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What to Know About Your Mesothelioma Lawsuit in Pennsylvania

What to Know About Your Mesothelioma Lawsuit in Pennsylvania

| Mesothelioma
Mesothelioma is a disease that affects the tissue in your internal, vital organs. Eight out of ten people with mesothelioma were exposed to asbestos, a common material found on construction sites and in various industries before the 1980s. Unfortunately, it can take decades before affected persons realize they have the disease, and by that time,…Read the article
Can You Sue Your Employer for Asbestos Exposure?

Can You Sue Your Employer for Asbestos Exposure?

| Mesothelioma
Asbestos exposure can be a serious threat to your health. If you have been exposed to asbestos at work and have developed an illness as a result, can you sue your employer? In many cases, yes. Employers are responsible for ensuring the safety of their employees. If they fail to do so and someone suffers…Read the article
9/11 Related Illnesses

9/11 Related Illnesses

| World Trade Center
Mesothelioma, an aggressive and rare form of heart-lung cancer, is probably the most common health effect of asbestos exposure. The minimum mesothelioma latency period is around twenty years. So, many 9/11 victims who were exposed to asbestos might just now be beginning to experience some mesothelioma symptoms, such as chest tightness, overall lethargy, and trouble…Read the article
EPA Relax Pollution Rules due to Coronavirus

EPA Relax Pollution Rules due to Coronavirus

| Environmental Litigation
In a controversial move, the Environmental Protection Agency said it would waive certain reporting requirements for companies hit hard by COVID-19. Normally, companies must report chemical emissions into the air, water, and soil to the EPA. Agency guidelines now allow these companies to self-regulate. Many companies claimed that compliance with emissions declarations was impractical, largely…Read the article
How To Choose a Mesothelioma Lawyer

How To Choose a Mesothelioma Lawyer

| Mesothelioma
Mesothelioma is a type of cancer that gets its name from the fact that it originates in the mesothelium, which is a thin layer of cells that line the organs of the body. This cancer most commonly forms in the lining of the lungs but can also be found in the lining of the heart…Read the article
FDNY Firefighter Comments on 9/11 VCF Extension

FDNY Firefighter Comments on 9/11 VCF Extension

| World Trade Center
In a move which ended years of financial and other squabbles, on July 29, 2019, President Donald J. Trump signed into law a bill to extend 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund eligibility and payments for the next seventy-three years. Prior to the reauthorization, Senators had voted 97 to 2 to reauthorize the 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund…Read the article
Caring For A Loved One With Mesothelioma

Caring For A Loved One With Mesothelioma

| Mesothelioma
Being diagnosed with mesothelioma cancer doesn’t just impact the person afflicted by the condition, it has an impact on everyone in their life. If you’re a family member or close friend of someone with mesothelioma cancer, you’ll be happy to know that there is a lot you can do to care for and support them…Read the article
Has Asbestos Been Banned? Part 2

Has Asbestos Been Banned? Part 2

| Mesothelioma
This article is a continuation of Has Asbestos Been Banned? Asbestos has played some kind of role in the lives of Americans for decades, shaping our health, and the political landscape. As mesothelioma attorneys, the legal firm of Napoli Shkolnik PLLC has familiarized themselves with the extensive history of this harmful substance in order to offer…Read the article
Has Asbestos Been Banned?

Has Asbestos Been Banned?

| Mesothelioma
Many people don’t often think about asbestos, or the effects it has on our quality of life. That’s because many assume that such a harmful substance was banned from use or distribution in the United States sometime in the 1970s or 1980s. Unfortunately, believing that we no longer need to worry about this harmful substance…Read the article
Coping With Chemo Brain

Coping With Chemo Brain

| Mesothelioma
Many people undergoing treatment for mesothelioma notice changes in their cognitive abilities. Your cognitive skills relate to memory, thinking, learning, paying attention, logic, reasoning, and processing information that you see and hear. A mesothelioma diagnosis is devastating to both the individual and their loved ones, which can alter a person’s ability to think clearly, stay…Read the article