24 February, 2017

Baron & Budd’s 40-Year Fight for Asbestos Victims

By | February 24th, 2017|Mesothelioma|

Baron & Budd's cornerstone practice is representing clients and their loved ones who have been diagnosed with mesothelioma and other diseases caused by exposure to asbestos. We were one of the first law firms in [...]

19 October, 2016

Workers Accuse Wells Fargo of Wage Theft

By | October 19th, 2016|Overtime Pay|

While the media's focus regarding the Wells Fargo scandal has understandably been on the effect it has had on the bank's customers, some former employees are stepping forward to talk about how they were [...]

30 September, 2016

Wells Fargo Under Scrutiny for Potential Overtime Wage Violations

By | September 30th, 2016|Overtime Pay|

In the recent weeks, it has been reported that Wells Fargo was involved in the creation of approximately  2 million fake banking and credit card accounts. Now the U.S. Department of Labor is investigating [...]

31 August, 2016

The Fight Never Stops: Labor Day and Baron & Budd’s Commitment to Defending the Rights of Workers Nationwide

By | August 31st, 2016|Employment|

Labor Day is where we pause to celebrate the accomplishments of the American workers who have helped to make our country incredibly strong and prosperous. But it is also a time to reflect on [...]

2 August, 2016

Food Service Workers: Are You Receiving Fair Overtime Pay?

By | August 2nd, 2016|Overtime Pay|

If you work in the food service industry, you are all too familiar with the long hours and physically demanding conditions. But if you often find yourself working far more than 40 hours a [...]

19 May, 2016

Labor Department Finalizes New Overtime Pay Rule

By | May 19th, 2016|Overtime Pay|

On May 16, the U.S. Labor Department announced it had finalized new overtime compensation rules. By raising the income threshold at which employees are eligible for paid overtime, the agency estimates that approximately 4.2 [...]

5 April, 2016

Asbestos and Railroad Workers: Do You Know the Risks?

By | April 5th, 2016|Mesothelioma|

Recently, three former BNSF Railway employees sued the company and its predecessors, claiming they developed lung disease due to their work-related exposure to asbestos. These men claimed they worked both with and around [...]

1 April, 2016

Global Asbestos Awareness Week – April 1 – 7, 2016

By | April 1st, 2016|Mesothelioma|

One word. One Week. One World. That's the theme for the Asbestos Disease Awareness Association's Global Asbestos Awareness Week, which begins April 1 and lasts through April 7, 2016. Linda Reinstein, president and CEO [...]

31 March, 2016

Baron & Budd Celebrates Cesar Chavez Day

By | March 31st, 2016|Employment|

March 31 is Cesar Chavez Day, which honors the farm worker who became one of the most powerful forces for workers' rights in the 20th century. His dedication to his cause helped improve the [...]

16 March, 2016

Restoring That Gorgeous Gas Guzzler

By | March 16th, 2016|Mesothelioma|

What the classic auto enthusiast needs to know about asbestos Motor-heads, tinkermen, grease-monkeys, wrench-spinners. By whatever nickname you call them, automotive hobbyists have one thing in common: they love working on cars, whether restoring an [...]

2 March, 2016

Baron & Budd Lawyer Allen Vaught Quoted in Dallas Morning News Article on Increased Oilfield Layoff Lawsuits

By | March 2nd, 2016|Employment|

The Dallas Morning News recently reported on an uptick in labor lawsuits associated with oilfield layoffs. Baron & Budd attorney Allen Vaught was quoted in the article, which highlights how laid-off oilfield workers are [...]

25 February, 2016

Air Force Aircraft Mechanics and Asbestos: A Dangerous, Potentially Deadly Combination

By | February 25th, 2016|Mesothelioma|

Many members of the military were exposed to asbestos and developed the deadly form of cancer known as mesothelioma as a result – regardless of the branch in which they serve. Certain personnel were [...]