A study of 300 individuals suffering from asbestos mesothelioma have shown promise using the drug, nivolumab which has already been effective for treating melanoma and kidney disease. By blocking a protein called PD-1 on the surface of T-cells, immune system cells can be activated to hunt down and kill cancer cells. Although it is way too […]
Our Asbestos Team comprised of senior partners Anita Pryor and Alan Pickert are often asked if there are still people who are injured from asbestos or is this something that went away decades ago. Sadly, they will tell you that after 27 years of both doing asbestos cases, they still have a full caseload today of […]
Terrell Hogan has successfully been representing individuals and their families who have asbestos related cancer for thirty years now. However, as the recent article points out, despite our best efforts to educate legislators and congress about the hazards of asbestos, the United States still imports a tremendous amount of asbestos every year. Alan Pickert and […]
Terrell Hogan has been representing asbestos victims for over thirty five years with great success. Recently, that success was recognized by Newsweek Magazine. Specifically, Newsweek named Anita Pryor and Alan Pickert as one of the Asbestos Leaders in the nation. Newsweek only chose twenty lawyers for such a high honor and distinguishment. Anita and Alan […]
One of the greatest miscarriages of Florida justice in the past twenty years was when the Florida legislature in 2005 granted the asbestos manufacturers greatest desire and passed the Florida Asbestos and Silica Act. Despite strong efforts by Anita Pryorand Alan Pickert of Terrell Hogan to preserve the rights and access to court for those Floridians who were injured due […]
The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) advised in their most recent published report on Asbestos that NIOSH has determined that 1) exposure to asbestos fibers cause cancer and asbestosis in humans and 2) provides an updated discussion of the potency of chrysotile for causing mesothelioma. Read the newly published report from NIOSH.
Terrell Hogan attorneys are seeing a steady flow of new asbestos complaints. The Center for Disease Control ranks Florida second in the nation for asbestos-related deaths. The following story discusses the dangers of asbestos: Asbestos cases still prominent In Jacksonville.
Martin “Marty” Russian was 17, looking for adventure, and wanted to serve our country. So like many fine patriotic Americans during his generation, he joined the United States Navy in 1956. He served aboard the USS Intrepid for over three years as a machinist mate and received his honorable discharge in 1960. Unfortunately, like so […]
Marlyn Johnson spent more than 20 years during the 1960s and 1970s as a carpenter and general contractor. During this time, he worked with and around others who applied and sanded asbestos-containing joint compounds while building more than 200 residential homes. Due to breathing asbestos fibers from the joint compounds over time, Mr. Johnson […]