News from the United States and around the world on topics related to mesothelioma and asbestos. Please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have a news story you would like us to report on.
Mesothelioma survivor and advocate Heather Von St. James has been honored with a Daily Point of Light Award for her work in the mesothelioma community. Learn more at the Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance.
Jury selection has begun for New Jersey’s first asbestos-related talcum powder lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson. Learn more about this case and related talcum powder lawsuits at mesothelioma-prognosis.net.
A new study shows that even low doses of asbestos fibers found around the Lake Mead area make mice sick. Learn more about this and other recent medical information related to asbestos and mesothelioma at the Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance.
Over the Christmas weekend, Claire’s store chain began pulling makeup marketed at children due to the discovery of asbestos. Read more at Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance.
Parents of students at a west Baltimore elementary middle school are voicing concerns over possible asbestos work to the roof. Get news about this and other school-related asbestos stories at mesothelioma-prognosis.net.
Improper asbestos removal led to whistleblower claims against Champagne Demolition LLC.
Two units in the Libby Asbestos Superfund Site are moving toward partial deletion from the National Priorities List. Read more about progress in asbestos cleanup at the Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance.
A man in West Haven has been sentenced for falsifying asbestos training certifications. Read more about the dangers of asbestos at mesothelioma-prognosis.net.
Health concerns following Hurricanes Maria and Irma include tests for asbestos in Puerto Rico’s drinking water. Read more at the Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance.
The Montana Supreme Court is creating an asbestos claims court to oversee personal injury and wrongful death lawsuits. Read more at mesothelioma-prognosis.net.
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