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- 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.
- What You Need to Know about Lead Based Paint in Your Home
If you live in Oregon, you need to know that lead-based paint was used in many older houses and can still negatively affect the health of those living in older houses, especially children. If you notice signs of lead-based paint poisoning in your child, take immediate action. From ancient times, it has been known that contact with lead can pose serious health risks, yet civilization has found countless uses for this toxic substance.
- Federal Torts Claim Act – What You Need to Know Now
When an individual is injured due to the negligence of any employee of the United States who is acting in their role as a government employee at the time the negligence occurs, then there can be a viable cause of action on behalf of the injured person. - Written by Joel S. Rosen, Esquire
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).
- What is Wrongful Death under Michigan Law?
If you or a family member has lost a loved one due to an accident you may have means for a Michigan wrongful death lawsuit. Many people may ask, “What is wrongful death?” A wrongful death is defined as a death that resulted due to the negligence or misconduct of another person.
- Lead Paint in Homes and Toys Threatens the Long-Term Health of Children
A child explores the world by touching, tasting, and putting things into its mouth. However, sometimes these objects and materials contain dangerous and unseen contaminants such as lead. Lead is a naturally occurring, a very toxic heavy metal, that can cause dangerous health problems when there is too much of it in our bodies.
- Claiming Personal Injury Compensations due to Defective Toys
Defective or faulty products may cause injury or even death to consumers in the United States. In relation to this, it is a must for all American consumers to only buy products that are free from hazardous materials or components. One of the most affected items when it comes to product liability cases are children’s toys.
- Beauty Salon Disasters: Hidden Cameras Reveal Sanitation Problems
With the warmer temperatures, many are rushing out to nail salons to get beautiful nails to show off in their sandals. Sadly, you may be getting more than you bargain for when many salons and aestheticians fail to use basic hygiene.
- What Were Some of the Issues Concerning Litigation over Methyl Tertiary Butyl Ether?
Over the years, as high levels of Methyl Tertiary Butyl Ether (MTBE) were discovered in water supplies throughout California and other states and the environmental and personally injurious health risks of the chemical studied, several lawsuits were filed against the oil companies responsible for the contamination. However, multiple legal issues concerning liability arose throughout the course of the litigation, explains an attorney.