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[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 Hampshire.net (uk)
added Jun 15, 2013 18:19
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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
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[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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California Appeals Panel Affirms $3.75 Million Judgment Against Tobacco Company ($$)

affirmed a $3.75 million verdict in a product defect and negligence suit against a tobacco company to the widow of a man who died from lung cancer after finding that the trial court did not err in excluding evidence of the man’s exposure to asbestos (Taji
Lexis Nexis
added Sep 1, 2017 14:27
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Smoking can increase risks caused by asbestos exposure

While exposure to asbestos is the only known cause of mesothelioma, exposure to other toxins from smoking can make a person more susceptible to the disease. Studies have shown the likelihood of developing mesothelioma and other asbestos-related diseases
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Jul 20, 2017 00:54
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Florida Supreme Court Reinstates $8 Million Mesothelioma Award

Mr. DeLisle’s mesothelioma case ended up setting new legal ground in the state of Florida, as it changed the rules regarding expert witness testimony. His lawsuit claimed that his asbestos exposure came from both his workplace and from having smoked Kent
Mesothelioma.net
added Oct 20, 2018 06:13
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TRUMP’S PLAN TO MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN INVOLVES GIVING HIS CONSTITUENTS CANCER

is considering a proposal—a “significant new-use rule”—that says manufacturers of asbestos products would have to inform the agency prior to an asbestos-containing item going to market, in order to give the E.P.A. time to evaluate its risks. But, shocker
Vanity Fair
added Aug 11, 2018 15:17
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Asbestos exposure, asbestosis, and smoking combined greatly increase lung cancer risk

The chances of developing lung cancer associated with asbestos exposure, asbestosis and smoking are dramatically increased when these three risk factors are combined, and quitting smoking significantly reduces the risk of developing lung cancer after lon
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Apr 12, 2013 04:21
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[Canada] BOISVERT: La responsabilité morale des avocats

The moral responsibility of lawyers
Cyberpresse (ca)
added Apr 2, 2012 00:00
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History of Heavy Smoking May Be No Bar to Asbestos Lung-Cancer Victims Receiving Compensation, Newest Settlement Shows – Weitz & Luxenberg

Smoker, non-smoker. It doesn’t matter. A favorable outcome for the plaintiff can be achieved.
PR Web
added Mar 28, 2012 00:00
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