Mesothelioma

Mesothelioma Mesothelioma Definition: An asbestos related cancer that affects the lining of the chest and is often fatal.

Mesothelioma: An asbestos related cancer that affects the lining of the chest and is often fatal.


Mesothelioma - Frequently Asked Questions

Why Is There an Opioid Epidemic and When Did It Start?
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Why Is There an Opioid Epidemic and When Did It Start?

The term opioid refers to a group of drugs that includes prescription painkillers, such as oxycodone, morphine, and codeine, and illegal drugs, such as heroin and fentanyl. Besides the ability to effectively numb pain, all opioids have something else in common—they are highly addictive. Even responsible individuals with no history of drug abuse are at

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How Can You Determine If Someone Has Committed Medical Malpractice?
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How Can You Determine If Someone Has Committed Medical Malpractice?

For a doctor or health care provider to commit malpractice, four conditions must be present. The party must owe a standard of care to the patient and he or she must violate that standard of care. The patient must suffer harm as a direct result of the party’s failure and his or her injuries must

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Mesothelioma - News Articles

Jury Finds Texas Hospital and Doctor Negligent of Medical Malpractice; Patient Awarded $43 Million
06 jun
Jury Finds Texas Hospital and Doctor Negligent of Medical Malpractice; Patient Awarded $43 Million

According to research conducted by John Hopkins University, 10 to 15 percent of the United States adult population have gallstone disease and around 800,000 operations are performed each year. The majority of patients suffering from gallstones do not require surgery, but the procedure is very common and statistically very safe. Billy Pierce, who is now

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29 dec
Georgia Jury Finds St. Francis Hospital Negligent; Awards Family $26 Million

After completing a 5k race in October 2012, Sandra Williams experienced an intense pain in her neck. Barely able to move her head, Williams, then 55, consulted doctors at St. Francis Hospital in Columbus, Georgia. She quickly agreed to undergo a neck operation scheduled just four days after the race. The surgery was deemed a

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