Asbestos Still Prevalent in the U.S.

November 12, 2019 By marketing

Just a few weeks ago, Walmart, CVS, and Rite Aid took Johnson and Johnson baby powder off their shelves due to the FDA finding sub-trace level of asbestos in it. Also occurring around that time – several Philadelphia schools found asbestos in their facilities and had to close down two schools. The hazardous material was…

Asbestos Safety

May 16, 2019 By swarren

Asbestos, a group of naturally occurring minerals, is widely known as a hazardous substance. Because it is so dangerous, asbestos safety is crucial. Thanks to the substance’s natural resistance to heat and corrosion, it has been popular in numerous industries for centuries. The so-called “miracle mineral” rose in popularity in the 1900s. These qualities made…

Q & A: Asbestos Safety

May 2, 2019 By swarren

When it comes to asbestos safety, the material’s nature is important to consider. Asbestos is a friable material, which means that it is easily turned into dust. This increases the likelihood of a person inhaling asbestos fibers or collecting the dust on their shoes or clothing, which can then be tracked into the home. This…

Secondary Asbestos Exposure Causes Danger at Home

January 4, 2019 By swarren

Asbestos has long been recognized as a dangerous carcinogen and the number one cause of mesothelioma. Decades of extensive use led to illness and death for many who worked directly with the substance during its peak usage from 1960 to 1980. Throughout the height of use, this largely meant that those working in industrial and…

Chicago Tuesday Asbestos Call Recap: VL Plans for 2019

December 12, 2018 By Nicholas Vogelzang

Chicago, IL (December 11, 2018) — The Daley Center hosts an Asbestos Call every other Tuesday, which serves as the time and place to track the progress of a lawsuit in preparation for the trial date. The Vogelzang Law blog provides bi-weekly Asbestos Call updates. The asbestos motion call on Tuesday, December 11, 2018 was…

Chicago Tuesday Asbestos Call Recap: VL Plans Deposition

November 28, 2018 By Nicholas Vogelzang

Chicago, IL (November 27, 2018) — The Daley Center hosts an Asbestos Call every other Tuesday, which serves as the time and place to track the progress of a lawsuit in preparation for the trial date. The Vogelzang Law blog provides bi-weekly Asbestos Call updates. Ahead of yesterday’s bi-monthly asbestos motion call before the Honorable…

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