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July 2014 Archives

RPM agrees to nearly $800 million asbestos settlement

In the latest large-scale settlement from a company with asbestos-related claims, RPM International Inc. has agreed to settle asbestos litigation claims for almost $800 million. The Bondex and Specialty Products divisions of RPM are undergoing reorganization in a Delaware bankruptcy court after thousands of lawsuits were filed against the companies...

New research suggests mesothelioma cells may be killed quicker

We frequently write about the challenges that mesothelioma patients face. This condition can be painful, debilitating and even fatal. Thankfully, certain treatments can improve the prognosis of certain patients diagnosed with mesothelioma. For example, some patients benefit from drug therapies, others from surgery, others from chemotherapy and others may benefit...

A brief history of asbestos and mesothelioma

Asbestos is a mineral that has a long, long history of use that dates back as far as ancient Greece. However, the use of asbestos expanded immensely after the Industrial Revolution, and in the ensuing decades, the risk of asbestos exposure, which can cause mesothelioma, rose exponentially. Shipyards, boiler rooms,...

Brayton Purcell Supports Marin Advocates for Children

We support many different types of non-profit organizations here at Brayton Purcell. You might remember back in April when we sponsored and volunteered at three very different events- from abandoned animals to the developmentally disabled, to foster youth, Brayton Purcell is here to fight for the rights and show our...