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$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. 

Lawsuit Filed Alleging Asbestos Exposed Chemical Worker Suffered Fatal Mesothelioma

Hoffman LaRoche

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 A lawsuit was filed alleging that a former chemical operator at Hoffman-LaRoche in Nutley, New Jersey, was exposed to asbestos fiber and died of mesothelioma. A lawsuit was filed alleging that a former chemical operator at Hoffman-LaRoche in Nutley, New Jersey was exposed to asbestos fiber and died of mesothelioma. 

NIOSH Alerts Home Healthcare Workers About Latex Allergies

Occupational exposure

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NIOSH (The National Institute for Occupational Health and Safety) has published a booklet to educate Home Healthcare Workers about preventing latex allergies. Latex products are made from natural rubber, and sensitivity can develop after repeated exposure. Limiting exposure to latex can help prevent allergic reactions for both home healthcare workers and their clients.

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