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As a leading national law firm, dedicated to the fight against mesothelioma, the asbestos lawyers at the Simmons Firm understand that information can be a powerful tool. For families and patients affected by mesothelioma, we offer you the following list of mesothelioma resources:

Mesothelioma Support

Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation: The Mesothelioma Research Foundation is a nonprofit organization dedicated to “eradicating mesothelioma as a life-ending disease.” Funded by mesothelioma patients, families, law firms, drug companies, advocates and researchers, the foundation offers a collection of resources and information on treatment options, specialists and support groups.

Simmons Mesothelioma Foundation: As part of their mission to fight against mesothelioma, the Simmons Firms founded the Simmons Mesothelioma Foundation. The Simmons Mesothelioma Foundation is a private, non-profit organization dedicated to supporting medical research and promoting awareness of mesothelioma and other asbestos related diseases.

Asbestos and Mesothelioma Information

Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization: The Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO) is an advocacy group that looks to give victims a voice while working to raise awareness in regards to the dangers of asbestos.

Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry: The Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ASTDR) offers information on asbestos, including its effect on public health.

American Cancer Society: The American Cancer Society offers information on asbestos, the effects of asbestos exposure, and treatment options for mesothelioma.

Environmental Protection Agency: The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is a detailed source for answers to common questions surrounding asbestos concerns and sources of asbestos exposure.

provides this list of NCI designated cancer institutes.

Mesothelioma Research Partners

As advocates looking to bring awareness to the dangers of asbestos and help aid in the advancements of mesothelioma treatment options, the Simmons Firm and Simmons Mesothelioma Foundation have identified and partnered with a number of leading oncologists, advocates, hospital and universities. Some of these include:

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Founding partner John Simmons started the Simmons Law Firm in 1999 with eight employees and a focus on asbestos litigation. John’s vision was to provide clients with a high level of service and care. John’s commitment to the victims of mesothelioma runs deep. He and the Simmons Law Firm jointly pledged $10.2 million to establish the Simmons Law Firm Cancer Institute at Southern Illinois University in Springfield. View Full Profile


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“Norm had no idea that the materials he was working with on a daily basis, such as joint compound, floor tile, roofing shingles, and cement pipe, would eventually result in a fatal disease,” said Asbestos Attorney Taylor Kerns. “Not once during his long career working with asbestos was he ever warned about its hazards.”… Read the rest

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