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Judge removed from $322 million Asbestos Case due to Family History

In Tennessee and all across the country, people that are exposed to asbestos over a long period of time can develop serious injuries or Mesothelioma, a cancer that can attack the bodies’ internal organs. If you or someone you love has developed a serious injury or illness such as Mesothelioma…

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Asbestos Lawsuit Settlement with Smithsonian Sheds Light on a National Workplace Cancer

The Smithsonian settled an asbestos lawsuit with a former employee for $233,000 and health insurance after the museum’s worker was diagnosed last year with asbestosis. The employee, Richard Pullman, 54, worked for 28 years at the museum, installing exhibits. This required drilling and sawing interior walls containing asbestos, a risk…

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Asbestos Lawsuit News Military Defense Contractor Faces Class Action Lawsuit

KBR, formerly Kellogg, Brown, and Root and previously a subsidiary of Halliburton, faces injury lawsuits filed by both military and civilian personnel for burning toxic waste, including asbestos, as a cost-saving means of avoiding proper toxic waste disposal. Since 2003, toxic waste was burned in open-air burn pits that produced…

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Tennessee Asbestos Lawsuits and Injuries Continue, TN Supreme Court Expands Who Can Recover Damages

Last week, a Chattanooga businessman pleaded guilty in federal court on charges of conspiring to violate the Clean Air Act, an offense punishable by up to $250,000 fine and five-year prison sentence. The crime: improper disposal of asbestos. The culprit: Standard Coosa-Thatcher Co.’s Chattanooga, Tennessee mill. Yes, asbestos is still…