Monthly Archives: April 2012

Normal School to Get Rid of Asbestos

By Nielsen Tech Normal – The initial phase of removal of asbestos will begin May 1 at a junior high school building in central Illinois. The school has been closed for the remaining school year. The estimated cost of the … Continue reading

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Former Mechanic Develops Malignant Mesothelioma

By Nielsen Tech A couple is suing responsible companies for causing one of them to develop mesothelioma, a terminal cancer of the lining of lungs and the abdominal and chest cavity. David and Judith Hall have filed a complaint recently … Continue reading

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Couple Seeks Jury Trail to Resolve Asbestos Claims

Charleston – A Chesapeake (OH) couple has filed a asbestos lawsuit against 95 corporations, claiming that the companies are liable for an asbestosis diagnosis. The complaint filed by Glen Roy Jones and his wife Florence Jones say Mr. Jones was … Continue reading

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Mesothelioma Kills New Jersey School Principal

Tragic news from New Jersey: Briarcliff Middle School’s 39-year-old principal Marco F Cera died after developing malignant mesothelioma. Marco was brought up in the same region where he became an educationalist. After changing professions from time to time, he became … Continue reading

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Building Owner Pleads Guilty to Asbestos Violations

A building owner in Ohio has pleaded guilty to charges of disposing of hazardous asbestos. Lorne Elbert and his firm Elbert Building had been indicted on charges by Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that the company illegally removed asbestos from a … Continue reading

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Street Sections Reopen after Asbestos Concerns

St. Louis – Crews have removed asbestos off a downtown block, according to city officials. The Lucas Avenue and 11th Street (North) sections, which had been closed following a steam pipe break released asbestos fibers into the air, were reopened … Continue reading

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Governor Vetoes Bill to Limit Successor Liability in Asbestos Litigation

A bill, which would limit the legal responsibility of successor companies in asbestos-related cases, has been vetoed by Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton. The bill will protect companies that acquired asbestos manufacturing firms from lawsuits in the future under the supposition … Continue reading

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Couple Says Occupational Asbestos Exposure Caused Lung Cancer

Charleston – A couple from Ripley has filed a lawsuit against 58 companies, claiming that the defendants are liable for an asbestos-related lung cancer. Gay Williams was diagnosed with Asbestos-related lung cancer on January 25, the suit filed on 22nd … Continue reading

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City Files Lawsuit against Building Owners over Asbestos Debris

City authorities are trying to remove the asbestos-contaminated waste of 135 E. Main St. at the earliest after the Marshalltown grocery store burned in February. The city council had approved filing a asbestos lawsuit against F&H Properties Corp., the building … Continue reading

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Home Demolition Halted after Asbestos Discovery

The demolition of a River Avenue home has been halted due to the discovery of asbestos. The MIOSHA (Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration) office ceased the project at because the demolition contractor hired by home owner Bank of America … Continue reading

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