12/22/2010 // Tokyo, Japan // Get Cancer Answers // News Desk Tokyo – A man was awarded 54 million yen in an asbestos related lawsuit against automaker Honda Motor Co earlier this month. As reported by Japan Today, former mechanic Hidenari Hane, 61, alleged he developed mesothelioma from asbestos exposure during his employment at a Honda factory during the 1960s. Tokyo...

12/20/2010 // Chicago, IL, USA // Mesothelioma Lawyers – Cooney & Conway // Cooney & Conway Mesothelioma is a devastating cancer—incurable, painful, and often financially and emotionally catastrophic. The disease is almost always caused by asbestos exposure, and just as often, it is preventable. This means there is every chance that responsibility can...

12/13/2010 // Chicago, IL, USA // Cooney & Conway // Cooney & Conway Diagnoses of mesothelioma, a highly aggressive and nearly always fatal cancer, are on the rise. So much so that in 2010, mesothelioma cases—the result of exposure to asbestos decades earlier—are expected to peak in the United States. That’s sobering news to patients, researchers, and the...

12/02/2010 // Chicago, IL, USA // Cooney & Conway // Mesothelioma lawyers: Cooney & Conway Attorneys for two men charged with violating critical asbestos regulations contend that the criminal case against them should be dropped, because, they claim, the government failed to follow its own testing procedures on material removed from a Des Moines building in 2007....

11/29/2010 // Chicago, IL, USA // Cooney & Conway // Mesothelioma Lawyers: Cooney & Conway Larry Davis knows the cause of his mesothelioma—and he knows his odds. A particularly aggressive cancer, mesothelioma is almost always caused by asbestos exposure. Davis learned that long ago, after his father—exposed to asbestos at a box manufacturing plant in New...

11/22/2010 // Chicago, IL, USA // Cooney & Conway // Mesothelioma lawyers: Cooney & Conway It is no secret that asbestos exposure poses grave health risks. That was scientifically shown, and accepted, decades ago. And the lawsuits brought—and often won—by mesothelioma lawyers have proven the point time and time again. But a more surprising revelation is...

11/23/2010 // Chicago, IL, USA // Cooney & Conway // Mesothelioma Lawyers: Cooney & Conway Julie Gundlach never worked with asbestos—but her father did. And that, says the 39-year-old St. Louis woman, was enough to trigger her own battle with mesothelioma, a rare and aggressive cancer caused by asbestos exposure. Her scenario is simple and sobering: Asbestos...

11/19/2010 // Chicago, IL, USA // Cooney & Conway // Mesothelioma lawyers: Cooney & Conway Mesothelioma may not be a household name—but that might change, because the deadly cancer devastates an increasing number of lives, families, and futures. Almost always triggered by asbestos exposure, mesothelioma strikes the protective lining covering many of the body’s...

09/10/2010 // Chicago, IL, USA // Cooney & Conway // Mesothelioma lawyers: Cooney & Conway Even with the required permit in hand, an asbestos abatement project on Staten Island, N.Y., has residents worried. Their fear: mesothelioma, a particularly aggressive form of cancer—and one that has been directly linked to asbestos exposure. Diseases triggered by the...

09/10/2010 // UK // Get Cancer Answers // News Desk U.K. – A widow is making a plea for support in an investigation into asbestos exposure at a power station following the death of her husband from mesothelioma. As reported by the Yorkshire Evening Post, the woman, Barbara Silkstone, is asking other former workers at the plant to come forward to aid in the investigation. Silkstone...