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Asbestos Exposure in Schools

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has published a series of guidelines for how to handle asbestos in schools and prevent diseases such as mesothelioma. Asbestos cleaning procedures must b... Read more

Avoiding Asbestos-Related Mesothelioma

Mesothelioma1 is a type of cancer that can be caused by long-term exposure to asbestos. Mesothelioma occurs when tumors form in the lining of an internal organ (the mesothelium). There are different t... Read more

Asbestos and Mesothelioma Lawsuits

Presented by Mesothelioma lawyers, Belluck & Fox. The mineral asbestos has a long history, and was widely used in the construction and ship building industries from the late 19th Century and w... Read more

Asbestos-Contaminated Products: Is My Home Safe?

Asbestos exposure can cause cancer. It does not necessarily mean you will develop cancer, though. Your risk depends on the type and level of exposure. For example, if you stand outside a house and tou... Read more

Asbestos Exposure Causes Mesothelioma

The main cause of mesothelioma cancer, or malignant mesothelioma, is asbestos exposure.1 In people who develop mesothelioma but were never exposed to asbestos, the cause of the tumor is unknown.2 H... Read more

Asbestos Exposure-Related Disease: Asbestosis and Mesothelioma

Asbestos is a heat- and fire-resistant insulating material that has been used in many industries over the course of almost 200 years. But the material can cause a number of lung diseases when the fibe... Read more

Evaluating Employees for Asbestos Exposure

What is asbestos exposure? And how can employers identify that it has occurred? According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), there are currently no tests available that ca... Read more

Mesothelioma in Non-High-Risk Patients

Mesothelioma1 is a rare form of cancer that affects the lining (mesothelium) of certain body organs. Mesothelioma causes tumors to form in the lining of the lung, abdomen or heart and is an aggressive... Read more

Risk Factors for Mesothelioma Cancer

Mesothelioma is a cancer of the tissue (mesothelium) that lines your lungs, stomach, and other primary organs. Mesothelioma is rare. Doctors diagnose approximately 3,000 people each year in the United... Read more

Protecting Your Family from Mesothelioma

An initial look at the long list of home products containing asbestos may make you feel concerned for your family’s health. However, you are unlikely to be exposed to asbestos fibers from most of thes... Read more

Myths and Misconceptions About Mesothelioma

Despite an increasing number of news reports, the American public remains unaware of the various causes, impact, dangers and treatments for mesothelioma. Although mesothelioma is considered a rare can... Read more

Worker Safety Measures that May Prevent Mesothelioma

If you are an employer seeking to prevent mesothelioma-related lawsuits or a worker seeking compensation, you aren’t alone. Mesothelioma is a cancer that usually results from asbestos exposure. Many o... Read more

Why You Need an Attorney

If you have cancer from asbestos exposure, a mesothelioma attorney may be able to help The link between mesothelioma and asbestos Mesothelioma is a rare cancer that usually starts in the lungs... Read more

Smoking and Mesothelioma

Smoking cigarettes can increase your risk of asbestos-related diseases if you are exposed to asbestos at work or elsewhere. Asbestos can cause pulmonary cancer, lung cancer, malignant mesothelioma, an... Read more

EPA Superfund Cleans Up Big Sky Country

Anyone who's seen the movie "A River Runs Through It" remembers breathtaking views of the Montana landscape. Called "Big Sky Country," the state has mountains, rivers, streams and vast grasslands. It'... Read more

Environmental Considerations in Real Estate Sales

Whether buying or selling real estate, there are several environmental issues that one needs to be aware of. Environmental problems with land or buildings can greatly reduce their value. Also, if cont... Read more

Mesothelioma Cases

Asbestos1 is a group of natural minerals. It is possible to separate asbestos fibers into thin, very durable threads. Asbestos fibers are resistant to heat and fire. They are also resistant to many ch... Read more

Filing a Lawsuit

Seeking compensation for mesothelioma If you or a loved one has mesothelioma from asbestos exposure, finding a lawyer to file a claim may result in compensation. Basis of mesothelioma claims ... Read more

Mesothelioma Support

Mesothelioma1 is a rare but aggressive form of cancer. Tumors form in the layer cells that lines the body’s internal organs (the mesothelium). The most common form of the disease is pleural mesothelio... Read more

The Effects of Mesothelioma on the Body

Mesothelioma1 is a form of cancer that involves the cells lining the lungs, abdominal organs, and heart. The disease is relatively uncommon. Doctors diagnose between 2,000 and 3,000 new cases each yea... Read more

Peritoneal Mesothelioma

Peritoneal mesothelioma is a cancer of the lining of the abdomen, called the peritoneum. This form of mesothelioma accounts for about 20 percent of malignant mesothelioma cases,1 with about 2,000 new ... Read more

Types of Lawyers and Areas of Law Definitions

Have a problem but are unsure whom to turn to? Talking to the right type of attorney at the start cuts down on a lot of time and missteps. Find out what type of attorney you need and what area of la... Read more

FAQs About Mesothelioma

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about Mesothelioma If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with mesothelioma, you likely have questions. Following are some facts about mesothelioma. What is... Read more

Filing a Natural Disaster Insurance Claim

Property owners often insure their property against losses due to natural disasters. If you are a property owner and you have an insurance policy for your property, you should be able to tell from the... Read more

Finding a Mesothelioma Attorney

If you or a loved one has mesothelioma cancer due to asbestos exposure,1 you may be looking for legal advice. As the largest mass tort in U.S. history,2 asbestos litigation is a popular area of law pr... Read more

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