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Smoking and Asbestos Exposure Could Increase Risk of Lung Cancer

Posted on behalf of Peter T. Nicholl in Mesothelioma & Asbestos Jun 13, 2018

If you were exposed to asbestos, you may have an increased risk of developing lung cancer, mesothelioma or another asbestos-linked disease. However, you may be wondering if you have an even higher risk if you smoke cigarettes. Recent research shows that…

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How to Obtain Compensation from an Asbestos Trust Fund

Posted on behalf of Peter T. Nicholl in Mesothelioma & Asbestos Jun 06, 2018

A common way to obtain compensation for asbestos-linked mesothelioma is by filing a claim with an asbestos trust fund. Victims of on-the-job asbestos exposure have received billions from asbestos trust funds since these funds were created. However, the…

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What Is My Unpaid Wages Claim Worth?

Posted on behalf of Peter T. Nicholl in Employment May 30, 2018

If your employer failed to pay you overtime or the wages to which you are entitled, you may be able to file a lawsuit or claim with the state of Maryland to recover the money you are owed. You could also be entitled to additional forms of compensation…

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Why Asbestos Exposure is Dangerous

Posted on behalf of Peter T. Nicholl in Mesothelioma & Asbestos May 24, 2018

Exposure to the mineral asbestos can be extremely dangerous because it can cause life-threatening health problems like mesothelioma, asbestosis and lung cancer. Unfortunately, this mineral was used in many different products and industries, which means…

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Former Under Armour Employee Alleges Salary Misclassification

Posted on behalf of Peter T. Nicholl in Employment Sep 06, 2017

A former longtime employee at Under Armour’s corporate headquarters in Baltimore filed a Complaint against his previous employer alleging unpaid overtime. The Complaint was filed in the U.S. District Court of Maryland and alleges that Under Armour incorrectly…

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Wells Fargo’s Problems Go Farther

Posted on behalf of Peter T. Nicholl in Employment Oct 25, 2016

In recent weeks, news reports have revealed that Wells Fargo is a pillar of American greed. It was reported that two million fraudulent checking, savings, credit and debit card accounts were opened over a period of four years. In addition to consumer…

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Expanding Overtime Pay to Millions

Posted on behalf of Peter T. Nicholl in Employment Sep 16, 2016

In today’s modern workforce, employees have increasingly been working longer hours for less pay. Many of these workers are salaried employees, who are told by their employer that they do not qualify for overtime. Recently, under the Obama administration’s…

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Uber’s Lawsuit Problem

Posted on behalf of Peter T. Nicholl in Employment Sep 06, 2016

Uber: Trouble in Paradise? Over the past few years, Uber has been hit with an increasing number of wage and hour lawsuits over their decision to classify their drivers as “independent contractors,” rather than employees.Just last week, a federal judge…

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