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- Occupational Disease and Missouri Workers’ Comp: Who’s Entitled?
An occupational disease is one that has been contracted as a direct result of a persons employment.
- Common Questions About Mesothelioma
If you have been exposed to asbestos and been diagnosed with mesothelioma, you may want to know if you have a case against someone for your injuries, and if so, what the process for making that claim will be.
- New Missouri Workers’ Compensation Legislation
Recently, lawmakers in Missouri put the finishing touches on a law that would mean businesses would pay double the fees they are currently paying in order to replenish a fund intended for disabled workers that is currently insolvent. This fund pays out to workers who are disabled as the result of serious work-related injuries or illnesses.
- Asbestos Trusts Assess and Pay Claims in Accordance with Trust Distribution Procedures
Trusts typically offer claimants two options for claim review, either expedited review or individual review.
- The Dangers of Asbestos
The natural occurring mineral asbestos is a well-known human carcinogen. Despite the current knowledge of its danger, asbestos has been used prevalently throughout human history and its effects are still being felt today. People normally associate the causes of cancer with tobacco or perhaps exposure to radiation. However, there are a number of harmful materials that, after prolonged exposure, can cause cancer.
Mesothelioma is a type of rare cancer that is caused by exposure to asbestos and the inhalation of asbestos particles. Asbestos is a set of naturally occurring silicate minerals that is used commercially for its resistance to fire, heat, and electrical damage and applied for use in electrical insulation and building insulation.
- Asbestos Exposure and Naval Veterans
Naval Veterans may have been exposed to asbestos during their service. This can lead to a number of harmful disease including lung cancer and mesothelioma. Lawsuits are now underway to help victims of asbestos exposure. Breathing asbestos has been associated with a multitude of medical ailments, including lung cancer and mesothelioma (a cancer of the lung lining).
- Asbestos-Related Personal Injury Claims
On behalf of Steinberg, Goodman & Kalish posted in Chicago News, Illinois News, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Toxic Torts.
- 5 Facts about Peritoneal Mesothelioma
Mesothelioma Affects the Lining of the Abdomen as well as the Lungs - If you receive a diagnosis of peritoneal mesothelioma, you likely need to learn as much as possible about it. The peritoneum is the lining that surrounds almost all the abdominal organs. This lining provides support as well as protection from external invaders.
- Is Bonded Asbestos Dangerous?
by Cates Law
All else equal, bonded asbestos is not friable, meaning that it cannot be crumbled into dust in the hand without the use of tools; however, it can become friable if worked on with power tools, through weathering, and even through normal wear and tear. The greatest harm that can arise from friable asbestos is that if inhaled, it can lead to mesothelioma – a rare form of incurable cancer.