Trump Endorses Russian Asbestos Exports After US Rejects Outright Ban

Russia is the world’s largest producer of asbestos, mining around 0.69 million metric tons in 2017, and consistently blocking all attempts to ban exports of the deadly mineral fibres. One major Russian mining company has taken to branding its pallets of asbestos...

Asbestos Compensation And Contributory Negligence By Smokers

The relationship between smoking, exposure to asbestos and the development of mesothelioma or asbestosis disease can affect a court’s decision on the degree of contributory negligence caused by smoking and the amount of asbestos compensation. Smoking cannot cause or...