Monthly Archives: August 2010

BP Oil Spill: In the News and on Nolo.com

The BP oil spill is the biggest environmental disaster in U.S. history, and for many businesses and employees in Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Florida, and Texas, the spill has also spelled financial disaster. Lawsuits for lost profits and income losses are already piling up, as are civil actions for Injuries, property damage, health problems linked to  Continue Reading »

Mesothelioma and Asbestos: Problems That Won’t Go Away

When you hear the word “asbestos” it might come off sounding dated, like some fad (albeit a harmful one) from the 70′s or 80′s that’s come and gone. But the truth is that asbestos can still be found in consumer products, homes and schools, and some workplaces. And for people whose employment history includes work  Continue Reading »