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Lorillard Tobacco Company Comments On Decision in Ohio Personal Injury Case

Lorillard Tobacco Company
added Feb 9, 2007 00:00

[Kentucky] The Cancer Epidemic in Central Appalachia

Smoking increases lung cancer risk by up to 14 times—not enough to account for all the cases in the region....The most likely explanation is that many carcinogens are mixing together: adding radon or asbestos to smoking pushes the risk up to 300 times hig
added Jul 28, 2015 12:21

Lung Cancer Asbestos Victims Center Now Urges All Lung Cancer Victims To Call Them If They Were Exposed To Asbestos In Their Place Of Work-Possible Major Compensation

The Lung Cancer Asbestos Victims Center says, "We are urging any type of lung cancer victim to call us if they were exposed to asbestos in their workplace, because the compensation for these types of individuals can be in the tens of thousands, to hundre
PR Web
added Apr 24, 2013 10:05

Smoking Raises Asbestos Workers' Cancer Risk, Study Says

Smokers exposed to asbestos who also have the lung condition asbestosis have a significantly raised risk of developing lung cancer, according to a new study. Quitting smoking after long-term asbestos exposure, however, can dramatically reduce the odds of
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Apr 12, 2013 14:01

Lung Cancer Asbestos Victims Center Now Urges Non Smokers To Call Them If They Now Have Lung Cancer And Were Exposed To Asbestos On The Job-Possible Major Compensation

The Lung Cancer Asbestos Victims Center says, "We are urging non smokers, who were exposed to heavy levels of asbestos decades ago, and now have been diagnosed with lung cancer to call us about possibly significant financial compensation." For more infor
PR Web
added Feb 10, 2013 21:02

[UK] Illicit tobacco seized during raids on Northampton shops

Almost 6,000 packets of illicit cigarettes and over 200 packs of illicit hand rolling tobacco where uncovered in six raids in Northampton shops. ... “Some samples have even been found to contain rat droppings and asbestos.”
Northampton Chronicle and Echo (uk)
added Sep 22, 2013 07:04

[Italy] Taranto tumors due to smoking in 60s, 70s, report shows

A report on steel group ILVA's troubled plant in Taranto suggests high cancer rates in the southern Italian city are due to residents' excessive smoking as well as their exposure to asbestos and other unsound materials in past decades rather than the poll
Gazzetta del Sud (it)
added Aug 8, 2013 16:31

[UK] Asbestos and cigarettes killed Hampshire man, inquest hears

I record a verdict of death due to industrial disease. He died due to non-small cell lung carcinoma due to exposure to asbestos and cigarette smoking.”
This is (uk)
added Jun 15, 2013 18:19

U.S. Chamber Applauds Ohio Judge for Standing Up to 'Double-Dipping' by Trial Lawyers in Asbestos Case

PR Newswire
added Jan 19, 2007 00:00

[Connecticut] Free lung cancer screening for veterans

Middlesex Hospital Cancer Center is offering a free screening to those who've served our country. You can't miss this welcome sign when you walk into Middlesex Hospital Cancer Center.
WTNH-DT Channel 8 (New Haven, CT)
added Nov 7, 2013 03:35
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