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Mesothelioma

What are some important facts about class action lawsuits?

A class action lawsuit is a different type of court case in New York. These cases do not always work the same way as other civil cases. They generally involve large numbers of peoples, huge companies and many lawyers. While you certainly can start a class action, most often, you will be asked to join …

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The latest news on talc-related ovarian cancer lawsuits

Talc is a safe clay mineral often used in powder form for household items, such as baby powder. Its neighbor in many mines is asbestos—a highly unsafe group of minerals that are known carcinogens. Some talcum powder products may contain trace amounts of asbestos, leading to a potential risk of cancer. Here is an overview …

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What are the symptoms of pleural mesothelioma?

If you are a current or former worker in New York who may be at risk for developing mesothelioma, you probably want to know what types of symptoms to watch for. According to the Mayo Clinic, the most common type of mesothelioma is the pleural variety, so called because it affects the tissue that surrounds …

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What to Do If Exposed to Asbestos at Work

Asbestos is a dangerous mineral that can cause cancer and other cell mutations in humans. Exposure to asbestos at any level could lead to serious health complications, illnesses, and diseases. Although the federal government banned the use of asbestos in goods back in 1989, many buildings, materials, and equipment may still contain harmful levels of …

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How to Choose a Mesothelioma Lawyer

Mesothelioma affects thousands of people in the United States, with up to 3,000 new cases arising every year. Mesothelioma is a form of cancer that almost exclusively occurs due to asbestos exposure. Most patients who receive mesothelioma diagnoses have grounds to win monetary damages during personal injury lawsuits. These cases, however, can be complicated, and …

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