October 2, 2013

Infographic: Asbestos in the Workplace

Did you know that the World Health Organization estimates that 125,000,000 people worldwide are exposed to asbestos on the job? This and other startling facts about asbestos exposure in the workplace may come as a surprise to you as you scroll through our newest infographic: Click image above to view and share at full size. [...]
September 30, 2013

Partner Post: The Baie Verte Chrysotile Asbestos Mine

Final Report Confirms Asbestos Dangers Written by James P. Nevin    The Final Report of the Registry of The Former Workers of The Baie Verte, Canada Chrysotile Asbestos Mine has been released. The mine was relatively unique in that it did not open until 1963, long after the hazards of asbestos were understood by the owners and [...]
September 23, 2013

Supporting Loved Ones with Mesothelioma

Spread the word! Mesothelioma Awareness Day is this Thursday, September 26! Are you wondering how you can help a loved one affected by mesothelioma? Dealing with any illness can seem overwhelming, even if you are not the one diagnosed. It is important for parents, caregivers, family, and friends too remain compassionate and supportive without overwhelming [...]
September 20, 2013

Super Lawyers at Brayton Purcell LLP

There is little to fear when you have a Super Lawyer on your side! Luckily for you, the chances of working with a Brayton Purcell LLP  Super Lawyer are high. Many of our attorneys have been rated “Super Lawyers” for years on end, and a selection of our associate attorneys have been deemed “Rising Stars,” fast [...]
September 18, 2013

Brayton Purcell within Top 10 in Oregon!

Those in Oregon will love to learn that Brayton Purcell L.L.P. has been ranked in the Top 10 Accident and Injury Lawyers in Oregon for three months straight! It is evident that our commitment to justice and success in the court room is not going unnoticed, especially by Oregon residents. Bestattorneysonline.com has ranked Brayton Purcell L.L.P. as [...]
September 17, 2013

Maybe They Should Do Something About That?

This story is not from California, but like most stories concerning asbestos and buildings, it could be. The town of Seguin is a little town in Texas, near San Antonio. The city houses the Guadalupe County Agriculture Building. Last week, a county judge ordered the building closed, over concerns of asbestos and mold within the [...]
September 11, 2013

9/11 Attacks and Asbestos

Do you know what mesothelioma and the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center have to do with one another? Let’s take a look at our latest asbestos infographic to find out the ways: Click the infographic above to see and share at full size. If you were present on the day the twin [...]
September 10, 2013

Asbestos In The home

Any California homeowner thinking about a remodeling job has many things to worry about with their project. They may be concerned about the cost, and with the slowly recovering residential real estate market, whether they will be able to recover the cost of the project when they sell their home. They may be worried about [...]
September 4, 2013

Asbestos in Your Schools: Infographic

Have you heard of the recent asbestos discovery at Coolidge Elementary School in Binghamton, New York ? In late July, asbestos was found in the basement crawl space of one of the school buildings. Summer activities at the school were halted and a plan to remove the asbestos is being formed. Do you worry about [...]