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Issue #Premier, November 2000

W.R. Grace & Co. (GRA)

In late September, W.R. Grace & Co.'s stock price began recovering from a mid-month decline of nearly 25 percent. The U.S. government sued Grace last month to gain access


Federal-Mogul Corp. (FMO)

The auto parts manufacturer also had a busy month. Federal-Mogul announced Sept. 19 that by mutual agreement it had severed ties with CEO and President Richard A. Snell. In the announcement


Armstrong Holding Inc. (ACK)

Armstrong Holdings Inc. had a busy September. On Sept. 21, a Pennsylvania newspaper reported that asbestos material was found in insulation removed from its Lancaster, Pa., plant. A week later, the company announced it


VERMICULITE — What Is It? And How Did Asbestos Get In There?

Consumer class action lawsuits filed recently against W.R. Grace & Co. allege that the vermiculite used to produce Zonolite Attic Insulation contains asbestos and may cause serious illness if


THE POLIO VACCINE AND SV40: <br>How over 10 Million Jabs Became Tainted

While the polio vaccine was hailed throughout the world as a miracle when it was introduced in the 1950s, scientists then were unaware of a still mysterious virus lurking in its wake


First Of Its Kind Mesothelioma Study Says SV40, Asbestos Play Cocarcinogenic Role

The structure of simian virus 40(SV40) refined at 3.1 A resolution. Cancer researchers have recently shown that SV40 causes malignant transformation of human mesothelial cells. Those same researchers are now trying to


Another Piece in the Mesothelioma Puzzle?

From the earliest days of its existence, mesothelioma has been a medical and scientific puzzle. The pieces of this puzzle involve the challenging diagnosis of the tumor; the association


SV40, ASBESTOS AND MESOTHELIOMA:<br> HOT POTATO, RED HERRING OR SILVER BULLET?

Depending upon whom we represent, asbestos lawyers either eagerly await or dread any new scientific research on SV40. Simian virus 40 is a DNA tumor virus of, as its name suggests, monkeys


Litigation Still Gushing In Texas' 'Tort City'

One of the first, and some believe still the most favored, venues for asbestos litigation in Texas is Beaumont, the county seat of Jefferson County and the site of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District


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