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September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

More than 14,000 women lose their lives to ovarian cancer in the United States each year. By raising awareness and increasing education about this terrible disease and what causes it, we can all do our part to help prevent new cases from occurring in the future. What are the Symptoms of Ovarian Cancer? Approximately 21,000 new cases of ovarian...

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Another FACT (Furthering Asbestos Claim Transparency) Act

A new version of the Furthering Asbestos Claim Transparency (FACT) Act was submitted to the U.S. House of Representatives last week.  This is the third iteration of this bill introduced within the last five years – last year’s version was passed by the House of Representatives but stalled in the Senate. This act would be very harmful to victims...

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Judge Rules that the Federal-Mogul Asbestos Trust Cannot Exclude Alabama Victims

Judge Robert Baker, Circuit Judge for Limestone County, Alabama, denied a Motion to Dismiss filed by the Federal-Mogul Asbestos Personal Injury Trust (“the Trust”) in a case brought by Cory Watson Attorneys on behalf of the family of a career auto mechanic.  The Trust had argued that the terms of one of their foundational documents excluded any potential recovery...

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California Schools Reopened after Asbestos Scare

Hundreds of kids in Orange County, California are able to return to their schools this month, after having been closed for nearly a year because of asbestos exposure concerns, according to the LA Times. Hope View, Oak View, and Lake View elementary schools were all closed last October to accommodate construction crews removing asbestos and modernizing facilities. The closures displaced some...

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What You Need to Know About Mesothelioma

Mesothelioma is a serious, life-threatening illness that affects thousands of individuals each year. The experienced attorneys at Cory Watson have represented mesothelioma victims and their families for more than 30 years, providing valuable information, resources, and help to those affected nationwide. What is Mesothelioma? Mesothelioma is an aggressive form of cancer that is caused by exposure to asbestos. Symptoms of...

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