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Occupational Asbestos Exposure

First Responders and 9/11 Victims Receiving Asbestos-Related Illness Diagnoses

Most of us will never forget the events that took place on September 11, 2001. Every Patriot Day, we remember those who lost their lives that day. For those living through the events of 9/11, the trauma is still not...
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3 Ways Shipyard Workers Were Exposed to Asbestos

By Alison Seder | Jul 27, 2016 | Occupational Asbestos Exposure, Veterans Retired shipyard workers are some of those most at risk for developing mesothelioma, due to their past asbestos exposure while on the job. In fact, during the 1990s...
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3 Blue Collar Occupations That Can Lead to Mesothelioma

By Alison Seder | May 6, 2016 | Occupational Asbestos Exposure Some of those most at risk of developing mesothelioma in their lifetime are workers in “blue-collar” positions. Blue-collar workers are working-class people who perform manual labor. Because these workers...
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Keeping Workers Informed About Asbestos on the Job

By Alison Seder | Dec 21, 2015 | Occupational Asbestos Exposure Employers in the United States are required by law to inform workers about the presence of asbestos and train them to properly handle asbestos-containing materials. Regardless, licensed and unlicensed...
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Asbestos Present in Refineries

By Alison Seder | Oct 28, 2015 | Occupational Asbestos Exposure Asbestos in the workplace has affected many different types of workers across the nation. One of the places workers are at risk for coming into contact with the substance...
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VA Hospital Fails to Protect Maintenance Workers from Asbestos

On Behalf of Brayton Purcell, LLP | Oct 26, 2015 | Occupational Asbestos Exposure A whistleblower at Audie Murphy VA Hospital reported unsafe levels of asbestos exposure amongst maintenance workers in the medical center. The Veterans Administration has yet to...
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Asbestos Exposure during House Fires

On Behalf of Brayton Purcell, LLP | Sep 30, 2015 | Occupational Asbestos Exposure If you live in California, you might have heard about the devastating fires that have swept through the northern part of the state. The Butte and...
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