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What Traits Should You Look for in a Mesothelioma Attorney?

Posted on behalf of Peter T. Nicholl in Mesothelioma & Asbestos Sep 28, 2018

Are you considering taking legal action to recover compensation for medical bills and other damages caused by your mesothelioma diagnosis? If so, you should give serious thought to hiring an attorney to guide you through the process and fight for your…

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Products That Could Still Contain Some Amount of Asbestos

Posted on behalf of Peter T. Nicholl in Mesothelioma & Asbestos Sep 21, 2018

Asbestos is heavily regulated, but it has never been completely banned in the U.S. In fact, there are certain products that might still contain some level of asbestos. Below, you can learn more about the types of asbestos-containing products you might…

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Has the Use of Asbestos Been Banned in the United States?

Posted on behalf of Peter T. Nicholl in Mesothelioma & Asbestos Sep 12, 2018

Many people are shocked to learn that the use of asbestos has not been completely banned in the United States. People assume that the numerous lawsuits and studies linking asbestos to mesothelioma and other diseases caused the mineral to be banned. However,…

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Steps to Take After Receiving a Diagnosis of Mesothelioma

Posted on behalf of Peter T. Nicholl in Mesothelioma & Asbestos Aug 22, 2018

When a doctor tells a patient that he or she has been diagnosed with mesothelioma, the patient often feels scared, overwhelmed and anxious. Patients often wonder what their odds are for survival and how long they can live with the disease. Our Maryland…

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Signs You Might Have a Form of Mesothelioma

Posted on behalf of Peter T. Nicholl in Mesothelioma & Asbestos Aug 14, 2018

Mesothelioma is a form of cancer caused by exposure to asbestos. It can be life-threatening if it is not quickly diagnosed. This is why you should learn about the symptoms of this potentially deadly disease, particularly if you have reason to believe…

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Medical Expenses for Treating Mesothelioma

Posted on behalf of Peter T. Nicholl in Mesothelioma & Asbestos Jul 18, 2018

People often assume it will be expensive to treat mesothelioma, but they often do not have a full understanding of just how much it will cost. This is why you should contact an attorney if you have been diagnosed with mesothelioma. There is a chance…

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Benefits of Having a Mesothelioma Lawyer

Posted on behalf of Peter T. Nicholl in Mesothelioma & Asbestos Jul 10, 2018

Mesothelioma is a rare and aggressive form of cancer that many people develop after being exposed to asbestos. This harmful mineral was commonly used in a variety of industries for decades, putting workers at risk of being exposed while simply doing their…

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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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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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