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  • New Study Monitoring post-Harvey Benzene Exposure Special Bracelets Track Benzene Exposure in Houston Residents Houston residents rebuilding after Hurricane Harvey’s destruction will help scientists tracking benzene exposure, according to a Houston Business Journal report. Baylor College of Medicine is funding a study in which flood victims will wear porous silicone wristbands that absorb organic ...

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  • Tennessee Cracks Down on Distracted Driving State Troopers Prowl Interstates for Texting Drivers Tennessee law enforcement is cracking down on distracted drivers in the state according to the Times Free Press. The Tennessee Highway Safety Office and the Tennessee Highway Patrol are teaming up with local police departments on a statewide bus tour meant to […] The post appeared first on Allen Stewa...

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  • Differences between Sinus and Nasal Cancers Cancer Types, Risk Factors Differ Throughout Sinonasal System Sinonasal cancer includes a wide range of malignancies occurring in the nasal and paranasal sinus cavities. As they occur where air first enters the body, scientists Alyson Littman and Thomas Vaughn wrote in Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention that sinonasal cancers often […] The post appeared...

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  • Nasal Cancer Symptoms Many Patients Overlook Early Symptoms The American Cancer Society (ACS) states nasal cavity cancers are rare, with roughly 2,000 cases diagnosed in the United States every year. Nasal passage tumors become more common with age, as 4 out of 5 cases occur in patients aged 55 and older. ACS notes men are […] The post appeared first on Allen Stewart, P.C..

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  • Most Benzene Lawsuits Cancer Related Benzene Attorneys Investigate Exposures A recent mid-trial settlement in Philadelphia highlighted the ongoing legal battles between companies and employees harmed by the chemical benzene. The Daily Hornet’s Elizabeth Bradley wrote the trial began on April 28, 2017 in the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas and lasted three weeks. Michael Butts, […] The post app...

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  • Ohio Attorney General Sues Dealers Over Title Trouble Car Dealerships Didn’t Get Consumers Titles Long After Vehicle Sales Two Clermont County, Ohio car dealers are under fire for allegedly failing to deliver titles to their consumers. Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine filed lawsuits on Oct. 2, 2017 against AutoExpress of Cincinnati and its operator Lonny […] The post appeared first on Allen Stew...

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  • Court Rules Cops Need Warrant for Car Black Box Data U.S. Supreme Court Declines Hearing on Automotive Evidence Issue Police investigators can’t access a car’s “black box” without a warrant, per a U.S. Supreme Court decision issued Oct. 2, 2017 on State of Florida v. Charles Wiley Worsham, Jr. The High Court declined to hear […] The post appeared first on Allen Stewart, P.C..

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  • California Orders Car Insurance Rate Adjustment State Action Prompted by ProPublica Report Following a ProPublica and Consumer Reports expose into rate disparities, California regulators will require Nationwide and USAA to adjust car insurance rates for minority neighborhoods. The April 5, 2017 report examined more than 100,000 premiums charged for liability insurance. The report showed insurance ...

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  • Study: Work Exposure to Benzene Increases NHL Risk Certain Occupations At Higher Risk of Benzene Cancer Several agencies, including the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) have classified benzene as carcinogenic to humans. Many scientific studies have examined the link between benzene exposure and the development of […] The post ap...

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  • New Illinois Driving Laws Go Into Effect 2017 Sees Increased Fines, Expanded Laws The Chicago Sun Times reports a slate of Illinois new driving laws went into effect in 2017. Scott’s Law, also known as Chapter 625 of the Illinois Compiled Statutes, requires drivers to slow down or change lanes when driving by a stopped […] The post appeared first on Allen Stewart, P.C..

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  • New Bill Directs California Cap-and-Trade Funds Legislation Directs $1.5B to Cleaner Cars, Air Quality Recent California legislative action will have profound effects on how America’s most populous state will reduce emissions and move on from fossil fuel-powered vehicles. The Los Angeles Times wrote the state legislature sent Gov. Jerry Brown a bill outlining how to […] The post appeared first on...

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  • Revisiting Benzene Exposure in the Shanghai Women’s Health Study Findings Reinforce Dangers of Occupational Benzene Exposure Doctors and researchers around the world continue to find evidence linking benzene exposure to the development of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma (NHL). Agencies including the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) classi...

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  • Meta-study Points to Link Between Chlordane, Cancer Chinese Health Study Confirms Chlordane Cancer Risk Several studies over the past few decades have pointed to connections between exposure to certain pesticides and the incidence of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma (NHL). A growing body of scientific evidence continues to link exposure to organochlorine pesticides (OCP) with cancer, specifically NHL. […] T...

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  • Texas Recalled Vehicle Rate Leads U.S. Takata Recall Likely to Affect Statistics Texas leads the nation in rate of unrepaired recall cars, according to Car and Driver magazine. The magazine reported more than 63 million vehicles currently under recall still travel United States roadways as of 2017: a 34% jump from last year. Car and […] The post appeared first on Allen Stewart, P.C..

