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MRHFM Law Firm Urges US Navy Veterans to Monitor Asbestos-Related Mesothelioma Symptoms

Written on April 20, 2015 at 1:03 pm, by

With a recent public spotlight being shed on Veterans Affairs benefit programs, MRHFM takes this opportunity to urge US Navy Veterans to monitor asbestos-related mesothelioma symptoms. Mesothelioma is a deadly disease that is caused through exposure to asbestos. Mesothelioma develops when asbestos fibers are ingested and create a buildup of tumor tissue in the affected  Continue Reading »

International Asbestos Awareness Conference to Meet for 11th time in Washington, D.C.

Written on April 10, 2015 at 3:02 pm, by

The Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization will once again project the “Voice of the Victims” at the 11th annual International Asbestos Awareness Conference to be held April 17-19, 2015 in Washington, D.C. The three-day international conference features various presentation sessions related to the latest medical advancements, patient and caregiver advice, prevention, and advocacy, and brings in  Continue Reading »

Asbestos Awareness Week April 1-7, 2015

Written on April 2, 2015 at 9:44 pm, by

The Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization has declared a global asbestos awareness week throughout April 1-7, 2015. Many organizations support this initiative including the American Association for Justice. “This Asbestos Awareness Week, we honor and remember the countless lives lost to asbestos diseases, and we renew our commitment to seek justice and accountability from the corporations  Continue Reading »

Despite Dramatic Decline in Use, Asbestos Still Legal in U.S.

Written on May 1, 2014 at 3:34 pm, by

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) began its fight to ban asbestos-containing products beginning in 1971. The battle lasted all the way until 1990, with the EPA claiming a partial victory. Today’s strict regulations make it difficult for companies in the U.S. to use “harmful” levels of asbestos. However, according to the EPA, there are  Continue Reading »

Asbestos Production on the Rise in Developing Countries, Russia #1

Written on April 26, 2014 at 3:36 pm, by

It is estimated that 55 countries around the world have banned the use of asbestos. Others have imposed strict regulations and safety protocols on the use and eradication of the mineral. Still, at last count there were 193 independent countries on the planet, leaving 138 that have not imposed an all-out ban on asbestos. This  Continue Reading »