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Common Talc Products Linked to Increased Cancer Risk

April 27, 2018 | By swarren

WHAT IS TALC? Talcum powder, commonly known as talc, is a familiar substance in most households; the white, powdery mineral known as the softest material on Earth is most commonly associated with baby powder. For many, the smell recalls cleanliness, childhood, and hygiene. The mineral’s ability to absorb large amounts of moisture makes talc is […]

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Where is Asbestos Found Today?

April 4, 2018 | By swarren

Though corporations have known the dangers of asbestos for decades, it wasn’t until the late 20th Century that legislators began to push for a ban on the substance. Until the 1980s, asbestos was used liberally in over 3000 products in the United States in both industrial and commercial settings. Efforts to completely ban the fibers […]

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History of Asbestos Manufacturing: From Discovery to Global Bans

March 16, 2018 | By swarren

Manufacturers and factory owners have known the dangers of exposure since the early 1900s, but the asbestos industry continues to flourish more than a century later. A long history of cover-ups, widespread industrial use of the fiber, and corporate lobbying has kept asbestos-containing products on the market in the United States despite global recognition of […]

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Defendant’s ‘Lack of Personal Jurisdiction’ Defense Denied

March 6, 2018 | By swarren

A Cook County Court will see a case against a North Dakota company, thanks to a momentous order by Honorable Judge Clare E. McWilliams granting personal jurisdiction to the Illinois forum. The February 20th order in the John C. Clark v. A.W. Chesterton Company, et al. case sets a new precedent for Illinois residents seeking […]

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Vogelzang Law Steps Up For Lung Health

February 22, 2018 | By swarren

This year, Vogelzang Law is stepping up for lung health. We are proud to announce our participation in the 2018 Fight for Air Climb benefitting the American Lung Association. On March 11, our team will climb 180 skyscraper floors to raise awareness and funds in solidarity with the American Lung Association as they fight for […]

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