Month: May 2006

Grassroots lobbying for mesothelioma patients

In Scotland there is a movement to eliminate a legal loophole in asbestos-exposure cases. The current law gives the most compensation to victims’ families after they die. If the new effort succeeds, people could get larger settlements while they are still alive. The newspaper The Herald reports that “Hugh Henry, the deputy justice minister, is …

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More on the SS Norway

A couple days ago we mentioned the SS Norway. Today we learned from another blog that the ship was a “beloved 1960’s classic ocean liner” that was a star among Norwegian Cruiselines’ fleet. Also, Maritime Matters says the SS Blue Lady was recently sold, and speculates it is headed to Bangladesh and China for scrap.