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$2 Million for Illinois Postal Worker

Weitz & Luxenberg has protected the legal rights of workers since 1986. And in that time the firm’s mesothelioma lawyers have won several billion dollars in verdicts and settlements for clients injured by asbestos. A former Illinois postal worker charged in a lawsuit that he developed mesothelioma cancer from occupational asbestos exposure. After a three-week…

Dangers of Improper Asbestos Abatement

Weitz & Luxenberg P.C. is troubled by the recent rash of violations in New York State that were committed by unscrupulous asbestos abatement contractors and construction business owners that are responsible for the improper handling of asbestos despite the known health risks. The firm has represented tens of thousands of men and women who were…

Shoulder Pain Pump Risk

Weitz & Luxenberg P.C. would like to inform patients of a debilitating condition, postarthroscopic glenohumeral chondrolysis (PAGCL), which results in the permanent degeneration of shoulder cartilage. This devastating and painful process has been linked to a post-surgical treatment for shoulder pain that has been performed across the country. Pain pumps are used to manage post-operative…

$4.5 Million Awarded in Construction Asbestos Case

A Clay County, Missouri, jury last week awarded a $4.5-million verdict to the family of a Kansas City construction worker who died of mesothelioma after working with asbestos-containing materials his entire career. According to the family’s mesothelioma lawsuit, the man’s exposure to asbestos-laden products contributed to his death. The construction worker, the family’s chief breadwinner, had…

Hydoxycut Recall

Weitz & Luxenberg P.C. would like to inform the public that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a warning on May 1, 2009 to immediately stop use of Hydroxycut dietary supplements by Iovate Health Sciences Inc. after reports of serious health problems in users taking the recommended doses. Iovate recalled 14 Hydroxycut products from…

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