Why COVID-19 is especially dangerous for mesothelioma patients

Most people are aware of the risk to seniors & people with pre-existing health conditions as COVID-19 spreads across the US. Sadly, one group of patients who may be overlooked in times of crisis are those with different forms of cancer including mesothelioma. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) warns that people with [...]

By |2020-03-26T16:44:11-05:00March 25th, 2020|Mesothelioma|Comments Off on Why COVID-19 is especially dangerous for mesothelioma patients

Discovery of New Protein CD70 Leads to More Accurate Prognosis in Mesothelioma Patients

Mesothelioma is a rare and deadly form of cancer that is linked to asbestos exposure. It affects the thin layer of tissue surrounding the lungs, chest wall, or abdomen. Unlike other types of cancer, it can take up to 50 years after their initial asbestos exposure for individuals to recognize the signs of mesothelioma. Diagnosing [...]

By |2020-01-13T07:30:03-06:00January 13th, 2020|Mesothelioma|Comments Off on Discovery of New Protein CD70 Leads to More Accurate Prognosis in Mesothelioma Patients

Which Type of Surgery is Most Effective for Mesothelioma Patients?

Pleural mesothelioma is a rare and aggressive form of cancer. It is a cancer of the pleura, the protective lining of the lungs, and it is caused by inhaling asbestos fibers. It is not curable, and patients who are diagnosed have an average life expectancy between 14 and 22 months. Yet, early detection and diagnosis [...]

By |2020-01-13T07:26:35-06:00January 6th, 2020|Mesothelioma|Comments Off on Which Type of Surgery is Most Effective for Mesothelioma Patients?

7 Ways to Battle Grief During the Holidays When it’s Taking a Toll

Grief is often present during the holiday season. While the rest of the country is singing songs, decorating for the holidays, and attending parties, grief can feel especially isolating and overwhelming. To those who are mourning the loss or cancer diagnosis of a loved one, or battling the disease themselves, it’s certainly not “the best [...]

By |2019-12-10T14:04:38-06:00December 10th, 2019|Asbestos, Mesothelioma|Comments Off on 7 Ways to Battle Grief During the Holidays When it’s Taking a Toll

4 Things to do ASAP When a Loved One is Diagnosed with Mesothelioma

Asbestos was once touted as a miracle product due to its strength, durability, and resistance to fire. As such, it was used in a variety of building and industrial products across the United States. Unfortunately, this product has proven deadly and continues to cause deaths every single year. According to recent statistics, over 3,000 Americans [...]

By |2019-06-17T16:27:13-05:00June 17th, 2019|Mesothelioma|Comments Off on 4 Things to do ASAP When a Loved One is Diagnosed with Mesothelioma

What’s the Average Louisiana Mesothelioma Settlement?

For those employees who have been exposed to asbestos through their workplace and have developed mesothelioma or another asbestos-related disease in Louisiana, a mesothelioma settlement or verdict can allow you to deal with the expenses associated with your treatment, as well as replacing any lost income you may have experienced due to your illness.  The [...]

By |2019-11-26T06:09:38-06:00September 7th, 2018|Mesothelioma|Comments Off on What’s the Average Louisiana Mesothelioma Settlement?

Louisiana Mesothelioma Settlements—Why You Don’t Hear About Most of Them

Those who live in the state of Louisiana—and have worked in the state for a significant length of time—may have been exposed to asbestos in the workplace, and prolonged exposure to asbestos may result in serious health issues such as mesothelioma. The state of Louisiana has a significantly higher mesothelioma death rate than other states, [...]

By |2019-11-26T06:07:18-06:00September 3rd, 2018|Mesothelioma|Comments Off on Louisiana Mesothelioma Settlements—Why You Don’t Hear About Most of Them

The Importance of Nutrition When Fighting Mesothelioma

With the month of June designated as National Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Month, it is important to recognize the importance of good nutrition when fighting serious diseases such as mesothelioma. Mesothelioma is caused from exposure to asbestos fibers, typically in the workplace. Industries such as shipbuilding, mining, some types of construction work and insulating are [...]

By |2019-11-26T06:07:27-06:00June 29th, 2018|Mesothelioma|Comments Off on The Importance of Nutrition When Fighting Mesothelioma

Why Attorneys Refer Out Louisiana Mesothelioma Cases

When mesothelioma patients seek legal help, they are often running out of time. This deadly disease often progresses rapidly and patients need the peace of mind knowing that their case is being handled by a skilled lawyer with experience handling mesothelioma cases. Oftentimes, however, they may contact a general practice or personal injury attorney - [...]

By |2018-02-02T09:58:30-06:00February 15th, 2018|Mesothelioma|Comments Off on Why Attorneys Refer Out Louisiana Mesothelioma Cases

Can any Louisiana lawyer handle a mesothelioma case?

If you or a loved one is diagnosed with mesothelioma, can your family attorney or any general practice attorney handle your mesothelioma case in Louisiana? The answer is yes, they can. However, before you make that decision, you may want to consider a few crucially important factors. Experience in Louisiana’s Asbestos Related Fields Asbestos litigation [...]

By |2018-02-02T09:54:07-06:00February 2nd, 2018|Mesothelioma|Comments Off on Can any Louisiana lawyer handle a mesothelioma case?