I was recently given the opportunity to speak at the Perrin Cutting-Edge Issues in Asbestos Litigation Conference in Beverly Hills, California. This conference is unique in that, unlike most conferences for lawyers involved in a particular area of litigation, it brings together lawyers representing both sides, in addition to insurance carriers that ultimately pay the […]
LUNG CANCER AND ASBESTOS Asbestos is most commonly linked to mesothelioma, an aggressive disease. However, the mineral is also linked to a variety of other lung diseases. Exposure to asbestos can cause asbestosis, pleural scarring, and an increased risk of lung cancer. Smoking remains the number one cause of lung cancer in American adults, but […]
The first annual Mesothelioma Race for Justice 5K was a great success with over 100 participants including runners, walkers, supporters, and volunteers joining the fight for a cure. On Saturday, September 22, families and friends gathered at the Lake County Forest Preserve Half Day location for fun and philanthropy. Together, participants and sponsors raised over […]
Italian researchers find three cases of pleural mesothelioma in young women who worked in several doll-making factories. The cause of the women's mesothelioma was originally classified as unknown.