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Mesothelioma Settlement for Wife of Union Electrician

November 15, 2016

Attorney Nicholas Vogelzang settled yet another mesothelioma case for an undisclosed high dollar amount on November 8, 2016 at the Daley Center in Cook County.  His client was the wife of a union electrician out of IBEW Local 134 in Chicago.  She had laundered his clothing throughout his working career.  Most notably she shook out […]

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Fines at U.S. Steel Plant Highlight Outsized Asbestos Threat in Allegheny County, Pa.

August 11, 2016

WASHINGTON – Federal regulators have levied fines totaling $170,000 against the U.S. Steel Corporation for exposing workers to asbestos at the company’s Coke Works facility in Clairton, Pa., according the following statement the Occupational Safety and Health Administration issued Monday: During the first week of February 2016, at the company’s coke production facility in Pittsburgh, five workers […]

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JURISDICTION RULING IN ILLINOIS IS BAD NEWS FOR FORD MOTOR COMPANY

July 29, 2016

Illinois courts have general jurisdiction over Ford Motor Company, according to Judge Stobbs of the Third Judicial Circuit. Irene Jeffs, the surviving spouse of Dale Jeffs, filed suit in Madison County against Ford and numerous co-defendants whose conduct may have exposed Dale to asbestos and contributed to his mesothelioma. The Plaintiffs’ complaint alleges Dale was […]

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UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO MESOTHELIOMA DRUG TRIALS NEW HOPE FOR MESOTHELIOMA PATIENTS

July 29, 2016

A clinical study of malignant pleural mesothelioma patients treated with investigational cancer vaccine CRS-207 at University of Chicago Medical Center, UCSF’s cancer center, the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, the Abramson Cancer Center in Philadelphia and the National Cancer Institutein Bethesda, Maryland has shown promising results in shrinking tumors. CRS-207 caused tumor shrinkage in 85% of […]

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