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.

Has Asbestos Been Banned? Part 2

Has Asbestos Been Banned? Part 2

| Mesothelioma
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 their clients’ more effective legal representation. In our last…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
What Are The Differences Between Asbestosis And Mesothelioma

What Are The Differences Between Asbestosis And Mesothelioma

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While today we understand that asbestos can have a dramatic impact on our quality of life and health, for many decades it was considered a “wonder” material and was used extensively in dozens of products and materials. The result is that we can be exposed to this harmful substance in a myriad of locations and…Read the article
Mesothelioma and the Military- What is the Connection?

Mesothelioma and the Military- What is the Connection?

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Mesothelioma is a very rare and specific form of cancer that attacks tissue lining the organs of the body. There are several common types that can be caused by asbestos exposure- pleural, which affects the lungs; peritoneal, which affects the abdomen; and pericardial, which affects the heart. As many as 75- percent of all mesothelioma cases are pleural in…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

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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

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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
The Connection Between Mesothelioma and Military Families

The Connection Between Mesothelioma and Military Families

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Mesothelioma is an aggressive and deadly form of cancer that most often develops after exposure to asbestos. Mesothelioma treatments are available for those who have been diagnosed with the disease. As of yet a cure for the cancer is not possible. Asbestos exposure is the primary risk factor for developing mesothelioma. Almost all known cases…Read the article
5 Common Places To Find Asbestos, Part 1

5 Common Places To Find Asbestos, Part 1

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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
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