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Is It Time To Move Forward With Your Talcum Powder Claim?

Here at The Law Offices of Wallace & Graham, we recently provided a white paper online addressing the recent cases exploring a potential connection between talcum powder and ovarian cancer. In that paper, we emphasize the importance of understanding those…

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Family recovers $14M in mesothelioma case

Mesothelioma is a terrible disease that impacts the lungs of individuals throughout the nation, including North Carolina. It is fatal and often tied to asbestos exposure that may have occurred decades before the disease is diagnosed. When that exposure is…

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ExxonMobil accused of ‘gross neglect’ in worker’s death

In our last blog post, we discussed the damages that may be awarded in wrongful death lawsuits. Recently, the surviving spouse of one man filed a lawsuit seeking these types of damages. The woman claims that her late husband was…

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What can I be compensated for in a wrongful death claim?

In the wake of a loved one’s death, it can be enormously challenging to see past the grief, sadness and frustration you may be feeling. In cases where a loved one was very sick, people may have been experiencing these…

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What happens if a victim dies before asbestos case is resolved?

Diseases that are caused by exposure to asbestos can be especially devastating because of how aggressive they can be. Further, they are often diagnosed only after they are already in advanced stages, meaning treatment may not be as effective as…

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What types of damages can be awarded in asbestos claims?

If you have lost a loved one due to mesothelioma or asbestosis, money may very well be the last thing on your mind right now. You are probably more focused on handling funeral arrangements, going through estate planning documents and…

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Negligence, misinformation alleged in wrongful death lawsuit

Exposure to toxic chemicals and materials can do severe and long-term damage to any person who ingests them. We often talk about asbestos exposure on this blog, but the truth is that asbestos is just one of many harmful chemicals…

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When asbestos leads to fatal illness, legal action can be crucial

If your loved one has recently passed away from a serious illness that you suspect is linked to asbestos exposure, you likely have many questions that need to be answered. When could he or she have been exposed to asbestos?…

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Study: Mesothelioma different for young patients

It should come as no surprise to readers that mesothelioma is a devastating, aggressive and fatal illness. While many people who are diagnosed with this illness are older men who worked with asbestos decades ago, mesothelioma can affect any person…

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Could an aspirin a day keep mesothelioma away?

Mesothelioma is a truly devastating illness that affects many of the millions of people who have been exposed to asbestos. Despite the extensive research and testing that has taken place over the years, there is still no cure for mesothelioma.…

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