By | April 24, 2009

A Dramatic Turn and New Concerns About the Grace Asbestos Trial

It has been a few weeks since I’ve discussed the Grace trial in Libby, Montana.  This week, it is my only topic.   What was, to me, the most dramatic testimony presented recently… Read More

By | April 14, 2009

Ban of Asbestos Overdue: Future Deaths Are Preventable

The first week of April marked National Asbestos Awareness Week. This designation recognized the national tragedy created by the past and current dissemination and use of products in the United States containing… Read More

By | April 5, 2009

Remembering My Friend, 10-Year Mesothelioma Survivor Craig Kozicki

My heart is heavy. Last Wednesday my friend Craig Kozicki ended his 10-year battle against mesothelioma, leaving behind his dedicated wife and daughter, Shelly and Emily. Craig was a 10-year survivor of… Read More

By | April 3, 2009

Mesothelioma & Asbestos Round-Up: April 3, 2009

Asbestos and asbestos-related diseases are a worldwide problem. This blog largely addresses only those problems in the United States. However, this week we take a quick look at what is happening in… Read More

By | March 27, 2009

Mesothelioma & Asbestos Round-Up: March 27, 2009

This week’s collection of news stories provides contrasting ways government and industry can handle asbestos problems. They can hide asbestos problems, or ignore the problem and hope nobody ever finds out. Then,… Read More

By | March 20, 2009

Mesothelioma & Asbestos Round-Up: March 20, 2009

This week we’ve seen developments in the Libby trial and elsewhere that demonstrate how and why the legal system can be the last safe haven for victims of corporate greed. In the… Read More

By | March 13, 2009

Mesothelioma & Asbestos News Round Up – March 13, 2009

Unfortunately, there are some sad and disturbing stories hitting the news wire this week. In one instance, Chrysler literally stopped a funeral in progress to subpoena the funeral director for possession of… Read More

By | March 6, 2009

Mesothelioma & Asbestos Round-Up: March 6, 2009

This has been a big week for asbestos victims. The Grace trial in Montana continued as the jury heard expert medical testimony. Additionally, victims were given the opportunity to attend the trial.… Read More

By | February 27, 2009

Mesothelioma & Asbestos Round-Up: February 27, 2009

Over the past week asbestos has continued to disrupt projects, and mesothelioma has continued to claim lives. In Minnesota, former U.S. congressman Dennis Newinski died of mesothelioma. Ironically, Mr. Newinski was once… Read More

By | February 20, 2009

Mesothelioma & Asbestos News Roundup: February 20, 2009

This is our first edition of the Mesothelioma & Asbestos News Roundup. Our goal is to sift through the various items published about asbestos each week and provide you with what we… Read More