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An Asbestos Silver Lining - Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalAn Asbestos Silver LiningWall Street JournalThe corruption charges against former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver have exposed the rotten links between politicians and trial lawyers, and that attention is bearing fruit. Witness the clarifying drama in New York's asbestos court ...New York Judge Tosses Plaintiff's Asbestos Causation OpinionThe National Law Reviewall 2 news articles » ...Read More

Ask Angie: How to tell if your home contains asbestos - The Detroit News

The Detroit NewsAsk Angie: How to tell if your home contains asbestosThe Detroit NewsYou can't see or smell asbestos, but exposure to loose fibers can cause lung disease. The naturally occurring, flame-retardant mineral fibers are too small to identify without a microscope, so don't believe anyone who claims you have asbestos, but hasn ...Lawrence Contractor Penalized $46150 for Asbestos Violations Found During ...The Valley PatriotLetter: All State Abatement did nothing wrongEagle-Tribuneall ...Read More

EXCLUSIVE: Toxic plane fumes on flights 'is bad as asbestos' - Express.co.uk

Express.co.ukEXCLUSIVE: Toxic plane fumes on flights 'is bad as asbestos'Express.co.uk... come after a coroner raised questions over the death of BA pilot Richard Westgate, 43, in 2012. He believed he was poisoned by repeated exposure, during his career, to contaminated cabin air. His lawyers also warned toxic air could be “the new ... ...Read More

ACT spent millions buying back Mr Fluffy asbestos homes before it signed loan - The Canberra Times

The Canberra TimesACT spent millions buying back Mr Fluffy asbestos homes before it signed loanThe Canberra TimesThe ACT government began buying back asbestos-affected homes last year before it had secured a loan, and despite its fear the proposed funding deal could collapse. The government bought 19 of the so-called "Mr Fluffy" properties in the month before ...and more » ...Read More

Asbestos Forces Young Family from Their 'Mr. Fluffy Home' - Asbestos.com

Asbestos.comAsbestos Forces Young Family from Their 'Mr. Fluffy Home'Asbestos.comThe ACT Government in October determined Mr. Fluffy homes were uninhabitable and announced it would buy and demolish all 1,021 houses previously insulated with loose-fill asbestos. Australian property experts believe it is the biggest residential ... ...Read More

Bristol plasterer's widow wins £176000 asbestos compensation battle - Bristol Post

Bristol PostBristol plasterer's widow wins £176000 asbestos compensation battleBristol PostTHE widow of a Bristol plasterer who died from cancer after being exposed to asbestos whilst refurbishing a string of high street banks has won more than £176,000 in damages. Colin Sheppard died in October 2010, aged 65, from mesothelioma, an incurable ... ...Read More

Asbestos raises repair costs, time for Dobbs Building - WRAL.com

WRAL.comAsbestos raises repair costs, time for Dobbs BuildingWRAL.comRaleigh, N.C. — Work on the Dobbs Building will take longer and cost more than expected because asbestos needs to be removed from the building, officials said Friday. A water line connected to a sprinkler system burst April 4, flooding the first floor ... ...Read More

New York's Asbestos Court Mulls Changes After Sheldon Silver Scandal - Forbes

ForbesNew York's Asbestos Court Mulls Changes After Sheldon Silver ScandalForbesNew York's special court system for hearing asbestos cases will be on trial Thursday as defense lawyers make their case for reforms in the wake of former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver's indictment on allegations he accepted millions of ... ...Read More

Ask Angie: Only a test can reliably determine if a home contains asbestos - Lexington Herald Leader

Ask Angie: Only a test can reliably determine if a home contains asbestosLexington Herald LeaderYou can't see or smell asbestos, but exposure to loose fibers can cause lung disease. The naturally occurring, flame-retardant mineral fibers are too small to identify without a microscope, so don't believe anyone who claims you have asbestos but hasn ...and more » ...Read More

A Stubborn Manufacturer Exposes The Asbestos Blame Game - Forbes

ForbesA Stubborn Manufacturer Exposes The Asbestos Blame GameForbesArguing for a manufacturer of asbestos gaskets named Garlock Sealing Technologies, Cassada explained how lawyers had tailored the testimony of their clients to minimize their exposure to more dangerous products, thus making Garlock seem more liable ...Philly asbestos lawyer: Pre-trial focus only on solvent companiesLegal News Lineall 2 news articles » ...Read More