Archives for: Mesothelioma

St. Louis Neighborhood Residents Call On EPA Over Asbestos Concerns From Fire in Abandoned Building

Posted on August 1, 2017 by

After a July 12 fire destroyed the Clemens House, an historic abandoned building in the Carr Square neighborhood in St. Louis, residents concerned about debris in their backyards reached out to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and city officials over… Keep Reading

Mesothelioma Treatment Centers Top the “Best Hospitals” Rankings

Posted on April 5, 2017 by

US News & World Report has released its “Best Hospitals” rankings in the United States.  And once again, several hospitals known for offering specialty cancer care for mesothelioma patients have topped the list. To rank the best cancer hospitals, US… Keep Reading

Nestle Factory in Fulton Manage Asbestos During Demolition

Posted on February 7, 2017 by

In March 2016, demolition crews in Fulton, New York began tearing down the former Nestle factory that for nearly a century served up chocolates. The project has had to stop and start several times over the year after crews came… Keep Reading

Washington Attorney General Charges Contractor With Asbestos Violations

Posted on January 10, 2017 by

We have reported time again about contractors who try to skirt asbestos laws, but eventually get caught by authorities. In October, we reported about a Washington company that issued asbestos certifications to unqualified workers leading to fines and possible parole… 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

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

Washington Healing Waters is Site of EPA Asbestos Cleanup

Posted on April 18, 2016 by

Ironically, Soap Lake, Washington, world renowned for the miraculous healing abilities of the mineral- enriched waters, is now the site of an asbestos cleanup by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. When officials tore down the old Delancey-Houghton Elementary School, there… Keep Reading

New York 5k Walk for Hope to Raise Mesothelioma Research Funds

Posted on March 31, 2013 by

Join Janice Malkotsis, Erica Iacono and Belluck & Fox in their fight against mesothelioma in the Eighth Annual 5k Walk/Run for Hope to be held on Sunday, April 14th at Eisenhower Park in East Meadow, New York. Malkotsis, who lost… Keep Reading

Belluck & Fox Wins $19.5 Million Verdict

Posted on August 17, 2011 by

Jury finds that general contractor was responsible for man’s exposure to asbestos at worksites in the 1970s, which caused mesothelioma decades later, New York City  lawyer Jordan Fox of Belluck & Fox, LLP, says. New York, New York (Vocus/PRWEB) August… Keep Reading