Federal Courts Require Asbestos Manufacturers to Compensate Cancer Victims
Plant workers employed before 1981 diagnosed with various cancers are entitled to special benefits. Lung cancer, esophageal cancer, laryngeal cancer, pharyngeal cancer, stomach cancer, colon cancer, rectal cancer, and mesothelioma are frequently caused by asbestos exposure. Asbestos-laced products were used for decades at Monsanto. Neither employees nor management were aware of the asbestos risk.
Asbestos is a mineral that in its natural state is harmless. It becomes harmful when it is pulled apart or ground up into flexible fibers. Then, when inhaled or swallowed, microscopic asbestos fibers may be permanently affixed to body tissue. Over many years, these fibers may cause genetic changes that can lead to cancer. According to the National Cancer Institute, “It can take from 10 to 40 years or more for asbestos-related cancers to appear.”
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By Josh Resnek
The daughter of a former high ranking city official is set to receive a payment believed to be $300,000 in return for her silence about the sexual harassment and bullying charges she lodged against her bosses at the Wellness Center.
The mayor is apparently set to sign the agreement after weeks of negotiations.
City Councilors have been officially informed by the city solicitor to say nothing about this payoff, that the negotiations are private.
Only city councilor Mike Marchese has spoken up about the payoff.
The alleged payment for the victim’s silence has inspired some local activists already heightened public protests in the belief that what is happening to the school superintendent who just stepped aside, should be happening to the husband and wife team leading the Wellness Center.
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