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1914 Asbestos confirmed in talc Murphy Marble Belt where the Regal mine in North Carolina where Colgate will eventually source cosmetic talcum powder. 1930s -1995 Colgate-Palmolive manufactures and sells Cashmere Bouquet Talcum Powder without warning label. 1937 Colgate begins purchasing ...
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Since the early 1980’s, companies responsible for inflicting asbestos-related illness on hundreds of thousands of Americans have sought to limit or escape legal liability through filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. By filing Chapter 11, a company is given immediate immunity from ...
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The following is a review of recent court decisions in various jurisdictions interpreting the responsibility of asbestos product manufacturers to persons harmed by their products. If you have questions or concerns about how any of these decisions may affect any asbestos injury claims which you may ...
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Ban Asbestos Legislation Our law firm has been closely involved in the evolution of asbestos ban legislation from its inception. With the help of Dr. Robert Cameron, who at the time served with me on the board of the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation, an institution that we co-founded, the ...
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Asbestos companies do not like out-of-staters with asbestos cancer who assert their rights in Texas. Texas law, however, allows asbestos victims to bring their lawsuit in Texas if an "act or omission that was a. . . producing cause of the injury occurred" in Texas. On May 24, 2004, Judge ...
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Nowhere to Hide It’s late at night, you’re dozing off with the TV on, the screen goes dark and is soon filled with words in white lettering, as an all too serious narrator begins reading: “If you or a loved one was diagnosed with mesothelioma, call the number on your screen ...
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Paul Zygielbaum is a 53 year-old malignant mesothelima survivor who was diagnosed in early 2004 (l) Paul S. Zygielbaum, his wife Michelle and Punch Worthington at the first ever Mesothelioma Advocacy and Medical Symposium, held in Las Vegas on October 14-16, 2004. The symposium was sponsored by the ...
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We have previously commented on the lengths to which many law firms are willing to go to reach the 2,500 or so Americans who are diagnosed with mesothelioma in an article entitled “ Beware of Madison Avenue Meso Lawyers ”. In the article, we focused on the massive advertising budgets of ...
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Since the early 1980’s, companies responsible for inflicting asbestos-related illness on hundreds of thousands of Americans have sought to limit or escape legal liability through filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. By filing Chapter 11, a company is given immediate immunity from ...
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General Electric chose not to warn about asbestos, faces lawsuit for poisoning veteran A federal judge in California recently ruled that General Electric must stand trial in California state court for its failure to warn navy sailors about asbestos contained in the products and equipment GE ...
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