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Legal Victory || After 17 Years, Eternit Held Responsible for Environmental Mesothelioma Death in Belgium

2019-08-03T11:26:14-07:00June 21st, 2017|

Posted on June 21, 2017 Jonckheere Legal Victory in Belgium! The Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO) sends support and congratulations to Eric Jonckheere and his family, who are finally getting a bit of justice after a 17-year-long fight. The notoriously negligent asbestos company Eternit announced on June 20 that it would not appeal the March [...]

ADAO REPORT: Appeal to Overturn Eternit Verdict Has Failed!

2019-08-03T11:30:20-07:00June 3rd, 2013|

Posted on June 3, 2013 ADAO is thrilled to report that the attempt to appeal the 2012 conviction of Stephan Schmidheiny and Baron Jean-Louis de Cartier de Marchienne has failed! Today, the Appeal Court in Turin, Italy upheld the verdict that Schmidheiny and de Cartier are to be held responsible for their role in the [...]

Eternit Appeal Trial: Statement from the Turin Courts, February the 14th, 2013 from Italy, France, and Belgium

2019-08-03T11:30:42-07:00February 15th, 2013|

Posted on February 14, 2013  Exactly a year ago to the day , the Turin Courts of first instance sentenced the Swiss defendant Stephan Schmidheiny and the Belgian Louis de Cartier de Marchienne to 16 years jail, the defendants being the owners of  the Eternit company, an asbestos cement multinational. Today is the first day [...]

ADAO Supports Truth and Justice during the Asbestos Eternit Appeal Trial

2019-08-03T11:30:42-07:00February 12th, 2013|

Posted on February 12, 2013 The Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO) sends our support as the struggle for truth and justice continues during the Eternit Appeal Trial. It was just one year ago that we witnessed a historic Eternit guilty verdict read in Turin, which reaffirmed the scientific evidence that asbestos is a known carcinogenic [...]

Convicted! Eternit Asbestos Criminals Update

2019-08-03T11:31:48-07:00April 6th, 2012|

Posted on April 10, 2012 A historic guilty verdict from the Eternit trial in February definitively reaffirms a century of scientific evidence that asbestos exposure is deadly. The precedent has been set: corporations involved in the production of asbestos will be held accountable for human, social, and environmental rights violations. The asbestos industry, like the [...]

Eternit Executives Guilty in Landmark Criminal Trial!

2019-08-03T11:32:01-07:00February 14th, 2012|

Eternit Executives Guilty in Landmark Criminal Asbestos Trial! February 13th was a momentous day!  European asbestos billionaires Stephan Schmidheiny and Baron Luis de Cartier were found guilty, sentenced to 16 years in prison, and fined for punitive and environmental damages by an Italian criminal court for deliberately failing to warn its workers, their families, and [...]

Guilty! Eternit Verdict Brings Justice to Asbestos Victims

2019-08-03T11:32:01-07:00February 13th, 2012|

UPDATE: Stephan Schmidheiny and Luis de Cartier de Marchienne found GUILTY Today, Monday, February 13, the world watched with bated breath as the final verdict in the internationally known Eternit trial was read by the judge presiding, Dr. Casalbore, in Turin, Italy. The Eternit trial was not just a landmark case for the workers or the people [...]

Judgment Day Looms for Eternit in Turin, Italy

2019-08-03T11:32:02-07:00February 12th, 2012|

AFeVA's PRESS RELEASE: verdict of the Turin Eternit Trial, 13th February 2012 Tweet this! Judgment Day Looms for Eternit in Turin, Italy #asbestos #mesothelioma #OSH #cancer #safety http://bit.ly/x1IGHu Tomorrow is D-Day! On February 13, the final verdict in the Eternit trial will be delivered and ADAO will be right on the front lines to hear [...]

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