asbestos lawyers - Worthington & Caron, PC

Over $2.5 billion

obtained for mesothelioma patients & families

Fight Mesothelioma

Recent Posts in Fight Mesothelioma Category

44 results found. Viewing page 1 of 2. Go to page 1 2   Next
Oct 30 2017

Pacific Mesothelioma Center's 6th Annual Walk/Hike for Meso Surpasses its Goal and Raises Over $150,000 for Mesothelioma Research!

The Pacific Mesothelioma Center hosted the 6 th Annual Walk/Hike for Meso at the historic Paramount Ranch in Agoura Hills. The event is highly anticipated in the local meso community and continues to attract more people every year. The weather ...

Continue Reading...
Sep 18 2017

Registration for PMC's 6th Annual 5k Walk/Hike for Meso is Open!

Worthington & Caron is pleased to announce that it will again serve as lead sponsor for the 6th Annual 5k Walk/Hike for Mesothelioma on Sunday, October 22 nd, 2017 at the iconic old Hollywood saloon town of Paramount Ranch in Agoura Hills. The ...

Continue Reading...
Sep 15 2017

The Pacific Meso Center Receives $100,000 Towards the Anonymous $1 Million Challenge Pledge to Help Fight Mesothelioma

LOS ANGELES, CA, U.S., August 30, 2017 / EINPresswire.com / -- The Pacific Mesothelioma Center (PMC), a division of the Pacific Heart, Lung & Blood Institute (PHLBI), is pleased to announce a generous $100,000 gift from Roger G. Worthington, of ...

Continue Reading...
Aug 29 2017

Asbestos Found in Young Girls' Makeup Sold Nationwide

Reporters at WTVD, an ABC-affiliated station in Durham, N.C., had several samples of makeup products marketed and sold to children and young teens tested for harmful ingredients not listed on product labeling. Sean Fitzgerald, the Director of ...

Continue Reading...
Aug 21 2017

The ABCs of Asbestos in Schools

The Huffington Post recently published an article authored by Linda Reinstein, President of the Asbestos Disease Awareness Association addressing steps to protecting your kids from asbestos in schools. The article cites little-known but harrowing ...

Continue Reading...
Jul 10 2017

Recent Study Assessing Asbestos Fiber Burden in Human Lungs Provides New Insights into the Chrysotile Debate

A new German study published in the European Respiratory Journal sought to determine if the fiber burden in the lungs of persons exposed to asbestos decreased over time. Researchers found that the passage of time from a person’s last exposure ...

Continue Reading...
May 25 2017

There's Still Time to Register for the Fifth Annual Greatest Escape Motorcycle Ride!

Grab your bike and join us for the 5 th Annual “Greatest Escape” Motorcycle Ride on June 4 th 2017. Worthington & Caron is proud to serve as lead sponsor for this amazing event, inspired by “The Great Escape” movie and its ...

Continue Reading...
Feb 7 2017

A Multicenter Study of the EZH2 Inhibitor Tazemetostat in Adult Subjects With Relapsed or Refractory Malignant Mesothelioma With BAP1 Loss of Function

Tazemetostat is an investigational drug that kills cancer cells by stopping a gene called EZH2 from working. EZH2 affects how two other genes, INI1 and SMARCA4 work in cells. In early clinical development, tazemetostat has demonstrated clinical ...

Continue Reading...
Dec 16 2016

Study Shows That New Treatment Method May Dramatically Increase the Lifespan of Patients with Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma

A study conducted by a team of researchers from the University of Maryland Medical System, the University of Maryland School of Medicine, the Penn-Presbyterian Medical Center, the University of Pennsylvania and the Hospital of the University of ...

Continue Reading...
Nov 15 2016

An Aspirin a Day May Keep Mesothelioma Away

A recent study reveals that taking an aspirin every day may be effective in preventing or delaying the onset of mesothelioma in persons exposed to asbestos. The Facts Mesothelioma is an aggressive cancer caused by exposure to asbestos affecting over ...

Continue Reading...
Nov 1 2016

69 Year-Old Carpenter and Contractor Has "Lived a Good Life"

In the summer of 2015, Roy first began experiencing pain on his right side. He of course ignored the pain because if you knew Roy, you would understand what a tough hombre is he! Roy has been working construction since he was 12 years old. He was ...

