Asbestos

Johnson & Johnson’s legal strategies see the light of day
Despite Johnson & Johnson's continuing efforts and legal maneuvers to minimize the financial damage caused by their talc-based products, high-profile news stories continue to document the link between the company's offerings and the negative and potentially deadly impact on consumers....
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Ready to Remodel an Older Home? Beware of Common Asbestos Locations
With housing prices as high as they currently are, many people are choosing to forego a newer home and remodeling an older home instead. While this option can be a fruitful and rewarding endeavor, it comes with its own share...
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Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization – Global Asbestos Awareness Week
The Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO) announced that this year Global Asbestos Awareness Week is April 1-7, 2022. The purpose of Global Asbestos Awareness Week is to educate people on asbestos use, preventing exposure, increasing compliance and enforcement of existing...
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Why Was Asbestos Ever Used?
Today, the public is so aware of the dangers of asbestos exposure that many wonder why the substance was ever used at all. A brief look into the history of asbestos reveals its usefulness and the negligence of those who...
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The Baffling Lack of an Outright Asbestos Ban
In 2016, a new version of the U.S. leading toxics law put one particular chemical at the forefront. Asbestos. Fast forward five years later, and anything resembling a complete ban remains non-existent with a chemicals policy considered archaic, even with...
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CA Announces Big Win in Battle Against Asbestos
California is leading the way in its fight to help protect the public from asbestos. One way the Golden State is fighting back is by calling on the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to do a better job at monitoring asbestos....
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Asbestos Exposure Dangerously Close to Home
Asbestos has been well documented as a dangerous substance that has resulted in countless diagnoses of respiratory illnesses, the most deadly being asbestosis and mesothelioma. Workers in a variety of industries, including construction, mining, and the military, have plied their...
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Yet Another Obstacle for Victims of Asbestos Exposure
A diagnosis of a disease caused by asbestos exposure is a life-changing moment that creates barriers for the patient and their family members facing an uncertain future. Asbestos exposure has been directly connected to severe health issues and mesothelioma diagnoses....
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Asbestos: Top Cause of Workplace Deaths in Saskatchewan Last Year
Asbestos remains a global concern. Just ask our neighbor to the north. A recent study by a Canadian government group disclosed that asbestos exposure represented the leading cause of workplace deaths in the western province of Saskatchewan last year. Roughly...
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Why Is Asbestos Still a Problem?
The risks of asbestos are well known. When a person inhales the dust particles, the fibers inflict damage to the lungs, often causing various diseases, including mesothelioma. Scientists, government, and industry have known about these hazards for a long time,...
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