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Mesothelioma in Women

Mesothelioma in Women Mesothelioma is often regarded as a man’s disease, but women can also contract this aggressive cancer. Mesothelioma in women tends to manifest differently, with a longer period between exposure and onset of the disease and a better overall survival rate. However, women may face more hurdles than men in obtaining a diagnosis […]

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Asbestos-Wrapped Ductwork

Asbestos-Wrapped Ducts Asbestos duct tape can commonly be found on the ductwork of forced air heating systems installed between the 1950s and 1980s. This material was used to seal air gaps where the ductwork joints met. It was also common for ductwork to be fully covered with asbestos-insulating material. Asbestos-wrapped ducts may pose unreasonable risks

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Asbestos in Consumer Products

Asbestos in Consumer Products Asbestos is often associated with industrial settings and building products, but it was also used in products people purchased and used every day, including appliances, home decor, personal care products, and even toys. If you were diagnosed with mesothelioma and did not have occupational asbestos exposure, the exposure may have occurred

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First Responders and Mesothelioma

First Responders and Mesothelioma First responders sacrifice their safety to save others, often venturing into damaged buildings and other environments where invisible asbestos fibers are present in high concentrations. As a result, first responders face a higher-than-average risk of developing mesothelioma and other life-threatening illnesses. Free Case Evaluation Medically Reviewed By: Patricia Shelton, M.D. Legally

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VA Compensation for Asbestos Exposure

VA Compensation for Asbestos Exposure – 2024 Rates, Eligibility & Disability Ratings If you are a veteran with an asbestos-related illness, you may be eligible for monthly tax-free VA compensation ranging from $171.23 to more than $3,737.85. The 2024 VA compensation rate for asbestos exposure is based on your disability rating and number of dependents.

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Indiana Mesothelioma Lawyer

Indiana Mesothelioma & Asbestos Lawyer Have you been diagnosed with mesothelioma in Indiana? If so, you could receive significant compensation from the party that exposed you to asbestos or other cause of your cancer. Let the Indiana mesothelioma lawyers at The Lanier Law Firm understand the unique complexities of these cases and how to seek

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Asbestos in Roof Shingles

Asbestos in Roof Shingles Asbestos shingles became an industry standard as early as the 1920s due to their fire resistance and durability. Unfortunately, the asbestos fibers within the shingles had the potential to cause deadly diseases. The public only became aware of this after the toxic shingles were installed on hundreds of thousands of roofs

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Ohio Mesothelioma Lawyer

Ohio Mesothelioma & Asbestos Lawyer Ohio workers faced significant asbestos exposure through most of the 1900s and still experience effects today in the form of devastating illnesses, including mesothelioma. These companies knew their workers were being harmed but failed to disclose the truth about asbestos. Our Ohio mesothelioma lawyers at The Lanier Law Firm help

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Asbestos in Roofing Felt

Asbestos Roof Felt Asbestos roofing felt provided a fire-resistant underlayment for roofs from the 1940s until well into the 1980s. Uncoated roofing felt was comprised of up to 87 percent asbestos. Roofers may have consequently been exposed to significant levels of asbestos almost daily when it was in popular use. They may still encounter asbestos

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Asbestos in Insulation

Asbestos in Insulation The insulating qualities of asbestos are among its most valuable properties. Asbestos insulation was used in virtually every building constructed between the 1930s and the late 1970s and in some homes constructed until 1990 and beyond. As a result, millions of workers and homeowners have contracted life-threatening asbestos-related illnesses.  Free Case Evaluation

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