Former executives jailed after worker asbestos deaths

Three former shipbuilding company executives have been sentenced to jailtime in connection with asbestos deaths. Three ex-executives of an Italian shipbuilding company have been jailed in connection with the deaths of numerous workers due to asbestos exposure. As reported by AFP, the former executives of Fincantieri were sentenced by a Sicilian court on Monday for […]

International asbestos ban proposed

Mesothelioma News provides news and information on asbestos Italy  Activists are calling for an international ban on asbestos. As reported by AFP, a meeting was held in Italy by activists from across the globe who are seeking to eradicate asbestos in developing nations in which it continues to be used. Sanjiv Pandita, an activist who […]

Mesothelioma News: Asbestos trial begins in Italy

A trial involving a class action lawsuit regarding alleged asbestos contamination has begun in Italy. Turin, Italy (Mesothelioma News) – A trial regarding alleged asbestos contamination by Eternit, a Swiss building materials firm, began this week. As reported by AFP, the trial involves a class-action lawsuit on behalf of 700 individuals who were sickened or […]

Woman at Center of Right to Die Issue Dies

Italian woman at heart of right to die debate passes away Monday. Wired PR – A woman in Italy whose case was the catalyst for an intense right to die debate passed away on Monday. As reported by the Associated Press (AP), 38 year old Eluana Englaro died after being in a vegetative state […]