Source: https://www.inquirer.com/, March 1, 2023 By: Kristen A. Graham Asbestos has closed a Philadelphia high school to in-person learning, officials said Wednesday. Inspectors discovered damaged asbestos-containing plaster and paint at Building 21, a district school in West Oak Lane, during a routine inspection Tuesday night, according to a letter sent to families by principal Brianne […]
Source: https://www.legalreader.com/, February 27, 2023 By: Sara E. Teller Asbestos exposure claims related to a former W. R. Grace & Co. mine have been settled for $18.5 million. In the small town of Libby, a mine that was in operation for several decades exposed not only workers but also residents to dangerous levels of the […]
Source: https://thelensnola.org, May 15, 2019 By: Marta Jewson Two New Orleans charter schools will spend 2019-2020 in temporary facilities as multimillion-dollar asbestos remediation jobs stretch into another school year. The schools — Lafayette Academy and Rosenwald Collegiate Academy — had previously been expected to move into their permanent buildings this fall. In a lawsuit filed […]
Source: http://www.oregonlive.com, September 25, 2015 by: Fedor Zarkhin Heather Dickinson watched in alarm last year as a man in a backhoe tore down the one-story Southeast Portland house next door, sending a plume of grayish-brown dust above neighboring rooftops. The dust spread everywhere, creeping into Dickinson’s house, caking her home’s exterior walls, and billowing into […]
Source: http://www.lexology.com, August 27, 2015 By: Amy B. Briggs, Donna M. Carlton, Christine Spinella Davis, David B. Killalea, Stephen T. Raptis and Robert H. Shulman, Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP Why it matters: A California federal judge has ruled that an insurer had a duty to defend an apartment owner and its construction contractor in connection […]
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Source: http://realasbestoslawsuits.blogspot.com, Mealey’s Litigation Report, 2/15/2002 In one of the largest compensatory verdicts for a single plaintiff in the history of Asbestos litigation, a New York jury on Feb. 8 awarded a Mesothelioma victim and his family a $53 million verdict for his Asbestos exposure as a brake mechanic (Patricia Brown, Individually and as Executrix […]
Source: http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com, April 5, 2011 What used to be the old Zurbrugg Hospital in Riverside, NJ is now a pile of rubble. And now the State Division of Criminal Justice says preliminary reports indicate industrial products containing asbestos were found during a search by hazardous materials crews last week. The products were found in bags, […]
Source: http://www.itemlive.com A Lynnfield asbestos removal company, its owners and an employee have been indicted for the improper removal and disposal of asbestos for work performed on numerous public and private buildings in the city of Lynn, Beverly and Marblehead, Attorney General Martha Coakley announced in a press release. AEI Environmental, LLC (AEI), David Harder, […]
Source: http://www.sierraclub.org, May/June 2006 By: Marilyn Berlin Snell At 75, Joe Piñón still wears a crisp white lab coat and fills prescriptions at the pharmacy he’s owned in El Paso, Texas, since 1960. His oversize glasses, helpful in deciphering a doctor’s chicken scratch, lend him an owlish appearance; his soft voice only hints that he’s also […]
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