Asbestos exposure is one of the leading causes of Mesothelioma cancer. However, the public has many misconceptions and lack of information about the Mesothelioma cancer and asbestos. A group of asbestos lawyers have released the following ten myths about asbestos trying to fill the gap.
10. The EPA banned asbestos.
FALSE. The EPA tried, but the 5th Circ. disagreed, and the first Bush administration did not appeal the case to the U.S. Supreme Court.
9. If workers would have worn masks, they would have been protected.
FALSE. At best, masks were faulty and ineffective.