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Belluck & Fox LLP Expands to Boston to Tackle Asbestos Cases in New England
Belluck & Fox LLP Expands to Boston to Tackle Asbestos Cases in New England

John Edwards
2 mins read - March 4, 2022

New York-based firm Belluck & Fox LLP is broadening its horizons by opening a Boston office, announced managing partner Joseph Belluck. This move marks the firm’s first...

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Advocate Says The Fight To Ban Asbestos In The United States Isn’t Over
Advocate Says The Fight To Ban Asbestos In The United States Isn’t Over

Michael McGrady
3 mins read - October 22, 2020

Linda Reinstein lost her husband, Alan, in 2006 due to a valiant fight against mesothelioma. With their daughter and Linda by his side, Alan succumbed to the complications of...

Advocacy

ADRI’s ‘Meso March in May’ to Support Mesothelioma Patients
ADRI’s ‘Meso March in May’ to Support Mesothelioma Patients

John Edwards
2 mins read - April 10, 2019

The Asbestos and Dust Diseases Research Institute (ADDRI) on 3rd April announced their Annual ‘Meso March in May’ to mark Global Asbestos Awareness Week. The march will be...

Advocacy

Asbestos Still Kills As It Takes 30 Years For Mesothelioma to Develop
Asbestos Still Kills As It Takes 30 Years For Mesothelioma to Develop

John Edwards
2 mins read - April 5, 2019

The institution has warned that workers are affected due to the exposure of them not being aware of it. Factories and businesses where workers are exposed directly to asbestos are...

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Why Hasn’t the United States Banned Asbestos?
Why Hasn’t the United States Banned Asbestos?

Rachel Sasser
3 mins read - February 2, 2017

Americans hear the word “asbestos” and tend to think, “Oh, we don’t use that stuff anymore. Isn’t it illegal? I thought we got rid of it years...

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Mesothelioma Awareness Day: Celebrate Advancements in Mesothelioma
Mesothelioma Awareness Day: Celebrate Advancements in Mesothelioma

Matthew Davis
4 mins read - September 25, 2016

Mesothelioma Awareness Day was established by Meso Foundation volunteers in 2004. Since then it has been the driving force behind the movement to bring more attention and funding...

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Study Linking Asbestos Talc, Ovarian Cancer Puts Pressure on J&J
Study Linking Asbestos Talc, Ovarian Cancer Puts Pressure on J&J

Mary Pieper
3 mins read - May 21, 2024

New research linking the application of talc powder to the genitals and ovarian cancer could be a challenge to Johnson & Johnson as the company attempts to settle thousands of...

Awareness

Study Finds Lung-Sparing Surgery Improves Mesothelioma Survival
Study Finds Lung-Sparing Surgery Improves Mesothelioma Survival

Jean Brannum
3 mins read - May 18, 2024

For patients diagnosed with the aggressive cancer mesothelioma, the choice of surgical treatment has always been a complex decision. Historically, the radical surgery to remove an...

Treatment

Jury Awards $15M in Mesothelioma Verdict Against R.T. Vanderbilt
Jury Awards $15M in Mesothelioma Verdict Against R.T. Vanderbilt

Mary Pieper
2 mins read - May 17, 2024

A jury has handed up a verdict of $15 million against R.T. Vanderbilt Holding Company Inc. on behalf of the family of a man who died of mesothelioma following asbestos...

Settlements

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