Archives for: May 2016

Memorial Day is a Day to Remember our Veterans

Posted on May 30, 2016 by

Many Americans look forward to the end of winter and spring with a family vacation over the long Memorial Day weekend. While Memorial Day is seen as a celebratory time signifying the unofficial start of summer, the day actually has… Keep Reading

$3.2 Million Verdict for Veteran Exposed to Asbestos

Posted on May 24, 2016 by

Nationally recognized New York law firm of Belluck & Fox, LLP, announced today that a machinist mate who developed and then died from mesothelioma after being exposed to asbestos has won a $3.2 million verdict against Jenkins Bros, manufacturer of… Keep Reading

Some Asbestos Contractors Turn to the Downtrodden for Cheap Labor

Posted on May 24, 2016 by

We have reported in the past about the fines contractors face when they skirt the laws and requirements for safely managing asbestos removal. When contractors try to cut corners and costs, unfortunately, they place innocent people in danger of serious… Keep Reading

Firefighters Proactive in Fighting Mesothelioma

Posted on May 10, 2016 by

Last week we reported on the asbestos exposure the Orlando Fire Department is grappling with after their gear was contaminated. Although firefighters are likely to encounter asbestos on many of their calls, the fibers should not go home with them…. Keep Reading

Firefighters Face Health Concerns After “High Levels” of Asbestos

Posted on May 3, 2016 by

Firefighters face a risk of exposure to asbestos, but with proper protection and safety procedures the risk should be minimal. Unfortunately, late last month, Orlando firefighters were told their gear was covered in “dangerously high levels” of asbestos. According to… Keep Reading