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Supreme Court Sets High Judicial Threshold For Evaluating Scientific Evidence
For the last few decades, the most compelling issue in an occupational disease case has been the manner in which the workers’ compensation court shoul...
EPA Downplayed 9-11 Aftermath Toxic Exposures

The September 11, 2001, terrorist attack on the World Trade Center in New York City and the environmental aftermath were unprecedented. Airborne dust from the collapse of the towers blanketed Lower Manhattan and was blown or dispersed into many of the surrounding office buildings, schools, and residences.
This complex mixture of building debris and combustion by-products contained such ingredients as asbestos, lead, glass fibers, and concrete dust. Responding to this crisis required organizations from all levels of government to coordinate their response efforts and to make critical public health and safety decisions quickly, and without all of the data that decision-makers would normally desire.

The Puzzle of Proof in an Occupational Disease Case: Does Anything Go?

The concept of a compensable industrial disease has developed only recently and its acceptance has lagged far behind that of industrial accidents.   The original Workers' Compensation Acts, as promulgated from the year 1911 forward by many of the states, did not provide for the recognition of occupational illness and disease as compensable events.

Woman Looks Back At Her Toxic N.J. Youth

Her body's betrayals, in her 45 years, range from asthma to infertility, from miscarried quadruplets to malformed organs. She wears a scar across her throat like a necklace that binds her to others who have had thyroid tumors removed.  

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There is also a need for the regulation of gambling and new online casinos in Australia. Many of the platforms are based offshore, and it has been proposed that these platforms should be required to adhere to Australian laws and regulation. The regulation of these offshore platforms will come into play if the regulation of gambling is becoming difficult. This is something that all countries will have to contend with, and if Australia's stance on offshore gambling is tough, other gambling industry players may move their gambling to an area where regulation is less strict.

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