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Trends of Asbestos-Related Diseases

Asbestos consumption reached a peak in 1973. The EPA banned spray-on asbestos surfacing materials for the purpose of fireproofing and insulation in 1973. Between 1973 and 1989, there were four more bans that were enacted […]

Asbestos Textile Health Implications

Asbestos Properties and Concerns Asbestos, a dangerous mineral, has been known for its properties, such as heat resistance to corrosive substances, electrical fires, and high temperatures. The mineral was commonly used to produce asbestos textiles. […]

The Findings and Hidings of the Dangers of Asbestos

Due to the interests of profits, the findings and studies done that supported the fact that asbestos was dangerous and caused cancer were hidden. Asbestosis was first noticed in 1900 by a physician from London. […]

Firefighters and Asbestos Exposure Risk

When it comes to firefighters, asbestos exposure, which commonly goes unnoticed, is a deadly threat that firefighters often face. Therefore, for firefighters, asbestos-related cancer has emerged as the leading occupational cause of death. Asbestos, a […]

Mesothelioma Awareness Day – Comments from the Team

September 26th is Mesothelioma Awareness Day. Here at the Halpern Law Firm, our staff works hard to fight for the victims of mesothelioma and to help get victims the compensation they deserve. It is important […]

Stage 1 Mesothelioma

Stage 1 Development Mesothelioma, a cancerous disease that affects the lining of the lungs, consists of four stages. At its earliest stage, Stage 1, the cancer has not yet spread to the lymph nodes and […]

Asbestos Manufacturing Within Amatex Corporation

Overview Founded in 1950, Amatex Corporation, formerly known as American Asbestos Textile Corporation, is a textile manufacturer based in Pennsylvania. For several decades, because asbestos is known for its heat resilience and strength, Amatex Corporation […]

The Asbestos Debate

Mesothelioma is an extremely rare form of cancer caused by exposure to asbestos. Asbestos is a generic term used to describe six different minerals, of which are serpentine, crocidolite, actinolite, tremolite, anthophyllite and amosite. The […]

David Halpern Speaks at the Perrin Conferences National Asbestos Litigation Conference

David Halpern, attorney at the Halpern Law Firm, attended and spoke at the Perrin Conferences National Asbestos Litigation Conference in Charleston, South Carolina. The Conference took place from September 12th to September 13th. A full […]

Understanding Stage 3 Mesothelioma

Overview Stage 3 mesothelioma is a severe phase of the disease, in which pleural tumors, located in the lung lining, have metastasized extensively within one side of the chest, encompassing the mediastinal lymph nodes. Such […]

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