Mesothelioma News

Avoiding Asbestos Exposure When Working in Old Buildings

Posted on behalf of Peter T. Nicholl in Mesothelioma & Asbestos Apr 30, 2021

Many buildings constructed before the 1980s contained asbestos. This dangerous mineral was often used in insulation, roof tiles, ceiling tiles, floor tiles, paint and other materials. It is even possible to encounter asbestos-containing products/materials…

Read more

How Mesothelioma is Different for Men Compared to Women

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

While those who worked with or near asbestos-containing products have the highest risk of developing mesothelioma, workers’ friends and loved ones can suffer secondary exposure. That is often how women breathe in asbestos fibers and eventually develop…

Read more

How Car Parts May Put Mechanics and Others at Risk for Asbestos Exposure

Posted on behalf of Peter T. Nicholl in Mesothelioma & Asbestos Mar 09, 2021

If you work as an auto mechanic or another position in the automotive industry that requires you to be around older vehicles, you could be at risk for inhaling asbestos fibers. Many older automotive products, and even some newer ones, contain asbestos. If…

Read more

What You Should Know About Alternative/Complimentary Mesothelioma Treatments

Posted on behalf of Peter T. Nicholl in Mesothelioma & Asbestos Feb 15, 2021

Mesothelioma treatments can cause numerous side effects that make everyday life painful and difficult. That is why many patients are looking for ways to mitigate their symptoms to help improve their quality of life. For example, they may look to alternative…

Read more

Asbestos Exposure Risks for Those in the US Armed Forces

Posted on behalf of Peter T. Nicholl in Mesothelioma & Asbestos Jan 29, 2021

You have probably heard about how common asbestos was for much of the 20th century. It was quite common in the U.S. military. In fact, every branch of the U.S. Armed Forces used asbestos-containing materials when building military vehicles, such as tanks,…

Read more

What are the Risks of Asbestos in Drinking Water?

Posted on behalf of Peter T. Nicholl in Mesothelioma & Asbestos Dec 30, 2020

People are often surprised to learn asbestos has not been officially banned in the United States. While this is concerning, use of asbestos in the U.S. is nowhere near as widespread as it once was. However, it is still possible to encounter asbestos…

Read more

Legal Options Available for Mesothelioma Victims During COVID-19

Posted on behalf of Peter T. Nicholl in Mesothelioma & Asbestos Dec 23, 2020

Time is of the essence for those diagnosed with mesothelioma. Often, this condition is not diagnosed until the later stages, and victims may not have much more than a year or year and a half. Any delays can be a big deal for victims and families, and…

Read more

What is the Difference Between Asbestosis and Mesothelioma?

Posted on behalf of Peter T. Nicholl in Mesothelioma & Asbestos Nov 24, 2020

Asbestosis and mesothelioma are both incurable diseases caused by asbestos exposure. They can cause havoc in the lungs and share symptoms comparable to pneumonia, such as shortness of breath, persistent cough, chest pain and loss of appetite. However,…

Read more

How a Preexisting Condition May Affect a Mesothelioma Case

Posted on behalf of Peter T. Nicholl in Mesothelioma & Asbestos Nov 06, 2020

If you have been diagnosed with mesothelioma or another asbestos-related disease, you may be wondering whether a preexisting condition could affect you if you decide to take legal action. Many factors will need to be considered to make this determination.…

Read more

Why Getting a Second Opinion After a Mesothelioma Diagnosis May Help Your Claim

Posted on behalf of Peter T. Nicholl in Mesothelioma & Asbestos May 11, 2020

Mesothelioma is a rare and often aggressive form of cancer that is both difficult to diagnose and treat. Symptoms typically do not manifest until 20 to 50 years after initial exposure to asbestos and share similarities with other diseases and illnesses.…

Read more

Contact our personal injury lawyers for a free consultation if you have been injured by another’s negligence. You may be entitled to compensation.

GET WHAT YOU DESERVE

410-244-7005

Our Offices

Maryland
Local phone 410-244-7005
36 South Charles Street, Suite 1700
Baltimore, MD 21201

Virginia
Local phone 757-397-6424
355 Crawford Street
Portsmouth, VA 23704