Mesothelioma News: National Asbestos Awareness Week passed by Senate

Mesothelioma lawyers Cooney and Conway report the Senate has passed National Asbestos Awareness Week, which will focus on asbestos-related diseases and risks.

Asbestos Lawyer News: NY businessman sentenced to prison for asbestos violations

A NY businessman failed to conduct asbestos inspection before a renovation project at his company’s offices, reported Mesothelioma lawyers Cooney and Conway.

Asbestos-Related Diseases: Asbestosis

The law offices of Cooney and Conway educate on another type of asbestos-related disease, asbestosis.

New York Contractor Convicted of Asbestos Violations

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 Genesee […]

Neighbors Fear Asbestos Exposure from Fire-Damaged Illinois Factory

12/03/2010 Algonquin, IL (Mesothelioma News) Demolition activity at a fire-damaged former Toastmaster factory in Algonquin, IL, has sparked fear of possible asbestos exposure-and a heightened risk of mesothelioma and other asbestos-related diseases in the area. Mesothelioma, in particular, has nearby residents worried. The aggressive cancer-which attacks the protective lining covering many of the body’s organs […]

Mesothelioma Alert: Florida Mayor Wants Asbestos Pipes Removed From Development Site

08/19/2010 Broward County FL,  Mesothelioma News – The asbestos-laden pipes in a closed mobile home park have got to go, according to the Judy Paul, mayor of Davie, Florida.  She cites concerns that the pipes, part of a shuttered mobile home complex scheduled for redevelopment into a park, pose a risk for deadly asbestos-related diseases. […]