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…
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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?…
Tooey v. AK Steel: What Does it Mean?
Do you worry that your asbestos exposure was too long ago to bring a lawsuit in the Keystone State? If so, you need to talk with the mesothelioma attorneys who played a major role in changing Pennsylvania law. In November 2013, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court handed down Tooey v. AK Steel. This decision found that…
Asbestos Exposure in Pennsylvania Elementary Schools
Most American citizens think asbestos exposure is a thing of the past, but it is all too current a concern. Buildings from asbestos’ heyday age containing asbestos fibers that have long remained “safely” tucked away, are now leading to concerns about asbestos exposure in Pennsylvania elementary schools and in other schools all over the country….
The Best Asbestos Attorney Knows the Grave Dangers of Asbestos
Asbestos, when handled improperly, can be a deadly material. When people are exposed to asbestos or asbestos fibers, their health is instantly at risk. There are precautions that can and should be taken to protect people from asbestos exposure. If you were exposed to asbestos and get sick as a result of that exposure, or…