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Mesothelioma Causes

Mesothelioma Causes Mesothelioma cancer is comes from asbestos exposure. There are a range of different types of asbestos exposure that take place. If you are experiencing mesothelioma symptoms and can not figure out where you were exposed to asbestos. A Michigan mesothelioma lawyer might be able to help determine the source. Asbestos was utilized for a wide range of applications due to its strength and fire retardant properties. From the mid-1800s well into the 20th century, asbestos was utilized in insulation, floor covering, roof, vehicle brake pads, and yard furnishings, among others. Understanding Exposure Factory employees making these items were regularly exposed to asbestos. Building...

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Reasons You May Need A Mesothelioma Law Firm

Mesothelioma Lawyer Losing a loved one to diseases related to work associated issues can be seriously painful. Not only that, some might not have been their fault, which can really be heart wrenching. One such condition that many individuals agreement from working in and around particular elements is that of mesothelioma cancer. This originates from direct and even indirect contact with asbestos. Working with Mesothelioma Law Firm might be useful if you or someone you know has to deal with the issues associated with mesothelioma. In reality, there are numerous reasons that you may have to call somebody. Mesothelioma Legal Help Most importantly, you ought...

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What You Should Know About Michigan Mesothelioma Lawyers

 Asbestos & Mesothelioma Mesothelioma cancer has made a great deal of news in the recent years, considering that the consequences of asbestos in properties and industrial use have come to light. You may need Michigan mesothelioma lawyers to help your situation. In the wake of thousands of tragic stories, the affected and public alike are looking for answers. Not necessarily just from their doctors, but also from Michigan mesothelioma lawyers. Michigan Mesothelioma Lawyers   [x_video_embed type="16:9"][/x_video_embed]   Law Firms like our own have worked to become experts in these particular classifications of cases, which is critical. Mesothelioma cases possess their own set of legal background and precedent...

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A Nontoxic Pill to Replace Chemotherapy? It’s Possible

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A cure for cancer: It’s the holy grail of medical challenges, and researchers want nothing more than to finally crack the code. It’s widely known that chemotherapy (the use of toxic drugs to treat cancer) has debilitating side effects. Chemotherapy drugs cannot differentiate between cancer cells and normal cells – so they destroy both.   Patients undergoing chemotherapy can become weak and ill. Even when cancer is cured, the treatment itself may have lasting side effects. But what if a pill could replace chemotherapy? What if that pill were nontoxic, had minimal to no side effects and carried a success rate near 100 percent? It...

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Railroad Workers: Do You Know Your Rights?

The development of railroads during the Industrial Revolution played an important part in the growth and expansion of the United States, which at that time, was a relatively young country.  Arguably, one of the most important inventions was the steam engine, which powered locomotives that revolutionized transportation and commerce during that time period. Steam engines use large amounts of heat; using fire and water to create steam that allows for the wheels of the locomotive to turn. Asbestos was beginning to become a popular building material at the time; its heat -resistant qualities paired with its abundance and affordability, allowed the...

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Regulatory Accountability Act: Extinguishing Hopes of Banning Asbestos

Last year, President Barack Obama signed into law a long awaited bill that places stronger regulations on toxic chemicals but unfortunately, a recent piece of legislation that has already swept through the House could tear it all down and undermine the work of The Clean Air Act, The Toxic Substance Control Act, and The Occupational Safety and Health Act. The Regulatory Accountability Act (RAA), which now sits in the Senate, will impose greater restrictions and requirements on the aforementioned agencies by requiring them to conduct more research, analyze more data, and conduct public hearings for major regulations. The concern from those...

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Improper Asbestos Removal Reported at Westinghouse

Westinghouse Electric Company, later renamed Westinghouse Electric Corporation was founded in 1886 by George Westinghouse. It soon became one of the largest and most successful electric companies in the United States, rivaling Thomas Edison’s electric company (later known as General Electric). Two of the largest factories under the Westinghouse name were in East Pittsburgh and Lester, PA, where they made turbines, light bulbs, welding rods, generators, and motors; all for the transmission for use of electricity.   Asbestos in Westinghouse Asbestos was a popular building material and used extensively throughout most of the 20th century.  Dubbed the “miracle mineral,” asbestos is heat resistant,...

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From Shipyards to Floor Tiles, Asbestos in the Home

Asbestos was a popular building material that dates back thousands of years, but it was not extensively mined until the 19th and 20th centuries, when its versatility became useful throughout the Industrial Revolution and World War II.  Its heat resistant qualities and tensile strength meant that asbestos-containing products were standard in the industry. Steel mills, chemical plants, power plants, etc., all contained asbestos equipment such as blast furnaces, coke ovens, basic oxygen furnaces, continuous rolling mills, electric arc furnaces, and open hearth furnaces. World War II ships contained asbestos in pipes, gaskets, valves, insulation, and throughout construction in the shipyard. However,...

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Asbestos Trust Money is Already Waiting

For decades, the carcinogenic qualities of asbestos have affected hard working individuals who worked in industrial, chemical, electrical, and other trade settings. Airborne asbestos fibers are easily inhaled and can lead to many asbestos-related illnesses such as lung cancer, asbestosis, and mesothelioma.  The long latency period between asbestos exposure and illness not only results in difficult treatments, but also means you or a loved one may be entitled to compensation years after initial exposure.   Bankruptcy Trust Once the dangers of asbestos became known companies were forced to admit their awareness and responsibility. This resulted in many filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection...

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Asbestos Exposure Linked To Doll Manufacturers

The first uses of asbestos date back thousands of years, but it wasn’t until the 20th century that its use became rampant not only because of its versatility, but also because of the mineral’s unique characteristics; it’s durable, heat resistant, and abundant.  Occupational exposure to this carcinogen is one of the main contributing factors in those who are suffering from asbestos-related illnesses such as lung cancer, mesothelioma, and asbestosis. Steelworkers, chemical plant workers, tradesmen, and even those who worked in shipyards were most likely exposed to asbestos due to the nature of their work, but as time has gone on,...

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