The Mesowatch Blog

The Mesowatch Blog is designed to inform and empower victims of asbestos exposure. We cover recent news, lawsuits, trust claims, data reports and medical research involving asbestos-related lung cancer or mesothelioma caused by corporate negligence in the U.S. We are the leading resource for victims of asbestos-related illnesses looking for legal advice and analysis on landmark asbestos cases.

Asbestos Use and Its Implications in China

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China is the world’s number one consumer of asbestos. Rapid industrialization has created a seemingly insatiable demand for the dangerous substance. Because even though China is also the second-largest producer of asbestos – with factories and mines located throughout the country – it

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Asbestos Issues and Mesothelioma in Australia

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At the end of 2003, Australia implemented a national ban on the use of asbestos. The ban encompassed all forms of asbestos, including the commonly used chrysotile. It also made importing, exporting, mining, and industrial use of asbestos illegal. Unfortunately, Australia has the

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Will GOP Super Majority Pass the FACT Act?

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Last year, Republicans in the House and Senate introduced two bills that would make it harder for asbestos victims to file and receive compensation in asbestos trust fund cases. Both bills failed to gain momentum in the Senate and never came to fruition.

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Asbestos Spy Infiltrates Groups Pursuing Ban

Rob Moore said he was a journalist traveling the world in order to film a documentary about the dangers of asbestos and ongoing corruption in the industry. In reality, Moore was working as a corporate spy, infiltrating anti-asbestos groups in order to provide

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