Raw Asbestos Imports Quadrupled from January–April 2018 Compared to 2017

Washington, DC—The Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO), an independent nonprofit dedicated to preventing asbestos exposure,…

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New Developments in Product Liability Law: Talc and Ovarian Cancer

Talcum powder and baby powder are well-known products that the average consumer would have little concern with using on a regular basis.…

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The Deposition in an Asbestos Case: What is it and why it’s important

For most people, a deposition is unfamiliar territory. And even for those who have experienced a deposition in another setting, a…

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Celebrating National Men’s Health Week

This week (June 13 – June 19) was National Men’s Health Week. While mesothelioma affects both women and men, it is a topic that should…

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Truth vs. Hope: What to Tell Asbestos Victims

As someone who has represented victims of mesothelioma, lung cancer, and asbestosis over the past two decades, I have witnessed hundreds of…

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Case Spotlight: The Auto Mechanic’s Wife

When someone is diagnosed with an asbestos-related disease such as mesothelioma or lung cancer, they are often asked where and how they…

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Asbestos Exposure Spotlight: Power Plants

While power plants are vital to the operation of many facilities, schools, and campuses throughout New England, they were also a major…

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Exposure Spotlight: Paper Mills

Massachusetts has a proud tradition of paper-making. In fact, there was a time that Holyoke was the world’s largest center for papermaking.…

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The Truth Behind Lawyer Television Advertising & Mesothelioma

It seems you can’t turn on the television in the afternoon or evening these days without seeing an ad like this one targeting the victims…

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How Workers Brought the Dangers of Asbestos Home to Their Families

Most people would be surprised to know that there are a significant number of people who have developed asbestos-related illnesses without…

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Close to home: How Asbestos Hides in Unlikely Places and Products

When most people think of asbestos, they picture a dark and dusty industrial building, a power plant with insulated steam pipes, or an old,…

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Assisting Families Affected by Mesothelioma: Quick and Meaningful Tips

A diagnosis of mesothelioma is extremely difficult on the whole family. There are so many questions to be answered, so many appointments to…

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National Healthy School Day: Are our school buildings “healthy”?

National Healthy School Day was created as a way to call attention to the many health issues facing America’s student population. While…

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During Asbestos Awareness Week, Let’s Remember Caregivers Too

With Global Asbestos Awareness Week approaching (April 1–7), we want to not only raise awareness of asbestos, but also the effects that a…

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Urban Redevelopment and Revitalization: The Next Wave of Asbestos Exposures?

It was recently announced that the L Street power plant in South Boston was being put up for sale by its current owner, Exelon Corp. This…

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Common Questions About Asbestos Litigation: “Am I a part of a class action? Are we suing my employer?”

One of the most common questions that I receive from my clients who have filed lawsuits for injuries resulting from asbestos exposure is…

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Taking Care of Our Caregivers

With the holidays quickly approaching, we look forward to celebrating this special time of year with our loved ones but recognize that it…

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This Veterans Day, We Should Also Honor Those Who Were Injured by Asbestos

Each year in November we get the chance to pay tribute to the brave men and women who have served in the armed forces. While all veterans…

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5 Nutritional Tips to Help Chemotherapy Patients Stay on Track

For many individuals who have been diagnosed with lung cancer or mesothelioma, an important consideration for treatment options includes a…

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What You May Not Know About Lung Cancer

November is lung cancer awareness month and with good reason. According to the American Lung Association, “Lung cancer causes more deaths…

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