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Asbestos Concerns in Rental Properties

A New York Times reader asked a question that is similar to many inquires we often receive at the Law Offices of Michael B. Serling. The question from the NY Times article is, “I am a rent-stabilized tenant living in … Continue reading

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Asbestos-related cancer costs Canadians billions

According to Canada’s Globe and Mail Newspaper, a first-ever estimate of the toll of asbestos-related cancers on society pegs the cost of new cases at $1.7-billion per year in Canada, and notes that is likely an under-estimate. The economic burden … Continue reading

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Montreal Asbestos Activist

According to the Montreal Gazette, Helping to acknowledge and turn the tide on asbestos exposure, Kathleen Ruff will receive a medal of honor in Quebec’s National Assembly for her decade of work to stop Canada’s asbestos trade, work that some … Continue reading

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Closely Watched AstraZeneca Cancer Drug Fails in Mesothelioma

According to foxnews.com, a closely watched AstraZeneca drug, tremelimumab, did not extend lives of patients with the rare cancer mesothelioma when given on its own, but the drug maker said it still believed the medicine had a role to play … Continue reading

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Asbestos-linked Cancer on the Rise in Canada

According to theglobeandmail.com, recently updated figures from Statistics Canada show the number of cases and deaths from mesothelioma have continued to rise and show no signs of abating. There have been thousands of cases and deaths related to occupational asbestos … Continue reading

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Asbestos Warning For Australian Schools Due to Dangerous Substance Found in Science Kits

Asbestos remains a potential problem in the USA and several countries around the world. Many problems in schools were cleared up in the United States with the enactment of AHERA programs across our country but it pays to be vigilant … Continue reading

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Asbestos Deaths to Predicted to Peak 2015 to 2020 in UK

According to the UK Daily Mail, the number of cases of a cancer affecting workers exposed to asbestos before the 1980s has yet to reach its peak, senior doctors have warned. Mesothelioma – a malignant tumor of the lung lining … Continue reading

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Federal Building closed due to asbestos

The Federal Building in Oak Ridge, Tennessee was shut down indefinitely because asbestos-containing materials were found in the building’s heating and cooling system last week during an inspection, according to the Knoxville News Sentinel. Approximately 350 employees, many federal workers … Continue reading

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