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Category: Mesothelioma

  • Court Rules U.S. Navy Partially Responsible in Mesothelioma Case

    After a California jury found 17 defendants liable for the death of Ulysses Collins, who died in 2005 from mesothelioma, a California appeals court has added the United States Navy to the list holding them responsible for a portion of the award.  Collins was exposed to asbestos and asbestos-containing products throughout his career as a …

    Label: Mesothelioma

    Posted on Friday, Jun 25, 2010
  • Asbestos Linked to Throat Cancer

    Source: WebMD An expert panel from the Institute of Medicine (IOM) has conclusively determined that asbestos causes cancer of the larynx. The IOM report aggregated findings from 34 different studies and concluded that people who are exposed to asbestos have a forty percent greater chance of developing cancer of the larynx than do people without …

    Label: Asbestos Mesothelioma

    Posted on Thursday, Jun 28, 2007