Veterans Day and Mesothelioma

Veterans Day and Mesothelioma

November 11, 2018

Each year on Veterans Day, Americans honor the approximately 22 million veterans in the country who have served in the armed forces.

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Mass. VA Hospital Knowingly Exposed Vets, Employees to Asbestos, Special Counsel Says

Mass. VA Hospital Knowingly Exposed Vets, Employees to Asbestos, Special Counsel Says

May 2, 2018

The U.S. Special Counsel sent letters to Congress and the President on Tuesday notifying them of an asbestos exposure issue at a VA hospital in Massachusetts.

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Veterans and Mesothelioma

Lung Cancer in the Veteran Community

November 23, 2015

Though it is now widely recognized as a cancer-causing toxin, asbestos once was a very popular building material, commonly used in hundreds of products and countless structures across the United States until the 1970s. (Asbestos is still used in the U.S., but to a much lesser extent.)

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Who's at Fault in Military Mesothelioma Navy Cases

December 9, 2013

Asbestos was once thought to be a miracle product; it can withstand high-temperatures, is water insoluble, and fairly inexpensive to use.  This met the needs of many manufacturers between the 1940s and the 1970s when asbestos was at its peak use.

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Veterans Day: Cooney and Conway Launches a Veterans Guide to Asbestos, Mesothelioma and Lung Cancer

November 12, 2013

Veterans have served our country with honor, selflessness, and strength.  On November 11 each year, we pay tribute to those veterans living and deceased with a federal day of observance.  This holiday has been known as Veterans Day since 1954.

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