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Jul 28, 2014, 14:20 ET

$800 Million Trust To Settle Asbestos Claims, says Cooney & Conway

RPM International and representatives of current and future claimants for deadly asbestos injuries have agreed in principle to resolve...

Jul 09, 2013, 10:30 ET

National STEM Video Game Challenge Names Winners Of Third Annual Competition

The Joan Ganz Cooney Center at Sesame Workshop and E-Line Media today announced the names of 16 middle school and high school students as the...

Feb 19, 2013, 18:38 ET

Defenseless against Asbestos on Navy Ships

Stretching from World War II until the late 1970's, members of the U.S. military, particularly the naval branch, were among those most affected by...

Feb 12, 2013, 10:40 ET

Understanding A Peritoneal Mesothelioma Diagnosis; from Mesothelioma Lawyers

It's hard enough when you or a loved one is diagnosed with mesothelioma. It's even harder when you're diagnosed with a rare form of the disease....

Jan 22, 2013, 09:30 ET
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The Danger of Asbestos in Schools

Asbestos was commonly used in schools as insulation and in building materials, such as drywall, floor/ceiling tile, applied fireproofing...

May 19, 2011, 11:00 ET

Family Sues Four Loko's Chicago Maker in Teen's Death

Calling attention to the dangers of a beverage that packs a whopping 12 percent alcohol and is aimed at young people, the family of a teen who died...

Jun 28, 2010, 13:34 ET

Plunkett Cooney Says Increased Regional Cooperation and Consolidation Can Help Avoid Deeper Service Cuts

BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich., June 28 /PRNewswire/ -- School districts and many local-level governments in Michigan must approve balanced budgets for...

Feb 24, 2010, 08:00 ET

Rush to Judge Toyota in Washington Won't Necessarily Lead to Adverse Courtroom Verdicts, Plunkett Cooney Says

The U.S. House and Senate committee hearings scheduled for this week may help jump-start the discovery process for plaintiffs' attorneys suing...

Dec 28, 2009, 10:00 ET

10,000 Companies Prepare to Start Low Carbon Diet Plans on Jan. 1

President Obama and the EPA are gearing up to put the nation on a low-carbon diet and their strategy would do Weight Watchers proud: Count first,...

Apr 17, 2009, 09:55 ET

'Quick Rinse' Bankruptcy for GM: A Pipe Dream?

Plunkett Cooney to Host Media Call at 11:45 a.m. EDT to Discuss Chapter 11 Scenarios BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich., April 17 Conventional wisdom...

Dec 18, 2008, 13:44 ET

New 'Star' Rankings for Nursing Homes May Cloud the Big Picture

Star ratings have made it easier for consumers to compare everything from crash test ratings for new cars to fancy restaurants. Now, people...

May 09, 2008, 01:00 ET

First Annual Joan Ganz Cooney Center Symposium Unveils New Research, Reports and Anchors Discussions on the Potential of Digital Media's Role in Education

NEW YORK, May 9 /PRNewswire/ -- At today's first annual Joan Ganz Cooney Center Symposium called "Logging Into The Playground: How Digital Media...

Apr 07, 2008, 01:00 ET

$3 Billion Asbestos Deal Reached by W.R.Grace Company to Pay Asbestos Victims

CHICAGO, April 7, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Principals announced today a $3 billion dollar agreement to resolve current and future asbestos claims...

Jul 15, 2003, 01:00 ET

Concerned About Vaccines? A New Book Offers Parents Straight Answers to Questions About Vaccines And Vaccine Safety

NEW YORK, July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- While millions of children will be immunized against life threatening diseases this year, some of their...

Jul 03, 1998, 01:00 ET

Dearborn Realty Company Responds to Filing of City of Inkster Race Lawsuit

DEARBORN, Mich. July 3 /PRNewswire/ -- The following is a statement from Earl Keim Realty of Dearborn, Inc., d/b/a Coldwell Banker Prestige &...

Apr 14, 1998, 01:00 ET

Personal Protection Measures Are Not Enough to Prevent Lyme Disease

ARMONK, N.Y., April 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Most people believe that long pants and sleeves will protect them against Lyme disease, the most...

Apr 13, 1998, 01:00 ET

Frost & Sullivan: Consolidation is Not the Answer: U.S. Brake System Parts Aftermarket Must Focus on New Growth Strategies

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., April 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Although the strategies necessary to grow a company in the brake parts aftermarket depend on...

Apr 06, 1998, 01:00 ET

Growing End-User Industries Create Opportunities In World Embedded Controller Market

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., April 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Although the world embedded controller market is subject to economic swings in its end-user...