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Asbestos Found in National Chain’s Makeup Targeted to Young Girls

Posted on July 19, 2017 by

In 2015, we reported about the disturbing discovery that some crayons in the United States contained asbestos. Several of the companies with the offending products voluntarily recalled and worked to eliminate the toxin from their products. Now, an investigative reporter… Keep Reading

Safety First for NC Town When it Comes to Asbestos-Tainted Demolition Project

Posted on July 18, 2017 by

Abandoned buildings dot the landscape of many cities and towns across the country, but before officials begin a restoration project they must first assess whether asbestos is present in the structures. One North Carolina town just discovered asbestos in homes… Keep Reading

U.S. Company Recalls ATVs Shipped Overseas Due to Asbestos-Containing Parts

Posted on July 11, 2017 by

Although many Americans believe asbestos is banned in this country, the fact is that it is not. While organizations and foundations fight for a global ban on the toxic mineral, the U.S. is one of the last holdouts. U.S. vehicle… Keep Reading

Ultimate Guide to Paralegal Ethics & Rules

Posted on June 28, 2017 by

Ethics is one of the most important aspects of working in the field of law. As a paralegal, you cannot legally practice law. However, you are still bound by the same ethics that bind attorneys. Here is a guide to… Keep Reading

Key Ways Paralegals Are an Indispensable Asset to Injury Law Firms

Posted on June 26, 2017 by

There are many different career paths within the field of law. One of the most popular areas of law to work in is Personal Injury. However, you do not have to be a lawyer to work in injury law. One… Keep Reading

What Does a Paralegal Do at Trial?

Posted on June 21, 2017 by

Paralegals assist New York city personal injury attorneys in a variety of ways. Some of the most demanding and important tasks are during a trial. While attorneys are the spokespersons in the courtroom, paralegals are the backbone of the trial… Keep Reading

Buffalo Asbestos Abatement Project Results in Guilty Pleas to Clean Air Act Violations

Posted on June 20, 2017 by

The owners of two companies that took part in an asbestos abatement project at the Roosevelt Park Shelter in Buffalo pleaded guilty last month to violations of the Clean Air Act. In a case dating back to 2009, the two… Keep Reading

Belluck & Fox $3.2 Million Verdict for Veteran Exposed to Asbestos Withstands Post-Trial Challenges

Posted on June 13, 2017 by

Just over a year ago, attorneys from Belluck & Fox, LLP, a New York Mesothelioma Law Firm, won a $3.2 million lawsuit for a U.S. Navy machinist mate who died from mesothelioma after being exposed to asbestos from products used… Keep Reading

Missouri Woman Loses Life to Secondhand Asbestos Exposure, Father Files Suit

Posted on June 6, 2017 by

Developing mesothelioma from second-hand exposure to asbestos is a very real and deadly issue. While most cases of mesothelioma affect individuals who were directly exposed to asbestos in the workplace, men who worked around asbestos, and brought the fibers home… Keep Reading

Oregon Man Given Probation for Falsifying Asbestos Records

Posted on May 23, 2017 by

A man who took on a demolition job for a homeowner in Cottage Grove, Oregon, could not afford the costs to properly dispose of the asbestos-containing materials, so, instead, he falsified an asbestos survey report. According to a May 11… Keep Reading