Asbestos, Mesothelioma, and the Railroad: What You Should Know

Asbestos Mesothelioma-Induced Cancer Amongst Railroad Workers What is the connection between asbestos, a natural mineral and toxin identified as cancer-causing, and railroad workers? Let’s take a deeper look. Asbestos causes mesothelioma, a rare and aggressive cancer that develops on the tissue that surrounds the lungs, chest wall, and diaphragm. A connection has been made between…

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What is Loss of Consortium in a Virginia Wrongful Death Case?

Loss of consortium is a legal term that refers to an individual’s claim for financial compensation when an injury sustained by their spouse damages their relationship. For example, imagine you and your spouse are injured in a car accident through no fault of your own. Your injuries are fairly minor but your spouse’s injuries are…

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