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6 hrs ago | SFGate

Mechanic can sue Ford for further damages in asbestos case

The state Supreme Court on Wednesday allowed a former Bay Area service station owner to seek additional damages from Ford Motor Co.


Related Topix: Sausalito, CA, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, St. Helena, CA, Health

10 hrs ago | JD Supra

Pa. Superior Court Confirms Statutory Right of Repose for...

The Pennsylvania Superior Court reversed a jury verdict in favor of plaintiffs in an asbestos mesothelioma case, finding that the 12-year statute of repose bars all claims related to improvements constructed on real estate brought beyond the statutory period pursuant to 42 Pa.


Related Topix: Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Government, Health

Tue Jul 08, 2014

York Press

Action day puts mesothelioma in spotlight

At the action day are, from left, lung cancer care specialist nurse Alison Moore, Mark Aldridge, from Irwin Mitchell, supporters Margaret Rudder and Jean Stockdale and specialist nurse Jo Love AN action day has been held at York Hospital to raise awareness of mesothelioma and highlight the need for more research into this cancer which kills some ... (more)


Related Topix: Health, Lung Cancer

Mon Jul 07, 2014


University of Pennsylvania's Personalized Cellular Therapy for...

A University of Pennsylvania-developed personalized immunotherapy has been awarded the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's Breakthrough Therapy designation for the treatment of relapsed and refractory adult and pediatric acute lymphoblastic leukemia .


Related Topix: Pennsylvania, University of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Government, Food and Drug Administration, Leukemia, Health

CA Appellate Courts: Secondary Exposure Claims Permitted Against...

Two California Courts of Appeal recently decided cases that will significantly impact secondary asbestos exposure claims in California.


Related Topix: Health, Winchester, VA

Sun Jul 06, 2014

New York Daily News

$16M to widows of asbestos cancer victims

The divided panel of judges upheld a lower court ruling that gave the widows $8 million each for the pain and suffering their husbands experienced from mesothelioma cancer.


Related Topix: Health

Coast Reporter

Walk raises awareness around silent killer

More than 100 Powell River residents hit the streets last year in the Ford family's annual Walk for Truth.


Related Topix: Canada, Health

Fri Jul 04, 2014

Holtville Tribune

Report Shows Deaths from Rare Cancers like Mesothelioma Up in UK

A new report from a British organization that represents rare cancer charities says cancers like mesothelioma now account for 54% of cancer deaths in the UK - a new high for the country.


Related Topix: Health

Daily Echo

Inquest rules woman died from industrial disease

Christine Pook lost her battle with epithelioid mesothelioma, a form of lung cancer associated with the industrial material, an inquest at Southampton Coroner's Court heard.


Related Topix: Health, Hampshire County, England, World News, United Kingdom

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Binghamton's Mike Colston enjoys another trip to Victory Lane

Last fall, Binghamton resident Mike Colsten won the modified championship at Five Mile Point Speedway, his first modified title at the Kirkwood track since 1991.


Related Topix: Binghamton, NY, Kirkwood, NY, Health

Courier News

Manville families awarded $90.5M in asbestos case

Manville families awarded $90.5M in asbestos case 11 borough residents died from asbestos-related cancer Check out this story on In a reminder of the lingering effects of the region's toxic industrial past, the families of 11 borough residents who died from asbestos-related cancer were awarded $90.5 ... (more)


Related Topix: Somerset County, NJ, Health, Lung Cancer

Wed Jul 02, 2014


Bridges must act to ban importation of asbestos

The CTU is calling on Minister Simon Bridges to act on the eve of Mesothelioma* Day .


Related Topix: Health

San Francisco Bay View

Hunters Point to Treasure Island: From the frying pan into the fire

Gentile, soft-spoken Sandy Agee represents a group of African-American Bayview Hunters Point residents who thought they escaped radiation and chemicals that the Navy dumped at the Hunters Point Naval Shipyard, turning it into one of the nation's most radioactive EPA Superfund sites.


Related Topix: African-American, US Military, US Navy, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Health, Startups,

Thetelegraphand Argus

Widow's appeal to husband's former work colleagues to come forward

The widow of a Baildon man who died from an asbestos-related cancer is appealing for his former colleagues to help lawyers investigate if more could have been done by his employers to protect him.


Related Topix: Health

Tue Jul 01, 2014

Stroudnewsand Journal

Ex-international fencer wins 18,000 in damages after suing former employers for asbestos exposure

A STROUD man has received A 18,000 in damages for asbestos exposure alongside a court order that leaves the door open for him to make future claims.


Related Topix: Health

South Wales Argus

Chepstow women died after exposure to asbestos - inquest

AN 80-YEAR-OLD woman died as a result of a domestic-acquired industrial disease normally caused by an exposure to asbestos, an inquest heard.


Related Topix: Health

Business Wire

Karo Bio Granted 3.8 MSEK from Vinnova

In total, Karo Bio has thus been granted SEK 4.8 million for the project from Vinnova.


Related Topix: Pharmacology, Medicine, Health

Mon Jun 30, 2014

Digital Post Production

Educational Series on Mesothelioma Now Available in User-Friendly Format

The Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation announces the release of the new version of the page about its Meet the Mesothelioma Experts live broadcast series, which makes the recordings of its educational series user-friendly and easier to access.


Related Topix: Health, Memorial SloanKettering Cancer Center, Medicine, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, University of Pennsylvania

Fri Jun 27, 2014

The Globe and Mail

Pipes with asbestos still used in new buildings

Asbestos pipe made by Logard hangs from an exterior ceiling of a condominium development in downtown Toronto on June 23 2014.


Related Topix: Health, Canada

Thu Jun 26, 2014

Electrical Construction and Maintenance

Jury Rules for Plaintiffs in Asbestos Case

A New York jury awarded two plaintiffs $25 million in a lawsuit maintaining that two electricians were continually exposed to asbestos throughout their careers.


Related Topix: Crane, Manufacturing, Industrial Machines, Crane Co, Health