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.

I Was Diagnosed With Mesothelioma… What’s Next?

I Was Diagnosed With Mesothelioma… What’s Next?

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Over 600,000 Americans each year die from cancer, making this disease one of the leading causes of death in the United States. The good news is that the death rate has steadily declined since 1991, and while the drop in mesothelioma fatalities may not be as steep, it is nevertheless significant. People diagnosed with this…Read the article
A Mesothelioma Diagnosis

A Mesothelioma Diagnosis

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Mesothelioma is a rare and deadly type of cancer that is most commonly caused by prolonged exposure to asbestos. Because the cancer can develop years or decades after exposure, and because its symptoms can mirror those of a number of other conditions, it can be difficult to diagnose. Consider the following about how mesothelioma is…Read the article
Mesothelioma and Asbestos: Where Were You Exposed?

Mesothelioma and Asbestos: Where Were You Exposed?

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Mesothelioma is a very deadly type of cancer, although it is very rare. The primary risk factor for developing mesothelioma is exposure to asbestos, which is a collection of six, naturally-occurring minerals. Asbestos was once used frequently in the United States, primarily in building, industrial, and insulation materials. If you have been diagnosed with mesothelioma,…Read the article
Mesothelioma Lawyer Patrick Haines Re: Asbestos Docket

Mesothelioma Lawyer Patrick Haines Re: Asbestos Docket

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The Madison-St. Clair Record recently spoke with Napoli Shkolnik PLLC, Edwardsville, Illinois based Partner and mesothelioma attorney Patrick Haines about the updated Madison County Standing Case Management Order. As the nation’s epicenter of asbestos litigation, Madison County has added in new rules to (hopefully) streamline the process. Patrick says he welcomes the majority of the changes but…Read the article
The Lethal Threat of Asbestos at Home and Work

The Lethal Threat of Asbestos at Home and Work

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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