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September 2017 Archives

What are treatment options for mesothelioma?

Being diagnosed with mesothelioma is common among people who worked in various industries such as shipbuilding, construction and more. Mesothelioma is most commonly caused by exposure to asbestos. It is a disease that takes its toll on the body, even when treatments are put to use. So, what are the treatment options for mesothelioma?

Coping with the long-term effects of lung cancer

Patients diagnosed with lung cancer will face a long road no matter the stage assigned to the disease by doctors. Between a weakened immune system, treatments and the overall effects of the disease, patients will need to learn how to cope. Lung cancer can be caused by smoking, working in certain industries, being near asbestos and more.

The signs and symptoms of mesothelioma

Mesothelioma is a disease that is caused by exposure to asbestos. Asbestos was used in various industries for quite a while across the country and the state of Louisiana was no exception. Asbestos was used in construction, shipbuilding and many other industries. It is still being removed from older homes and businesses throughout the state. Here are the signs and symptoms of mesothelioma.

What is the duty to warn in Louisiana product liability law?

Last time, we began looking at Johnson & Johnson’s recent loss in a talcum powder lawsuit in California. As we noted, this is the latest in a series of losses for the company in lawsuits involving allegations that that the company failed to warn consumers of the potential dangers of its talc-containing products.