Is Filing a Mesothelioma Lawsuit Worth It?

January 12, 2023 By Esme Johnson

Mesothelioma Claims Can Hold Responsible Parties Accountable  After a mesothelioma diagnosis, most people are focused on their medical care. Treatments for this asbestos-related cancer include chemotherapy, surgery, radiation, immunotherapy, and tumor treating fields (TTFields), along with a host of palliative care options. Modern medical technology gives doctors a wide array of tools to fight mesothelioma,…

Mesothelioma Lawsuits: How Do They Work?

January 12, 2023 By Esme Johnson

Why Would Someone Need to File a Mesothelioma Lawsuit?  For decades, asbestos was commonly used in a wide array of industries. Hailed for being fire-resistant and durable, the material was utilized frequently in building materials and for numerous industrial and commercial applications. In 1964, doctors proved asbestos causes lung damage and disease, including mesothelioma. The…

8 Asbestos Alternatives

January 12, 2023 By Esme Johnson

Asbestos has an astonishingly long list of benefits. It’s durable, insulating, heat- and chemical-resistant, sound-dampening, and non-conductive. It’s also abundant in nature and very affordable. No wonder this product was used for decades in thousands of products across countless industries! There’s just one problem—asbestos causes cancer and other life-threatening diseases when its microscopic airborne fibers…

Asbestos in Plaster Walls

January 12, 2023 By Esme Johnson

Most people are familiar with asbestos insulation, but this naturally occurring mineral was used in thousands of products across numerous industries throughout the 20th century. For example, asbestos was a popular plaster ingredient for decades—that is, until the health hazards of asbestos became evident. Unfortunately, many older buildings still have their original plaster walls, putting…

Vogelzang Law Sponsored Asbestos Litigators Conference | October 26-27, 2022

November 29, 2022 By Esme Johnson

The 2022 Asbestos Litigators Conference took place on October 26-27, 2022, in Irving, Texas. This year’s event featured presentations from the nation’s premier asbestos litigators. Nicholas Vogelzang was the moderator and co-chair. VL attorneys Mike Maienza and Nate Wallace joined a cadre of talented asbestos experts from many industries as they covered various topics currently impacting…

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Asbestos Exposure & Injury Statistics

October 22, 2022 By Esme Johnson

After decades of research, it’s clear that asbestos causes cancer and other life-threatening diseases. Diseases Caused by Asbestos Exposure  Tiny, sharp asbestos fibers lodge themselves in the airway and lungs when inhaled. Over time, this can cause various cancerous and non-cancerous diseases to develop, including:  Mesothelioma: Cancer of the mesothelial linings of the lungs, abdomen,…

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