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The Talcum Powder Cases Heading for Massive Trials Next Year

The Talcum Powder Cases Heading for Massive Trials Next Year December 12, 2017. By Brenda Craig.
Ridgeland, MO: Next year and the year after, St. Louis, Missouri will be the venue for a massive showdown in the courts between Johnson & Johnson and the hundreds of women who have filed lawsuits alleging there is a direct relationship between their ovarian cancer and the use of talcum powder-based products manufactured and sold by Johnson and Johnson.
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Mesothelioma Victims and Their Families Win Lawsuits against Insulation Supplier

Mesothelioma Victims and Their Families Win Lawsuits against Insulation Supplier October 31, 2017. By Brenda Craig.
Boston, MA: Veteran attorney Andrew Wainwright and the Thornton Law Firm in Boston, Massachusetts have been handling mesothelioma lawsuits on behalf of individuals with asbestos-related illnesses since 1978. He knows the issues well. Although the use of asbestos has been curtailed Wainwright says victims of its deadly effects and cases of mesothelioma continue to come forward.
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The Story of Libby Montana and Asbestosis

The Story of Libby Montana and Asbestosis April 9, 2017. By Brenda Craig.
Birmingham, AL In January 2017, after more than a decade of litigation, 1,000 vermiculite mine workers and residents of the town of Libby, Montana were awarded a $25 million settlement in compensation for exposure to asbestos from the W.R. Grace Company vermiculite mine that caused dozens and dozens of cases of asbestosis, mesothelioma or lung cancer.
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Asbestos Drilling Mud Lawsuit Like David vs. Goliath

Asbestos Drilling Mud Lawsuit Like David vs. Goliath March 1, 2012. By Jane Mundy.
Houston, TX Like a David vs. Goliath lawsuit, a mesothelioma victim stood up against Union Carbide—and won his asbestos drilling mud lawsuit, with the help of asbestos attorney James Ferrell, R.G. Taylor II, P.C.
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Asbestos Litigation—What's the Holdup?

Asbestos Litigation—What's the Holdup? October 11, 2011. By Jane Mundy.
New York, NY A former D-Day Veteran's family recently settled an asbestos lawsuit—the defendant admitted "a breach of duty of care." In 2008, just two weeks after Ken Hoggett was diagnosed with mesothelioma, he succumbed to the disease. Many victims of asbestos-related disease can wait years to reach a settlement; many of them have passed away before their day in court, leaving their families to soldier on. LawyersandSettlements asked attorney Steve Knowlton of Locks Law Firm why asbestos victims have to wait so long to litigate.
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Attorney Discusses Asbestos Drilling Mud Claims

Attorney Discusses Asbestos Drilling Mud Claims June 26, 2011. By Jane Mundy.
Tampa, FL Attorney Ben Stewart says the first asbestos drilling mud cases filed were those involving offshore rigs, and cases pushed out through Louisiana and Mississippi are now coming to trial. Now he is seeing asbestos mud claims from onshore oil fields, mainly in Texas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Louisiana, and North and South Dakota.
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Do You Have an Asbestos Claim? Asbestos Attorney Weighs In…

Do You Have an Asbestos Claim? Asbestos Attorney Weighs In… June 16, 2011. By Jane Mundy.
New York, NY How do you know whether you have a legitimate asbestos claim? Are you wondering if your respiratory issues could be caused by asbestos fibers in your home? Former nurse and asbestos attorney Steve Knowlton, partner at Locks Law Firm answers some of your common questions regarding asbestos-related legal issues.
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Q&A with Asbestos Drilling Mud Attorney Ben Stewart

Q&A with Asbestos Drilling Mud Attorney Ben Stewart April 15, 2011. By Jane Mundy.
Tampa, FL Attorney Ben Stewart of Stewart Law Group, PL is currently in the process of discovery regarding asbestos drilling mud litigation. If you want to know whether you qualify for an asbestos drilling mud claim, Mr. Stewart answers some basic questions…
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The Other Asbestos Victims—Spouses and Children

The Other Asbestos Victims—Spouses and Children October 27, 2010. By Brenda Craig.
Chicago, IL Attorney Michael Angelides believes that there is no foreseeable end to the number of victims of mesothelioma, a rare but always fatal disease caused by exposure to asbestos that fills the lungs with tumors and essentially suffocates its victims.
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From Construction Worker to Asbestos Attorney

From Construction Worker to Asbestos Attorney April 27, 2010. By Jane Mundy.
Edwardsville, IL Before attending law school and working at Goldenberg Heller Antognoli & Rowland, PC, one of the foremost asbestos litigation firms in the US, attorney R.J. Abernathy was a union laborer for more than 20 years. "I worked in construction from 1983 until I went to law school," says Abernathy. "My father died of asbestos-related lung cancer and then my uncle was diagnosed with mesothelioma. I wanted to help others in some way and wound up in asbestos litigation."
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