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Our blog is a timely voice for cancer patients, caregivers, and those seeking information about mesothelioma and asbestos-related topics. By providing relevant news, personal stories, and practical insights, we will further spread awareness and nurture hope with the goal of one day eliminating mesothelioma.

Legal February 4, 2021 MAAC Staff
Mesothelioma Victim Awarded Money From Johnson & Johnson

Mesothelioma Victim Awarded Money From Johnson & Johnson

A New York State judge has ordered Johnson & Johnson pay a mesothelioma victim $120 million in damages. The woman developed pleural mesothelioma after…

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Legal November 5, 2020 MAAC Staff
Trane Files for Bankruptcy as Asbestos Claims Grow

Trane Files for Bankruptcy as Asbestos Claims Grow

Trane Technologies PLC recently created two new business units: Aldrich Pump LLC and Murray Boiler LLC. Both units filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on…

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Legal June 6, 2018 MAAC Staff
are settlements taxable?

Are Settlements Taxable? A Brief Guide

The entire legal process from first filing a claim to finally receiving a jury verdict or settlement can sometimes seem like it drags on…

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Legal November 22, 2017 MAAC Staff
Asbestos in Talcum Powder

Talcum Powder Lawsuit: Asbestos in Talc Linked to Mesothelioma

For many years, people have relied on talc for varied uses, whether in baby powder to help prevent diaper rash, in makeup or even…

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Legal December 12, 2016 MAAC Staff

What the 21st Century Cures Act Means for Mesothelioma

Last week, both houses of Congress passed the 21st Century Cures Act, a sweeping piece of legislation that will overhaul the way that medical…

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Legal July 27, 2016 MAAC Staff

A Brief History of Asbestos Litigation

Asbestos has been in use for millennia. The earliest known uses go back nearly 4,500 years to ancient Finland, where anthophyllite – a particular form…

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