Johnson & Johnson Ordered to Pay $300 Million in Punitive Damages

Johnson & Johnson Ordered to Pay $300 Million in Punitive Damages in Talc Cancer Lawsuit

On May 31, a New York jury hit consumer products giant Johnson & Johnson with an order to pay $300 million in punitive damages to a woman who developed asbestos-related cancer after using the company’s talc products, including its iconic baby p...

Military Attempts to Clean Up After Housing Scandal | Dallas Lawyers

Military Attempts to Clean Up After Housing Scandal

U.S. military branches have sent high-level commanders to visit nearly 300,000 housing units in the aftermath of a devastating Reuters report that detailed serious health and safety hazards at military housing facilities across the country.Earlier t...

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Military Attempts to Clean Up After Housing Scandal

U.S. military branches have sent high-level commanders to visit nearly 300,000 housing units in the aftermath of a devastating Reuters report that detailed serious health and safety hazards at military housing facilities across the country. Earlier t...

Veterans in Asbestos Case

Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Navy Veterans in Asbestos Case

On March 19, 2019, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the widows of two Navy veterans who died of mesothelioma can move forward with a lawsuit against five manufacturers of asbestos-containing equipment, even though the asbestos was added to the equip...

Safety of Military Housing Under Scrutiny After Children Suffer Lead Poisoning | 802674482

Safety of Military Housing Under Scrutiny After Children Suffer Lead Poisoning

Military families living at bases in Texas and across the nation remain frustrated and concerned about their health months after a bombshell Reuters report exposed lead paint poisoning hazards in privatized homes on military bases. Military leadershi...

Cancer-Causing Asbestos, Banned For Decades, Could Be Returning To American Construction

This past summer, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) enacted a new rule that once again permits the use of asbestos products in construction. The rule bypasses the need to evaluate the effects of asbestos exposure in the air, ground or water. ...

Did Your Job Expose You to Asbestos? Are You Now Sick?

The Centers for Disease Control reports that around 2,000 new cases of mesothelioma are diagnosed in the U.S. every year. This specific form of cancer is directly related to a person's exposure to asbestos fibers. Could you or a loved one be at-risk...

Mesothelioma: Not Just a Big Word on Law Commercials

If you are reading this, you might be going through one of the most stressful and confusing times in your life. Few people read about mesothelioma for simple fun. Those who want to know more are those whose lives are impacted by the illness and whose...

Shocking Facts About Asbestos Use in the US

While more than 50 countries around the world have banned the use of asbestos, you may be shocked to learn that the U.S. has not. In fact, as of 2018, the U.S. continues to import and use asbestos in a variety of products. Despite definitive proof th...