Mesothelioma Cancer and Asbestos News - 2008
17 December 2008 Pioneering treatment enables cancer sufferer to spend Christmas with family. Read more »
16 December 2008 Vallejo patient wins settlement of $7.5M in mesothelioma suit. Read more »
06 December 2008 Autopsy is waived for asbestos victim. Read more »
03 December 2008 Six-figure payout for mesothelioma victim.
27 October 2008 Time is propitious for Canada to stop exporting asbestos. Read more »
27 October 2008 Widow's plea for help in battle for asbestos cash. Read more »
27 October 2008 Asbestos kills 20 trades people a week. Read more »
27 October 2008 The oily truth about asbestos. Read more »
26 October 2008 Libby case: what did mine executives know?. Read more »
25 October 2008 A brief history of the fight over asbestos. Read more »
22 October 2008 Rapid decline of a healthy worker. Read more »
07 October 2008 West Side worry: Is 'Mystery Hil' an asbestos danger? Read more »
07 October 2008 Asbestos victims able to claim compensation twice.
02 October 2008 Asbestos victims forced to pay towards new mesothelioma scheme. Read more »
30 September 2008 Well-known Australian broadcaster Peter Leonard dies of mesothelioma.
29 September 2008 Court Finds Exxon Ignored Asbestos Warnings, Imperiled Workers. Read more »
24 September 2008 Death of Navy veteran highlights asbestos exposure at Van Leer. Read more »
22 September 2008 Decision reversed in favor of Pennsylvania construction worker who contracted mesothelioma from work-related asbestos exposure. Read more »
19 September 2008 Ohio woman sues 13 companies for second-hand asbestos exposure that led to mesothelioma. Read more »
15 September 2008 Hurricane Ike cleanup could expose victims to toxic substances, including asbestos. Read more »
17 April 2008 Asbestos workers compensation plea. Read more »
16 April 2008 Crews working to remove asbestos.
12 April 2008 Get rid of school asbestos. Read more »
11 April 2008 LegalView Releases News on Asbestos Contaminated Housing Project That Where Crews Hid Asbestos Leak with Dirt.
10 April 2008 MPS vow to help mesothelioma sufferers. Read more »
10 April 2008 Death linked to asbestos work.
04 April 2008 Mesothelioma and Asbestos Awareness Center Commends South Africa's Motion Toward Comprehensive Asbestos Ban.
03 April 2008 Asbestos insurance costs expected to keep climbing. Read more »
02 April 2008 Some cancer risks drop after asbestos exposure ends. Read more »
21 March 2008 LegalView Updates Baxter Heparin Portal with Information on the Source of Contamination for the Recalled Blood-Thinning Drug.
20 March 2008 MP joins cancer campaign. Read more »
14 March 2008 PM in talks over pleural plaques. Read more »
07 March 2008 Mining companies in northern Minnesota could face penalties and dust-control mandates under a new federal regulation that sharply limits asbestos in workplace air.
07 March 2008 Reassurance given to parents about school asbestos levels. Read more »
01 March 2008 New rules offer more protection to mine workers exposed to asbestos.
01 March 2008 A federal limit on asbestos exposure at mining operations nationwide is now in line with the standard for other industries. Read more »
28 February 2008 Leading Asbestos-Cancer Group Urges Congress to Partner with Them and Support Funding Provisions in Asbestos Ban Legislation.
22 February 2008 Asbestos Still Killing 3,000 People a Year in the UK. Read more »
22 February 2008 Awareness day for cancer caused by asbestos.
22 February 2008 Most tradespeople are unaware of the health risks linked to asbestos, a survey suggests. Read more »
17 February 2008 Asbestos found in dozens of public sites near Nahariya. Read more »
15 February 2008 A teaching union is urging the government to carry out a survey of all schools to check whether potentially life-threatening asbestos is present. Read more »
14 February 2008 Family highlight killer disease awareness. Read more »
9 February 2008 Asbestos dust threat shuts Maylands police hangar.
9 February 2008 House bill seeks ban on hazardous asbestos-laden products. Read more »
8 February 2008 National Infrastructure Decay Underscores Asbestos Crisis.
8 February 2008 Residents of the south Taranaki township of Patea are still at risk of exposure to deadly asbestos fibres after a fire tore through a derelict freezing works, according to the Australian building union. Read more »
28 January 2008 Review of asbestos removal from build-site caused delays in the Hotel Onesto construction project. Read more »
28 January 2008 Big bill for removing asbestos from government buildings in Ireland. Read more »
27 January 2008 Deaths from asbestos exposure reach peak numbers in Northwich and Cheshire.
3 January 2008 Widow identifies over 50 companies in West Virginia lawsuit. Read more »
3 January 2008 Coroner lines up evidence on carriageworks deaths in York, UK. Read more »
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