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Getting Started with Your Asbestos Lawsuit

The dangers of asbestos exposure are well-known by now, but proving that your poor health stems from asbestos exposure and that you are entitled to monetary compensation because of it can be tricky. Asbestos was common in a number of American industries for close to 100 years; it hasn’t been widely used for over three decades. Symptoms for asbestosis and mesothelioma usually don’t present themselves until several years after prolonged asbestos exposure. All of this can make filing asbestos lawsuits a daunting task, but with the right asbestos law firm you and your family can receive the compensation you deserve....

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Exposed to Asbestos? Know Your Rights!

According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, over 1 million workers head to work each day with their life on the line. It’s not from falls, accidents or other risks either. Instead, these workers risk their lives due to the hazards associated with asbestos exposure. Asbestos exposure has been linked to countless illnesses and diseases, and many of the symptoms can take years to manifest. If you have been diagnosed with mesothelioma or other ailments linked to asbestos exposure, you may be entitled to compensation. If you want the reparations you are entitled to, make sure you know your rights...

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Asbestos exposure affects more than mill workers

Asbestos has been a threat for centuries more than people realize. Modern use didn’t expand until the Industrial Revolution, but its discovery dates back to 2500 B.C. as a way to strengthen ceramic pots and utensils. Since then, it’s been used in many products, including tiles, insulation, crayons and clothing. Because most asbestos poisoning cases happen in those who worked with or around the mineral, many believe that is the sole source of exposure. The extensive use between the 1800s and 1970s allowed many more to be exposed to asbestos without realizing the danger. Fortunately, regulations have reduced the amount of asbestos...

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Home. Latest News Goldberg Persky & White, PC Wins Prestigious 2015 Litigator Award January 18, 2016 Goldberg Persky & White, PC Wins Prestigious 2015 Litigator Award

Goldberg Persky & White, PC named 2015 Litigator Award Winner™. Having been conferred this prestigious National Award, the firm ranks among the Top 1% of all lawyers for:  Asbestos & Mesothelioma, Medical Malpractice and Brain Injury Litigation. BELLEVUE, WASHINGTON: JAN. 14, 2016 Goldberg Persky & White, PC, a trial law firm located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, was today awarded the prestigious 2015 Litigator Award™ for extraordinary achievement within the field(s) of: Asbestos & Mesothelioma, Medical Malpractice and Brain Injury Litigation. Justly standing as the nations most coveted symbol of “Litigation Achievement”, this unrivaled annual honor recognizes trial lawyer firms who have attained extraordinary litigation achievement...

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Uncovering the Facts About Asbestos Exposure

There was a time when asbestos was seemingly in everything. Among other things, it was used in building materials such as pipe covering, cements, gaskets, pumps, clothing, gloves, and shipbuilding materials. This was due to its durability and high resistance to heat and corrosion as well as the fact it could be so easily processed. Although asbestos was widely used, it causes several diseases and it has been a known carcinogen since the 1940s. What is Asbestos? Before we go any further, we should probably discuss exactly what asbestos is. Asbestos is a group of naturally occurring, fibrous minerals that have been...

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