Apartment Executive Sent to Prison for Asbestos Exposure

The manager of a Denver-area apartment complex has been sentenced to federal prison for exposing residents and an undetermined number of additional people to asbestos. John Tom Williams is the director of WillMax Capital Management Inc., a Denver-based company that … Continue reading

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Massachusetts Tenants Fear Asbestos Exposure From Apartment Renovation

Residents of an apartment complex in Rockland, Massachusetts were told that their building would only be undergoing bathroom upgrades, and now are concerned to learn that the project entailed asbestos removal without their knowledge. Fox Boston 25 News reports that … Continue reading

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Woman’s Family Wins Secondary Asbestos Exposure Lawsuit After Mesothelioma Death

On Wednesday, a federal judge with the 11th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals denied an appeal filed by the Tennessee Valley Authority in which they sought to reverse the $3.5 million award to a family after a woman allegedly died … Continue reading

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Washington D.C. Police Dept. Claims No Warning of Asbestos in Headquarters

Earlier this month, dozens of officers with the Washington D.C. Metropolitan Police Department were allegedly surprised when they reported to headquarters for work and saw notices that asbestos removal was underway in the building. Local affiliate ABC7 News reports that … Continue reading

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Family of Former Helicopter Engineer Awarded $8.8 M in Asbestos Exposure Lawsuit

In Dallas, Texas, a jury awarded $8.8 million to the family of a man who died from mesothelioma after suffering asbestos exposure during the 38 years he worked as a helicopter engineer. A local NBC affiliate reports that Billy Dickson … Continue reading

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Massachusetts AG Launches New Asbestos Protection Initiative

The Attorney General for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts recently announced the launch of a new initiative to provide better protection against asbestos exposure. According to a press release from the office of Attorney General Maura Healey published on March 1, … Continue reading

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Mesothelioma Deaths Still on the Rise in U.S.

Mesothelioma is a very rare disease, and while most Americans have heard of it, the extent of their knowledge about mesothelioma is that it is caused by exposure to asbestos and that it is deadly. Thus, it may be puzzling … Continue reading

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Asbestos Exposure Risk Causes Oxford University to Close Building for Two Years

As of Monday, the building at Oxford University that houses the departments of zoology and experimental psychology will be closed for two years so that all threats of asbestos exposure may be eliminated. The Oxford Times reports that the building, … Continue reading

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State of Montana to Give $25M to Asbestos Victims

Last week, a Montana state court judge ruled in favor of more than 1,000 people or estates who claimed that officials from the W.R. Grace & Co. vermiculite mine failed to warn local residents of the dangers of asbestos exposure, … Continue reading

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Couple Names 199 Defendants in Asbestos Lung Cancer Lawsuit

A West Virginia couple recently named 199 defendants in an asbestos exposure lawsuit, claiming that these parties are responsible for the exposure which caused the husband to develop lung cancer. While many people believe mesothelioma is a type of lung … Continue reading

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