‘Mesothelioma Litigation’ Category

Johnson & Johnson Memorandum Suggests Dangers in Baby Powder

Johnson & Johnson demonstrates lack of transparency and consistency in its communication with the public.

One question in one memo has become a proverbial Pandora’s box for Johnson & Johnson. The memorandum in question addressed the issue of if their baby powder contained even the smallest amount of asbestos, how much asbestos would a baby inhale when dusted with the powder? But...

City Demolitions Show Lack of Asbestos Mitigation

Lack of mitigation on asbestos exposure from housing demolitions

Austin’s city council will study demolitions’ effect on affordable housing and how a lack of mitigation on asbestos may not be helping.

A recent audit in Austin, Texas has found an increasing number of housing demolitions with a lack of safety oversight. As such, the Austin City Council has approved resolutions aimed at addressing the issue brought by a city council member who has...

The DIY Phenomenon with the Potential to Kill

asbestos attorneys There’s more than meets the eye to home renovations that lead to unintentional asbestos exposure.

You work. You spend years saving. You’re finally able to move into a home of your own. One unsuspecting afternoon there’s a fire with significant damage. You’re then told that your house is filled with asbestos. This is what happened to an Australian couple after living in the home that...

Asbestos Ban Can Eliminate Confusion and Danger

malignant mesothelioma A proactive approach to banning and eliminating asbestos on ships prevents exposure and unnecessary illness and death.

Lack of uniformity can often lead to confusion, but when it involves a dangerous carcinogen such as asbestos, the likelihood of danger significantly increases as well. According to the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS), there are two options for...

Asbestos: The Cancer-Causing, Workplace Carcinogen

Workplace exposure to carcinogens

According to a Canadian study, the flu and the common cold are not the only illnesses resulting from workplace exposure.

A new study conducted by the Occupational Cancer Research Centre (OCRC) and Cancer Care Ontario reveals that the prevalence of on-the-job hazardous substances is much higher than many realize. Workplace exposure to carcinogens such as diesel exhaust,...

Tween Makeup – What Does Asbestos Have To Do With It?

contaminated makeup Popular clothing store Justice, formerly known as Limited Too, conducted an investigation involving potentially contaminated makeup marketed toward teens and children that was sold in its stores.

In response to a news station investigation conducted by the Scientific Analytical Institute (SAI) that found asbestos in its “Just Shine Shimmer Powder,” Justice conducted its own independent...

Pearl Harbor — the War Rages On

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On Sunday, December 7, 1941, the American Army and Navy base in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii was attacked by the Imperial Japanese Navy.

The attack came as a surprise to the American Army and Navy and led to great loss of life and equipment.

In Remembrance of…

Every year on December 7, the United States remembers and honors the 2,403 service members and civilians who were killed...

Premises Liability and Asbestos: Turning the Tide of Take-Home Exposure Liability

take-home exposure to asbestos

Premises liability “refers to the liability of certain persons for injuries and damages to others arising from the ownership or possession of real property.” (Paul et al., Cal. Civ. Prac. Torts (2017) § 16:1.)

How far does this duty extend?

This fundamental question has been litigated for decades, encompassing many different areas of potential liability for...

When Safety Isn’t a Priority, Tragedy Will Follow

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The Bhopal Disaster in India, One of the Worst Industrial Accidents Ever, Shows What Can Happen When an Industry Goes Unchecked

On the night of December 2, 1984, the world witnessed one of the worst industrial disasters in recorded history. By the end of the first night of the Bhopal Disaster in India, nearly 4,000 people lay dead.  A total of 10,000 people would die within the first...

Lingering Asbestos Leads to Long Term Safety Issue

exposure to asbestos

As the temporary cleanup phase ends in a northwest Montana Community where health professionals say hundreds of people have been killed by asbestos exposure, the focus now moves on to the long-term issue of keeping residents safe.

An advisory team established by the state legislature is working on ways to prevent continued exposure to asbestos that is still under the soil and in the...

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