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Asbestos Cancer

Asbestos cancers Asbestos cancer is any cancer related to asbestos exposure. Asbestos cancer is caused by the inhaling and/or swallowing of asbestos fibers in large quantities over time. Most people believe that the only forms of asbestos cancers are mesothelioma…

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Asbestos Legislation Evolution Part 2

Asbestos Legislation Evolution: Asbestos Hazard Emergency Responses Act of 1986 This law was put in place to order the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to establish regulatory standards in respect of inspection, removal and abatement of asbestos from schools. The regulations…

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Statute of Limitations

Statute of Limitations Statute of limitations are laws that limit or govern the amount of time a claimant can wait to file a lawsuit. The laws that govern timeframes vary by state and by the type of claim being made.…

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Asbestos and COPD

Asbestos and COPD (Chronic Obstruction Pulmonary Disease) This article discusses asbestos and COPD that is Chronic Obstruction Pulmonary Disease. COPD (Chronic Obstruction Pulmonary Disease) is an umbrella term to describe progressive lung disease that usually refers to asthma, chronic bronchitis…

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Navy Veterans Exposure

Navy Veterans Exposure Navy veterans have the highest risk of developing mesothelioma, asbestosis and/or asbestos related illnesses. They are the hardest hit by asbestos related diseases than any other branch of the United States Armed Forces. This is because Navy…

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Marine Veterans Exposure

Marine Veterans Exposure The United States Marine Corps veterans were unknowingly exposed to asbestos during their military service. Ships, airplanes and armored cars used by the Marines exposed them to asbestos fibers. Marine Veterans Exposure: On Ships A Marine serving…

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Army Veterans Exposure

Army Veterans Exposure Asbestos was one of the materials that contaminated about thirty-two army bases which were closed down during the late 1990s. The United States Armed Forces used large amounts of asbestos materials throughout the twentieth century, thus army…

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Mesothelioma misdiagnosis

Mesothelioma misdiagnosis is not uncommon. These occur when doctors without experience with mesothelioma deal with a patient with the illness. The main problems with misdiagnosis is it delays treatment and access to clinical trials and has a negative impact on…

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Case Value Matrix

Case value matrix Many lawsuits are settled before they get to trial and are paid out of a trust fund set aside for handling mesothelioma and asbestos-related cases and future cases. In order to settle a lawsuit and give a…

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Filing Mesothelioma Claims

This article addresses the topic Filing Mesothelioma Claims. It discusses the different types of claims available to an individual with asbestos-related illnesses or mesothelioma. There are six types of claims available to individuals: Veteran benefits Personal injury Wrongful death claim…

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