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J&J Trial: Expert Witness on Dangers of Talc

by | Mar 27, 2019

On March 18, a Columbia University science history professor provided testimony to jurors in New Jersey on the history of asbestos and why it was eventually labeled as a deadly toxic substance. The talc powder trial is being held in the Middlesex County NJ Superior...

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Have You Been Exposed to Cancer-Causing Asbestos?

by | Feb 18, 2019

If you've worked in the construction or manufacturing industries, are a veteran or have even used talcum powder, you might be at risk of asbestos exposure. Asbestos was commonly used for its insulative properties in multiple industries. Dating as far back as the 1930s...

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Asbestos Use and Its Implications in China

by | Feb 26, 2017

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...

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Asbestos Issues and Mesothelioma in Australia

by | Feb 26, 2017

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,...

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Will GOP Super Majority Pass the FACT Act?

by | Feb 17, 2017

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. Yet, even if...

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Asbestos Spy Infiltrates Groups Pursuing Ban

by | Feb 14, 2017

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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