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- Asbestos Exposure from Natural Disasters
In Honolulu, Hawaii, individuals recently displaced from their homes due to recent flooding will have to wait two more months to return. This is due to the risk of exposure to asbestos, which broke from safe containment due to the flood.
- Talcum Powder Cancer Lawsuits
In light of the two large sum awards recently settled for talcum powder cancer lawsuits, many women who were diagnosed with ovarian cancer are now asking themselves if the powder they used could be the culprit in their diagnosis. A verdict against Johnson & Johnson awarded $55 million to a woman who was diagnosed with ovarian cancer after using the talcum powder the company produces for her feminine hygiene.
- 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.