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Inquest into death of former Southampton dock worker
Leonard Handley, of Trent Road, Midanbury , died aged 70 at Countess Mountbatten House hospice, West End , on January 28 due to heart failure and peritoneal malignant mesothelioma.
Tue May 21, 2013
EMSL Analytical Launches www.VermiculiteTesting.com
Cinnaminson, NJ, May 21, 2013 This month, a new online resource for the people dealing with vermiculite insulation has become available.
Mon May 20, 2013
Suit Proceeds Against LIRR Over Asbestos in Diner
The Long Island Rail Road must face a lawsuit by a man who worked as a cashier at a diner on its property in the 1970s and alleges he got mesothelioma from being exposed to asbestos that railroad workers brought into the eatery on their clothes, a state judge has ruled.
Best-Selling Book on Mesothelioma Chronicles Paul Krausa Unexpected Survival, 16 Years and Counting
Even from birth, Kraus faced enormous challenges. He was the only person to be born in a Nazi forced labor camp during WWII and survive .
Sun May 19, 2013
Plea for information after Sheffield man's asbestos death
The partner of a Sheffield man who died from asbestos-related cancer is appealing for help about how he breathed in the deadly dust.
Thu May 16, 2013
Vital change for asbestos families
THE daughters of two asbestos victims have spoken out about new Government compensation plans - as they pepare to stage a charitable fundraising ball.
Eastern Daily Press
Six-figure pay-out for Lowestoft woman with cancer
A Lowestoft woman who has asbestos-related cancer from dusting down and washing her husband's work clothes has won a six-figure pay-out against her spouse's former employer.
Wed May 15, 2013
Western morning News
Asbestos present in 84 per cent of Plymouth schools
But the Plymouth Learning Trust, the Plymouth Association of Primary Heads and Plymouth City Council have stressed children and staff are not under any threat and the risks are being managed.
Lancashire Evening Post
Family of Ian Bainbridge look for answers
Effie Creswell, his partner of 34 years, is appealing for his ex-colleagues to provide information about the conditions he worked in as a labourer and general foreman in the 1970s and 80s, during which time it is thought he may have been exposed to asbestos.
Tue May 14, 2013
Wansbeck MP says Mesothelioma Bill could bring justice for many cancer victims
Justice for thousands of asbestos-related cancer victims may be a step closer as a result of a new Bill, a North East MP has claimed Justice for thousands of asbestos-related cancer victims may be a step closer as a result of a new Bill, a North East MP has claimed.
This is Derbyshire
Many 'forgotten' by Mesothelioma Bill
MANY people are still being "forgotten" by a payment system which aims to help victims of a deadly asbestos-related disease, say campaigners.
Mon May 13, 2013
The Now Newspaper
Special Report: Asbestos: Dying for a buck
But it might come as a surprise how some businessmen willfully put young labourers - college and high school students among them - in serious harm's way, and just to save a buck.
This Is Staffordshire
FORMER pottery worker Austin Cotton lived with prostate cancer for two years but died just two months after he was diagnosed with the asbestos-related cancer mesothelioma.
Fri May 10, 2013
Asbestos U-turn denies families compensation
HAMPSHIRE families whose relatives die after asbestos exposure will be denied compensation after a Government U-turn condemned as a "disgrace". The Queen's Speech promised a Mesothelioma Bill to provide payouts to sufferers unable to trace the employer who exposed them to the deadly dust.
Rosetta Genomics Receives Full Settlement Payment from Sanra Laboratories
Rosetta Genomics Ltd. , a leading developer and provider of microRNA-based molecular diagnostics, announces receipt of $625,000 as payment in full from the negotiated settlement announced on April 18, 2013 with Sanra Laboratories in connection with the Company's sale to Sanra of Parkway Clinical Laboratories .
North-West Evening Mail
Barrow MP to study new asbestos bill
The Queen laid out plans to make it easier for victims of asbestos-related cancer to claim compensation in her speech on Wednesday.
Ex-Sunderland shipyard worker's mesothelioma fight
John Birkett from Washington has developed mesothelioma after being exposed to asbestos as an apprentice shipwright at Walker and Hebburn.
Thu May 09, 2013
Correction: Doctors' Duties story
The state Assembly on Wednesday passed a bill supported by many in the medical community that would no longer require doctors to give patients as much information about available alternative treatments.
Keith's Runners sprint towards A 1,800 target
CHARITY champions are on target to raise 1,800 after getting into the running for a South Tyneside man fighting a killer disease.
Hertsmere taxes to pay for potential asbestos claims
More than a quarter of a million pounds of Hertsmere taxpayers' money will be put aside for potential asbestos insurance claims, politicians decided last night.