Category Archives: Mesothelioma

Second-Hand Asbestos Claims

Imagine your child walks inside after a long day, tired and worn out, and covered in dust and dirt. Most moms command that the clothing — the jeans, the t-shirt, maybe a jacket — be left in the front hall and that the “guilty party” proceed to the bath before dinner. And then you do… Read More »

Asbestos Compensation is Available

Compensation is still available for victims of asbestos diseases.  Though asbestos cases have been litigated for 40 years, compensation can still be obtained by those who suffer from this great American tragedy.  The method of recovery has changed and the amounts available are different.  Instead of the “old days,” when a victim or their family… Read More »


With the Pennsylvania Supreme Court’s recent decision in DALY v. AW CHESTERTON, allowing a Pennsylvania asbestos victim to file a claim if they are diagnosed with a second asbestos caused cancer, Nass Cancelliere Brenner, continued its leadership in creating favorable case law for Pennsylvania Asbestos/Mesothelioma victims.   Perhaps our number one appellate victory, is the landmark case… Read More »


During the first half of February, 2012, Nass Cancelliere Brenner successfully resolved five mesothelioma cases on behalf of its clients.  These cases included two living victims of asbestos caused mesothelioma, both women, who are only 52 and 62 years old.  The other three victims died from their mesothelioma.  They were ages 78, 81 and 85. … Read More »

Five Frequently Asked Asbestos Questions

DOES MEDICARE HAVE A RIGHT TO BE REIMBURSED FROM ASBESTOS SETTLEMENTS? Medicare has a very limited right to be reimbursed for conditional payments made to asbestos plaintiffs. The basic rule is that Medicare only has a right to be reimbursed for funds that are received because of a person’s exposure to asbestos after December 5,… Read More »

The National Association of Distinguished Counsel

The National Association of Distinguished Counsel Press Release Edward M. Nass, of Nass Cancelliere Brenner, has been selected to the 2015 list as a member of the Nation’s Top One Percent by the National Association of Distinguished Counsel.  NADC is an organization dedicated to promoting the highest standards of legal excellence.  Its mission is to… Read More »

What is Mesothelioma?

What is Mesothelioma? Mesothelioma, also known as asbestos cancer, is a rare but deadly disease which affects the pleura (a thin lining surrounding the lungs) and other parts of the body. It is caused by exposure to asbestos, naturally occurring minerals which were widely used in various industries for their fire-resistant properties. The most common form… Read More »