Rapid-American Liquidates Assets, Establishes New Asbestos Trust Fund for Victims of Asbestos-Related Disease | Mesothelioma Law Firm

Rapid-American, a retail and consumer holding company once known for its McCrory Stores and cosmetics company Elizabeth Arden (now owned by Revlon, Inc.), recently filed a Chapter 11 liquidation plan with a New York bankruptcy court, according to a report by Law360. The liquidation plan would create an asbestos trust fund worth an estimated $12.3 […]

How to Advocate for a Nursing Home Resident | Mesothelioma Law Firm

Moving a loved one into a nursing home can be a stressful experience to say the least. It’s not unusual for family members to be worried about the quality of care their loved ones receive. In fact, such worries may continue for years into a stay. It may feel strange to entrust strangers with the […]

More Than 40,000 Americans: Estimated Number of Asbestos-Related Deaths Rises Once Again | Mesothelioma Law Firm

Every 12 minutes, an American dies from an asbestos-related disease. That’s according to recent data from the Institute of Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME), which determined that in 2019 the United States saw more than 40,000 deaths caused by exposure to asbestos. Asbestos is a naturally-occurring fibrous mineral that for centuries was mined from the […]

Honoring Fallen U.S. Veterans This Memorial Day | Mesothelioma Law Firm

Memorial Day means far more than just the beginning of summer and a long weekend off from work — it’s a day to pay our most sincere respects to the American soldiers who have given their lives so that we can all enjoy the freedoms that we cherish and hold dear. Memorial Day serves as […]

COVID-19 Birth Trends Point to Lasting Impacts on American Society | Mesothelioma Law Firm

The U.S. birth rate is at its lowest in decades. But where before this so-called “baby bust” was thought to be triggered by COVID-19, experts are now saying we can’t be sure — yet. According to provisional data released on May 5 by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), about 142,000 fewer […]

How To Take Care of Mental Health During Covid19 Pandemic – Fast&Up

What makes mental health so important? Mental health is crucial these days because it affects each and every aspect of a person’s life. This can include a person’s career, his personal life and his physical health. One can go through severe anxiety and stress which can directly impact a person’s heart. And if someone is […]

How To Take Care of Mental Health During Covid19 Pandemic – Fast&Up

What makes mental health so important? Mental health is crucial these days because it affects each and every aspect of a person’s life. This can include a person’s career, his personal life and his physical health. One can go through severe anxiety and stress which can directly impact a person’s heart. And if someone is […]

Following Reports of Injuries and One Death, Peloton® Recalls Its Treadmills | Mesothelioma Law Firm

On Wed., May 5, 2021, Peloton® announced a voluntary recall of its treadmills — just two-and-a-half weeks after the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) issued a warning for Tread+™ owners to stop using the machine due to a number of reported injuries and one child’s death. Peloton®’s recall also came with an admission from […]

On International Firefighters Day, We Recognize the Brave Men and Women Who Protect Our Local Communities | Mesothelioma Law Firm

Tuesday, May 4 marks International Firefighters Day — a day to both remember all of the firefighters who have lost their lives and to support the firefighters who currently serve and protect our communities each and every day of the year.  International Firefighters Day aims to:   Firefighters are nothing short of heroes. Still, many […]

International Workers Memorial Day Renews the Fight against Asbestos Exposure | Mesothelioma Law Firm

Today is International Workers Memorial Day, a 32-year-old annual movement to recognize those around the world who have suffered or lost their lives at work. This is important because, each year, more people are killed at work than in wars, according to the International Labor Organization (ILO). And in most cases, these are not inexplicable […]