Oakland, CA (PRWEB) March 31, 2009
The Kazan Law Firm is proud to continue its sponsorship of ADAO's Asbestos Awareness Day Conference. As leaders not only in asbestos litigation but in the fight for the rights of asbestos victims around the globe, the Firm has also been a dedicated supporter of research and education regarding the diagnosis, treatment and prevention asbestos related-diseases.
The 5th Annual Asbestos Day Awareness Conference will be held at the Manhattan Beach Marriot, California, from Friday March 27 to Sunday March 29. Included among the topics covered will be Prevention of Asbestos Exposure in Homes, Schools, Hospitals and Workplaces; Detection and treatment of asbestos-related diseases; Support for Asbestos Victims and their families; and ongoing global advocacy efforts. The impressive roster of conference speakers will include Laurie Kazan-Allen, Barry Castleman, Linda Reinstein and many others.
US Senator Barbara Boxer will be presented with the Tribute of Hope Award for her commitment to the banning of asbestos.
The conference is made possible with support and collaboration of Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute, International Ban Asbestos Secretariat (IBAS) and the many dedicated sponsors who have contributed to making the most advanced medical, occupational and environmental information available worldwide.
Kazan Law has been fighting for the rights of asbestos victims since 1974, and has long stood in the forefront of asbestos litigation, having represented over a thousand people with cancer, focusing on those with mesothelioma, a disease whose only known cause is asbestos exposure. The firms' attorneys have been instrumental in winning precedent-setting rulings by the California Appellate and Supreme Courts. The Firm has also provided counsel to the ADAO as amicus in appellate cases, maintains an active pro bono practice on behalf of labor organizations and public interest groups, and works for the international ban of asbestos through support and involvement with such agencies as IBAS.