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Labor Day: Asbestos Exposure at Work

As we celebrate Labor Day and the workers that have made this country into what it is today, we also remember the dangers they have faced in the workplace throughout the decades. Asbestos is a microscopic, silent killer that has affected workers in many different occupations. Most of those who have been exposed to asbestos have experienced exposure in an industrial environment.

3 Reasons to File a Mesothelioma Lawsuit Sooner than Later

If you have been diagnosed with mesothelioma due to asbestos exposure at work, you will want to speak with a mesothelioma lawyer as soon as possible. Although asbestos was declared a hazardous substance in the late 1970s, many asbestos companies knew of the risks that exposure posed for workers long before then.

Man Dumps Asbestos in Multiple Long Island Locations

Recently, a 42-year-old Long Island man pleaded guilty to dumping tons of contaminated construction debris in four different locations. The debris contained hazardous substances including asbestos and pesticides.

Asbestos Still Poses Danger Across the United States

Even though asbestos use in the United States was largely phased out in the late 1970's, individuals all over the country are still feeling the effects of exposure today. Exposure to asbestos can lead to serious diseases and cancers, including asbestosis and mesothelioma.