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Talc cancer Johnson and Johnson trial – new jury fails to reach verdict

Jury fails to reach verdict in talc cancer Johnson and Johnson trial A Jury in South Carolina have failed to reach a verdict in the retrial of a talc cancer Johnson and Johnson case. The case being heard is that of a woman who died from asbestos related cancer due to long term use of […]

Read the full article | Published Nov 26, 2018

9/11 ferry boat hero dies from likely asbestos related cancer

45 year old’s death from cancer being attributed to asbestos exposure In the years since the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center in New York on September 11, 2001, thousands who were there have since died of mesothelioma and other asbestos related cancer. 45-year-old ferry boat captain, Thomas Phelan, has been the latest […]

Read the full article | Published Apr 16, 2018

Mum dying from terminal asbestos cancer appeals for help

Terminal asbestos cancer victim inhaled asbestos fibers due to washing husband’s work clothes Elizabeth Tookey from Plymouth was diagnosed with terminal asbestos cancer, mesothelioma, in February 2017. She had been suffering with breathlessness for some period of time. Mrs Tookey learned that she was most likely exposed to asbestos fibers through washing her husband’s work clothes. […]

Read the full article | Published Mar 27, 2018

Asbestos compensation

Asbestos compensation awarded to family of former Dockyard worker The family of a man who formerly worked as a dockyard worker at Malta Drydocks have been awarded asbestos compensation totaling €12,000. Emanuel Caruana was constantly exposed to asbestos on a daily basis while he worked at the docks. Medical certificates attained at the time of his […]

Read the full article | Published Mar 06, 2018

The hazards of asbestos to the public

Hazards of asbestos The general public have been aware about the hazards of asbestos for a considerable number of years……as far back as 1924 infact. But the dangers of asbestos have actually been known about for much longer…… Back in 1899, there was a case where a 33-year-old man died of fibrosis of the lungs. He had […]

Read the full article | Published Feb 20, 2018

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