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Can You Live in a House with Lead Paint or Does it All Need to Be Removed?

Posted on behalf of Peter T. Nicholl in Lead Paint Poisoning Jan 17, 2022

Lead poisoning is extremely dangerous, as it can cause severe health problems, particularly in children. Adults can suffer reproductive problems, cognitive issues and high blood pressure, while children could develop learning disabilities and impaired…

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Evaluating the Need for Future Medical Treatment for Injury Victims

Posted on behalf of Peter T. Nicholl in Personal Injury Jan 07, 2022

One of the most important questions to answer during an injury claim is: How severe are the victim’s injuries? This is not only important from the standpoint of medical treatment, but also from the standpoint of the value of the claim. Your attorney…

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How Cash-in-Lieu of Benefit Payments Affect Overtime Pay

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

Some employers provide cash in lieu of benefits to their employees. For example, if an employee declines to participate in the employer’s group health insurance, the employer may give the employee the money it would have spent on his or her insurance…

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Liability for a Maryland Car Crash Involving a Tire Blowout

Posted on behalf of Peter T. Nicholl in Car Accidents Dec 21, 2021

Did you know there are approximately 78,000 car crashes each year caused by bad tires? These crashes can be very dangerous – in 2017 alone, there were 738 deaths caused by unsafe tire crashes in the U.S., according to the National Highway Traffic Safety…

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Is it Legal for Your Employer to Give You Paid Time Off Instead of Overtime Pay?

Posted on behalf of Peter T. Nicholl in Unpaid Overtime Dec 14, 2021

Non-exempt employees who work more than 40 hours in a week must receive overtime pay equal to one-and-a-half times their regular rate of pay. The problem is, this is expensive for employers, which is why they often look for ways to get out of paying overtime. One…

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Employees File Unpaid Overtime Complaint Against TransPerfect

Posted on behalf of Peter T. Nicholl in Unpaid Overtime Dec 10, 2021

On Friday December 3, 2021, our firm and Nichols Kaster, PLLP filed a Complaint (2:21-cv-09390) against TransPerfect Translations International, Inc. (“TransPerfect”). The Complaint alleges that TransPerfect unlawfully denied overtime payments to Project…

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Are Mesothelioma Survival Rates Improved with Immunotherapy?

Posted on behalf of Peter T. Nicholl in Mesothelioma & Asbestos Dec 07, 2021

Many symptoms of mesothelioma are also symptoms of other conditions, which is part of the reason this condition often goes undiagnosed until it reaches the later stages. By the time many are diagnosed with pleural mesothelioma, surgery is no longer an…

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How Car Accident Reconstruction May be Used to Validate an Injury Claim

Posted on behalf of Peter T. Nicholl in Car Accidents Nov 30, 2021

Sometimes it is tough to assign fault for a crash. The drivers involved may have different stories or not remember much. There may not be any witnesses, and even if there are, their accounts may be unreliable at best. Your attorney might not get to the…

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Questions Crash Victims Should Have About a Settlement Offer

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

The purpose of a car insurance settlement is not only to compensate the victim, but also to release the insurance company and at-fault driver from any future liability for the accident. Once a settlement is signed by the victim, he or she cannot recover…

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What Happens When State and Federal Overtime Laws Differ?

Posted on behalf of Peter T. Nicholl in Unpaid Overtime Nov 12, 2021

Each state in the U.S. is different for a variety of reasons, from weather, culture and food to car insurance requirements and laws on overtime pay. In some cases, state overtime laws differ from federal overtime laws. It is important to know some of…

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