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April 15, 2010. By Brenda Craig.
Read [ Asbestos Disease – Please Be It Resolved ]
Mt. Pleasant, SC Every year, thousands of hard-working Americans find that workplace exposure to tiny, odorless, invisible particles of asbestos has caused their chests to fill with malignant tumors that literally squeeze the last breath from their body. "It is a painful death," says attorney Anne Kearse. "And there is no safe level of asbestos exposure, as many people can tell you."
April 9, 2010. By Brenda Craig.
Read [ AirTran Airways Ruins Christmas Vacation ]
Mt. Pleasant, SC When AirTran Airways decided to cancel its service to and from Charleston, South Carolina, the low-cost-carrier told the media, the chamber of commerce and its local contractors that it was pulling out. Unfortunately, it seems the airline didn't tell its customers. The airline's failure to notify passengers was much more than an inconvenience, says attorney Marlon Kimpson. In fact, the airline's actions constitute negligence and breach of contract that likely cost many AirTran Airways customers thousands of dollars.
January 7, 2010. By Brenda Craig.
Read [ Did Charles Schwab Help a Ponzi Schemer? ]
Charleston, SC You can't help but notice attorney Badge Humphries' passion for securities law. Too bad the rest of us don't take such a keen interest—maybe then Ponzi scheme operators would have more trouble taking advantage of people. Humphries, an attorney with the firm of Motley Rice, has just certified a class action securities fraud case against Charles Schwab, one of the nation's most prestigious securities firms. The detailed suit alleges that Schwab ignored the South Carolina Uniform Securities Act and thereby helped a now imprisoned shyster take clients for an estimated $57 million.