1. An image of an elderly person’s hand gripping a wheelchair, representing the pain and suffering caused by asbestos-related diseases and the mesothelioma settlement amounts that could be available.

    Mesothelioma Settlement Amounts: A Guide for Victims and Families

    Public knowledge about mesothelioma—the fatal cancer caused by asbestos exposure—has dramatically increased in the United States in recent years. Mesothelioma settlement amounts awarded to victims and their families mirror that increase. Individuals exposed to asbestos should be aware of the risks, as well as the recourse available due to exposure to the deadly mineral. If…

  2. An image of the USS Barton DD 722, a ship of the U.S. Navy upon which service members and shipbuilders were exposed to asbestos that can cause mesothelioma, asbestosis, and lung cancer.

    Service Aboard USS Barton DD 722 Exposed Many Service Members to Asbestos

    Did you or a family member serve aboard the USS Barton DD 722? Any service member on this or any similar Navy vessel commissioned before 1978 was likely exposed to asbestos. Sadly, this means there is a connection between mesothelioma and the USS Barton. When exposure to asbestos results in a serious illness, such as…

  3. An image of a chemical plant in the distance with smog, representing the toxic exposures that can occur at plants like the Allied Chemical plant in Louisiana.

    Louisiana Allied Chemical Plant Linked to Asbestos-Related Illnesses

    Many people know that mesothelioma, asbestosis, and lung cancer are associated with asbestos exposure. What may be less clear is that they continue to be real concerns in the daily lives of industrial workers today. This is particularly true for Louisiana chemical-industry workers, including those employed by Allied Chemical. Allied Chemical in the Chemical Corridor…

  4. An image of vials used in medical blood testing, representing the possibility of early diagnosis with a mesothelioma blood test and how the lawyers at Nemeroff Law Firm can help you get the compensation you deserve.

    A Mesothelioma Blood Test Offers Potential for Early Detection

    Testing for mesothelioma is usually done after symptoms develop. Unfortunately, by that time, it may be too late to begin aggressive treatments. According to the American Cancer Society, a mesothelioma blood test might be useful in detecting the disease sooner, even before symptoms are present and earlier than other forms of testing. This could help…

  5. Image of powder makeup and brushes, representing some of the everyday products people use that have been known to cause asbestos-related diseases because of the asbestos found in talc.

    The Truth About Asbestos Found in Talc

    In recent years, there has been rising controversy over the discovery of asbestos in talc. You may be wondering whether you should avoid talcum powder or if you should assume you are at risk for an asbestos-related disease if you’ve been exposed to products containing talc. What is the truth about asbestos found in talc?…

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