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Former Buffalo Bills player charged with asbestos violations

A former Buffalo Bills football player, who now owns an asbestos company, has been charged with asbestos violations.

The man is the owner and operator of S.D. Specialty Services and was charged with a federal charge of violating the Clean Air Act.

Environmental agents raided the office and found a large amount of asbestos material that was not secured of properly. Investigators determined that the asbestos was from previous project that the company worked on.

Asbestos was used in construction project often until the 1970s when it was found that the exposure to it can cause serious lung diseases. If you or a loved one has been exposed to asbestos, contact us for more information or visit our web site at today

Lufkin couple names 37 defendants in lawsuit

A couple from Lufkin, Texas has named 37 companies in an asbestos lawsuit claiming that the companies caused him to develop lung cancer.

In December 2010, the man was diagnosed with mesothelioma and the complaint was filed in March 22. He claims to have smoked a pipe from 1954 to 1962 and cigars from 1968 to 1995.

The plaintiffs claim that the defendants were negligent by having contaminated buildings, intentional tort, strict liability, and breach of implied and expressed warranty. A few of the defendants include 3M Company Inc., Ford Motor Company, and General Electric Company.

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Wrongful death mesothelioma suit ends in $9 million settlement

A $9 million settlement has just been awarded to the family of a former employee of Dow Chemical who died of mesothelioma.

The Dallas, Texas man worked for years as a contract employee where he was allegedly exposed to asbestos. The man was later diagnosed with mesothlelioma, which later took his life. The asbestos was on the insulators that Dow used regularly.

According to the lawsuit, allegations state that Dow Chemical knew in 1968 that mesothelioma was attributed to asbestos exposure but continued to let workers be exposed to the material. The family that filed the suit was awarded $9 million for the death of their family member because the jury determined that Dow Chemical was 30 percent responsible for his death.

Parents concerned over asbestos removal from school

Parents whose children go to school in Illinois are concerned over the asbestos that was found in the school and how officials want to remove it while school is still in session.

In March, parents were notified by letter that the high school where their children attend will be undergoing asbestos removal over the next three months. The letter also stated that they should not be worried because the air quality would not be compromised.

Parents began to write letters to express their concern, but they were told that environmental experts would oversee the project and the removal will only being in the late afternoon and evening hours. Officials have also said that the air quality will be measured and if there is any sign of danger, classes will be canceled.

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