vision on 29th Apr

04/28/2011 // WPB, FL, USA // Personal Injury Lawyers News // Nicole Howley Bonnie Anderson, whose husband was an electrician at Exxon’s Linden Bayway Refinery from 1975 to 1986, claimed she contracted mesothelioma-an aggressive, incurable cancer that is almost always caused by asbestos exposure-after washing her husband’s work clothes,”...

vision on 20th Apr

04/19/2011 // WPB, FL, USA // Personal Injury Lawyers News // Nicole Howley I’m glad to see officials actively prosecuting asbestos regulation offenders. Exposure to asbestos can cause incurable cancers and diseases to workers and surrounding innocent people. It’s not fair for companies to save money by violating regulations and put innocent...

vision on 15th Apr

04/14/2011 // WPB, FL, USA // Personal Injury Lawyers News // Nicole Howley John D. Cooney of the law firm Cooney & Conway in Chicago has co-chaired the 2011 Asbestos Bankruptcy Conference, which will be holding a judicial roundtable on asbestos compensation. “Asbestos compensation-which has featured prominently in several recent bankruptcy...

vision on 07th Apr

04/06/2011 // Greensboro, NC, USA // Personal Injury Lawyers News // Nicole Howley “The Washington Examiner reported that workers found asbestos at the Farragut North and Union Station Metro stops in the joint work of ducts in mechanical rooms, under platforms and above suspended ceilings. The removal work is expected to last until mid-April,”...

vision on 05th Apr

04/04/2011 // Greensboro, NC, USA // Personal Injury Lawyers News // Nicole Howley “If approved by a New York bankruptcy court, a settlement will end the seven-year Chapter 11 odyssey of Quigley Company, Inc., a non-operating subsidiary of drugmaker Quigley, which was purchased by Pfizer in 1968, and produced a number of asbestos containing steel...

vision on 01st Apr

03/31/2011 // Greensboro, NC, USA // Personal Injury Lawyers News // Nicole Howley “Not surprisingly, there are regulations and guidelines in place to help keep children safe….Unfortunately, that doesn’t always happen, leading to unnecessary asbestos exposure and the risk of disease. Knowing what the government requires is a good first...

vision on 30th Mar

03/29/2011 // Greensboro, NC, USA // Personal Injury Lawyers News // Nicole Howley “Keep in mind, however, that dealing with asbestos is not as simple as discovering where it exists. Removing asbestos materials requires special care-and a professional who is well trained and equipped for the task. Improper handling can release asbestos fibers...

vision on 29th Mar

03/28/2011 // Greensboro, NC, USA // Personal Injury Lawyers News // Nicole Howley “A San Francisco jury awarded March 3 nearly $1.4 million to a man who had smoked filter-tipped cigarettes that contained the cancer-causing material. The plaintiff, Don Lenney, now suffers from mesothelioma, an aggressive and invariably fatal form of cancer that...

vision on 22nd Mar

03/21/2011 // Greensboro, NC, USA // Personal Injury Lawyers News // Nicole Howley The measure is intended to “raise public awareness about the prevalence of asbestos-related diseases and the dangers of asbestos exposure.” It establishes the first week of April as a time for heightened education and outreach regarding the cancer-causing...

vision on 16th Mar

03/15/2011 // Greensboro, NC, USA // Personal Injury Lawyers News // Nicole Howley “According to OSHA, an estimated 1.3 million employees in construction and general industry face significant asbestos exposure on the job…OSHA has set important asbestos regulations and standards for the workplace, but for the rules to do their job, it’s...