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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 | August 18, 2016

Join Mesothelioma Survivor Julie Gundlach at Alton Miles for Meso 5K

During the first Alton Miles for Meso race in 2009, St. Louis resident Julie Gundlach shared her survival story with attendees. She’d been diagnosed with mesothelioma and given six to 12 months… Read More

By | August 12, 2016

How a Nutrition Plan Can Help Mesothelioma Patients

Mesothelioma treatments, pain, and pain medications can impact a patient’s appetite or ability to eat. Stress over managing this disease and the lifestyle changes that comes with it can also decrease one’s… Read More

By | August 4, 2016

Mesothelioma Multimodal Therapy: What Is It and How Can It Help?

Multimodal therapy is a combination of cancer treatments. For mesothelioma patients, multimodal therapy usually includes chemotherapy, radiation and surgery. The aim of mesothelioma multimodal therapy is to improve a patient’s prognosis AND… Read More

By | July 27, 2016

How to Find the Right Mesothelioma Doctor for You

Four questions mesothelioma patients should ask themselves when deciding if a doctor is the best fit for them. A mesothelioma diagnosis is devastating news. When you or someone you love has been… Read More

By | July 14, 2016

Diagnosed with Mesothelioma: Advice from Mesothelioma Patients on How to Cope

It is natural to feel powerless when you are first diagnosed with mesothelioma. You may even think there is nothing you can do for yourself – that the doctors, nurses and hospitals… Read More

By | June 17, 2016

Fifth Annual Washington Miles for Meso Takes Place July 4

The Washington Memorial 5K Run/Walk returns for the fifth year to Federal Way, Washington on July 4, 2016. Since its inception, the race has raised over $60,000 for mesothelioma research. Organized by… Read More

By | June 9, 2016

Questions to Ask Your Mesothelioma Lawyer in a Consultation

Right now, you may be overwhelmed with the number of decisions a mesothelioma diagnosis is requiring you to make. How do I break the news of my diagnosis to my family? Which… Read More

By | May 26, 2016

What to Do if Your Loved One is Too Ill to Pursue a Mesothelioma Case

Since your loved one has been diagnosed with mesothelioma, you may have spent countless hours researching his or her condition and the medical treatments available. The thought of pursuing a mesothelioma lawsuit… Read More

By | May 13, 2016

The Difference between Individual Mesothelioma Lawsuits and Class Actions

One of the most frequently asked questions about mesothelioma lawsuits is “Will my case be part of a class action?” In order to better explain why the mesothelioma lawyers at Simmons Hanly Conroy… Read More

By | April 28, 2016

Asbestos Exposure for Auto Mechanics

Although the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration began regulating asbestos-containing products in 1973, asbestos use continued for decades in many industrial and consumer products sold in the United States. The automotive… Read More