Pounds of asbestos that arrived in U.S. ports since 2006
People currently exposed to asbestos at the workplace
On-the-job injuries in the U.S. everyday
Problematic FDA medical device reports/year
Prescriptions written in the U.S./year
It is a chronic lung disease caused by the retention of asbestos fibers in the lungs after prolonged exposure to asbestos and similar to other asbestos-related diseases, Asbestosis manifests many years after the initial asbestos exposure.
It is a very rare and aggressive form of cancer that affects the cells in the linings inside the chest, abdomen, and space around the heart. Caused by exposure to asbestos, it claims an average of 3,000 lives per year, with fewer than 4,500 new cases diagnosed annually.
Pharmaceutical companies have an obligation to ensure that the medications being sold do not cause more harm than good, but that’s not always the case. They have failed to protect the consumer and now the affects of their irresponsibility are causing injuries.
AkinMears handles claims for those who have been affected by or lost a loved one from injuries caused by pharmaceutical drugs, defective products, medical devices, asbestos exposure, and personal injuries.
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