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Where Are Asbestos-Containing Materials Most Commonly Used?

Published on Jan 27, 2022 at 11:52 am in Asbestos.
Roof tiles

It may be unsettling to know that asbestos can be found in many of the homes, schools, and offices in which we spend so much of our lives. For most of the 20th century, asbestos was a resilient and heat-resistant material central to manufacturing and construction, and our cities and neighborhoods today still carry the […]

Scott Frost to Present at the AAJ 2022 Winter Convention

Published on Jan 25, 2022 at 3:11 pm in News.

The American Association for Justice is having its 2022 Winter Convention in Palm Springs in February. Since the AAJ is by trial lawyers for trial lawyers, attorneys from all over the country come together at this convention to learn from their colleagues and stay informed on new developments regarding their practice. Much of the learning […]

How to Treat Sleep Apnea During CPAP Machine Recall

Published on Jan 21, 2022 at 1:50 pm in Product Liability.
person typing on laptop next to stethoscope

When you have sleep apnea, your doctor will likely advise you to use a CPAP machine to help treat it. A CPAP machine creates a positive airway path while you sleep. This means that it provides your nose and mouth with a steady flow of oxygen throughout the night so that the airway doesn’t close, […]

Court Denies Motion for Case Dismissal Based on Jurisdiction

Published on Jan 7, 2022 at 8:47 am in News.

Frost Law Firm, PC is proud to represent Dale M. Spurlin, a Navy veteran, in taking legal action against the manufacturing companies whose alleged negligence led to countless mesothelioma diagnoses among military service members, including his own. We are currently advocating for Mr. Spurlin and his wife Mary Spurlin as they work to hold these […]

What Is Paraquat Tongue?

Published on Dec 20, 2021 at 9:03 am in Product Liability.
Plane spraying herbicide

The condition known as “Paraquat tongue” may be one of the lesser-known side effects of exposure to the weedkilling chemical paraquat dichloride. Through research, we have gradually become more and more aware of the terrible effects that Paraquat can have on the human body. For the past several decades, increasingly greater attention has been given […]

Which CPAP Machines Are Recalled?

Published on Dec 20, 2021 at 8:12 am in Product Liability.
Person signing documents

CPAP machines, or Continuous Positive Airway Pressure machines are intended to improve a person’s health with their use. Doctors and other medical professionals often instruct patients with sleep apnea to use a CPAP so they can continuously get oxygen through the night. However, some devices have been recalled. You might be wondering exactly which CPAP […]

What Crops Is Paraquat Used For?

Published on Dec 9, 2021 at 3:35 pm in Product Liability.
aerial view of farmland

Paraquat is a powerful herbicide that’s currently only approved for commercial use in the United States. It’s several more times more powerful than weed killers like Roundup, which contain glyphosate and are approved for household use, but is also consequently several times more toxic to humans. Paraquat is toxic enough that it can cause death […]

California Law Allows Families to Collect Mesothelioma Wrongful Death Benefits

Published on Dec 9, 2021 at 2:16 pm in Mesothelioma Information.
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In January 2022, amendments to a California law will go into effect, allowing the surviving estate of individuals lost to mesothelioma to receive damages for pain and suffering. This is a major legal change from the previously-existing 1961 law that blocked pain and suffering and disfigurement damages from being awarded to any party but the […]

The Side Effects of Immunotherapy vs. Chemotherapy for Mesothelioma Treatment

Published on Nov 23, 2021 at 10:18 am in Product Liability.
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Immunotherapy and chemotherapy are cancer treatments used for some patients in the treatment of malignant mesothelioma. Each treatment option uses a different method to target the cancer. While immunotherapy uses the body’s own immune system to kill and stop or slow the growth of cancerous cells, chemotherapy uses chemicals to fight the growth of cancerous cells.

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