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  • 20 Sep 2019
    How To Get A Car Accident Police Report In Phoenix, AZ?
    After a Phoenix, Arizona car accident, there are several steps you need to take to ensure the safety of everyone involved and protect your legal right to recover compensation. Your first step should always be to call for emergency medical care and move the accident from the road if it is safe to do so. Nex
  • 03 Sep 2019
    Who Is At Risk For Mesothelioma And Ovarian Cancer Related To Talcum Powder?
    Anyone who used Johnson & Johnson’s talc-based baby powder products might be at risk for mesothelioma and ovarian cancer related to talcum powder. Baby Powder, Shower to Shower, and Johnson & Johnson’s other powder products used to be mostly talc. This powdery white mineral can serve many purposes
  • 03 Sep 2019
    What Compensation Can I Get If I Sue For Talcum Powder Caused Ovarian Cancer Or Mesothelioma?
    You can sue talcum powder companies to receive compensation for any and all losses you have suffered or will experience in the future due to your talc-caused ovarian cancer or mesothelioma. The compensation you can recover depends on your circumstances. For instance, the Guardian reported that a California wo
  • 03 Sep 2019
    What Can I Do If My Ovarian Cancer Or Mesothelioma Is A Result Of Talcum Powder?
    If you have been diagnosed with ovarian cancer or mesothelioma after regular, long-term use of talcum powder, you can file a product liability lawsuit against the manufacturer of the talcum powder and possibly other companies involved in the supply chain for the product you used. Contact an Attorney As Soon
  • 03 Sep 2019
    What Is The Average Settlement For Mesothelioma And Ovarian Cancer Talcum Powder Lawsuits?
    Settlements vary widely in product liability cases like those against talcum-powder companies filed by people who have developed mesothelioma and ovarian cancer after using these products. There is no real average settlement for mesothelioma and ovarian cancer talcum powder lawsuits. Johnson & Johnson has
  • 03 Sep 2019
    How Long Has The Link Between Talcum Powder And Ovarian Cancer And Mesothelioma Been Known?
    Scientists began connecting talc with diagnoses of mesothelioma and ovarian cancer and making their findings public in the 1970s and 1980s, respectively. FDA Called Attention to Asbestos-Contaminated Talc in 1973 The link between talcum powder, ovarian cancer, and mesothelioma has been known for years. Alth
  • 14 Aug 2019
    Who Is at Risk for Mesothelioma and Asbestos Lung Cancer?
    The people who are at risk for mesothelioma and asbestos lung cancer are the millions of workers who labor(ed) at places that either manufactured asbestos; manufactured products containing asbestos (like insulation, pipes, machines, and tools); or used or installed these asbestos products. This population com
  • 14 Aug 2019
    What’s the Difference Between Mesothelioma and Lung Cancer?
    Mesothelioma and lung cancer share similar signs, symptoms, and treatments, but are otherwise very different illnesses. The key differences lie in the incidence rate of the diseases, where they manifest in the body, and how they relate to cigarette smoking. Prevalence of Mesothelioma and Lung Cancer Lung ca
  • 14 Aug 2019
    What Is the Statute of Limitations for Mesothelioma Claims?
    Each state establishes its own set of deadlines by which a person must file their lawsuits in relation to mesothelioma claims. This time limit is typically quite short. However, the long onset for mesothelioma (and other asbestos-related diseases) requires that courts take a different approach to interpreting
  • 14 Aug 2019
    What Is Asbestos Lung Cancer?
    Asbestos lung cancer refers to a form of the disease that develops in your lung(s) after you have been exposed to asbestos, a known carcinogen (cancer-causing substance). You can sue for asbestos lung cancer if you have developed an asbestos-related illness. Asbestos Exposure in the U.S. As far back as the
  • 14 Aug 2019
    What Are the Symptoms of Asbestos Lung Cancer?
    According to the American Cancer Society, symptoms of asbestos lung cancer symptoms include: Coughing that either persists or gets worse Coughing up blood or having rust-colored spit or phlegm Chest pain that worsens when breathing, coughing, or laughing Hoarse voice Loss of weight and appeti
  • 14 Aug 2019
    What Is a Mesothelioma & Asbestos Lung Cancer Lawsuit?
    A mesothelioma and asbestos lung cancer lawsuit are civil actions one files for the harm they suffered due to asbestos exposure. Day in and day out, for decades, countless hardworking Americans were exposed to asbestos, while businesses who knew better disregarded the extreme health risks these people face
  • 14 Aug 2019
    What Are the Symptoms of Mesothelioma?
