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[Louisiana] Seaman's widow files lawsuit over husband's exposure to asbestos, cigarettes and tobacco

Davalie was constantly exposed to asbestos friable fibers, causing him to breathe into his system carcinogenic asbestos dust. The various defendants are accused of maintaining each respective vessel in an unsafe, unseaworthy condition causing the crewmen
The Louisiana Record
added Jun 17, 2013 12:32

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

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 (
added Apr 12, 2013 04:21

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

[Canada] BOISVERT: La responsabilité morale des avocats

The moral responsibility of lawyers
Cyberpresse (ca)
added Apr 2, 2012 00:00

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

[Canada] Canadian asbestos poses a health risk in Vietnam

WikiLeaks cable says health and safety standards inadequate to protect Vietnamese workers
CBC News (ca)
added Mar 2, 2012 00:00
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February Reminds Us About Prevention of Lung Cancer and Mesothelioma

National Cancer Prevention Month Reminds to Avoid Mesothelioma and Lung Cancer Risk Factors
added Feb 11, 2012 00:00

[Canada] Canadian Council for Tobacco Control holds National Non-Smoking Week

Daily Commercial News Online (Reed Construction Data) (ca)
added Jan 17, 2012 00:00
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