Archives for: August 2016

New Jersey School Forced to Remove Asbestos Found During A/C Upgrade

Posted on August 30, 2016 by

We have reported numerous times on asbestos discovery and removal in U.S. schools. Just a year ago, we reported about the concerns raised by U.S. Senators over the safety risk asbestos poses to children in the school system. Now, school… Keep Reading

Could Canadian Mesothelioma Screening Trial Improve Reporting Numbers?

Posted on August 23, 2016 by

Last month, a professor at the University of Calgary questioned the validity of a report of the number of asbestos-related workplace deaths in Alberta, Canada. One reason the numbers are low, he claims, is that mesothelioma cases are under-reported. However,… Keep Reading

U.S. Steel Fined for Exposing Workers to Asbestos Hazards

Posted on August 16, 2016 by

In July, we reported on the charges a Dearborn, MI school district official faced after harassing an employee after she raised concerns over potential asbestos exposure. Now, thanks to a concerned employee at U.S. Steel, the company is facing nearly… Keep Reading

Three Belluck & Fox Attorneys Listed Among Best Lawyers in America

Posted on August 15, 2016 by

NEW YORK, NY, August 15, 2016 — Three highly skilled lawyers from the New York law firm Belluck & Fox have once again been recognized among the nation’s most outstanding attorneys, as ranked by their legal peers in the 23rd… Keep Reading

Belluck & Fox Attorney Named Mass Tort Litigation “Lawyer of the Year” for NYC

Posted on August 15, 2016 by

NEW YORK, NY, August 15, 2016  — Belluck & Fox is proud to announce that trial counsel James C. Long Jr. has been named the Best Lawyers 2017 Mass Tort Litigation “Plaintiff’s Lawyer of the Year” for New York City…. Keep Reading

Vandalism at Illinois School Could Lead to Asbestos Abatement Work

Posted on August 9, 2016 by

Several teenagers bent on entertaining themselves at the end of July took to vandalizing St. Mary’s Catholic School in Bloomington, IL. Not only might the destruction lead to a delayed opening of school, but it may also lead to a… Keep Reading