    Common symptoms for pleural mesothelioma (also called mesothelioma of the chest), include the following: Swelling of arms and face Lower back or chest pain Difficulty swallowing Coughing Hoarse voice Shortness of breath Other Symptoms Might Be Mistaken for Common Ailments The American
  • 14 Aug 2019
    Can I File a Mesothelioma and Asbestos Lung Cancer Lawsuit?
    If you or a loved one was diagnosed with mesothelioma or lung cancer due to exposure to asbestos, you can file a mesothelioma and asbestos lung cancer lawsuit to recover damages, including medical expenses, lost income and benefits, pain and suffering, and a host of other losses. Filing a Mesothelioma or Asb
  • 14 Aug 2019
    What Is the Average Settlement for Mesothelioma & Asbestos Lung Cancer Lawsuits?
    There is no average settlement for mesothelioma and asbestos lung cancer lawsuits. Every case is different, affects those involved differently, and requires different treatment. This means the fair settlement value varies widely from case to case. Factors to Consider When Putting a Fair Settlement Value on a
  • 14 Aug 2019
    What Is Mesothelioma?
    Mesothelioma is a rare cancer that is almost always related to inhalation of asbestos fibers. In many cases, the person worked in construction or manufacturing and regularly handled asbestos without taking breathing precautions. This cancer occurs in the pleura, the thin membrane that lies between the lungs a
  • 14 Aug 2019
    What Compensation Can I Get if I Sue for Mesothelioma and/or Asbestos Lung Cancer?
    For decades, people went to work every day and breathed in asbestos fibers without any idea they would later face the fight of their lives because of it. Asbestos-related cancers, including mesothelioma and lung cancer, can cost your family thousands of dollars. If you worked in certain industries or were
  • 14 Aug 2019
    What Can I Do if My Lung Cancer or Mesothelioma Is a Result of Asbestos?
    If your lung cancer or mesothelioma is a result of asbestos exposure, you may be eligible to pursue damages, including the cost of your medical care and pain and suffering damages. You have the right to hold the manufacturers and marketers of asbestos-containing products liable. In many cases, they knew of th
  • 14 Aug 2019
    Is There a Cure for Mesothelioma?
    There is no cure for mesothelioma, but some treatments are effective at reducing related symptoms and offering a better short-term prognosis. In general, treatment is based on the extent of the cancer, but most mesothelioma cases are treated with a combination of surgery, chemotherapy, and/or radiation therap
  • 14 Aug 2019
    Can You Sue for Lung Cancer Caused By Asbestos?
    If you have an asbestos-related lung disease or lung cancer caused by asbestos, you may have a right to file a claim or lawsuit. Every state has its own rules about who qualifies to pursue damages through asbestos litigation, including what criteria you must meet and the deadlines that apply in your case.
  • 27 Jul 2019
    PSA: Teacher School Supplies Giveback
    Transcript: Unfortunately, schools don't have all the money that they require to fill their classrooms with school supplies. As a community, we need to rally and fill in those gaps. Each year, we give a minimum of 40,000 school supplies to teachers around the city. The ability to help thousands of teache
  • 07 Jun 2019
    Can Hernia Mesh Be Removed Safely?
    Any surgical procedure carries risks. Complications associated with hernia mesh removal may include damage to blood vessels, nerves, the bladder, or the spermatic cord, according to the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons. Further, other complications associated with surgical proce
  • 07 Jun 2019
    What Are The Problems With Hernia Mesh?
    Unfortunately, there are many problems with hernia mesh. The surgical hernia mesh is a foreign object inside your body, and that can cause severe complications. A lot of patients have reported multiple problems with hernia mesh ranging from the common to the very severe. According to the Food and Drug Admi
  • 07 Jun 2019
    What Are The Symptoms Of Hernia Mesh Rejection?
    If your hernia was repaired with surgical mesh implant and are suffering complications that include an increase in pain, it may indicate a potentially dangerous problem. Your body could be rejecting the mesh implant. It is important to know the symptoms of hernia mesh rejection. The most common hernia mesh
  • 07 Jun 2019
    Can A Hernia Mesh Rupture?
    Hernia mesh can rupture, tear, or rip and cause the hernia to recur. This can result in the same symptoms that required you to undergo hernia repair surgery in the first place. There are also numerous reports of other serious hernia mesh complications and pending litigation against several hernia mesh manufac

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