Mesothelioma is a Slow-Growing Cancer The lining of the lungs is called the pleura. When it becomes diseased with cancerous tumors, these are called mesothelioma. This is a malignant form of cancer. Every year two to three thousand people in the United States are diagnosed with this cancer. By and large, mesothelioma is caused by repeated inhalation of asbestos particles...

02/28/2011 // Chicago, IL, USA // Mesothelioma Lawyers – Cooney & Conway // Cooney & Conway Scientists writing in the International Journal of Environment and Health have called for a total global ban on asbestos. Today, they say, just 52 nations (of the total 194 in the world) prohibit the use, import, and export of the material. Asbestos has been scientifically...

12/28/2010 // Chicago, IL, USA // Mesothelioma Lawyers – Cooney & Conway // Cooney & Conway A West Virginia couple has named 95 defendants—ranging from manufacturers to power companies to insurers—in an asbestos-contamination lawsuit, according to court filings with the Kanawha Circuit Court in Charleston, W.Va., The documents claim that all are responsible...

12/24/2010 Rochester, NY – (Mesothelioma News) A federal jury in Rochester, N.Y., has convicted a contractor of violating the Clean Air Act and exposing workers and the public to cancer-causing asbestos. The verdict, reached on Nov. 12, focused on the actions of Keith Gordon-Smith and Gordon-Smith Contracting during a two-year demolition project at Rochester\’s...

12/06/2010 // Chicago, IL, USA // Cooney & Conway // National Mesothelioma Attorneys Cooney & Conway As workers in head-to-toe protective suits removed and hauled away asbestos-laden material from a Virginia Beach, Va., middle school, parents and their children expressed concern about the grave potential health risks of this abatement project. “To me, having...

10/04/2010 // Lockport, New York, USA // Mesothelioma News Now! // New York Mesothelioma Reporter Regulators from the New York Labor Department have ordered...

07/21/2010 // Cleveland, Ohio, USA // Mesothelioma News Now! // Ohio Mesothelioma Reporter Ohio Mesothelioma Report: Using President Obama’s federal...

07/19/2010 // Chicago, IL, USA // Cooney & Conway // Mesothelioma attorneys: Cooney & Conway (Mesothelioma News) While children from a summer camp and a drivers’ education program were present, two school custodians lacking certification for asbestos work removed and improperly disposed of floor tiles comprised of the cancer-causing material. Their actions—which...

Dallas, Texas (MesotheliomaCancerNews.Com) — Though there may be many reasons for lung cancer, asbestos remains the most dangerous cause of lung cancer. Why? Mesothelioma/asbestos related lung cancer is the most challenging and undiagnosed form of cancer which surfaces only when the disease is completely matured. Mesothelioma lung cancer takes almost 15 to 20 years...

Over the past three decades,  thousands of do-it-yourself homeowners and renovators have unknowingly risked contracting the asbestos-related cancer mesothelioma Cleveland,...