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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
5 Common Places To Find Asbestos, Part 2

5 Common Places To Find Asbestos, Part 2

| Mesothelioma
Asbestos is a dangerous carcinogenic substance that presents a very real threat to the health of humans. As discussed in our recent article, asbestos was widely used in the production and application of a whole swath of products throughout the 19th and 20th centuries, revered by numerous manufacturers and industries for its heat, chemical, and…Read the article
Understanding Different Types of Mesothelioma

Understanding Different Types of Mesothelioma

| Mesothelioma
Mesothelioma is one of the rarest, yet most aggressive types of cancer linked to asbestos exposure. This type of cancer occurs in the mesothelium, the thin layer of tissue covering nearly all of the major organs in the body. When many people think of mesothelioma, they typically connect this disease to the lungs. While the…Read the article
13 Surprising Asbestos Facts That You Likely Did Not Know

13 Surprising Asbestos Facts That You Likely Did Not Know

| Mesothelioma
Most of us have by this point have heard of asbestos and know that it is harmful and somehow connected to the disease known as mesothelioma. Some of us may even know that asbestos can be found in common everyday items like insulation, tiles, drywall, and roofing materials. However, this is often the extent of…Read the article
5 Common Places To Find Asbestos, Part 1

5 Common Places To Find Asbestos, Part 1

| Mesothelioma
Asbestos is a carcinogenic substance classified as a naturally occurring mineral fiber found in rock and soil. In the 1800s, asbestos became a highly sought-after and valuable commodity recognized for its resistance to heat, chemical, and electrical corrosion. Furthermore, asbestos was cheap and easy to mine, making it a highly profitable commodity. Famed for its…Read the article