construction workers & asbestos

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 […]

legal scams

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. […]