Carbon Nanotubes: The New Asbestos?

     James F. Humphreys & Associates, L.C. has represented thousands of people with asbestos related diseases. The history of asbestos exposure and illness in this country is a tragedy that should not be repeated with other substances, especially materials which have physical or chemical properties similar to asbestos. One new material which industry needs …

South Carolina Trial Against Johnson & Johnson for Baby Powder Related Mesothelioma Ends in Mistrial

James F. Humphreys & Associates, L.C.  has represented victims of asbestos exposure and their estates for over 30 years. Asbestos causes a number of serious and often fatal diseases, including asbestosis, lung cancer and mesothelioma. In recent trials, plaintiffs have argued that they or a loved one developed mesothelioma after using products that contain talcum …

Breaking News: Supreme Court of Virginia Recognizes Cause of Action for Take Home Exposure 

James F. Humphreys & Associates, L.C. has represented victims of asbestos exposure for almost 30 years. In most cases, people are exposed through their work, but family members can also be exposed to asbestos when workers bring asbestos fibers home on their clothing. When the work clothes are washed and dried at home, asbestos fibers …

Essure Lawsuits

James F. Humphreys & Associates, L.C. has represented many people injured by medical devices, and is currently reviewing potential claims for injuries related to the Essure birth control device.     Essure is a permanently implanted birth control device which consists of metal coils that are implanted in the fallopian tubes that carry eggs from …

Asbestos in Cosmetics

James F. Humphreys & Associates, L.C. represents people who have been injured by exposure to asbestos. This mineral was deliberately used to make many products such as insulation, gaskets and packing material, but it has also appeared as a contaminant in products such as baby powder and cosmetics. Recently, asbestos was reported in children’s cosmetics …