries, in the most affected age groups, mesothelioma may account for 1% of all deaths.
By: Melvin H.Gill | Jun 17, 2006 We are all exposed to low levels of asbestos in the air we breathe. These levels range from 0.00001 to 0.0001 fibers per milliliter of air and generally are highest in cities and industrial areas.