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A new analysis from the Environmental Working Group (EWG) indicates that during the period 1999 to 2013 more than 12,000 New Yorkers lost their lives to the carcinogenic mineral fiber asbestos—one of the highest totals in the country. Asbestos deaths varied significantly from county to county, with Nassau County experiencing…

New York, NY – November 9, 2012 Belluck & Fox, LLP, a New York law firm that advocates for victims of asbestos and other serious injuries, has won a coveted spot on a list of America’s best law firms for the third consecutive year. The listing, first given out in 2010,…

New York, NY – September 17, 2012 Belluck & Fox, LLP, a New York mesothelioma law firm that advocates for victims of asbestos and other serious injuries, is proud to announce that three attorneys at the firm were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America®…

Eliminating exposure to asbestos is the only sure way to prevent mesothelioma from developing. The terminal cancer is triggered when microscopic asbestos fibers are inhaled or ingested where they burrow in for decades, eventually leading to cancer. Unfortunately, authorities fear the aging of the Massachusetts’ public school system may contribute…

In December, the University at Buffalo, of the State University of New York, started construction on its “Heart of Campus” project designed to create “new learning landscapes.” Just a few months into the project, however, administrators received word that asbestos found in Capen Hall must be removed before continuing with…

In December, we reported on the investigation being conducted at Kilgore College after an employee claimed there was a risk of asbestos exposure to employees on campus. Now, the investigation is closed with no violations found at the Texas school. The investigation began when the campus facilities director alleged that…