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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 | April 15, 2016

Take-A-Ways from the 12th Annual Asbestos Awareness and Prevention Conference

The 12th Annual Asbestos Awareness and Prevention Conference, once again, underscored the civil injustices committed against countless workers and families exposed to asbestos. Simmons Hanly Conroy was honored to participate as a… Read More

By | April 7, 2016

2016 International Asbestos Awareness Conference Welcomes Investigative Journalist, Mesothelioma Advocate as Keynote Speakers

Investigative journalist Paul Brodeur and mesothelioma advocate Dr. Eudice Goldberg will serve as keynote speakers for the upcoming Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization’s 12th Annual International Asbestos Awareness and Prevention Conference in Washington,… Read More

By | March 31, 2016

Global Asbestos Awareness Week Highlights On-going U.S. Use of Deadly Carcinogen

The beginning of April marks the start of Global Asbestos Awareness Week (GAAW). Organized by the Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO), the asbestos and mesothelioma community uses the week to educate people… Read More

By | March 24, 2016

In the News: ‘Eye-popping’ $502 Million Verdict Holds Johnson & Johnson, DePuy Accountable for Defective Hip Implants

A Texas jury awarded a $502 million verdict last Thursday to five plaintiffs injured by Pinnacle hip implant devices. The verdict, called ‘eye-popping’ by Law360, holds Johnson & Johnson (J&J) and DePuy… Read More

By | March 24, 2016

In the News: ‘Eye-popping’ $502 Million Verdict Holds Johnson & Johnson, DePuy Accountable for Defective Hip Implants

A Texas jury awarded a $502 million verdict last Thursday to five plaintiffs injured by Pinnacle hip implant devices. The verdict, called ‘eye-popping’ by Law360, holds Johnson & Johnson (J&J) and DePuy… Read More

By | March 21, 2016

2016 ADAO Asbestos Awareness Conference: “Where Knowledge and Action Unite”

The World Health Organization estimates that 107,000 workers will die every year because of asbestos-related diseases. This equates to 300 asbestos-related deaths per day. And yet, asbestos is still legal in the… Read More

By | March 10, 2016

When to Talk about Filing a Mesothelioma Lawsuit

The vast majority of my mesothelioma clients have never filed a lawsuit before, and I think if you ask the other mesothelioma lawyers here at the firm, you’ll find this is a… Read More

By | February 10, 2016

How to Help Mesothelioma Victims with Palliative Care Decisions

Palliative care is a topic near and dear to my heart for my patients. It provides several options to help cancer patients, especially patients diagnosed with mesothelioma as they focus on maintaining… Read More

By | February 5, 2016

Join Growing Momentum against So-Called 'FACT Act' that Harms Victims of Asbestos-Related Diseases

Momentum is growing against the so-called ‘Fact Act.’ Senate Bill No. 357 is currently being considered by the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee. Nearly 20 national veterans service organizations have added their voices… Read More

By | February 5, 2016

Join Growing Momentum against So-Called ‘FACT Act’ that Harms Victims of Asbestos-Related Diseases

Momentum is growing against the so-called ‘Fact Act.’ Senate Bill No. 357 is currently being considered by the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee. Nearly 20 national veterans service organizations have added their voices… Read More