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Asbestos is a naturally-occurring mineral that is found in six different varieties, each of which can be used for different industrial or manufacturing applications. Workers who are exposed to asbestos may face an increased...more
Railroad employees who worked onboard trains or in a railyard may be at an increased risk of developing mesothelioma or other diseases caused by asbestos exposure. Research has found that railroad workers are significantly...more
Benzene is absorbed rapidly and extensively after inhalation and ingestion. It is
absorbed less extensively through intact skin; however, percutaneous absorption
may contribute to total body burden....more
If you’ve been involved in an Oregon car accident, and you’ve been injured, you may be wondering how to file a personal injury claim yourself to avoid paying legal fees.
But you don’t need a lawyer in every case. For...more
This decision is the first Massachusetts appellate case dealing with the statute of limitations for toxic mold, so it’s quite important. The case will make it easier for toxic mold victims to sue wrongdoers in state court....more
In 2009, the Environmental Protection Agency declared a public health emergency arising from the long term asbestos exposure of Libby, Montana residents. The exposure occurred due to the operation of a vermiculite mine in...more
Victims and their families can breathe easier, literally and figuratively, knowing they are eligible for compensation and health benefits under the Zadroga Act.
If you are an EMT worker, NYC firefightre, NYC police office...more
The law firm of Hissey Kientz, LLP is conducting two asbestos testing sessions in the El Paso, Texas area for individuals who may have developed cancers such as mesothelioma or other
diseases as a result of asbestos...more
The risk of toxic Exposure at hospitals, medical offices, nursing homes, schools, shopping malls and other public places has never been more prevalent. California toxic fumes exposure and personal injury lawyer Sebastian...more
Safey Codes, Rules, CPSC, Finding, Guide, Las Vegas Injury Lawyer
Find CPSC Product Safety Standards or Guidance
There are two types of standards: government and non-government (voluntary). This lookup table lists those...more
The law firm of Hissey Kientz, LLP wishes to announce its support for a new bill that would make it easier for sufferers of malignant mesothelioma to prove that their injuries were caused by exposure to asbestos. The bill...more
The law firm of Hissey Kientz, LLP has announced the launch of its new website, Mesothelioma Lawyers Help (http://www.mesotheliomalawyershelp.com). Mesothelioma is a deadly form of cancer linked to exposure to asbestos....more
Las Vegas Injury Lawyer Chemical Dangers to Kids From Paints and Arts & Crafts Products
Regulation of Art Materials
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is an
independent regulatory agency charged with...more
This educational case study document is one in a series of self-instructional publications designed to increase knowledge of hazardous substances in the environment and to promote the adoption of medical practices that aid in...more
The law firm of Hissey Kientz has announced the launch of its new
website, Mesothelioma Hotline. The website is a resource for information about asbestos and mesothelioma, and will provide mesothelioma patients and their...more
Las Vegas Lawyer Research Found on the Consumer Product Safety Commission Web Site on Hospital Data
Patient information is collected from each NEISS hospital for every emergency visit involving an injury associated with...more
The law office of Hissey Kientz, LLP and its team of experienced
mesothelioma lawyers announced today that it will continue to fight for the rights of household mesothelioma victims in light of a decision by the 14th Court...more
This study by the Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine is set up to show the faults of past public relations concerning asbestos and suggests that we use this as a paradigm for future health hazards. Exposure to...more
Information about asbestos exposure occurring in Quebec and the diseases associated with it, including asbestosis, mesothelioma, and lung cancer. The report also contains general information about what is asbestos, the...more
This study is about the controversy over the different types of asbestos particles and how harmful they are. Asbestos is extremely dangerous if inhaled and often causes fatal diseases later in life. Some of these diseases...more
A description of the link between exposure to chrysotile asbestos and mesothelioma, including diagnostic criteria for making a mesothelioma diagnosis based on asbestos exposure and symptoms....more
Details the association between exposure to chrysotile asbestos and mesothelioma, including the criteria for making a definitive mesothelioma diagnosis based on history of exposure and symptoms....more
Documents relating to an EPA investigation into consultant conflicts concerning asbestos. Asbestos is a naturally occurring mineral which has been linked to several diseases, including asbestosis, lung cancer, and...more
This article examines the idea of the "controlled use of asbestos". Asbestos is very dangerous when inhaled and can cause several serious diseases. Some of these diseases include but are not limited to mesothelioma,...more
Information from the Department of Health and Human Services about the carcinogenic effects of asbestos, including diseases linked to asbestos exposure, the history of the use and production of asbestos, and federal...more