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Simmons Hanly Conroy’s support blog is a place for clients and families to find news, education, and inspirational stories about the following areas of litigation: mesothelioma and asbestos, dangerous drugs and devices, consumer protection and mass torts, personal injury and environmental litigation. With a desire for our blog to be a place for making connections with others, we welcome your feedback, stories and participation in the conversations.

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By | November 22, 2016

FDA Mandates Boxed Warning, Patient Checklist for Essure

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recommended on Nov. 15 a boxed warning and a patient checklist that highlights possible adverse events associated with the use of Essure, Bayer’s permanent contraception… Read More

By | November 17, 2016

Case Update: Volkswagen/Audi Diesel Emissions Scandal Settles for $14.7 Billion

Vehicle owners affected by the Volkswagen and Audi diesel emissions scandal can breathe a sigh of relief as a U.S. judge has officially approved a $14.7 billion settlement. A portion of the… Read More

By | November 9, 2016

Simmons Hanly Conroy’s Expungement Days Change Lives for the Better

For the second time in months, a dozen attorneys from Simmons Hanly Conroy donated their services for an Expungement Day. Teaming up with the Third Judicial Circuit Court, Madison County State’s Attorney’s… Read More

By | October 21, 2016

Alton Miles for Meso Raises $40,000 for Asbestos Charity

Thank you for being a part of the Miles for Meso community and the 8th Annual Alton Miles for Meso 5K Run & 3K Fun Run/Walk. This year’s race had a record… Read More

By | October 18, 2016

Simmons Hanly Conroy Gives Back, Wins Silver Ladle Trophy

Simmons Hanly Conroy Paralegal Shara Fisher makes an award-winning bowl of chili. This past Saturday, the firm won the People’s Choice Award with Shara’s sweet and spicy recipe at the 10th Annual… Read More

By | September 16, 2016

Fighting Mesothelioma One Day at a Time

A patient fights cancer the same way a runner finishes a race: one mile marker at a time. On Aug. 23, 2016, meso warrior Julie Gundlach reached an important milestone. She celebrated… Read More

By | September 13, 2016

Washington Miles for Meso Raises $20,000 for Mesothelioma Research

The 5th Annual Washington Memorial 5K Run/Walk surpassed its goal of $15,000, raising $20,000 for mesothelioma research. Organized by Diana Stewart, Pat Dyhrman and Pat Hatley, the July 4 event honored the… Read More

By | September 9, 2016

Making Change Possible by Securing a Comprehensive U.S. Asbestos Ban

One way Julie Gundlach takes the ‘poison’ from her mesothelioma diagnosis and turns it into something beautiful is by telling her story. Through her story, Julie hopes others will realize the importance… Read More

By | September 2, 2016

How the Peacock Got Her Feathers and Inspires Julie

It takes a lot of energy and determination to run a 5K. The Alton Miles for Meso course is known among runners for its steep hills and brick streets. It’s not an… Read More

By | August 26, 2016

Asbestos Exposure: Nothing More Than a Number

When visiting New York for mesothelioma cancer treatments, Julie Gundlach would often spit on the steps of the W.R. Grace skyscraper. The act was a representation of how Julie felt, and still… Read More