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Work with Experienced Asbestos Attorney to Receive Compensation

Workplace injury and illness can come in a wide variety of forms, including everything from broken bones to persistent lung issues, to fatal diseases. Ordinarily, of course, employers will pay benefits to employees who suffer from work-related injury or illness, but sometimes employers or their insurance carriers don't cooperate and...

Asbestos: the problem that never goes away, part 3

In our last post discussing the "No Safe Use" piece from the Globe and Mail, we want to look at the human cost of asbestos. While the asbestos industries' defense attorneys attempt to raise the specter of fraud with regard to many asbestos claims, the simple truth is thousands die...

Are asbestos companies really victims of those who die?

Some things are simply incredible. The latest big news in asbestos litigation is a case involving Garlock. The company manufactured gaskets using asbestos. They have been sued repeatedly by thousands of victims of asbestos exposure who had contracted asbestos-related illnesses, such as asbestosis and mesothelioma. The company, like most asbestos...

Worker's $980,000 asbestos verdict affirmed

Asbestos cases are focused on how an individual was exposed to asbestos and later developed an asbestos-related illness, such as asbestosis or mesothelioma. We know asbestos fibers, when inhaled into the lungs, will eventually cause mesothelioma, a deadly variant of lung cancer that typically leaves its victims with only months...

Is it Too Late for an Asbestos Attorney?

Is it safe to say we have all seen the commercials? You know, the ones with different mesothelioma attorneys urging you to call them the instant you have been diagnosed? While you shouldn't trust just any attorney to handle your mesothelioma case, you should certainly consider getting one started with...

Raising the MICRA Cap to Account for Inflation

In the past few weeks, you might have noticed our social network updates focusing on the battle to reform California's Medical Injury Compensation Reform Act (MICRA). Since 1975 in California, noneconomic damages in medical malpractice claims have been capped at $250,000 thanks to MICRA. This amount may have seemed extraordinary...

New Australian research on mesothelioma treatments encouraging

Researchers at Flinders University in Adelaide, South Australia, are working on new treatments for mesothelioma, an incurable cancer caused by exposure to asbestos. It is "a completely different strategy to what anyone else has done so far," Associate Professor Sonja Klebe, who is running the novel treatments, told Yahoo! 7...

James Nevin Became Youngest Ever Associate Member of ABOTA

February 9, 2012 -- On October 15, 2011, James P. Nevin became the youngest ever associate member of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) San Francisco Chapter. The American Board of Trial Advocates is the national association of experienced trial lawyers and judges dedicated to the preservation and promotion...