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5 Things You Need to Know About Mesothelioma

5 Things You Need to Know About Mesothelioma

| Mesothelioma
According to Asbestos.com and the American Cancer Society, there are about 3,000 new cases of mesothelioma each year, just in the United States. However, even though there are still new cases, the amount of asbestos in the U.S. has significantly decreased. As a result, according to some sources, the number of cases of mesothelioma is…Read the article
Mesothelioma Settlements

Mesothelioma Settlements

| Mesothelioma
In addition to being New York’s leading 9/11 lawyers, the Napoli Shkolnik PLLC firm frequently works with clients who are suffering from the deadly medical condition known as mesothelioma. This diseases can radically impact a patient’s quality of life and can prevent them from working. This blog post will cover what this disease is, its…Read the article
The Process and Outcomes of Mesothelioma Lawsuits

The Process and Outcomes of Mesothelioma Lawsuits

| Mesothelioma
Patients who are presenting troublesome symptoms such as persistent coughing, pains in the chest, or severe shortness of breath, should be seen by their doctor as soon as possible. While these are symptoms commonly shared with many other issues they are also the primary symptoms of mesothelioma. After they see their physician and alert them to…Read the article
How Much Exposure is Needed to be at Risk for Mesothelioma?

How Much Exposure is Needed to be at Risk for Mesothelioma?

| Mesothelioma
Asbestos refers to six naturally occurring fibrous minerals that have the ability to resist heat, fire and electricity. Although asbestos fibers are microscopic in nature, they are extremely durable and resistant to fire and most chemical reactions and breakdowns. These properties of asbestos supported its use for many years in a number of different commercial and…Read the article
Deadly Chemicals in Air After Attack on World Trade Center

Deadly Chemicals in Air After Attack on World Trade Center

| World Trade Center
Nearly 3,000 people lost their lives on September 11, 2001. Immediately after the attack, Environmental Protection Agency administrator Christie Whitman announced that New Yorkers need not worry about breathing in the dust-filled air. People were told that the air was safe and free of toxic chemicals. This was not true. People began to come down…Read the article
The Lethal Threat of Asbestos at Home and Work

The Lethal Threat of Asbestos at Home and Work

| Mesothelioma
Asbestos is a group of minerals with microfibers that are resistant to fire, chemicals, and heat. They do not conduct electricity, either, which made them a widely-used substance in the automotive and construction fields at the end of the 19th century and into the 20th. Asbestos was used in concrete structures, fire-retardant coatings, bricks, fireplace…Read the article
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