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Mesothelioma and the Occult Exposure

In my thirty-three years as a mesothelioma lawyer, I have learned to investigate and identify those responsible for my clients’ asbestos exposure.  Of all the exposures to asbestos, the occult – or unknown – is perhaps the most difficult to identify.  Known as the Fifth Wave of exposure, it is one of the most prevalent…

201208.03
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Asbestos Removal and Disposal: A Continuing Hazard

Most Americans now know that asbestos is a dangerous mineral which can cause respiratory diseases like asbestosis, lung cancer, and mesothelioma.  For many years, however, asbestos was used in a wide variety of products such as drywall, insulation, cement, tile, electrical cable, brake pads and even cooking utensils, to name just a few.   Many companies…

201207.23
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Remembering a Pioneer in Medical Research

May 20, 2012, marked the twentieth anniversary of the passing of Dr. Irving J. Selikoff, one of the greatest advocates for public health that this country has ever known.  As I reflected upon his passing, I wanted to share some of my observations about Dr. Selikoff’s legacy.  I write this article to honor Dr. Selikoff’s…

201207.19
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Reliving History Aboard the SS American Victory

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During my long career as a mesothelioma lawyer, I’ve had the opportunity to represent hundreds of Navy veterans and shipyard workers.   This work has given me a profound appreciation for our country’s historic Navy vessels and victory ships.  I am constantly amazed by the craftsmanship and skill of the men and women who designed, built,…