Monthly Archives: March 2012

Possible Asbestos Mine Site Redevelopment in Australia

The President of Australia’s Asbestos Disease Foundation, Barry Robson, along with other asbestos disease campaigners have issued a recent warning. They have appealed to the New South Wales Premier, Minister for Western Sidney, Barry O’Farrell to step in and shut … Continue reading

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Significant Mesothelioma Medical Finding

Suggested Possible Change in Surgical Procedures for Malignant Mesothelioma A study just published in the April 2012 issue of the Journal of Thoracic Oncology suggests that the preferred surgery for pleural mesothelioma patients is a procedure in which surgeons remove the … Continue reading

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Asbestos Use Increased in the United States in Recent Years

The USGS reported an increase in asbestos consumption in the United States. The 2012 United States Geological Survey Mineral Commodity Summaries report shows that the U.S. consumed 1,100 metric tons of asbestos fiber from January through July 2011. This is … Continue reading

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DePuy ASR Hip Replacement Recall

DePuy ASR Hip Replacement Recall In the fall of 2010 DePuy Orthopaedics issued a recall of over 93,000 of its metal on metal hip replacement implants. The FDA began receiving complaints about these implant failures for more than 2 years … Continue reading

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Trans Vaginal Mesh and Bladder Sling Devices

Hundreds of thousands of women across the United States have had surgical procedures to correct pelvic organ prolapse and stress urinary incontinence.  These are often referred to as trans vaginal mesh and bladder sling devices. In 2008 the FDA issued … Continue reading

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Client Satisfaction

Client satisfaction is one of our top priorities. It warms our hearts every time we receive a note, letter or call thanking us for a job well done. Here are two examples of thank you notes received from satisfied clients. … Continue reading

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ASBESTOS ISSUES ARE ADDRESSED BY SERLING LAW FIRM TO RETIREES OF IRON WORKERS LOCAL 25

On January 17, 2012, asbestos attorney Russ Beaudoen and senior investigator Bill Bates of our law firm spoke before a meeting of the Michigan Iron Workers Local 25 retirees at their local headquarters in Novi.  Beaudoen and Bates discussed current … Continue reading

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CDC Issues Alert on Bathtub Stripping Products & Fatalities

According to a recent CDC study, thirteen people died using a solvent for stripping bathtubs.  A man from Michigan died in 2010 when he used about six ounces of a stripping solvent.  The stripper contained 60% to 100% methylene chloride, … Continue reading

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