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Steve McQueen’s widow fights for asbestos victims as star said it killed him

According to the United Kingdom Newspaper the Mirror, Steve McQueen was the King of Cool, a screen icon… and a victim of a killer disease. I wanted to revisit this 2009 article. It is just as relevant today as it … Continue reading

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USFS having difficulty hiring firefighters to suppress wildfires in area contaminated with asbestos

According to the site Wild Fires Today, the United States Forestry Service is having difficulty hiring firefighters to suppress wildfires in area contaminated with asbestos. The U.S. Forest Service is trying to fill positions on a very specialized 10-person wildland … Continue reading

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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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New South Wales Australia Asbestos disease compensation claim processing times have more than ‘halved’

According to the Sydney Morning Herald, New South Wales Australia Asbestos disease compensation claim processing times have more than ‘halved’. The NSW government has reported the average processing time for people with insurance claims for dust diseases has fallen from … Continue reading

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Asbestos contractors hire homeless

According to the Detroit Free Press, a Bay City contractor recruited workers at a homeless shelter and paid them cash to remove pipes wrapped in insulation made with asbestos. The workers had no training, no protective gear, no water to … Continue reading

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Detroit Edison ‘Mighty Marysville’ plant imploded

According to the Detroit Free Press, samples of dust that landed in Canada after the implosion of the former Marysville DTE power plant in late 2015 have tested negative for asbestos. Kate Jordan, a spokeswoman for the Ontario Ministry of … 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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Factory Owner Admits Exposing Workers to Asbestos

According to democratandchronicle.com, an Avon man has admitted that he knowingly subjected untrained workers – including a 16-year-old boy – to asbestos at a Rochester warehouse, court records show. Anastasio “Taso” Kolokouris, 32, pleaded guilty Tuesday to violating federal Clean … Continue reading

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Woman Pleads Guilty to Concealing Mississippi Queen Asbestos

According to washingtontimes.com, A San Francisco woman faces up to two years in prison and hundreds of thousands of dollars in fines after pleading guilty to a federal charge that she didn’t tell Louisiana regulators about asbestos in the Mississippi … 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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