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Hotpoint factory asbestos fears
Former factory workers have come forward with information about conditions at the plant which probably contributed to the death of one employee.
Tue Dec 17, 2013
PA Supreme Court Allows Certain Mesothelioma Claimants to Sue Their Employer
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court recently issued a ground-breaking decision that could potentially expose employers to a wave of new lawsuits by former employees suffering from mesothelioma.
Mon Dec 16, 2013
Chest wall resection effective for recurrent mesothelioma
Salvage chest wall resection could lengthen survival in patients with isolated chest wall recurrence of malignant pleural mesothelioma , research indicates.
Sat Dec 14, 2013
Tory MP claims she has been 'gagged by party bosses after...
Tracey Crouch was axed from a committee set up to thrash out a deal for victims of asbestos-related mesothelioma after branding previous payouts 'incredibly unfair' A Tory MP claims party bosses have gagged her after she blasted "unfair" compensation for people exposed to deadly asbestos.
Fri Dec 13, 2013
Daughter launches appeal for dads colleagues
The grandfather-of-three had worked for C.E Dyer, near Alcester, between 1955 and 1961 and for Bryant Homes - now part of the Taylor Wimpey group - in Redditch during the mid to late 1960s.
The Northern Echo
Tory MP claims she was silenced over justice campaign for mesothelioma victims
A CONSERVATIVE MP says she has been silenced by her own party after speaking out for justice for victims of asbestos exposure.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Pennsylvania Supreme Court Rules on Workers' Compensation Act Case
On November 22, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court in Tooey et al. v. AK Steel Corp. et al .
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Rosetta Collaborative Study Profiling microRNAs Published in Clinical & Translational Oncology
"In view of the consistency of the observed levels of miR200 family expression by EMT status, more sensitive EMT-capturing technologies and larger CUP cohorts should be studied for further validation of these data," commented George Pentheroudakis, M.D., Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Oncology at the University of "Metastasis constitutes the most ... (more)
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Risk & Insurance
Asbestos taking a toll on firefighters, study suggests
Exposure to asbestos is believed to be responsible for a high rate of mesothelioma among some firefighters.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Jane Hutt welcomes Asbestos Bill
VALE AM Jane Hutt, has congratulated Labour AM and former South Glamorgan County Councillor Mick Antoniw, on his pioneering Bill to help sufferers of asbestos diseases.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
The Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization Launches Asbestos Mobile App
Today, the Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization , released the mobile app on the subject of asbestos.
Industrial Disease Victims Central To Changes
The Government will work with victims groups and insurers representing employers to explore new ways to improve the legal process for handling claims from victims of mesothelioma - a condition which often develops decades after the sufferer has been exposed to asbestos but usually kills within months of being diagnosed.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Researchers Say Nano-Technology Could Improve Mesothelioma Diagnosis, ...
Caused by asbestos exposure and affecting an estimated 2,500 Americans each year, mesothelioma is one of the most difficult cancers to diagnose.
Government says no to changes to help sick mine workers
The Newfoundland and Labrador government has turned down a request for legislative changes to help former Baie Verte mine workers who claim exposure to asbestos made them sick.
What the Quigley Case Could Mean for Asbestos Victims
Only now, after decades of exposure, are victims of mesothelioma and their families learning the cause of their afflictions and seeking justice for the suffering they have been forced to endure.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
MP hits out over asbestos compensation
VICTIMS of asbestos exposure have been betrayed after the Government caved in to the insurance industry, a Southampton MP has protested.
Call for help after maintenance worker's death
THE representatives of the estate of a deceased maintenance worker are seeking help after a post mortem report revealed that he suffered from mesothelioma, an aggressive asbestos-related industrial disease.
Blue Mountains Gazette
Pain of losing a loved one from asbestos exposure
As the process of cleaning up and rebuilding homes destroyed by the October fires begins, it's a timely reminder for homeowners to be aware of asbestos risks.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
The Legal Intelligencer
Workers' Compensation: Work-Related Mesothelioma Now Fodder for Common-Law Actions
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has ruled that the Workers' Compensation Act does not cover occupational diseases, such as mesothelioma, that manifest more than 300 weeks after employment ends.
Western morning News
MP: Children 'negligently and knowingly exposed to asbestos by the State'
Tory backbencher Dr Sarah Wollaston, the MP for Totnes, made the claim during a debate on a new law which will award A 100,000 compensation payouts to around 300 victims of a fatal asbestos-related cancer every year.