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Create a Short Video by May 7 to Help Raise Awareness of the National Asbestos Problem

Wellesley, MA (PRWEB) May 5, 2010 -- Americans have less than 1 week to help draw national attention to asbestos, the toxic, and often deadly, substance considered “the largest manmade public health crisis in history” according to the Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO). Using a video camera, Flip camera, webcam or camera phone, anyone can create a 90-120 second video vignette to drive attention to the national asbestos problem and motivate Americans to join the movement to “Ban Asbestos Now.”

Ban Asbestos Now,” is a campaign to build awareness of the continued use of asbestos in the United States. Each year, 2000-3000 people are diagnosed with mesothelioma, a rare form of cancer which is almost always caused by exposure to asbestos. Asbestos has been banned in some 50 countries, however it still exists potentially everywhere throughout the United States, including the ceilings and floors of building that were built before 1980, duct tape, caulking, textured paints, car brakes and automotive parts, and even children’s toys.

To enter the “Ban Asbestos Now” Video Search, create a short video that addresses questions such as, “Did you know asbestos is still legal in the US?”, “Where can you find it?” and “Do you know what diseases it can cause?” The winning individual or team will be sent to the world famous 2010 Los Angeles Film Festival in Westwood Village, receive $1000 cash per person, and the winning video may become the viral platform of the “Ban Asbestos Now” campaign at The winner will be announced on May 19th, 2010 by a select panel of judges chosen by Sokolove Law.

For inspiration and ideas about what to highlight in your video submission, join the Ban Asbestos Now Facebook group or follow Ban Asbestos on Twitter. For contest rules, submission guidelines and promotional materials, visit or contact Sean Galliher

About Ban Asbestos Now
The Ban Asbestos Now campaign is designed to generate awareness that asbestos is toxic, deadly and still legal in the United States, despite being banned in some 50 countries. Each year, 2000-3000 people continue to be diagnosed with mesothelioma, a rare form of cancer which is almost always caused by exposure to asbestos. The Ban Asbestos Now campaign urges Americans to draw attention to the national asbestos problem by joining the movement to ban the deadly substance in the United States. Learn more about Ban Asbestos Now at

About Sokolove Law
For nearly 30 years, Sokolove Law has reinvented how people obtain legal services. Our mission is to provide equal access to the civil justice system while ensuring superior quality legal representation. As a pioneer in legal advertising, Sokolove Law has grown to be the largest marketer of legal services in the country. Our proven business model matches particular client needs to the more than 400 law firms that we work with. The result is success for our clients and co-counsel. Sokolove Law operates as a limited liability company in all states except Virginia, California, Michigan, and Tennessee, where it operates as a limited liability partnership. Learn more about Sokolove Law at

For more information contact:
Teleia Farrell
Sokolove Law
# 781-263-5567


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