Monthly Archives: August 2015

Retailers Respond to Asbestos in Children’s Products

The Hill reported on August 7, 2015 that, four retailers responded to Senate Democrats calls to remove children’s products that tested positive for asbestos fibers from store shelves. Last month, the Environmental Working Group (EWG) Action Fund found fibers of … Continue reading

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Jury Awards Woman $13M for Asbestos in Talcum Powder

According to the San Jose Mercury News, a Los Angeles jury awarded $13 million to a 73-year-old woman who contracted a deadly disease from using asbestos-containing talcum powder manufactured by Colgate-Palmolive Co. After only two hours of deliberation, the jury … Continue reading

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Australian Researchers Optimistic About Possible New Cancer Treatment

According to ABC news Australia on June 14, 2015, Australian researchers are cautiously optimistic after using nanocells to achieve what could be one of the most significant breakthroughs in asbestos-related cancer treatments in a decade. Scientists from the Chris O’Brien … Continue reading

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Support Our Troops and Military Working Dogs

The residents of Wolverine Lake Village, in conjunction with Military Families United of Michigan and K-9 Defender Fund, are hosting a packing party to support our troops and military working dogs still serving on the battlefield. HOW YOU CAN HELP: … Continue reading

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Bay City Michigan Contractor Sent to Prison for Illegal Handling of Asbestos

According to Mlive.com in March 2015, a Bay City contractor was sent to federal prison for his illegal handling of asbestos in renovating a former church into the Bay City Academy. Roy C. Bradley Sr. was sentenced to up to … Continue reading

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Asbestos Found in Imported Children’s Crayons

CNN reported in July 2015 that the Environmental Working Group Action Fund is calling for a ban on asbestos in consumer products after it found traces of asbestos in children’s crayons and toy crime lab kits. Four of the 28 … Continue reading

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Health Canada has Updated Information Regarding Asbestos

JULY 2015, CTVNews.ca has reported that Health Canada has updated the information on its website regarding asbestos, now stating: “exposure to the substance in any form is dangerous.” According to the article, the website used to state that asbestos can … Continue reading

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Boston Scientific Corp. must pay $100 million to a Delaware woman who blamed the company’s vaginal-mesh inserts

Bloomberg News announced on May 28th, 2015 that Boston Scientific Corp. must pay $100 million to a Delaware woman who blamed the company’s vaginal-mesh inserts for various medical problems. This verdict is the first and largest so far against Boston … Continue reading

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Join with Phil Goodman, HSP and MICHAEL B. SERLING, P.C. to Help Cure Childhood Diseases.

“Golf for a Great Time and a Great Cause”. On Monday, September 21, 2015, the Annual Jake & Johnny Club Golf Outing and Dinner will be held at the spectacular Fox Hills Golf Club, Golden Fox Championship Course. The Jake … Continue reading

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