High levels detected, prompting worries about mesothelioma and other asbestos-related diseases.
Asbestos brought home on clothing, shoes can trigger mesothelioma in family members.
Exxon Mobil is held responsible for shipyard worker’s asbestos-related disease.
Only a fraction of countries prohibit material linked to lung cancer, mesothelioma
Asbestos victim’s family won motion for new trial—now judge grants them time to prepare.
Mesothelioma and lung cancer are just two of the many conditions asbestos can cause.
Attempts to bar the mesothelioma-causing material fall short.
Triggered by asbestos exposure, mesothelioma can take many years to develop.
Cases of the asbestos-related disease are expected to peak in 2010.
Defendants claim wrong test for asbestos was performed, material was missing; they call for case to be dismissed. Workers at risk for asbestos-related diseases