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July 2016 Archives

What is mesothelioma?

If you are visiting our blog for the first time, you might not know exactly what mesothelioma is or its cause. Maybe you've heard it mentioned on TV ads, but never wondered much about the disease until now. This rare and deadly form of cancer is caused by asbestos, specifically,...

Oregon Jury Awards Carpenter $8.75 Million in Mesothelioma Case

The victim alleged exposure to asbestos at work by breathing fibers released from sanded spackling compound. A Multnomah County Circuit Court jury after an almost month-long May 2016 trial awarded a 65-year-old retired carpenter suffering from fatal mesothelioma $8.75 million in damages in his personal injury lawsuit. According to The...