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Philadelphia Mesothelioma Lawyers: In-Home Asbestos Can be Deadly

Asbestos has long been used in construction of homes because of its insulating and flame-retardant capabilities. Throughout much of the industrial period, asbestos served in the production of hundreds of products including brake linings for cars, insulation for homes, fire-retardant spray coatings, gaskets, and more. By the early 1970s, medical researchers determined that the material » Read More

Philadelphia Asbestos Lawyers Report on Study of Asbestos in the U.S.

Asbestos-related illness has been a problem for decades in the United States, though with strong restrictions on use of the substance, many expected the related illnesses to disappear over time. According to CNN, researchers at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) expressed surprise at a recent study that shows young people continue » Read More

Philadelphia Asbestos Lawyers: Early Detection of Pleural Mesothelioma

Mesothelioma is a rare, fatal cancer caused by acute or prolonged exposure to asbestos. Asbestos fibers lodge in the pleura, or lining of the lung and cause inflammation, then the growth of mesothelial cancer cells. Treatments fail largely due to the lack of early detection. An international team of researchers at the University of Hawaii » Read More

Philadelphia Mesothelioma Lawyers: Threat of Asbestos in Power Plants

Power plants generate enormous levels of heat. Heat transfer is one of the key components in the generation of electricity in nuclear, coal-fired, and hydroelectric power plants. Asbestos is one of the best materials for insulating, which is why most power plants continue its use. However, many fail to properly warn employees and contractors about » Read More

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