W.R. Grace Settles Bankruptcy Lawsuit

Recently resolved bankruptcy court litigation involving asbestos-product maker W.R.Grace & Co. will likely benefit the thousands of sick individuals who have brought mesothelioma lawsuits against the company. According to The Daily Inter Lake, W.R. Grace recently ended bankruptcy court litigation that has dragged on since 2001 and agreed to a $19.5 million that will fund…

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Former Goodyear Employee Files Asbestos Suit

David Holter worked for Goodyear Tire and Rubber, Inc., for 14 years between 1965 and 1979. Today, he suffers from mesothelioma. His 11-count suit, which names 37 additional defendants in addition to Goodyear, seeks compensatory damages for medical expenses related to the treatment of mesothelioma as well as punitive damages.

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Do You Have “Popcorn Ceilings”?

If you live in a house that was either built or last remodeled during the late 1960s or early 1970s, chances are good that you are living under “popcorn ceilings,” a type of ceiling texture that usually contains asbestos. Popcorn ceilings — which resemble cottage cheese more than they do popcorn — were considered the…

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Former Bills Fullback Sean Doctor Facing Asbestos Charge

A former football player – turned firefighter and business owner – is facing criminal charges for illegally handling asbestos, The Buffalo News is reporting. Sean Doctor works as a city firefighter in Buffalo and also owns and operates an asbestos removal firm called S. D. Specialty Services.  Doctor played 2 seasons for the Buffallo Bills…

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