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When injuries occur in a public place due to negligence, the injured party has rights. Premises liability applies to businesses, private property, and to public spaces maintained…

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When someone is injured on public or private property due to hazardous conditions, negligence, or inadequate maintenance, the owners or operators may be liable. This type of occurrence falls under the category of premises liability.

There are different types of liabilities and various…

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For decades, it was common for people who worked in certain industries to be exposed to asbestos fibers without any warning that it was dangerous to their health. Now, people who have worked in manufacturing, shipbuilding, construction, and pipefitting, are finding themselves sitting before…

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Mesothelioma is a difficult cancer to manage, and many times is caught late because it's slow to appear. It causes fluid buildup in your lungs, heart, and abdomen, causing pain in your chest, back, and stomach, and many times seems like symptoms of the flu. It can also cause fatigue and weight…

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Caring for and comforting someone who is ill can sometimes be difficult; this is especially true when that person receives such a serious diagnosis. Knowing the right thing to say, knowing how to best provide care and support -- these are tough calls for anyone, but there are some general tips…

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Mesothelioma is a rare form of cancer that is caused by exposure to asbestos. It takes years, often decades, for mesothelioma to develop after a person…

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  • The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today issued the …
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Loyola's graduates have distinguished themselves in a variety of endeavors- in law, in business, government, and public service. The…

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Ten states in the U.S. and Washington, DC, have sued the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to tighten oversight rules on the use of asbestos and reduce its risk to the public. The EPA has previously denied a petition by the states to…

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The full extent of the contamination of cancer-causing material like asbestos in cosmetics is unknown by the U.S. Federal Drug Administration and health advocates are alarmed that laws do not exist requiring the testing of makeup and other beauty industry products. Concern was elevated with the…