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

November 29, 2022 By Esme Johnson

The 2022 Asbestos Litigators Conference will take place on October 26-27, 2022, in Irving, Texas. This year’s event features presentations from the nation’s premier asbestos litigators. Vogelzang Law attorneys Nick Vogelzang, Mike Maienza, and Nate Wallace join a cadre of talented asbestos experts from many industries as they cover various topics currently impacting asbestos litigation.…

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Asbestos Exposure & Injury Statistics

October 22, 2022 By Alex Garcia

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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Asbestos Use in the United States

October 22, 2022 By Alex Garcia

Asbestos is a naturally occurring fibrous silicate mineral that can be manufactured into durable threads. It began being mined in North America in the late 1800s. For years, asbestos was praised for its flame-retardant, chemical-resistant, and nonconductive properties. Its popularity skyrocketed during World War II when it was used as an insulator on naval vessels.…

From Lead Counsel: June 2022

June 14, 2022 By Nicholas Vogelzang

Hi everyone, I’m thrilled to be back writing to all of you after a long hiatus.  I’ve personally been very busy since 2022 began.  I was studying for the Florida bar exam which I took in February and was happy to get the news in April that I had passed.  The fact that I took…

Asbestos Exposure to Power Plant Workers

May 27, 2022 By Vogelzang Law Webmaster

We’re all familiar with the dangers of asbestos exposure, but power plant workers are especially at risk. Asbestos is a common material used in power plants, and it can be found in many different parts of the facility. Even if workers aren’t directly handling asbestos, they may still be exposed to it through other means.…

Asbestos Exposure in Roofing Felts

May 27, 2022 By Vogelzang Law Webmaster

Asbestos roofing felts were first used in the late 1800s. At that time, asbestos was the material of choice because it was strong yet lightweight, heat resistant, and fireproof. As a result, asbestos was used in a variety of products, including roofing materials. Learn more about asbestos roofing felts and your legal rights if you…

Asbestos Exposure in Flooring

May 27, 2022 By Vogelzang Law Webmaster

Asbestos flooring is a type of flooring that contains asbestos fibers. These asbestos fibers can be released into the air when the flooring is disturbed, and people can breathe in these asbestos fibers. Asbestos exposure can lead to serious health problems, including mesothelioma, a rare form of cancer. If you or someone you know has…

Asbestos Exposure in Cement Pipe

May 27, 2022 By Vogelzang Law Webmaster

Asbestos-cement pipes were often used in the mid-1900s in potable water systems in the western United States because the asbestos delivered better strength for high pressure conditions at a low cost. In 1976, the United States stopped using asbestos-cement pipes due to related health concerns. However, much of the damage had already been done and…

Asbestos Exposure in Air Force Veterans

May 27, 2022 By Vogelzang Law Webmaster

The men and women who serve in our nation’s armed forces step forward with willingness to put their lives on the line to protect our freedoms. Sometimes, though, the dangers they face in service have nothing to do with combat. In the case of Air Force veterans exposed to asbestos, they have been unwittingly endangered…

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