Archives for: September 2016

Massachusetts Landlord Faces Stiff Fines for Asbestos Violations

Posted on September 27, 2016 by justice scales

Once again, a property owner who was trying to save money and cut corners during asbestos removal is in trouble with the law. A New Bedford, MA landlord hired a contractor to handle renovations of three properties in 2009. However,… Keep Reading

Kayaking to Call Attention To Mesothelioma

Posted on September 20, 2016 by

Brittany Russell, associate attorney at Belluck & Fox, LLP who focuses on asbestos disease related cases, joined over 220 kayakers on the Hudson River in the Kayaking 4 Meso event, held September 10 in Stillwater, NY. Kayakers paddled eight miles… Keep Reading

Mesothelioma Awareness Day Sheds Light on the Dangers of Asbestos

Posted on September 13, 2016 by

Poor decisions made by companies decades ago still haunt many of the former workers today. Prior to the 1980s, asbestos was used in car brakes and clutches, insulation, ceiling and floor tiles, roof shingles and many other construction materials. Now,… Keep Reading

Senator Urges EPA to Include “All Forms of Asbestos” on TSCA List

Posted on September 6, 2016 by

Senator Barbara Boxer (D-California), one of the strongest advocates for keeping Americans safe from the hazards of asbestos, is calling for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to quickly include all forms of asbestos in the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA)…. Keep Reading

Labor Day is a Day to Educate About the Dangers of Asbestos

Posted on September 5, 2016 by

Finally, a day off and a long weekend to celebrate the end of summer on this Labor Day holiday. However, as Americans head to the beach to celebrate, it is important to remember the roots of this holiday: a day… Keep Reading