Continue Reading...
Oct 31 2016

Jury Awards $18M to Retired City Government Official Who Contracted Mesothelioma from Asbestos-Contaminated Talcum Powder

The Worthington Caron Law Firm is pleased to report that on October 19, 2016, a Los Angeles jury awarded $18,070,000 to our clients in a case entitled Depoian v. American International Industries, Inc. et al. (Los Angeles Superior Court Case Number ...

Continue Reading...
Oct 31 2016

Jury Awards $7M to Retired Banker Exposed to Asbestos Renovating Homes

The Worthington Caron Law Firm is pleased to report that on October 24, 2016 a Los Angeles jury awarded $7,042,300 to our clients in Los Angeles Superior Court Case Number BC604809. The plaintiff was diagnosed with pleural mesothelioma, a cancer ...

Continue Reading...
Sep 16 2016

No Relation Between Asbestos Exposure and Mesothelioma Subtype

University of Western Australia researchers recently completed a 50-year review, originally published in Occupational and Environmental Medicine, where they compared the differences in asbestos exposure histories between biphasic, epithelioid, and ...

Continue Reading...
Aug 18 2016

Donald Trump Thinks Asbestos is Great

In June we shared a post from Mother Jones “Trump Files”, a series of posts that highlight the business mogul and Republican Presidential Candidate’s many oddities from over the years. We previously discussed how, in 1997, Trump ...

Continue Reading...
Aug 10 2016

Worth a Listen: Song About the Risks of Asbestos

Plumber Dean Harnett from Australia penned the lyrics to “Mystery Blue,” a song about the dangers of asbestos. Harnett was inspired to write the song after mesothelioma took the life of his friend’s father. Music producer Peter ...

Continue Reading...
Jun 30 2016

Activin A Can Be a New Biomarker for Mesothelioma

A team of cancer specialists from Hungary, Austria, Australia, and Switzerland conducted a recent study and believe they have found a new and helpful malignant pleural mesothelioma biomarker. The specialists recently published their findings in the ...

Continue Reading...
Jun 24 2016

University of Wisconsin-Madison Students Surprised with Asbestos Removal

Imagine the scenario: You’re in university housing, and you notice contractors start to remove asbestos from the building. What do you do? This is exactly what happened to a graduate student living in the university housing at the University of ...

Continue Reading...
Jun 16 2016

Does Surgery for Mesothelioma Improve Quality of Life?

When it comes to mesothelioma, surgery could be a helpful option to prolong the life of the patient. However, there are a number of patients who may undergo surgery because they believe it will impact their quality of life. This is an interesting ...

Continue Reading...
May 24 2016

Earlier, Accurate Detection of Mesothelioma with New Testing?

According to a new report, pathologists from France and Canada believe they have been able to identify two test that would help distinguish between malignant mesothelioma and a benign growth on the mesothelial membrane. If these tests do work, it ...

Continue Reading...
May 6 2016

Can Iron Removal Reduce Mesothelioma Risk?

A new study by Japanese researches shows that there may be a new way to help reduce the risk of developing deadly malignant mesothelioma after asbestos exposure. In the experiment, the researchers exposed rats to asbestos, presenting a pre-cancerous ...

Continue Reading...
Apr 22 2016

New Live Bacterium Immunotherapy May Improve MPM Response Rate

A new study is using immunotherapy with live bacterium along with chemotherapy to help treat malignant pleural mesothelioma. The testing shows over 90% disease control and 59% response rate. The trial was presented yesterday in Geneva, Switzerland at ...

Continue Reading...
Apr 4 2016

Despite Dangers, Asbestos Still Legal in United States

For many years, the dangers of asbestos exposure have been known by regulators, as well as the general public. Unfortunately, they have not been enough for the United States to ban manufacturers from using asbestos in their products. The potential ...

Continue Reading...
Mar 28 2016

How to Recognize the Symptoms of Mesothelioma

Mesothelioma is a serious condition, but not everyone recognizes when they have it so they don’t always take the proper steps to seek treatment. There are times when a person with mesothelioma mistakes the symptoms with other possible ...

Continue Reading...
Mar 15 2016

Research on Genetic Basis of Mesothelioma Opens Door for Better Treatment

Could there be a new study that opens the door for more effective and better treatment options for mesothelioma patients? Researchers have conducted a new study that promotes the assistance of characterizing mutational profiles and the genetic ...

Continue Reading...
44 results found. Viewing page 1 of 2. Go to page 1 2   Next

Get Empowered

We put your medical and personal needs first and provide compassionate representation.

Speak with an Attorney