How Much Time Does It Take For Symptoms Of Asbestosis To Manifest?

It is estimated that over 8 million American workers have been exposed to asbestos. Mesothelioma can remain dormant in a person for many years and the symptoms of mesothelioma cancer can show up anywhere from fifteen to fifty years after exposure. Other studies show longer periods before symptoms reach full debilitating effect on the patient of asbestos-related Read more…

Three Common Types Of Asbestosis And The Organs They Target

There are three types of asbestos. Even minimal exposure to asbestos can result in a person contracting an asbestos-related disease. The medical evidence has increasingly demonstrated that working with or around asbestos causes irreparable lung damage and cancer. Asbestos is a deadly class-one carcinogen. This means that all types of asbestos cause cancer. There Types Of Read more…

Asbestosis Exposure By Military Personal

Hundreds of thousands of military personnel have been exposed to asbestos and many of these veterans are now showing symptoms of asbestos-related disease. Knowing how much time you have to bring an asbestos action is critically important. According to recent studies, it is estimated that as many as 30 percent of all malignant mesothelioma victims are Read more…

Who Is At Risk For Asbestos Related Diseases?

Nearly everyone is exposed to asbestos at some time during his or her lifetime. The good news is that most people never develop symptoms of mesothelioma or asbestosis. Generally, people who get sick because of exposure to asbestos were exposed to it on a regular basis, most often in a job where they worked directly Read more…

Who Regulates Asbestos Related Illness – OSHA

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is a component of the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) and is the Federal agency responsible for health and safety regulations in maritime, construction, manufacturing, and service workplaces. OSHA established regulations dealing with asbestos exposure on the job, specifically in construction work, shipyards, and general industry, that employers Read more…

Manufacturers of Asbestos

Manufacturers of asbestos products have known for decades th at their product was harmful. Unfortunately, these companies concealed rather then disclosed what they knew about their products and the injuries that their products cause. But corporations have enjoyed a special type of immunity that shields them from criminal prosecution. After all, the argument goes, how can you Read more…