Legal Options Mesothelioma

What Are My Legal Options After an Asbestos Disease Diagnosis?

A diagnosis of mesothelioma or another asbestos-related disease is a difficult one for both patients and their families to manage. However, if you or a loved one have been diagnosed with mesothelioma, there are legal options. Because asbestos manufacturers have been found liable for knowingly exposing people to a harmful substance, they are responsible for […]

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Lawsuit in Florida Begins Over Talc-Caused Mesothelioma Case

A ground-breaking lawsuit began trial proceedings in late February, permanently changing the mesothelioma legal landscape and establishing a new precedent for asbestos litigation. The two plaintiffs, Robert Lord and his wife Lola, filed a lawsuit against Vanderbilt Minerals LLC. Their lawsuit claimed that Robert’s development of mesothelioma was due to exposure to industrial products made […]

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Bipartisan Michigan Bill Aims to Protect Construction Workers From Asbestos Exposure

In another promising step forward, new Michigan legislation has been introduced with the aim to protect construction workers from being exposed to asbestos at work. The collection of bills was brought about due to reports over the last several years that highlighted dangerous gaps in workplace safety enforcement by the City of Detroit. The city’s […]

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Fielding the Legal Scams

Although there are a wealth of mesothelioma law firms genuinely invested in seeking justice for asbestos victims, the unfortunate truth is that there are also some legal professionals who are purely interested in profit—sometimes at the expense of innocent families. This type of situation occurs in all fields, but here at the Mesothelioma Justice Network, […]

Where Has All the Asbestos Gone? Unfortunately, Not Far.

It’s a widespread but false impression that asbestos is banned in the U.S. Many Americans may have heard that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) banned most asbestos uses and products in the 1970s and 80s. Unfortunately, this was overturned by the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals in 1991, allowing the asbestos industry to reign on. […]