Mesothelioma News

How Lung Cancer and Mesothelioma Are Very Different

Posted on behalf of Peter T. Nicholl in Mesothelioma & Asbestos Sep 25, 2019

When people are diagnosed with mesothelioma in one of their lungs, they may assume it is just another type of lung cancer. However, mesothelioma and lung cancer are actually very different conditions. Unfortunately, the prognosis for mesothelioma is often…

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What Happens When a Mesothelioma Victim Passes Away During the Legal Process?

Posted on behalf of Peter T. Nicholl in Mesothelioma & Asbestos Aug 30, 2019

Mesothelioma is often not diagnosed until it has reached an advanced stage and the patient has a matter of months or about a year to live. This could mean the patient will die as he or she is attempting to go through the legal process and pursue compensation. Below,…

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Difficulties with Proving Asbestos Exposure

Posted on behalf of Peter T. Nicholl in Mesothelioma & Asbestos Jul 31, 2019

The key to any mesothelioma claim is proving you or your loved one was exposed to asbestos at some point in the past. Unfortunately, this can be very difficult because mesothelioma often does not cause symptoms until decades after you were exposed. You…

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Asbestos Found in Children’s Makeup Products

Posted on behalf of Peter T. Nicholl in Mesothelioma & Asbestos Jul 25, 2019

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) confirmed asbestos contamination in children’s makeup products in popular brands like Claire’s and Justice. Below, our firm discusses the dangers of asbestos and how you can protect your child from being exposed…

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Asbestos Exposure Risks for Firefighters

Posted on behalf of Peter T. Nicholl in Mesothelioma & Asbestos Jun 14, 2019

Firefighters are widely praised for the work they do in responding to emergencies. While others run out of burning buildings, they run in to save lives. This heroism is not without its risks, including the risk of being exposed to asbestos, the mineral…

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Risk Factors for Asbestos Exposure for Carpenters

Posted on behalf of Peter T. Nicholl in Mesothelioma & Asbestos May 14, 2019

Carpenters mainly work with wood and finish products, which might make you wonder how they can be exposed to asbestos. While they may not work directly with materials that contain asbestos, they may work next to others who did, which means they could…

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Are Welders at Risk for Asbestos Exposure?

Posted on behalf of Peter T. Nicholl in Mesothelioma & Asbestos Mar 28, 2019

Welders work on a variety of projects – whenever pieces of metal need to be joined together, you need a welder. The problem for many welders, particularly in years past, is they were at high-risk for exposure to asbestos, which can cause severe health…

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Does Maryland's Workers' Compensation System Cover Mesothelioma?

Posted on behalf of Peter T. Nicholl in Mesothelioma & Asbestos Mar 11, 2019

Many people who developed mesothelioma or other asbestos-linked diseases were exposed to asbestos at their job. They may have worked with asbestos-containing materials or been close to others who did and breathed in asbestos fibers that became airborne.…

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Do You Believe in any of These Myths about Asbestos?

Posted on behalf of Peter T. Nicholl in Mesothelioma & Asbestos Feb 18, 2019

People believe a lot of myths and have various misconceptions about asbestos, the mineral that causes mesothelioma and other serious illnesses. Believing these things could prevent you from seeking treatment or exploring legal options when you discover…

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What are the Effects of Mesothelioma Treatment?

Posted on behalf of Peter T. Nicholl in Mesothelioma & Asbestos Jan 10, 2019

When someone is diagnosed with mesothelioma and there are treatment options, there can be a variety of serious, debilitating side effects from these treatments. Below, you can learn more about the side effects you can expect from different types of treatments…

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