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January 2017 Archives

Redevelopment proposal stirs fears of asbestos

This blog has written repeatedly about how the redevelopment or demolition of older buildings stirs up fears of releasing asbestos fibers into the environment. In a large number of these projects, the asbestos is a component of pipe insulation, fireproofing or floor and ceiling tiles, and the asbestos can easily be contained and disposed of. Now, a redevelopment proposal in Davidson, North Carolina has stirred neighbors' fears of asbestos product exposure for a very good reason: the building proposed for demolition was used as an asbestos factory from 1930 to 1960.

Mesothelioma: warning signs and treatment

Three types of vascular diseases are associated with exposure to asbestos fibers: asbestosis, mesothelioma and lung cancer. Of the three, mesothelioma is the one most likely to be fatal. In this post, we will examine the warning signs for mesothelioma and summarize types of treatment.

Study shows pre-adolescent asbestos exposure causes lung damage

Even though the health hazards of exposure to asbestos fibers have been the subject of many scientific studies, the subject is still prompting additional research. A new study concerning the exposure to asbestos fibers during the pre-adolescent years demonstrates again that asbestos and asbestos product exposure damages the lungs.

Proving the source of asbestos in a product liability case

People who believe that they may have been exposed to asbestos often wonder how the sources of the asbestos can be determined. After all, asbestos was produced and used by a large number of companies before the health risks became widely known. Nevertheless, lawyers who specialize in representing persons who have experienced asbestos product exposure and who suffer from one or more asbestos-caused illnesses have a number of methods of answering this question.

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