19 June, 2017

Clinical Trial to Test New Mesothelioma Drug

By | June 19th, 2017|Mesothelioma|

Patients suffering from mesothelioma will be looking at a new clinical trial to be held in England with great interest. The trial will test the effectiveness of nivolumab, a drug that is currently used [...]

9 June, 2017

Celebrating Cancer Survivors

By | June 9th, 2017|Mesothelioma|

Here at Baron & Budd, we are anxiously looking forward to the day when mesothelioma, an aggressive cancer caused solely by exposure to asbestos, is no longer a death sentence for patients. New therapies [...]

6 June, 2017

Women Working in Doll Factories at Risk for Mesothelioma

By | June 6th, 2017|Mesothelioma|

According to a study published in the Italian medical journal La Medicina del Lavoro on April 21, women working in doll manufacturing facilities are at a higher risk of developing mesothelioma because of high [...]

2 June, 2017

U.S. Senate Likely to Restore Roadblocks to Asbestos Ban

By | June 2nd, 2017|Mesothelioma|

An obscure piece of legislation being considered by the Senate will likely be passed, in effect killing any further efforts to ban the use of asbestos in the United States. In fact, this bill [...]

27 March, 2017

Mesothelioma Research Advances Continue to Show Promise

By | March 27th, 2017|Mesothelioma|

Researchers continue to work tirelessly on potential new treatments to defeat the terrible disease known as mesothelioma, which affects thousands of people and their families each year. These are just a few of the [...]

27 March, 2017

Still Deadly After All These Years: Mesothelioma Mortality Rates Increase

By | March 27th, 2017|Mesothelioma|

You would think that deaths from the toxic mineral asbestos would finally be in decline. After all, asbestos, a mineral prized for its superior insulating and fire retardant properties, high tensile strength and naturally [...]

24 February, 2017

Baron & Budd’s 40-Year Fight for Asbestos Victims

By | February 24th, 2017|Mesothelioma|

Baron & Budd's cornerstone practice is representing clients and their loved ones who have been diagnosed with mesothelioma and other diseases caused by exposure to asbestos. We were one of the first law firms in [...]

15 February, 2017

Washington Family Awarded $2.5 Million in “Second-Hand” Asbestos Case

By | February 15th, 2017|Mesothelioma|

A King County, Washington jury awarded $3.5 million to the family of a woman who died from mesothelioma traced to second-hand asbestos exposure. Although the award was recently reduced by $1 million by an [...]

8 February, 2017

“It’s About Time:” Canada Announces Asbestos Ban

By | February 8th, 2017|Mesothelioma|

The Canadian government has made a move that many people wish would happen in the U.S. – a ban on the manufacture, import or export of asbestos. The ban is expected to take place [...]

3 January, 2017

What You Need to Know Before Filing a Mesothelioma Lawsuit

By | January 3rd, 2017|Mesothelioma|

There is one known cause of mesothelioma, and that is exposure to asbestos. Thousands of people have filed mesothelioma lawsuits against the manufacturers of this deadly material, and found justice in the form of [...]

13 December, 2016

Red Wine Chemical Could Improve Mesothelioma Treatments

By | December 13th, 2016|Mesothelioma|

South Korean researchers have found combining the chemotherapy drug cisplatin with resveratrol, an antioxidant found in red wine, could be an effective way to treat malignant pleural mesothelioma. The results of their work were [...]

6 December, 2016

FDA Fast Tracks Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma Drug

By | December 6th, 2016|Mesothelioma|

A cancer vaccine designed to treat malignant pleural mesothelioma, known as galinpepimut-S, or the WT1 cancer vaccine, recently obtained a Fast Track designation from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. This designation means that [...]