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The Rate of Malignant Mesothelioma is Increasing for Women

The epidemic of asbestos-related disease continues, and the rate of mesothelioma, a rare cancer associated with the inhalation of asbestos fiber, is increasing in women.

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The epidemic of asbestos-related disease continues, and the rate of mesothelioma, a rare cancer associated with the inhalation of asbestos fiber, is increasing in women.

$3.5 Billion Pittsburg Corning Corporation Asbestos Trust Fund Is Now Operating

Asbestos Litigation

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After 16 years of bankruptcy, the $3.5 Billion asbestos trust of Pittsburg Corning Corporation (PPG) opened for the business of paying asbestos victims and their families. PPG announced that the payment plan provided for under the asbestos companies bankruptcy reorganization plan effective April 27, 2016. PPG has emerged from Chapter 11 bankruptcy and has been operating under asbestos-related Chapter 11 protection since April 16, 2000.

After 16 years of bankrutcy, the $3.5 Billion asbestos trust of Pittsburg Cornning Corporation (PPG) opened for the business of paying asbestos victims and their famiies. PPG anounce that that the payment plan provided for under the asbestos companies bankruptcy reorganization plan ffective April 27, 2016. 

Frequently Asked Questions About Asbestos Litigation

Asbestos Litigation

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Resolution of an asbestos claim may involve several avenues: litigation (individual or consolidated with other cases), a class action, a court-approved settlement, an administrative claim or settlement, or a claim filed in bankruptcy.

For over 3 decades, Jon Gelman has represented thousands of individuals who have become ill as a result of exposure to asbestos fiber. He is the author of a nationally recognized treatise, now in its 3rd edition, on the subject. He has lectured extensively on asbestos litigation. On behalf of his clients he has successfully brought claims against the suppliers, manufacturers and health research groups of asbestos fiber and products. These types of claims are usually referred to as product liability cases.

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