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Lawn Care Workers in Hazmat Suits Due to Asbestos Concerns

Lawn care workers in Davidson, NC have been wearing hazardous material (hazmat) suits due to asbestos concerns from a former mill nearby. Read more at Mesothelioma.com.

D.C. Police Department Not Informed of Asbestos in Its Headquarters

The D.C. Metropolitan Police Department claims it did not receive any notifications alerting them of asbestos removal taking place at its headquarters. Learn more at Mesothelioma.com.

Goodyear Sued Over Asbestos Claims Paid by Berkshire Insurance

Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. is being sued by Berkshire Hathaway Inc. over property and casualty insurance claims related to asbestos. Read more at Mesothelioma.com.

Asbestos Cleanup Continues at North Ridge Estates

Year two of asbestos work has begun at the North Ridge Estates Superfund site in Oregon and will continue for another three years. Read more at Mesothelioma.com.

Proposed Laws Jeopardize Mesothelioma Compensation Under Montana State Fund

New state laws could put an end to the Montana State Fund, which helps pay for asbestos-related workers compensation claims. Read more at the Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance.

Lakeside Estates Fights Asbestos Fines

Lakeside Estates is fighting asbestos fines and allegations brought against it by the Mashpee Board of Health.

Keytruda Continues Showing Promise as a Mesothelioma Treatment

Keytruda® (pembrolizumab) is continuing shown promise as a treatment for patients with mesothelioma cancer. Read more about this and other new treatments at Mesothelioma.com.

Republican Health Care Bill Includes Asbestos Exposure Funding for Libby Residents

Victims of asbestos exposure in Libby, Montana, could retain special provisions for healthcare in the proposed American Health Care Act. Read more at Mesothelioma.com.

CDC Study Shows Firefighters More Likely to Die From Cancer

A new CDC study reveals firefighters are more likely to be diagnosed or die from cancer – including mesothelioma – than the general population.

Iowa Bill to Restrict Asbestos Liability Lawsuits Passes State Senate

The Iowa State Senate recently passed a bill to restrict the amount of compensation victims of asbestos exposure can receive. Read more at Mesothelioma.com.

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