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Two More Philadelphia District Schools Fail Asbestos Tests This Year

This week two more schools out of Philadelphia will close amid failed inspections and asbestos removal. Within the year, the Philadelphia school district has closed seven schools for asbestos remediation due to excessive limits of airborne asbestos within the buildings. Now, school officials will close Clara Barton Elementary and James J. Sullivan Elementary School, because […]

Asbestos Exposure Case: Contractor Accused Of Fraud

This month in an asbestos exposure case, an asbestos contractor was indicted by a federal court for one count of theft from a program receiving federal funds. Federal prosecutors have named Mark A. Victoriano, owner of Professional Safety Consultants, LLC, in the indictment for allegedly defrauding the Terrebonne Parish School Board of more than $212,000. […]

Mesothelioma Law Firms and Victims: Johnson & Johnson Settlement

Mesothelioma lawyers have handled numerous high-profile cases over the years, and amongst these, this is probably the most notable. Johnson & Johnson is well known in the United States as a long-standing corporation that develops pharmaceuticals and home goods, such as talcum powder. While many American consumers have long trusted their products, a recent settlement […]

Mesothelioma Cured: Case Study of a Miracle

Dr. Masahiko Higashiyama and Dr. Kazuyuki Oda, both doctors at the Osaka Medical Center for Cancer and Cardiovascular Diseases in Osaka, Japan were like doctors in other countries. They went to work each day, diagnosed cases of malignant pleural mesothelioma, did their best to treat it, and all the while knowing that really, it wouldn’t […]

Mesothelioma in Australia at the highest

Australia’s bushfires on top of a drought have been the worst in decades – leading to mesothelioma in Australia being more prevalent than ever. How? In the last few weeks, experts have estimated that the air quality is the worst in the world. To get such a bad rating, it’s the smoke and PM2.5 particles […]

Asbestos Exposure as a Safety Hazard: Filing For Removal Denied

A motion has been granted On January 10, 2020, in favor of Dennis Schexnayder, JR, for a case that has been remanded back to court. The case is stemming from a claim against shipbuilder Huntingdon Ingalls Inc., which operated under the named segment “Avondale”. In this case, asbestos exposure allegedly caused him to contract lung […]

Air Force Base Residents Potentially Exposed To Asbestos

On January 13, 2020, the site offices of international construction contractor Balfour Beatty, on Tinker Air Force Base near Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, were raided to investigate possible violations of the Clean Air Act. Officials raided the construction company’s onsite Tinker Base offices in an effort to indulge information that may link the coverup of asbestos […]

New England Resident Contracts Peritoneal Mesothelioma From Drinking Water

Peritoneal mesothelioma affects the lining of the stomach, which is typically absorbed by swallowing liquid or water into the body. Usually, pleural mesothelioma is more commonly developed on a massive scale compared to the peritoneal version in the stomach. Often peritoneal mesothelioma seems to be disregarded because of the rare cases involving the condition. Tests […]

Judge Grants Dismissal of Mesothelioma Lawsuit Against General Electric and Others

On January 7, 2020, a Connecticut judge dismissed a suit involving corporate giant General Electric and several other co-defendants for claims alleging harmful occupational asbestos exposure in the workplace. The alleged claim arose from Kurt Carlson’s diagnosis of onset mesothelioma and other related illnesses due to workplace exposure. The initial claims were made back in […]

Statutes of Limitations Related to Mesothelioma Lawsuits

With any legal claim, the statutes of limitations can often be a largely impactful factor as to whether a case proceeds or fails. While many individuals experienced with legal matters understand this fact, others that are new to the legal environment may not understand why. As such, this article will provide a high-level understanding of […]

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