Mesothelioma Cancer Treatment and Advances for 2018

People who have been diagnosed with mesothelioma know that they have a serious form of cancer that is often fatal. But in recent times, there have been breakthroughs in mesothelioma, advanced that are improving survival rates, and are also helping … Continued

Kentucky Salvage Owner Jailed for Asbestos Violations

A salvage company owner in Owensboro, Kentucky was put in jail in December 2016 for allowing the demolition of a tire plant without protecting workers from asbestos exposure. The US Attorney’s Office for the Western District of Kentucky launched a … Continued

Washington State AG Charges Asbestos Contractor

The attorney general for Washington state has filed five felony charges in Chelan County, Washington Superior Court against an asbestos abatement company. A news release from the Washington state government states that A1 Asbestos LLC and its owner, Timothy Powell, … Continued

British Columbia Could Become Leaders in Asbestos Control

There have been hundreds of former construction worker and miners who have died from asbestos-related diseases in the past few decades. Those deaths have prompted calls for an asbestos ban and more effective regulation of how asbestos is handled in … Continued

Kansas Inmate’s Asbestos Lawsuit To Proceed

The Kansas Supreme Court revived a lawsuit in December 2016 of a Lansing KS Correctional Facility inmate who states that he will die a premature death from being exposed to asbestos in the prison library. The lawsuit states that from … Continued

Canada Enacts Comprehensive Asbestos Ban

Canada’s federal government is enacting a complete ban on asbestos and is promising to craft new regulations that will outlaw the use, manufacture, export and import of asbestos, which has led to mesothelioma cancer in thousands of former construction workers. … Continued