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Why do I need an estate representative when my loved one dies?

The most frequently asked question of us is: “Why do I need an estate rep when my spouse, or father or mother dies?  Why can’t the checks be sent directly to me since I’m the only surviving heir”?Trust me, if we had a choice, we would much rather send the checks from settlements in your loved one’s lawsuit directly to you, but the law mandates that a representative of the estate be appointed to carry on the lawsuit after the person who started the suit dies.  The estate rep can be appointed in the will of the deceased, or, in...

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Case Review: Recent Client Results

Every case is unique. Our experienced lawyers would be happy to discuss your case with you in more detail so as to provide an idea of what similiar cases to yours have recovered.Our extensive knowledge and experience over the years in asbestos litigation, as well as the skill of our lawyers has allowed us to achieve these recent results for some of our clients:WV – Mesothelioma. Settled for $3,800,000. Deceased 67 year old Local 2 Asbestos Worker. WV – Mesothelioma. Settled for $2,350,000. 79 year old ceramic engineer. WV – Lung Cancer, smoker. Settled for over $400,000. Deceased 57...

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Newsweek Top Attorneys Showcase, 2011

The March 28, 2011 edition of Newsweek magazine features a showcase of Top Attorneys nationwide, including Goldberg, Persky & White, P.C. Pioneers in complex and challenging asbestos litigation cases, including mesothelioma, lung cancer, and asbestosis injuries, GPW’s attorneys also have extensive experience in personal injury lawsuits, ERISA class actions, harmful drug litigation, products liability, and wrongful death cases.Have you been injured? Do you have a question about a potential case? We may be able to help you get answers....

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Peritoneal Mesothelioma Patient Wins Battle with Insurer, will Receive Surgery to Extend his Life

Battling cancer is daunting. but it’s a battle John Petok is ready to take on after fighting his insurance company for treatment.John was diagnosed with peritoneal mesothelioma. Caused by exposure to asbestos, peritoneal mesothelioma is a tumor arising from the thin membrane lining the organs of the abdomen–such as the stomach and intestines–and the abdominal cavity itself.Peritoneal mesothelioma is a rare and aggressive cancer, but his doctors at UPMC were hopeful that surgery could extend his life 5 to 10 years. Without it, he was given a prognosis of 6 to 12 months.However, his hopes for a positive outcome were...

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Smoking and Lung Cancer Not the End of the Story: Asbestos and Smoking Create an Incredibly Deadly Combination

Lung cancer is the most common type of cancer worldwide, resulting in 1.4 million deaths annually1. In the US, more than 150,000 deaths resulted from lung cancer in 20102. Although lung cancer can have numerous causes, smoking is a huge and well-known contributor to lung cancer deaths, with some 90% of all lung cancer cases a result of smoking tobacco.While there can be no discounting smoking’s ill health effects, the flood of information on smoking’s risks can drown out other causes of lung cancer. A recent study in The Annals of Occupational Hygiene, a research journal on hazards and risks...

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