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- Construction Workers at Risk of Mesothelioma from Asbestos Exposure
Construction can be one of the most hazardous occupations and the one that sees the most cases of mesothelioma from asbestos exposure.
- Manufacturers of Asbestos-Free Products Could still Face Claims of Negligence
When a company manufactures a product containing no asbestos, but knows their product will be used with a product containing asbestos, the courts are considering if they are responsible for issuing a warning to consumers. An example of this is a pump which needs gaskets in order to operate.
- Recent Absestos Removal Violation Case
Certified Environmental Services Inc., a New York asbestos abatement testing company, recently pled guilty in federal court to negligence for releasing asbestos into the atmosphere.
- Asbestos Continues to Enter U.S. Ports
The Environmental Working Group (EWG) Action Fund recently released an analysis of federal trade data that more than eight million pounds of asbestos have entered U.S. ports since 2006.
- Concern about Asbestos in Nation’s Schools
Senators Edward J. Markey (D-MA) and Barbara Boxer (D-CA) recently focused their attention on the 1986 law created to protect students, teachers, and employees in the United States from asbestos exposure.
- New Drug Delivery System for Mesothelioma Treatment
Pemetrexed is the only medication that has been approved by the FDA for the treatment of pleural mesothelioma. Since it was approved in 2004, pemetrexed combined with cisplatin has become standard treatment for mesothelioma patients.
- New Options in Pain Management Therapies
Mesothelioma is one of the most serious forms of cancer a person can become afflicted with in the 21st century.
- Orphan Drug Destroys Mesothelioma Cancer Cells
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new orphan drug that is designed to help fight malignant mesothelioma.
- Asbestos in University Campus Renovations
In a common scenario for buildings constructed during the post-World War II era in the U.S., the discovery of high levels of degraded asbestos often requires extensive removal and abatement programs before renovations can begin.
- Pennsylvania Mesothelioma Parity Bill
Pennsylvania House legislators voted overwhelmingly to pass a bill that will equalize patients’ out-of-pocket expenses for oral and intravenous cancer treatments.