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Legal June 6, 2018 MAAC Staff

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

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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