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  • New Nevada Law Would Expand Child Seat Requirements Nevada Senator, Safety Advocates Push for Stronger Law A bill working its way through the Nevada legislature would revamp child automotive safety laws. Senate Bill 156 would, according to the Las Vegas Review Journal, require children younger than eight years and less than 57 inches tall to […] The post appeared first on Allen Stewart, P.C..

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  • Historic Hurricane Releases ‘Benzene Plume’ Chemical Plants Throughout Southeast Texas Unleash Toxic Torrent Ahead of Harvey Hurricane Harvey’s devastation reaches beyond punishing winds and record-setting floods. Refineries and petrochemical plants across the Houston and greater southwest Texas region released millions of pounds of pollutants before and after the storm, including the carcinogen b...

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  • Allen Stewart P.C. on Benzene Firm Stands By Two Decades of Benzene Lawsuit Experience Benzene is an insidious chemical, present in many commercial and industrial products. Scientifically shown to cause cancer, some companies in the past took steps to remove benzene from their products, though not all were successful. Others still refuse to acknowledge benzene’s […] The post appeared first on All...

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  • Ohio Lawmakers Push For Backseat Child Alarms New Rule Aims to Keep Kids Safe in Cars New automotive legislation could help avert future tragedies like one that shattered an Ohio family in August 2017. U.S. Rep. Bob Latta (R-Ohio) sponsored H.R. 3388, the SELF-DRIVE Act, and introduced it in the U.S. House of Representatives on […] The post appeared first on Allen Stewart, P.C..

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  • Cordray Speaks Out For Forced Arbitration Limits The director of the country’s most powerful consumer advocacy organization came out in defense of the customer’s right to legal recourse in The New York Times. Richard Cordray, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau director, authored a column posted August 22, 2017 entitled Let Consumers Sue Companies supporting the consumer’s […] The post appeared ...

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  • New Arkansas Traffic Laws Now In Effect New Laws Penalizes Distracted Driving, Allow Higher Speeds Distracted Arkansas drivers face new fines thanks to a new law that went into effect July 31, 2017. Act 706, also known as Paul’s Law, states drivers caught by police texting and driving will be fined $250 for their first […] The post appeared first on Allen Stewart, P.C..

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  • What is Apoptosis? Apoptosis, named after the ancient Greek words for “falling off,” is controlled cellular death. This process occurs in all multicellular organs, including humans. Whereas traumatic cell death wreaks havoc on biological processes, apoptosis is a vital part of the body’s cellular life cycle. Cellular apoptosis helps shape bodily structures during growth. Apoptosis, […] The post a...

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  • What are T Helper Cells? T helper cells are a specialized type of lymphocyte, itself a white blood cell subtype. T cells play an important role in the human immune system, with each type serving a distinct purpose in cell-mediated immunity. T cells, so named because they mature inside the thymus organ, are the main […] The post appeared first on Allen Stewart, P.C..

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  • What are Macrophages? How Macrophages Relate to Cancer Macrophages are specialized white blood cells that attack and consume hostile microbes, cancer cells and cellular debris inside the human body. Their name, derived from Greek, means “big eater;” an apt description of their purpose in the immune system. When activated by T helper cells, macrophages swing […] The post appeared first on Allen St...

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  • Lawsuit Deadline Looms for Ford Focus, Ford Fiesta Owners Ford Focus, Ford Fiesta Reliability Issues Ford Focus and Ford Fiesta owners are running out of time to opt out of the class action lawsuit surrounding the vehicle’s PowerShift transmission problems. A recently settled class action lawsuit involving the 2012-2016 Ford Focus and 2011-2016 Ford Fiesta […] The post appeared first on Allen Ste...

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  • A Nevada Lemon Law Guide Lemon laws protect American consumers who purchase cars with repeated, unfixable problems: lemons. Manufacturers including General Motors, Toyota, Honda, Nissan and many more build thousands of lemons every year, with many sold in the United States. Nevada is no exception, and the Nevada lemon law protects Nevadans in such a […] The post appeared first on Allen Stewart, P...

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  • A cancer diagnosis can be the most stressful moment a person ever experiences. At that moment life substantially changes, priorities re-align and new questions occur. Many who are diagnosed with cancer ask about treatment options, other tests needed, and second opinions. One question often asked, however, is one doctors are sometimes reluctant to answer: “How […] The post Facing the Truth about Ca...

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  • PRESS RELEASE: Allen Stewart, P.C. Welcomes New Attorney To The Firm September 30, 2016 DALLAS, Texas: Allen Stewart, P.C. is pleased to announce the addition of lawyer Andrew Ross to our Dallas, Texas office.  Mr. Ross has represented hundreds of consumers throughout his career, obtaining favorable client recoveries through settlement and litigation. These cases include, […] The post PRESS RELEAS...

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