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Category Archive: Mesothelioma

Mesothelioma is one of the most aggressive types of lung cancer linked to asbestos exposure. If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with mesothelioma as a result of the negligence of another party, you may be legally entitled to compensation for pain and suffering. Read our blog to access insightful, educational, resourceful articles relating to mesothelioma and asbestos, and contact a mesothelioma attorney at Napoli Shkolnik PLLC right away for a free case evaluation. Our experienced personal injury attorneys will fight for you.

What to Know About Your Mesothelioma Lawsuit in Pennsylvania

What to Know About Your Mesothelioma Lawsuit in Pennsylvania

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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?

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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
How To Choose a Mesothelioma Lawyer

How To Choose a Mesothelioma Lawyer

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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

Legal Options for Mesothelioma Patients

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Mesothelioma is an aggressive, non-curable cancer that causes extreme physical and emotional duress for victims and emotional duress for the families of those who pass away due to this disease. If its cause is related to employer negligence, victims and their families have valid legal claims—even if a previous employer is no longer in business.…Read the article
Automobiles and Asbestos Use

Automobiles and Asbestos Use

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In the past, automobiles and parts were frequently made with asbestos-containing materials. Before it was known how dangerous it was, asbestos was used for durability, insulation, heat resistance, and fireproofing- all things that are very important when working with intricate and vital automotive components. Many car parts have to endure high friction or intense heat situations…Read the article
What is The Difference Between Mesothelioma And Lung Cancer?

What is The Difference Between Mesothelioma And Lung Cancer?

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Although there are a lot of similarities between mesothelioma and lung cancer, they are not the same thing and have several key differences. Both lung cancer and mesothelioma are a form of cancer, a disease that causes abnormal cells to divide uncontrollably, destroying the body’s tissue. Since both of these diseases affect the lungs, you…Read the article
Caring For A Loved One With Mesothelioma

Caring For A Loved One With Mesothelioma

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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
Checking For and Dealing With Asbestos in the Home

Checking For and Dealing With Asbestos in the Home

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Even though it is a naturally occurring substance, asbestos can be quite dangerous and poses many health issues after being exposed. The most well-known illness associated with asbestos is known as mesothelioma. This disease attacks the lining of the organs in the body and predominantly attacks the stomach, heart, or lungs and causes pain, troubles…Read the article
Has Asbestos Been Banned? Part 2

Has Asbestos Been Banned? Part 2

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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?

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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