By | February 19, 2014

U.S. Senate Passes Tenth Annual Resolution to Designate ‘National Asbestos Awareness Week’

The Firm would like to personally thank Senator Max Baucus (D-MT) and cosponsors for passing the tenth annual resolution establishing April 1 to 7 as “National Asbestos Awareness Week.” Senate Resolution 336… Read More

By | February 11, 2014

OSHA Publishes Updated Asbestos Fact Sheet

Asbestos hazards are real and dangerous. Sadly, not everyone is aware of the health risks of asbestos exposure and its link to mesothelioma. One way to raise awareness of the health threats… Read More

By | February 3, 2014

What to Expect from World Cancer Day 2014

More than 1.6 million new cancer cases and 585,000 cancer deaths are expected to occur in the United States this year, according to the American Cancer Society. Cancer kills more than 7.6… Read More

By | January 21, 2014

Washington Passes Better Brakes Law to Ban Asbestos in Brake Pads

In 2010, Washington and California passed legislation that would require any brake pads sold after 2021 to contain less than 5 percent copper by weight. Both laws have provisions that ban the… Read More

By | January 15, 2014

Full Asbestos Bans Across the Globe: A Timeline

The health dangers of asbestos are widely known, but where in the world is asbestos use against the law? While asbestos use is not fully banned in the United States, many other… Read More

By | December 18, 2013

Light a Candle with ADAO to Honor Mesothelioma Warriors

The Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO) candle lighting ceremony is an annual tradition that commemorates mesothelioma survivors and victims. The candles are lit to honor all ‘Mesothelioma Warriors,’ those who have been… Read More

By | November 14, 2013

FACT Act Opponents Speak Out after it Passes in a House Vote

Last night, the U.S. House of Representatives voted 221-199 to pass the legislation that would deny and delay justice for asbestos victims. The “Furthering Asbestos Claims Transparency” (FACT) Act would benefit large… Read More

By | November 13, 2013

Obama Administration Issues Statement Against FACT Act

House to Vote Today on Legislation that would Deny, Delay Justice for Asbestos Victims The U.S. House of Representatives will meet this afternoon to consider the so-called “Furthering Asbestos Claims Transparency” Act… Read More

By | November 6, 2013

Asbestos Victims Under Fire: Harmful Bill, H.R. 982, Scheduled for a Vote in U.S. House of Representatives

Asbestos companies are using their political pull to influence the passage of a bill harmful to asbestos victims in the U.S. House of Representatives. House Resolution 982, the so-called “Furthering Asbestos Claims… Read More

By | July 19, 2013

FACT Act Update: One-Sided Bill Remains a Threat to Asbestos Victims and Families

FACT Act Update: One-Sided Bill Remains a Threat to Asbestos Victims and Families Legislation Still Under Consideration in House of Representatives The so-called FACT Act (Furthering Asbestos Transparency Claims Act, House Resolution… Read More