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How Witnesses May Help Strengthen a Mesothelioma Case

Posted on behalf of Peter T. Nicholl in Mesothelioma & Asbestos Oct 12, 2021

Clear, credible testimony from witnesses can be a vital part of validating a mesothelioma claim. This may include eyewitnesses and subject matter experts who can speak to the victim’s diagnosis and damages created by that diagnosis. Even if your case…

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Can Employers be Held Liable for Workers’ Exposure to Lead?

Posted on behalf of Peter T. Nicholl in Lead Paint Poisoning Oct 08, 2021

An employer could be held liable if the victim’s attorney can prove the victim was exposed to lead due to the employer’s negligence. For example, your lawyer may be able to prove negligence by proving your employer violated federal laws designed to protect…

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Misconceptions Employees Often Have About Overtime Laws

Posted on behalf of Peter T. Nicholl in Unpaid Overtime Sep 30, 2021

Unfortunately, many employees do not know their rights under federal and state overtime laws. They may have some idea of the basics of overtime pay, but they often have misconceptions about their eligibility and when employers may have violated these…

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When Car Crash Victims May Want a Second Opinion About Their Injuries

Posted on behalf of Peter T. Nicholl in Car Accidents Sep 24, 2021

Sometimes patients disagree with their doctors about their treatment and even the type and severity of their injuries. Even though the doctor may be right, and the patient may be wrong, it can be beneficial to seek a second opinion from another doctor.…

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Industries That Often Violate Laws on Overtime Pay for Workers

Posted on behalf of Peter T. Nicholl in Unpaid Overtime Sep 16, 2021

Federal and state overtime laws apply to workers in a wide variety of industries and occupations. While workers in any industry could be denied overtime pay when they work overtime hours, overtime violations are quite common in certain industries and…

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When Does Exposure to Asbestos Become Harmful?

Posted on behalf of Peter T. Nicholl in Mesothelioma & Asbestos Sep 08, 2021

There are some substances that become harmful to human beings only after a significant level of exposure. For example, if you are around oil-based paint for a short time and you breathe in the fumes, you could get sick or feel fatigued. If you simply…

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Can Car Crash Victims File Claims if They Have No Insurance?

Posted on behalf of Peter T. Nicholl in Car Accidents Aug 27, 2021

Some states penalize car crash victims for not buying insurance, even limiting their ability to seek compensation for the damages they suffered. Is that the case in Maryland? Below, our experienced Maryland vehicle accident lawyers discuss this issue…

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What Employees Paid on Commission Need to Know About Overtime Pay

Posted on behalf of Peter T. Nicholl in Unpaid Overtime Aug 23, 2021

Most employees are paid a set rate by the hour. However, some employers would rather pay their employees on commission or on a piece-rate basis. The hope is this motivates employees to work harder so they can earn more money. However, employees need…

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Occupational and Environmental Exposure to Asbestos

Posted on behalf of Peter T. Nicholl in Mesothelioma & Asbestos Aug 12, 2021

Asbestos is a mineral that naturally occurs in the environment. It is highly heat-resistant and cannot be broken down easily by chemicals. This mineral also cannot dissolve in water or evaporate. Asbestos may be present in the environment when it becomes…

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Can Car Accident Victims Include PTSD in Their Claims for Compensation?

Posted on behalf of Peter T. Nicholl in Car Accidents Aug 04, 2021

Car crashes can cause devastating physical and psychological injuries for victims. In some extreme circumstances, victims may suffer post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), which can cause flashbacks, emotional problems and avoidance of certain situations,…

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