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- What is Legally Considered Hazardous Waste?
Hazardous waste occurs when humans, manufacturing, industry, and agriculture create contaminated byproducts and substances. Contaminated materials can poison the ground, water, and air both adjacent to - and possibly away from - it's physical location. To reduce, eliminate, or avoid the situations where hazardous waste harms both the environment and humans, it is important to know what it is and how it is created.
- When Should You Contact an Asbestos Lawyer?
Filing a claim for asbestos exposure is a complex matter. If you want to make the most out of your case and avoid the hurdles of the legal system, you should work with an experienced lawyer.
- Veterans Exposed to Asbestos: How the Veterans’ Choice Program Extension and Improvement Act Can Help
Veterans have had their share of misfortune in dealing with the VA health care system in the past years. Despite their right to benefit from support after years of military service, veterans often face long wait times, insufficient resources and delayed claim responses.
- How Much Money Can I Recover from a Mesothelioma Claim?
Working with asbestos exposure victims for so many years has taught me that no two compensation claims are the same. Therefore, the amount of money a plaintiff can receive from theirs also varies tremendously according to the specific exposure circumstances and its consequences.
- Filing a Claim for Asbestos Non-Occupational Exposure
Asbestos exposure is the cause of multiple diseases such as mesothelioma or asbestosis. This mineral which occurs naturally in the environment has been exploited for decades before its devastating effects were revealed.
- Avoiding the Dangers of Asbestos Exposure in the Aftermath of Natural Disasters
This year, we have witnessed several severe natural disasters that caused significant material loss. Apart from the immediate destruction and distress, these natural occurrences cause significant long-term damage too.
- Logging Company Destroyed Land While Exceeding Scope of Contract. Can It Be Prosecuted or Just Sued?
When a person or entity has been wronged, the victim may consider criminal as well as civil remedies. In many cases, there may be criminal grounds and civil grounds against a person that can both be pursued. However, in other cases, the victim must select one form of remedy or the other.
- How to File an Asbestos Compensation Claim on Behalf of Someone Else
An asbestos disease diagnosis is a devastating verdict. Victims and their families must be aware that these conditions, though irreversible, can be held under control if they are discovered at an early stage. However, the necessary treatments and proper care imply constant check-up and considerable amounts of money. G
- What Types of Environmental Checks Do I Need to Perform when Purchasing a Business?
Purchasing a business takes more than just buying the assets, equity or interest. There are many checks to perform including environmental issues that need to be determined such as contaminants on the property, hazardous materials and waste on the land and complications within structures such as mold or insect infestation.
- Can HOA Covenants Prohibit Energy–Efficient Improvements Like Solar Panels?
The installation of solar panels on a home is important to reduce energy costs, become part of the green movement and ensure there is always at least backup power when a battery is connected to solar powered panels. However, some Homeowners Associations may attempt to stop energy-efficient improvements due to various provisions in the HOA agreement.