Medical Facilities Begin Using Novel Mesothelioma Treatment

Medical Facilities Begin Using Novel Mesothelioma Treatment

On November 7, 2019, a major cancer center in Florida began using a recently approved treatment regimen for patients with pleural malignant mesothelioma. The Miami Cancer Institute is just the third institution to gain approval to use a treatment ca...

Baylor College of Medicine to Conduct Clinical Trial of a New Mesothelioma Treatment

Baylor College of Medicine to Conduct Clinical Trial of a New Mesothelioma Treatment

About 3,000 people are diagnosed with malignant pleural mesothelioma every year in the U.S., with the majority of them dying within 18 months of diagnosis. The typical treatment for this very aggressive cancer has for decades been a combination of ch...

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...

Johnson & Johnson Knew Its Baby Powder Contained Asbestos

Johnson & Johnson Knew its Baby Powder Contained Asbestos

Bombshell mid-December reports by two of the world’s largest news organizations have revealed extensive evidence that Johnson & Johnson—the maker of iconic consumer products like Band-Aids, Tylenol, and Neutrogena—knew its famous baby powde...

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Study Confirms Understanding of Most Effective Mesothelioma Treatments

The results of a long-term study on the effectiveness of mesothelioma treatment by Belgian scientists should bring comfort and confidence to patients currently receiving care or who are about to begin their journey. The study, published in November 2...

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...