Asbestos in the dock

the Eternit trial report, Torino (Italy)

January 2011 Blog Posts (3)

FIELD REPORT - day #35 Timeline of the historical knowledge of asbestos hazard




recording of the hearing #35 - 3h 4min


Una compagnia Usa nel lontano 1918: «Lavorano l'amianto? Non assicurateli!»

Seduta iniziata con l’audizione di Luigi Mara e Bruno Thieme, consulenti tecnici di parte civile (ALLCA, Associazione lavoratrici, lavoratori chimici affini e Medicina Democratica).

Mara e Thieme si sono soffermati…


Added by Asbestos Victims Families Casale on January 31, 2011 at 14:30 — No Comments

FIELD REPORT - day #34 Denfece's expert from USA plays down asbestos hazard

The defendant's lawyers develop their strategy to downplay the asbestos death toll caused by the Eternit plants in Italy and to minimize the hazard of developing a mesothelioma or other asbestos related dieseases in the unlucky cities that hosted them. The assignment of challenging the tragic…


Added by Asbestos Victims Families Casale on January 24, 2011 at 14:00 — 3 Comments

Global Magnitude of Reported and Unreported Mesothelioma

"We estimate conservatively that, globally, one mesothelioma case has been overlooked for every four to five reported cases. As our estimation is based on asbestos use until 1970, the many countries which increased asbestos use since then should anticipate a higher disease burden in the immediate decades ahead."

For more information, please see the report…


Added by Morrish Solicitors LLP on January 17, 2011 at 11:06 — No Comments

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A French résumé of our field report from the courtroom is weekly published on the Andeva website

Download the pdf version of the ANDEVA bulletin n°37 dedicated to the ETERNIT TRIAL of Turin, ENGLISH version or FRENCH version


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Eternit and the Great Asbestos Trial Direct Download (5.19MB) in pdf or individual sections in a web browser on IBAS webpage.

The film Dust, the great asbestos trial is a feature documentary on the trial and the state of the art of asbestos ban in the world. Read more about it or watch it in steraming online on RSI, switzerland tv (italian version only).


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