28 Jan

Canadian Government’s proposed Asbestos Regulations

Canadian Government’s proposed Asbestos Regulations
While many uses have been phased out and alternatives are available, asbestos may still be found in products like: The Government of Canada recognizes that breathing in asbestos fibres can cause cancer and other diseases, such as asbestosis, mesothelioma …
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Third Diffuse Mesothelioma Payment Scheme levy announced
Penny Mordaunt, Minister for Disabled People, announced on 18 January 2017 the amount of the third Diffuse Mesothelioma Payment Scheme levy. The Diffuse Mesothelioma Payment Scheme (DMPS) is designed to provide compensation for people suffering from …
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Pa. Court Won’t Revive Asbestos Suit Barred By Bankruptcy
The appellate court’s decision upholds a summary judgment nixing claims brought by the wife of a Mifflin County manufacturing plant worker who alleged she developed mesothelioma after being exposed to two years worth of asbestos dust brought home on her …
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